Fragile Bones - Minimal Trauma Fractures in the Older Person

CPD
22m
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Lecture Overview

Did you know that 1 in 5 post-menopausal women who sustain a vertebral fracture will suffer another within 1 year? Unfortunately, this is not the only alarming statistic regarding osteoporotic fractures. Fortunately, however, Kate Bell has some answers to how we can reduce the high rates of recurrence in individuals with OP. Learn what they are in this lecture...

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Portrait of Kate Bell
Kate Bell

Kate has worked in a major tertiary hospital in Queensland since 2007. Her work has centred on general orthopaedic nursing including trauma, aged care and making the link between low trauma fracture and osteoporosis. Kate's qualifications include a Masters of Nurse Practitioner Studies (special interest in Osteoporosis) and Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Ageing and Dementia Studies). Kate is passionate about sharing information and improving the identification and treatment of osteoporosis in ageing adults. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD22m of CPD
First Published24 September 2017
Updated24 September 2017
Expires
27 August 2019
Topics
Fracture
Osteoporosis
Nutrition
Diet
Menopause
Women's Health
Bone and Mineral Disorders
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