Upcoming Webinar on February 26th

Mark Your Calendar! The NGNA Webinar: Break Free: Fighting Fragility Fractures will take place on Thursday, February 26that 1:00 pm EST. To register for the webinar, click here.

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize the scope of the impact of fragility fractures
  • Identify intrinsic and extrinsic factors that contribute to fragility fracture
  • Discuss two screening tools for identifying individuals at risk for fragility
  • Identify common consequences of fragility fracture
  • Review pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic modalities for prevention and treatment of fragility fractures
  • Summarize follow up care issues to maximize quality of life and reduce risk of secondary fracture

The faculty members for this activity are:

Moderator
Anita Meehan, MSN, RN-BC, ONC, FNGNA
CNS, Geriatrics; NICHE Director
Akron General Medical Center
Akron, Ohio

Presenters
Karen Hertz, RN, BSc (Hons), MSc
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
University Hospital of the North Midlands
Stoke on Trent, England, United Kingdom

Ami Hommel, RN, CNS, PhD
Associate Professor
Lund University
Department of Orthopaedics
Skane University Hospital
Lund, Sweden

Valerie MacDonald, RN, BSN, MSN, ONC
CNS, Fraser Health Authority
Burnaby Hospital Administration
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

There is no conflict of interest for any planner or presenter of this activity.