Osteoporosis, NOT just an old lady's disease. This course is intended to bring awareness of osteoporosis, the fact that everyone; regardless of age or gender is at risk. This program will provide up to date information on risk factors associated with osteoporosis as well as treatment option. Also discussed with be types of appropriate resistive and weight bearing exercises to improve bone health. Gain better knowledge on why everyone is at risk and learn some preventative actions you can start today to decrease your risk for developing osteoporosis.
|Contact Hours: 2|
Video Course Format: Video
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential|
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Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional bringing awareness of osteoporosis, the fact that everyone; regardless of age or gender is at risk.
- Identify bone growth/breakdown through life
- Identify common cause of osteoporosis in men
- Recognize diagnostics of osteoporosis/bone densities, treatment options and financial strains in the treatment of osteoporosis
- Identify risk factors controllable and uncontrollable
- Identify appropriate exercises for osteoporotics
- Identify safe spine/core exercises
- Identify safe upper/lower extremity weight bearing and resistive exercises
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also required when viewing on a desktop or laptop computer. All SOD courses are mobile ready.
Contact Hours: 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Certified Athletic Trainer, Nurses, Nursing Home Administrator, Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Dietician, Registered Dietician Nutritionist, Licensed Dietician, Activities Professional
Instructional Level: Intermediate
BOC Level: Essential
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
Financial – Shari Kalkstein is employed by IDEA and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.