DMGT007 - Overview of Osteoporosis

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012-DMGT007

Osteoporosis is a disease in which the density of bone is reduced, increasing the risk of fracture. Around the world, osteoporosis affects one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50. This course examines this serious world-wide health problem.

Osteoporosis is a disease in which the density of bone is reduced, increasing the risk of fracture. Around the world, osteoporosis affects one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50. This course examines this serious world-wide health problem. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Learning objectives: 1. Define osteoporosis and its prevalence throughout the world; 2. Explain how osteoporosis is detected and diagnosed; 3. Explain what can be done to prevent the onset of the disease; 4. Explain how osteoporosis can be treated. Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC), 0.75 Scientific (S) PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) will be granted to those certified in the disciplines of: Orthotists, Orthotic Assistants, Orthotic Technicians, Orthotic Fitters, Prosthetists, Prosthetic Assistants, Prosthetic Technicians, Mastectomy Fitters, Pedorthists and Therapeutic Shoe Fitters; 1.0 Category I CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS will accept the credit on any course that is AT-related. For questions concerning if a specific course is approved, please contact RESNA and NRTTS directly./span>

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