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Bone Health: Beyond Calcium

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Monday, July 24, 2017

Offline Date:

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

ACPE Expiration Date

Friday, January 24, 2020

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$4.00

  • Overview

    Along with an aging society, cases of osteopenia and osteoporosis are on the rise. Due to various reasons, from side-effects of conventional therapy to a greater interest in preventative wellness, practitioners and patients alike are looking for alternatives and complements to conventional drug treatment for healthy bones.

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    Handouts

    Slide Document:   17040H01_2pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   17040H01_4pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    Pharmcon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Briefly review prescription drug classes used to prevent and treat osteoporosis
    Describe the primary nutrients, in addition to calcium, which play a significant role in supporting bone health
    Identify which medication classes deplete bone healthy nutrients
    Explain lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise, and stress management that are supportive to bone health


    Pharmacist

    Briefly review prescription drug classes used to prevent and treat osteoporosis
    Describe the primary nutrients, in addition to calcium, which play a significant role in supporting bone health
    Identify which medication classes deplete bone healthy nutrients
    Explain lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise, and stress management that are supportive to bone health


    Pharmacy Technician

    Briefly review prescription drug classes used to prevent and treat osteoporosis
    Describe the primary nutrients, in addition to calcium, which play a significant role in supporting bone health
    Identify which medication classes deplete bone healthy nutrients
    Explain lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise, and stress management that are supportive to bone health

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-17-040-H01-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-17-040-H01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-17-040-H01-T

    ACPE PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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