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Case-Based Learning

Osteoporosis

Module summary

Assessment of fracture risk, the pros and cons of different treatment options, and ongoing monitoring are all covered in this interactive module based on typical primary care patient scenarios 

Learning objectives

To improve your understanding of:

  • Case finding in osteoporosis
  • Assessment and management of fracture risk
  • Treatment options for osteoporosis

In this interactive module, you will learn as you work through real-life primary care patient scenarios. You will be assessed before starting the module and again at the end, to gauge how your knowledge has improved.

You don’t have to complete the whole module in one sitting. You can break off at any point mid-module and pick up again where you left off by pressing the Resume Module button alongside the module title in your Pulse Learning CPD log.

Author

Dr Alun Cooper is a GP and clinical lead for osteoporosis in West Sussex, and a member of the National Osteoporosis Guideline Group.

This module has been developed by Pulse Learning’s team of medical writers and editors, and peer reviewed by our GP advisers. It was first published in June 2011, but was revised and updated in May 2014 by Dr Alun Cooper to incorporate new guidance, research and changes to therapy.

Date module published
16/05/2014
Module due for review
16/05/2016
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
2 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
4 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
GOOD MODULE
Mohan Remani
18.08.2017.
Very useful.
Tom Brettell
15.08.2017.
I learnt a lot from this module
Anne Linley-Adams
15.08.2017.
excellent. clear cut learning points for me
Gavin Callaghan
12.08.2017.
Useful
Javaria Jamil
10.08.2017.