Osteoporosis Management: Advances in Pharmacotherapy
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Free Osteoporosis CME Credit Hours...1.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....ScientiaCME.
Instruction Type....Slide-Video Lectures.
Target Audiences...Endocrinologists, geriatricians, internists; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who specialize in those areas of medicine and those who otherwise commonly care for patients with osteoporosis.
Educational material last updated...July 4, 2017.
Expiration of CME credit....July 4, 2019.
Topics covered in
After viewing Osteoporosis Management: Advances in Pharmacotherapy
, you will be able to:
• Apply the results of diagnostic imaging and pertinent past medical history to determine a given patient's diagnosis of osteoporosis or osteopenia
• Describe the criteria for initiation of pharmacotherapy for osteoporosis treatment and prevention
• Identify investigational pharmacotherapeutic treatments for management of osteoporosis, and describe their mechanisms of action and likely place in therapy
• Describe the challenges associated with treating patients with osteoporosis, focus specifically on the risks (e.g., adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, etc.) of the agents used to treat and prevent osteoporosis and apply the information in optimizing patient care