Bone Basics

To gain the most from this program, it’s important that you have a foundational knowledge of the components of bone and osteoporosis. In this module we will define key words that will be used frequently through out this course. Use the Bone Basics workbook content as a tool to refer back to as you progress though the modules.

Terms Covered in this Module: 

  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoblasts
  • Osteoclasts
  • Osteocytes
  • Cortical Bone
  • Trabecular Bone
  • RANK
  • RANK-L
  • Sclerostin