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Cover image for lecture: Osteoporosis and Low Trauma Fractures

Lecture Overview

Fractures occuring due to osteoporosis are frighteningly common and undiagnosed. Join Kate Bell for this update and follow on from her lecture entitled "Fragile Bones - Minimal Trauma Fractures in the Older Person" to learn about how osteoporosis affects the bone and the ongoing consequences this can have for the person affected.

Educators

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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

Reviews

4.7
39 Total Rating(s)
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Edmond Thaw
29 May 2019

Great presentation

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Mary Daune Walker
12 May 2019

I found this resource both interesting and enjoyable. I found this beneficial for my patient care as well as for self care, as I have recently fractured a bone in my foot and have had previous low trauma fractures.

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Lily Hung Chen Hu
19 Apr 2019

Very useful resource

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Mitchell Hedge
01 Apr 2019

Informative as and valued content

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Dianne Walsh
17 Mar 2019

This review updated my knowledge and I learnt new information regarding treatments.

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Genette Hobson-Campbell
24 Feb 2019

This resource was very informative and I felt the presenter really knew there field of speciality. I did gain quite a bit more information than I originally thought within a 28 minute tutorial.

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Susan Sinclair
11 Nov 2018

Informative and well presented

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emma honner
24 Jul 2018

Informative

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Valerie Courreges
30 May 2018

Fast moving and informative

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Devika Nandanimala
27 May 2018

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Details
CPD28m of CPD
Rating
4.7
Total Rating(s)  39
Published29 January 2018
Expires06 December 2019
Topics
Osteoporosis
Osteoarthritis
Fracture
Bone and Mineral Disorders
Aged Care
Orthopaedics
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