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Overview

This one-day course provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of osteoporosis diagnosis, investigation and management.
Date
3 November 2022
Venue
Online
CPD
5 credits
This course is aimed at general rheumatology consultants and trainees, and is  also suitable for allied health professionals, including osteoporosis nurse specialists, and other members of the multidisciplinary team.

Teaching is case-based, and focuses on common clinical scenarios and treatment dilemmas. After attending this course, you'll be fully up-to-date regarding current treatment guidelines, and confident in addressing the bone health needs of your patients.

Learning objectives

Delegates will:
  • Receive an evidence-based overview of osteoporosis diagnosis, investigation and management
  • Improve their awareness of current treatment guidelines, including recent guidance changes
  • Become confident in the assessment of fracture risk, and the appropriate targeting of available osteoporosis therapies

Book

Book your place now on our Osteoporosis course

 

Registration payments can be made by card only. Invoices are not accepted.


Pricing

Level 1: consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and pharma representative

£150
+VAT

Level 2: rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor

£125
+VAT

Level 3: nurse, allied health professional, nurse, psychologists, physician associates, pharmacists, retired and other

£95
+VAT

Level 1: consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and pharma representative

£225
+VAT

Level 2: rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor

£190
+VAT

Level 3: nurse, allied health professional, nurse, psychologists, physician associates, pharmacists, retired and other

£145
+VAT

2022 programme

Morning session

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

09:20

Welcome

09:30

Fracture risk: When, who and how to assess

10:15

DXA: role, pitfalls and interpretation

10:55

Break

11:15

Secondary causes: when to suspect and how to investigate

11:45

When to treat (and how quickly) and treatment choices

12:45

Lunch

Afternoon session

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

13:30

When to stop and when to switch - Length of treatment and treatment failure

14:15

Vertebral fracture identification and management

15:00

Break

15:15

Drug-induced osteoporosis

15:45

Treatment dilemmas and complex cases panel session

16:25

Reflections and final questions

16:30

Close

Bursary

Looking for funding towards your place on this course? Applications for our education bursaries in 2022 are now open, so if you're a health professional, nurse or trainee member, or a colleague from a low and middle-income country, we could support you.

 

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