FLS Certificate of Completion Bundle (2018-2020)
FLS Training and Certificate of Completion. Based upon FLS presentations at ISO18, this program addresses the clinical challenge of fragility fractures through the implementation of the FLS mode of care, including challenges and barriers in clinical care; strategies for organizing, staffing and structuring a successful FLS program; and clinical care of the patient with osteoporosis and increased risk of fracture.
Activities included in the Bundle
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Are you Ever Too Old to Be Treated? This session will include discussion of the risks and benefits of pharmacologic treatment including atypical femur fracture, osteonecrosis of the jaw, and other side effects which may be experienced by patients undergoing treatment. Risk communication and the framing of disease risk vs. treatment risk will be included. The session will discuss presenting risk-benefit concepts to patients.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Basic Bone Biology In this session, the pathogenesis of osteoporosis will be discussed including changes in BMD and fracture risk over a lifetime, menopausal bone health issues and differences between men and women. Normal bone biology and pathophysiology will be explored. The bone remodeling cycle will be discussed relative to the pathophysiology of osteoporosis, fractures and fracture healing.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Diabetes and Bone This session offers a broad overview of the principles of DXA measurement and interpretation. The intent is to provide an overview of this important skeletal assessment technique with a focus on techniques to assure quality and reliability in adults and children.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Does Estrogen Still Have a Role to Play in Osteoporosis Management? The focus of this session will be on the role of estrogen in preventing osteoporosis. Discussion will include strategies and extended use of hormone therapy for osteoporosis.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Evaluation and Prevention of Fall Risk For older patients with osteoporosis, physical activity and fall prevention are important elements of the treatment plan. Learn how to assess and establish an exercise prescription that is effective and safe for the patient with osteoporosis with and without fractures. Maximize patient independence and safety with fall prevention measures.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Everything You Need to Know about DXA but Were Afraid to Ask This session will focus on common errors in acquisition, analysis, interpretation & reporting, in adults and children, and how to recognize and avoid them. Content will emphasize ISCD Best Practices and Quality Standards.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Exercise in Osteoporosis: Myths vs Evidence Physical activity, Tai Chi, Yoga and Pilates® have proven benefits for muscle strengthening, balance and flexibility. However, for individuals with osteoporosis or low bone mass, some position and movements may result in injury or fracture if not modified or avoided. This session will demonstrate how these popular exercise programs can be modified and safely performed by patients with an increased risk of fractures.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Focus on FLS: How to Overcome Challenges and Be a Better FLS Coordinator The focus of this session will be interactive attendee driven discussion on techniques that may be utilized to streamline services for patients.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis (GOIP) and the ACR Guidelines This session will focus on case discussions including patients on glucocorticoids and patients with breast or prostate cancer. Recently released clinical guidelines from the American College of Rheumatology and the International Osteoporosis Foundation will be highlighted.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    How to Put Out Fires: Understanding and Dispelling the Myths Held by our Patients, Panel Discussion This session will attempt to bring together best practice resources from various societies/academies in order to improve the clinician's toolbox for Best Practice standard of care thus improving value and outcomes. Areas to be discussed include bone density standards, interdisciplinary care coordination approach for optimal outcomes, best use of resources for patient education and initiation of appropriate therapy.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Racial Differences in Osteoporosis This session will present the current scientific thinking about the diagnostic criteria for osteoporosis. The presentation will weave together the inter-related concepts of diagnostic classification, fracture risk assessment, treatment indications, and cost-effectiveness of therapy.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Recipes for Care: how to manage a hip fracture Treat to target is a new concept for osteoporosis and requires advanced knowledge of clinicians involved in the measuring of BMD and monitoring treatment effects.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Renal Disease and Osteoporosis This session will focus on patients with osteoporosis who require special consideration for clinical management. The following situations will be discussed: patients with renal disease, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Sarcopenia and Aging The mechanisms of action and indications of currently available FDA-approved therapeutic agents will be reviewed. New agents in development will be discussed.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Spine and Hip This session will discuss the assessment of new onset back and pelvic pain in the patient with osteoporosis and possible vertebral or insufficiency fractures. Management strategies will include bedrest, analgesia, bracing, activity modification, exercise and identification of patients who may benefit from vertebral augmentation.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Treating Osteoporosis in Patients Who Require Special Considerations in Clinical Management This session will focus on patients with osteoporosis who require special consideration for clinical management. The following situations will be discussed: patients with renal disease, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Using Drugs Wisely The mechanisms of action and indications of currently available FDA-approved therapeutic agents will be reviewed. New agents in development will be discussed.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes
    Using Osteoporosis Guidelines Effectively in Clinical Practice Treat to target is a new concept for osteoporosis and requires advanced knowledge of clinicians involved in the measuring of BMD and monitoring treatment effects.
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • 1 American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 25.00Yes

    NOF’s FLS Certificate of Completion 

    NOF invites you to learn about elements of the FLS Model of Care through NOF’s self-paced, on-demand webinars. By selecting this FLS activity bundle you will receive all activities necessary to complete and receive the FLS Certificate of Completion. 

    Benefits of receiving NOF’s FLS Certificate of Completion include:
    • Standout among your colleagues for knowledge of FLS process and practice
    • Be on the frontline of trends in osteoporosis treatment
    • Acquire key knowledge about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis
    • Gain strategies for organizing, staffing and structuring a successful FLS program
    • Understand new quality measures and how they affect your organization/institution
    • Create awareness and education among colleagues and patients
    • Be listed on NOF’s website as receiving your FLS Certificate of Completion (on request)
    Primarily targeting physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, the program is designed to help healthcare professionals who seek to:
    • Become FLS coordinators
    • Learn FLS program fundamentals
    • Incorporate principals of the FLS model of care into their current practice
    • Validate their knowledge and receive a certificate of completion or
    • Start an FLS program of their own
    Cost: NOF members: $246.00*; Non members: $409.00 
        * Members must use Member discount code provided. Please contact Membership@nof.org if you are a current member and need your discount code. If you would like to become a member of NOF, please go to www.nof.org/join.

    Continuing Education
    The National Osteoporosis Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians and is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. You will receive CE credit for each individual activity in which you participate.

    Total CE credits: 18.00

    Coursework
    The FLS Certificate Bundle includes the following activities needed to receive your FLS Certificate of Completion: 
    1. Diabetes and Bone 
    2. Focus on FLS: How to Overcome Challenges and Be a Better FLS Coordinator 
    3. Using Drug Wisely 
    4. Are You Ever Too Old To Be Treated? 
    5. Sarcopenia and Aging 
    6. How to Put Out Fires: Understanding and Dispelling the Myths Held by our Patients, Panel Discussion 
    7. Spine and Hip 
    8. Renal Disease and Osteoporosis 
    9. Everything you need to know about DXA 
    10. Basic Bone Biology 
    11. Does Estrogen Still Have a Role to Play in Osteoporosis Management? 
    12. Evaluation and Prevention of Fall Risk 
    13. Exercise in Osteoporosis: Myths vs Evidence 
    14. Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis (GOIP) and the ACR Guidelines 
    15. Racial Differences in Osteoporosis 
    16. Recipes for Care: How to manage a hip fracture  
    17. Treating Osteoporosis in Patients Who Require Special Considerations in Clinical Management 
    18. Using Osteoporosis Guidelines Effectively in Clinical Practice
    All coursework must be completed by 12/31/2020.

    More Details
    You will find more information about the FLS Certificate of Completion and future courses at cme.nof.org If you have questions regarding the FLS Certificate of Completion, or if questions arise at anytime during your coursework you may contact us at Education@nof.org. 



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