This session reviews the topic of bone health in the mature woman, including osteopenia, as well as osteoporosis and the use of the dexascan to diagnose both osteopenia and osteoporosis. Use of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic agents for osteopenia and osteoporosis are also included.
Contact hours available until 10/3/2017.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and GAPNA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.
Objectives: 1. Describe diagnostic tests used to detect osteopenia and osteoporosis in the mature woman. 2. Describe pharmacological agents used in the management of osteopenia and osteoporosis. 3. Describe non-pharmacological management of osteopenia and osteoporosis.