{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Impact of Osteoporosis, Falls, Fear of Falling, and Efficacy Expectations on Exercise Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

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This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category A credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on a model delineating factors known to influence fear of falling and exercise behavior among older adults.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Outline the epidemiology of osteoporosis and the risk of falls in older adults.
  2. Recognize the impact that knowledge about osteoporosis and knowing that one has this diagnosis have on fear of falling and time spent in exercise.
Price: $25.00


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ON0914D
Published: Sep/Oct 2014
Expires: 9/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Barbara Resnick; Eun Shim Nahm; Shijun Zhu; Clayton Brown; Minjeong An; Bukyung Park; Jeannie Brown