SHPA CPD

Osteoporosis management in older adults

1:00pm Wednesday, 27 May 2020
2:00pm Wednesday, 27 May 2020
Webinar

Osteoporotic fractures are associated with significant rates of morbidity and mortality. The incidence of osteoporosis is increasing due to our ageing population. However, despite the availability of effective preventive treatments, osteoporosis is frequently underdiagnosed and/or undertreated, particularly among the elderly. This webinar will provide an overview of osteoporosis diagnosis and screening, and review the various treatment modalities for osteoporosis in older adults.

This webinar will commence at 1.00pm AEST

Registration rates:

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Non-member: $50

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Contact Information

Additional Information

Speaker: 

  • David Nguyen, Senior Clinical Pharmacist - Geriatric Medicine, Alfred Health, VIC

Competency Standards

The program addresses the following pharmacy competency standards:

  • Standard 3.2.3 Dispense medicines (including compound medicines) in consultation with the patient and/or prescriber
  • Standard 5.3.3 Apply research evidence into practice

National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

Accreditation

This CPD event has been accredited for 1 hour of Group CPD (a total of 1 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2020/17.

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