HSC Center for Older Adults: 2024-26 Comprehensive Management of Osteoporosis in Primary Care

Osteoporosis, a common condition of the skeletal system, benefits from a comprehensive approach to providing effective and age-friendly care. Primary care providers have a significant role in screening multiple health systems, including the skeletal system. An age-friendly interprofessional collaborative approach provides an effective means of addressing bone health.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and physical therapists.

Learning Objectives

When you complete this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify the risk factors for osteoporosis and who should be screened.  
  • Describe how to diagnose osteoporosis.
  • Recognize common causes of secondary bone loss.
  • Develop personalized strategies to reduce the risk of osteoporosis and fragility fractures.
  • Apply an age-friendly interprofessional approach to osteoporosis management, implementing non-pharmacological and pharmacological therapies.  

Funding

This project is supported by grant funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U1QHP28735. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of the Health Resources and Services Administration or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. No commercial support was received for this activity.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2-B
  • 1.00 HSC Participation
  • 1.00 Physical Therapist (PT)
Course opens: 
05/03/2024
Course expires: 
05/03/2026
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Disclosures

In accordance with the appropriate accrediting bodies, all planners, teachers, and authors with control over activity content are required to disclose to the provider any relevant financial relationships (those held by the person, currently or within the last 24 months) with ineligible interests. Accredited providers are required to provide this information to learners before the start of an activity. The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Division of Academic Innovation's office planning team nor the subject matter experts have anything to disclose.

Primary Contributors

Sarah Ross, DO, MS, CMD
Associate Professor
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Departments of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Fort Worth, Texas

Kathlene Camp, PT, DPT
Assistant Professor
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine & Geriatrics
Fort Worth, Texas

Jacob Rogers, PharmD
Assistant Professor
University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy
Fort Worth, Texas

Other Contributors and Reviewers

Barbara Harty, MSN, GNP
Assistant Professor
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Departments of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Fort Worth, Texas

Instructional Design

Brenda Wilson, MS, CHCP
Senior Instructional Designer
University of Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Division of Academic Innovation, CE & Assessment Department
Fort Worth, Texas

 

Other Contributors(s)

Barbara Harty, NP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Course Director(s)

Kathlene Camp, PT, DPT, GCS

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Peer Reviewer(s)

Barbara Harty, NP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Speaker(s)

Kathlene Camp, PT, DPT, GCS

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jacob Rogers

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Sarah Ross, DO, MS, CMD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Accreditation Statements

 

Jointly Accredited Provider MarkIn support of improving patient care, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing Education for the healthcare team. 

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. 

 

American Osteopathic Association

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians. 

Texas Physical Therapy Association

This activity is offered by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2409035TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. 

Designation Statements

Physicians

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour of AOA Category 2B CME credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in the activity. 

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Pharmacist

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UAN  JA0004637-0000-24-014-H01-P and will award 1 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognized ACPE Providers. 

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes completing the activity, its accompanying evaluation and/or posttest (score 70% or higher) and requesting credit online at the conclusion of the activity. 

Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. HSC complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.

Nurses

This activity provides up to 1.0 contact hours. 

Physical Therapists

This course provides 1.0 contact hours for PTs and PTAs licensed in Texas. 

For successful completion, a participant must attend the program, complete the evaluation, and request credit online at the conclusion of the activity. 

Certificate of Attendance

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth certifies this activity for 1.0 hours of participation.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2-B
  • 1.00 HSC Participation
  • 1.00 Physical Therapist (PT)

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Accessibility Statement

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