FLS Program at Crozer Health
This session will discuss Crozer Health System's Osteoporosis Center and their process as a FLS.
This continuing education activity is intended for use by health professionals who participate in the care of patients at risk for or suffering from osteoporosis, in the areas of primary care, endocrinology, geriatrics, gynecology, internal, obstetrics, orthopedics, osteopathy, pediatrics, physiatry, radiology, rheumatology and physical therapy.
This includes physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, technologists, researchers, public health professionals and health educators with an interest in osteoporosis and bone health.
- Discuss the purpose of incorporating an FLS program into an established bone health clinic.
- Explore the processes of the Crozer Health Osteoporosis Center in southeastern Pennsylvania.
- Outline the elements involved in follow-up for hospitalized patients through an FLS program.
Jacqueline Kernaghan, MA, PA-C, DFAAPA; Disclosures: Consultant-Radius, Grant/Research Support-Radius, Amgen, and Speaker's Bureau-Radius, Amgen, and Alexion
Jacqi Kernaghan is a certified Physician Assistant and the Associate Director of the Osteoporosis Center of Delaware County with three office locations in southeast Pennsylvania. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (summa cum laude) and her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Philadelphia University.
Ms. Kernaghan serves as the leader for a four hospital Fracture Liaison Service for inpatient fracture patients and is responsible for outpatient care at all of the Osteoporosis Center sites, as well as organizing research studies for the practice. She is active as a speaker at national and regional conferences on topics concerning physician assistants and osteoporosis and has presented at multiple community events to further public education on osteoporosis.
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Amgen, Radius Health
Consultant, Speaker’s Bureau
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.
She works with physician assistant students in both the undergraduate and graduate levels and is a volunteer with the Philadelphia Medical Reserve Corps and the Chester County Medical Reserve Corps. She is a member of the National Osteoporosis Foundation and the International Society for Clinical Densitometry, as well as the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants, where she has been actively volunteering for the profession for many years. In her spare time, she enjoys life with her two young boys and her husband.
The Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
CME Program Eligibility
Method of Participation in the Learning Process: Clinician learners will view and analyze the subject matter, conduct additional informal research through related internet searches on the subject matter, and complete a post-test assessment of knowledge and skills gained as a result of the activity.
After participating in this activity, the reader has the option of taking an evaluation for this activity. It is estimated it will take 1.0 hour(s) to complete the reading and take the evaluation. Continuing education credit will be available for two years from the date of publication.
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- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The National Osteoporosis Foundation is an approved Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) accredited CME provider through March 2023. ACCME accreditation accelerates learning, change and improvement in the field of osteoporosis. The National Osteoporosis Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The National Osteoporosis Foundation designates educational activities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 ANCCThe mission of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association (ANA), is to promote excellence in nursing and health care globally through credentialing programs. The National Osteoporosis Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The National Osteoporosis Foundation designates educational activities for continuing nursing education credit(s).
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- 1.00 Participation/AttendanceA certificate of attendance will be provided to all other attending healthcare professionals. Nurse practitioners and physician assistants may request AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ certificate of participation. Please refer to your provider to determine whether this program will qualify for other categories of continuing education credits. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) also accepts educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education (ACCME).