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Osteoporosis Update: Best Practice for Bone Health and Fracture Liaison Services

Osteoporosis Update: Best Practice for Bone Health and Fracture Liaison Services

  • 19 Oct, 2017
  • 6pm
Conference Room, RMDU, Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services
Harold's Cross
Dublin

Presenter Name

David Askin(1) & Michelle Fitzgerald(2)
Osteoporosis Nurse (1), Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (2)

Target Participant Level

Intermediate

Speciality Tag

Gerontology, Musculoskeletal Therapy, Orthopedics, Rheumatology

Number Of Contact Hours

1.5 hours

Are Refreshments Included On The Day ?

No

Cost to Attend

€17.50 (Standard)

Learning Objectives

To be informed on the current best practice evidence for promotion of bone health from a physiotherapy perspective.

To be informed on the Irish fracture liaison services

To become familiar with medication choices for optimal bone health

Event Description

CPR are delighted to present this seminar to coincide with World Osteoporosis Day 2017. The speakers  will provide an update on the current best practice evidence for promotion of bone health and fracture liaison services.

David Askin will discuss fracture liaison services and medication choices. Michelle Fitzgerald will present evidence from the recent Fragility Fracture Network Global Congress, including guidelines for physiotherapy management of bone health. Michelle will also share details of the new MDT bone health education class that has recently been set up in Tallaght Hospital. 

Presenter Profile

 David Askin, is Clinical Nurse Manager in Osteoporosis, Tallaght Hospital.  Established and coordinates the Fracture Prevention Service for the trauma orthopaedic population in Tallaght Hospital since 2009. It was awarded bronze status by the International Osteoporosis Foundation in 2014, and it’s planning for gold…

Michelle Fitzgerald, BSc, MSc, MISCP. Senior Physiotherapist in Musculoskeletal Outpatients, Tallaght Hospital and member of the Irish Hip Fracture Governance Committee. 

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