The goal of this program is to update physical therapists’ knowledge about the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Describe osteoporosis and identify those at risk.
- List four current treatment modalities used to combat osteoporosis.
- Relate four appropriate strategies aimed at prevention.
Gannett Healthcare Group is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants from October 21, 2009 to October 20, 2015.
This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #GED012010TPTA2012004 for 1/1/2010 to 1/31/2013 and #1601004 for 02/01/13 to 01/31/16 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
As of 4/5/10, Gannett Education is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California.
Gannett Education was approved as a provider of continuing education by the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association (provider no. 09-0215-001PR) from March 8, 2009 through March 8, 2010.
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by the:
Ohio Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 07S0862, expiration date 9/1/08; 08S1152, expiration date 9/2/09; 09S1477 for 11/12/09 to 11/12/10; 10S1501 for 11/13/10 to 11/13/11; 11S1520 for 11/14/11 to 11/14/12; 12S1694 for 11/15/12 to 11/15/13)
Florida Physical Therapy Association (approval no. CE70011286, expiration date 12/31/07; CE80011972, expiration date 12/31/08; CE90014541 for 1/1/09 to 12/31/09; CE100014630 for 01/01/10 to12/31/10; CE110016269 for 01/01/11 to 12/31/11; CE120017781 for 01/01/12 to 12/31/12; CE130019606 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/13). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the Florida Physical Therapy Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval no. 41976A, expiration date 09/01/2008; 44439A, expiration date 10/27/09; 46813A for 10/27/09 to 10/16/10)
Tennessee Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 3482 for 11/10/10 to 11/09/11, 4022 for 11/10/11 to 11/09/12, 4548 for 11/10/12 to 11/09/13) for Class 1 Continuing Education Requirement
New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval no. 137-2008, expiration date 01/31/10; 692-2010 for 11/10/10 to 1/31/12; 180-2012 for 02/01/12 to 01/31/14).
This course has been approved by the:
Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 10/06/11 to 10/06/15.
Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 10/25/11 to 07/31/13.
The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 359-2628, expiration date 10/1/09; 437-3124 for 12/1/09 to 12/1/10; 437-3584 for 12/01/10 to 12/01/11; 437-3981 for 12/01/11 to 12/01/12; 437-4568 for 12/01/12 to 12/01/13). According to the Rules for the Administration of the Illinois Physical Therapy Act (section 13460.61) published by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant applying for re-licensure in Illinois can earn a maximum of 50% of their required continuing education hours from self-study. The hours awarded of this course are designated for self-study CE credit.
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.