Bariatric Surgery and Osteoporosis

Hours : 1 + more
Start Date :  May 17, 2019End Date :  Dec 31, 2021

Organized by :   National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)

Specialties :   Orthopedics, Rheumatology, Bariatric Surgery

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Conference Summary

Bariatric Surgery and Osteoporosis is organized by National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF).

Initial Date: May 17, 2019
Expiration Date: Dec 31, 2021

Accreditation:
The National Osteoporosis Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The National Osteoporosis Foundation designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The National Osteoporosis Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The National Osteoporosis Foundation designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing nursing education credit(s)

Other healthcare providers will also be able to receive a certificate of completion; nurse practitioners and physician assistants may request an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ certificate of participation.

Course Description:
This session will discuss bariatric surgery and osteoporosis along with the clinical recommendations.
 
Learning Objectives:
• Describe the variable impact of different bariatric procedures on bone metabolism
• Define fracture risk after bariatric surgery
• Review clinical recommendations for management of skeletal health after bariatric surgery
• Potential mechanisms of bone loss after bariatric surgery

Credit Info

  • Hours : 1
  • Credits : 1
  • CME : 1
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