University of Texas Medical School at Houston
This three-part lecture series provides an overview of topics related to the elderly and osteoporosis. The lectures are designed to be presented in sequence and illustrate learning principles developed for residents but suitable for a variety of learner levels.
Lecture one: A Public Health Problem of Older Age
Lecture two: Pathogenesis and Risk Factors
Lecture three: Treatment and Prevention
- Define osteoporosis
Describe the health impact of osteoporotic fractures from an individual to health care system level.
Identify the generally recommended DEXA site to diagnose osteoporosis.
- Explain normal and abnormal state of bone metabolism
- Define bone remodeling
- Identify risk factors for bone loss
- Calculate risk of facture
- Characterize the pathophysiology of osteoporosis
- Identify the clinical diagnosis of osteoporosis
- Summarize treatment and prevention options
Speaker notes are embedded within the PowerPoint Presentation.