Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) Certificate of Completion 2019-2021
FLS Training and Certificate of Completion. Based upon FLS presentations at ISO19, 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.
Cost: NOF members: $300.00*; Non members: $400.00
*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 https://www.bonesource.org/membership.
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
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
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: 19.25
The FLS Certificate Bundle includes the following activities needed to receive your FLS Certificate of Completion:
- Making the Case for a Secondary Fracture Prevention Program
- From Beginner to Advanced: How to Expand Your FLS Program Once It Has Become Successful
- Vitamin D-What the Clinician Needs to Know
- Improving Outcomes in the Patient Who Has Had Vertebral Fractures
- DXA Troubleshooting
- Osteoporosis Therapy in 2019-Focus on Anabolics
- Are You Ever Too Old to Be Treated?
- Bone Basics: From Testing to Treatment
- ONJ and Dental Health Issues: Recent White Paper
- Wrist Fractures and Recommendations
- Secondary Causes of Osteoporosis – A Practical Approach to the Patient in the Office
- How Do You Manage Side Effects of Osteoporosis Medications – Science and Practical Advice
- Bariatric Surgery and Osteoporosis
- In the Clinic-Fall Assessment & Prevention
- Challenging Cases: Anabolic and Antiresorptive Transitions
- Right Fix, Right Age, Wrong Fix
- Closing Plenary – Year in Review (and Beyond)
All coursework must be completed by 12/31/2021.
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.
For more FLS resources, please visit BoneSource.org. The FLS Coding Guide can be found here: https://www.bonesource.org/fls-coding-guide and the FLS Pathway Guide is available for download here: https://www.bonesource.org/fls-pathway.
NOF offers no returns or refunds on online internet CME activities purchased through our store. All sales are final. Meeting and workshop registrations will be refunded in accordance with the cancellation policy of the meeting and/or workshop, as outlined at registration.
- 19.25 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.
- 19.25 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).
- 19.25 Participation
- 19.25 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).