Osteoporosis: Breaking Down the Basics - Kristi Kelley
Princeton Baptist Medical Center’s internal medicine resident clinic, Baptist Health Foundation Center for Medical and Surgical Care, provides care for a diverse patient population, representing patients with numerous chronic disease states. With such a wide variety of medical needs, continuing education is an important part of this healthcare system.
Osteoporosis is a common disease state seen in postmenopausal women, a large subset of patients seen at the internal medicine clinic. An overview of topics regarding osteoporosis would be beneficial due to the large patient size affected by the illness and the ever-changing guidelines seen in clinical practice. The internal medicine clinic healthcare team consists of physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and social workers. Each member of the healthcare team works together to optimize the health and wellbeing of each patient. The purpose of this presentation includes educating the healthcare team on the pathophysiology and classification of osteoporosis, the non-pharmacological treatment options to adjunctly manage patient care and the long-term pharmacological management of osteoporosis. We will also cover the presentation of osteoporosis as well as the important counseling points and side effects of the common medications used in its management.
This experience and knowledge-based course is intended for Nurses and Social Workers .
1. Discuss the pathophysiology and classification of osteoporosis.
2. Emphasize the main causes of osteoporosis.
3. Outline key non-pharmacological treatment options.
4. Discuss pharmacological therapy utilized in the management of osteoporosis.
Faculty: Kristi Kelley
Trish Elder and Alycia Wang, fourth year pharmacy students at Auburn University’s Harrison College of Pharmacy, are assisting with the development and presentation of this program.
Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide. The program is intended for Nurses and Social Workers.
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board-approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515.
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