Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases

General Details


Description Training Day for Primary Care Practitioners: Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases This one-day training course aims to help GPs and other primary care practitioners to better manage patients with metabolic bone disease. Taking into account the restrictions of primary care and the 10-minute consultation, the course will focus on providing practical and actionable information. The course has been approved for 6 CPD credits by the Royal College of Physicians (course code 118523). On completion of the course, it is expected that participants will be able to: • Assess and investigate metabolic bone diseases in primary care • Identify when a referral to secondary care is appropriate for further management • Understand and use latest available guidelines in metabolic bone diseases • Confidently apply, evaluate and modify primary care treatment in response to the changing needs of the patient Topics will cover the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases, including: • Raised calcium/hyperparathyroidism • Raised alkaline phosphatase/Paget's disease • Fracture risk assessment • Duration of treatment and drug holidays in osteoporosis • Calcium supplements – do we need them? • Osteogenesis imperfecta • Renal bone disease/osteodystrophy • Falls • Rickets. Organised by Dr Richard Keen and Dr Judith Bubbear of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London, the course will be delivered by a faculty of topic experts.
Attachment(s) FLYER_-_Training_Day_for_Primary_Care_Practitioners.pdf    
Start Time Wednesday, 12th of September 2018 - 09:00
End Time Wednesday, 12th of September 2018 - 17:00

Venue Details


Venue Address The Studio 7 Cannon Street
Venue City Birmingham
Venue Postcode B2 5EP
Venue Website http://studiovenues.co.uk/venues/birmingham/

Organisation Details


Organisation Name Bone Research Society
Organisation Website http://boneresearchsociety.org/
Contact Name Mark Jennings
Contact Email admin@boneresearchsociety.org
Contact Telephone 01453 547384

Additional Details


Date Added 29th May 2018
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