What you get by completing this session

  • 35 mins of CPD

    A 25 minute video lecture with presentation slides, you can stop and start anytime you like. Includes 10 minute quiz

  • Certificate of Completion

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  • Easy CPD Documentation

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What you'll learn in this expert session

Prof Seeman is well known for making this important topic exciting! In this presentation, Prof Seeman will explain which patients are predisposed to fracture. Measuring remodelling markers and microstructure with BMD are important in osteopenia as well as osteoporosis. Choice of drug and duration of treatment are influenced by remodelling and microstructure assessment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the patients which are predisposed to fracture and require osteoporosis treatment
  • Understand measuring remodelling markers and microstructure with BMD
  • Recognise the types of drugs as well as the duration of treatment

About the Expert

Prof Ego Seeman

Prof Ego Seeman has worked in the field of bone biology for 35 years studying the epidemiology, pathogenesis and treatment of bone fragility. He emphasized the role of growth as a forerunner of bone frailty in old age, emphasized the role of cortical and trabecular microstructural deterioration as a cause of bone fragility, and signalled that fractures in both sexes is a public health problem. He has contributed to studies of many drugs used today. He has over 380 publications. He is past President of the ANZBMS, Editor of Progress in Osteoporosis, and Associate Editor of Osteoporosis International. His work has been recognized by awards including the Bartter Award from the American Soc, Bone Mineral Research 2002, Austin Hospital Medical Research Foundation Distinguished Scientist Award 2008, International Osteoporosis Foundation Medal of Achievement 2009, the Haddad Award from the International Bone mineral society 2013, Inaugural Career Achievement Award, Aust. New Zealand Bone Mineral Society 2014, and Member Order of Australia 2016.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    How to complete this course

    • Instructions

  • 2

    Topic: Clinical Cases in Osteoporosis

    • Summary and learning objectives

    • Video Presentation (25 mins)

    • Quiz: Test your learning (10 mins)

  • 3

    Document your CPD here

    • CPD Documentation and Reflection Activity Tool

  • 4


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