Updates on the Management of Osteoporosis

July 20, 2022

Live via ZOOM

Target Audience

All pharmacists

Learning Objectives


At the completion of the activity, the participant will be able to:


1. Recall the incidence, prevalence, and burden of osteoporosis

2. Describe the risk factors, screening methods, and current treatment options for patients with osteoporosis

3. Recognize the pharmacist’s role in treating patients with osteoporosis including non-pharmacological therapy, patient education and improving patient adherence to treatment

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE
    The Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Course opens: 
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Event starts: 
07/20/2022 - 7:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
07/20/2022 - 8:00pm EDT
United States

Time: Jul 20, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Brooke Fidler

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Full-time

Pharm.D., University of Rhode Island


Dr. Brooke Fidler joined the faculty in 2000 as assistant professor of pharmacy practice. In 1999 Dr. Fidler completed a Pharm.D. at the University of Rhode Island and went on to complete a PGY-1 residency at URI the following year. Currently Dr. Fidler’s practice site is Kings Specialty Pharmacy where she precepts APPE students completing their MTM elective experience. At Kings Pharmacy Dr. Fidler is also the residency director for the PGY-1 Community Residency. Dr. Fidler’s primary didactic responsibilities including teaching and coordinating the physical assessment course at the college. Dr. Fidler has published in Pharmacy and Therapeutics Journal and Journal of Nurse Practitioners. She has also presented numerous webinars for Drug Store News and FreeCE related to community practice and nonprescription medications.


Community practice/medication therapy management/nonprescription medications and self-care.

Providing continuing education for the community pharmacist.  This would involve developing a needs assessment of topics that would benefit pharmacists in this setting. Appropriate utilization of nonprescription medications by the public.  Pharmacists’ perceptions of Rx to OTC switches (i.e., how the community pharmacist feels about many prescription medications recently being approved for self-care use)


Fidler BD and Goldberg T., Ingenol Mebutate Gel (Picato), *P&T Journal.  2014; 39(1): 40, 45-46.

Goldberg T and Fidler BD., Duavee (conjugated estrogens/bazedoxifene), *P&T Journal. 2015; 40(3): 178-182

Fidler BD and Massachi R., The Growing Number of Over-the-Counter Medications Influencing Prescribing Practices, *Journal of Nurse Practitioners. In Press.

Other Publications

Fidler BD., Helping patient’s manage pregnancy-related skin conditions, Drug Store News. August 2011. Pharmacist CE and TechEd Program.

Fidler BD., Management of chemotherapy side effects, Drug Store News: Pharmacy Practice.  September/October 2011.  Pharmacist CE.

Lectures and Presentations

Rebecca Massachi, Brooke Fidler“Medication Utilization Evaluation of Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation in Patients Taking Bisphosphonates.” ASHP 2014 Midyear Meeting. 2014

Other Professional Activities

Advisor for Lambda Kappa Sigma, LIU Pharmacy Chapter.

Residency Program Director for the only PGY-1 Community Residency in NYC. Oversee all the activities of the resident including development of Kings Medication Management Program.

Journal Reviewer, Journal of Nurse Practitioners, 2015-present.

Yearly ‘Breast Cancer Awareness’ talk, Dean’s Hour, LIU Pharmacy.

Professional Affiliations

ACCP, member 2000-present

AACP, member 2000-present

APhA, member 2000-present

ASHP, member 1998-present



Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE
    The Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.


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