Policy Number

NSHA CD-PHC-055

NSHA CD-PHC-055 Fracture Liaison Service Diagnostic Test Ordering

Description

This care directive provides the order under which the Chronic Disease Management Nurse with a Focus on Fracture Liaison Service (FLS RN) may order diagnostic tests for Patients presenting with Fragility Fractures. This care directive is in accordance with Osteoporosis Canada’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis in Canada (OC Guidelines).