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Course Webinar: Managing Osteoporosis: Clinical Implications for Rehab Professionals

Course description: This course is for rehab professionals wanting to learn about lifestyle medicine strategies, fall prevention guidelines, exercise prescription guidelines, sample home exercises, effects of nutrition, sleep, psychological stress and risk substance use on the topic of osteoporosis.

Presented by Ziya "Z" Altug, PT, DPT, MS, OCS

Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Time: 4 pm pacific | 5 pm mountain | 6 pm central | 7 pm eastern

Ziya “Z” Altug, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, is a board-certified doctor of physical therapy. He has over 30 years of clinical experience in treating musculoskeletal conditions. Z. Altug uses integrative and lifestyle medicine to help his patients and clients recover and heal. He is the author of the book Integrative Healing (Cedar Fort, Inc, 2018). He treats patients privately in Los Angeles and serves as a lecturer for several universities.

Duration: 1 hour.

Pre-requisites: None.

Target audience: PTs, PTAs, OTs, and COTAs who work with adults in rehabilitation settings.

Course accreditation:

  • Therapy Insights is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID #03368. This webinar is offered at 1 CEU.
  • This course has been Approved by CERS, an Approval Agency for the California Board of Physical Therapy. CERS Course Approval #: 22-50728-1.


0:00 - Introduction to definitions and facts about Osteoporosis
0:10 - Review lifestyle medicine considerations such as nutrition, sleep risky substances, and fall prevention guidelines
0:20 - Exercise therapy considerations such as exercise prescription guidelines, posture training, functional exercise, sports, weighted vests, Tai chi, Pilates, and home programs
0:50 - Q/A

Instructional level: Intermediate (Information is geared to practitioners with a general working knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject matter.Focus is on increasing understanding and competent application of the subject matter.)

Key learning outcomes:

As a result of this activity, the participant will be able to...

  1. Define facts pertaining to osteoporosis.
  2. Cite the incidence and prevalence of osteoporosis.
  3. Identify the causes of osteoporosis.
  4. Analyze lifestyle medicine strategies for preventing and managing osteoporosis.
  5. Apply exercise prescription guidelines for managing osteoporosis.
      Webinar information:
      • This course will be presented on the Zoom platform. 
      • High-speed internet connection is required.

      Recorded course information:

      • The recorded course will be made available by November 24, 2021.
      • The course will be available for CEUs until November 17, 2026.
      • You may register before the course is available and will receive an email with the link to the course once it becomes available.

      Instructor disclosures:

      • Financial
        • Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
        • Presenter works for an outpatient PT agency.
        • Presenter is a speaker for other continuing education programs, such as Physioplus.
        • Presenter has published the book Integrative Healing in 2018.
      • Non-financial:
        • None.

      Instructional methodology: Lecture

      Course completion requirements:

      • Full attendance during webinar, as tracked by on-time login and online presence for the duration of the course.
      • Passing score of 100% on a 5-10 question quiz. You will receive immediate feedback and be able to correct answers. We want to ensure that you have the correct information as presented in this course.
      • Quiz needs to be completed within 2 hours of end of course.
      • Completion of program evaluation form.

      Access to this course is reserved for Access Pass members.

      Certificates of completion: Once the exam is completed and you have provided feedback about the course, you will receive an emailed certificate of completion with course title, course instructor name/title, learning objectives, your name, your license number (if desired), and a confirmation from the CE Task Force director confirming completion of course. If your state licensing board requires specific records of course participation (all licensing boards are different), please email us and we will provide the documentation.

      Special accommodations: Please email us with any special needs (e.g., people with hearing loss, people with learning disabilities, etc) prior to the event.

      Complaint policy: In the event that an individual is not satisfied with the organization’s continuing education program, we request a formal letter of complaint from the individual that outlines their concerns in writing. For more information, please read our full complaint policy.

      Cancellation policy:

      For Access Pass subscribers: In the event that a course is canceled or rescheduled, no cash refund will be provided to subscribers of the Access Pass. Therapy Insights will work to reschedule the event, or create a new event within the same month. Therapy Insights guarantees access to one live course per month to all subscribers. In the highly unlikely event that this commitment is not met, subscribers will receive a 50% refund for that month’s subscription cost. Subscribers who are on an annual payment plan will receive a pro-rated refund for 50% of the cost of that month.

      All refunds will be provided within 30 days of time of cancellation.

      Refund policy in the event that a participant cancels their registration.
      In the event that a participant/subscriber registers for the live course and then cancels participation, no refund will be provided. The participant will have the opportunity to access the recorded presentation at no additional cost as part of their subscription or registration fee.

      View our full cancellation policy.