Vertebral Compression Fracture Bundle 2019-2021

Arlington, VA US

Fractures are the most frequent and serious complication of osteoporosis. Education is crucial to helping health professionals understand the impact of vertebral fractures, implement appropriate treatment and make referrals for interventional techniques when indicated. This bundle includes informative activities on the identifying, understanding, management of vertebral fractures.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for healthcare professionals with an interest in osteoporosis and bone health across the lifespan, including those working in family practice, endocrinology, rheumatology, orthopaedics, obstetrics/gynecology, radiology, physical and occupational therapy, public health and research. These include physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dietitians, radiology technologists, physical therapists and exercise physiologists and occupational therapists.

Session Included: 
1) Vertebral Augmentation For Osteoporosis VCFs: Data Update
2) Clinical Updates: Identifying Osteoporosis-Related Vertebral Fractures in Primary Care
3) Clinical Updates: Management of Vertebral Compression Fractures in Primary Care

Course summary
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251 18th St S, Suite 630
Arlington, VA 22202
United States

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 a post-test with a passing grade of 70% or better to qualify for continuing education credit for this activity. It is estimated it will take 3.0 hour(s) to complete the activity and take the post-test. Continuing education credit will be available for two years from the date of publication.

Disclosure of Commercial Support
It is the policy of the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored publications and programs. NOF requires the disclosure of the existence of any significant financial interest or any other relationship the sponsor. All Faculty and contributors to this continuing education activity have disclosed any real or apparent interest that may have direct bearing on the subject matter of this program.

Please be advised that NOF’s accreditation status with ACCME and ANCC does not imply endorsement by NOF, ACCME or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity or endorsement of any point of view.

Statement regarding OFF Label Use
Please be advised that any NOF activity that discusses off-label use of any medications or devices will be disclosed to the participant.

Refund Policy
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.


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