Sally Hope, FRCGP FRCP

Clinical assistant in osteoporosis,
Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital, Oxford, UK

Accredited by

BMJ Learning

Course Description

After completing this module, you should understand:
- The appropriate role of fracture risk assessment, DXA scanning, and prescription of bone sparing treatments in the primary and secondary prevention of fragility fracture
- How to ensure patients with osteoporosis are vitamin D and calcium replete, in light of recent safety fears around calcium supplementation
- When to consider a drug holiday for a patient taking bone sparing medication
- The latest guidance on use of strontium ranelate and denosumab
- How bone health can be protected in patients receiving hormone blocking treatments for cancer.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-May-11
Expiration Date:2019-Sep-11
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes

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