Clinical Update on Bone & Mineral Disorders for busy GPs & Health Professionals
November 30 @ 8:15 am - 4:15 pm$0
This clinical education update for GPs and Health Professionals aims to present an interactive learning environment to explore assessment and management of common bone and mineral disorders. The meeting will also address balance and falling disorders in the older adult population and considerations for capturing and preventing fragility fractures.
- What does good quality care for osteoporosis look like? A consumer’s perspective
- Essentials of common bone and mineral disorders for busy clinicians.
- Pharmacology for bone disease: What to prescribe and how?
- Fracture risk assessment and diagnostic imaging: Applying results to guide treatment.
- Medical Management of falls and prevention of 2nd fracture.
- Surgical Management of fractures related to bone disease.
- Physiotherapy management: Falls prevention and exercise for bone building.
- Ms Deborah Stone, Osteoporosis Consumer
- Clin. Prof. Charles Inderjeeth, Rheumatologist & Geriatrician
- Prof. Richard Prince, Endocrinologist
- Dr. Paul Glendenning, Endocrinologist
- Mr Lachlan Milne, Orthopaedic Surgeon
- Dr. Sneha Bharadwaj, Geriatrician
- Prof. Anne-Marie Hill, Physiotherapist
By the end of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the role of biochemistry and endocrine factors to inform your diagnosis and management of common bone and mineral disorder problems presenting in general practice.
2. Consider appropriate fracture risk assessment tools and diagnostic imaging to assess bone health – which tool, when to use it and how useful is it in the context of the general practice assessment and management of BMD?
3. Consider appropriate drug therapy for osteoporosis, including: effectiveness, treatment interruption, monitoring, and patient adherence.
4. Describe relevant lifestyle modifications to assist your patients to manage and reduce fracture risk and improve adherence to management.
5. Describe contemporary surgical approaches in the management of fragility fractures and identify when these fractures are appropriate for conservative management in general practice.
Currently registered: GPs, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals.
Note: AHPRA or RACGP number is required for registration. If you are unable to provide this information please contact Clara Connor at Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA, ph (08)9388 2199.
RACGP QI & CPD Program, Category 1 (40pts), pending accreditation.
Limited places. Registration is essential to confirm your place at the event.
- GP Registration – NOW OPEN. RACGP number is required to register.
- Health Professional Registration opens on Monday 11th November. AHPRA number is required to register.
Closing date for all registrations is Friday 22nd November 2019
This event is kindly supported by an educational sponsorship through Amgen.
Please note: Registration is restricted to one ticket per person.