All MDs, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants.
- Dr. Yu-chien Cheng, Fracture Champion, Internal Medicine-Endocrinology
- Mandy Li, Senior Consultant, Kaiser Permanente, San Jose
- Gurpreet Rihal, MD, APIC, Kaiser Permanente, San Jose
- Yen Nguyen, Director, Quality, Kaiser Permanente, San Jose
- Wil Joseph, Lead Consultant, Quality, Kaiser Permanente, San Jose
1) Identify patients who need screening or medical treatment for fracture prevention.
2) Utilize the medical treatment options and identify barriers to starting treatment.
1 in 2 women and 1 in 4-5 men will have an osteoporotic fracture in his or her lifetime. Patients who fractured have higher morbidity and refracture risk. Therefore, screening, prevention, and comprehensive treatment approach to help reduce fracture risks for our members at risk for fracture are vital and requires collaboration between the healthcare providers. We invite you all to refresh on strategies to help our members to stay fractures free.
The speakers and planning committee have no financial relationships to disclose.
**Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Kaiser Permanente San Jose takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.
**Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center designates this Live Course for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 Geriatrics