UW School of Nursing

May 13, 2022

Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019 | Osteoporosis Treatment Pearls

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Image for Adult-Geriatric Drug Therapy course.Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019
Snap, Crackle, Pop! Osteoporosis Treatment Pearls
On-Demand Program


Sue Williams-Judge, RN, MN, ARNP, CCD

Rheumatology ARNP, Fragility Fracture Liaison Coordinator Strong Bones Program, UWMC/Northwest Hospital Campus, Seattle Arthritis Clinic, Seattle

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this module, participants will be better able to:

  1. Define the mechanism of action of the four main osteoporosis medications.
  2. Explain how treatment paradigms can decrease fracture risk.
  3. State the role of calcium and vitamin D in keeping bones healthy.