Education Directory

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Asia-Pacific region supporting education on osteoporosis and fracture prevention for a range of audiences

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Effective Communication of Fracture Risk to Empower Patients

  • Healthcare professionals

Asia Pacific Bone Academy

Shared decision making may help in making treatment decisions and improving clinical outcomes

Dr Andrea Singer’s (USA) conference slides address the lack of understanding among patients with regard to fracture risk. Education is provided on communicating risk to patients.

 

Secondary fracture prevention

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  • ENG,
  • ENG,

The Urgent Need for Treatment in High-Risk Patients

  • Healthcare professionals

Asia Pacific Bone Academy

Become more expert in the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis.

Prof. Peter Ebeling’s (Australia) conference slides provide education on those most at risk of a fragility fracture and an update on the latest data on osteoporosis treatments for this patient group.

Secondary fracture prevention

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  • ENG,
  • ENG,

My Hip Fracture Care Guide: Information and individual care plan

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Patients

Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry

Help patients receive effective treatment and prevent subsequent fractures.

This guide for patients, families and carers contains important information about recovering after a hip fracture. It also contains an individualised care plan which can be used to assist the patient’s transition from hospital care.

Acute care

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

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  • ENG,
  • ITA,
  • ARA,
  • CHI,
  • KOR,
  • GRE,
  • SPA,
  • HIN,
  • NEP,
  • TGL,
  • FAS,
  • PAN,
  • ENG,
  • ITA,
  • ARA,
  • CHI,
  • KOR,
  • GRE,
  • SPA,
  • HIN,
  • NEP,
  • TGL,
  • FAS,
  • PAN,

Strong, Steady and Straight: Physical Activity and Exercise for Osteoporosis; Quick guide: summary

  • Healthcare professionals

Royal Osteoporosis Society, UK

Physical activity and exercise has an important role in the management of osteoporosis

A quick guide on physical activity and exercise to promote bone strength, reduce falls risk and manage symptoms (e.g. back pain).

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

PDF
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Demystifying ageing: Lifting the burden of fragility fractures and osteoporosis in the Asia-Pacific

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers
  • Hospital administrators

The Economist Intelligence Unit

Health systems need to do more to respond to rising numbers of fracture and osteoporosis prevalence driven by ageing.
This study looks at the challenge fragility fractures and osteoporosis pose and how health systems are responding in eight Asia-Pacific economies: Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.

Secondary fracture prevention

PDF
  • ENG,
  • CHI,
  • KOR,
  • ENG,
  • CHI,
  • KOR,

FFN Clinical Toolkit

  • Healthcare professionals

Fragility Fracture Network

A Global Call to Action to improve the care of people with fragility fractures.

The purpose of this Clinical Toolkit is to support implementation of the three clinical pillars of the global Call to Action.

Acute care

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

PDF
  • ENG,
  • ITA,
  • ARA,
  • CHI,
  • SPA,
  • ENG,
  • ITA,
  • ARA,
  • CHI,
  • SPA,

FFN Policy Toolkit

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers

Fragility Fracture Network

Formation of national alliances between relevant professional associations to persuade politicians and promote best practice among colleagues.

This toolkit is designed to support colleagues to advocate for the policy changes and outlines five components of successful policy engagement. These are supported by a set of practical resources.

Alliance

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  • ENG,
  • ARA,
  • CHI,
  • SPA,
  • ENG,
  • ARA,
  • CHI,
  • SPA,

The Osteoporosis Management Journey: Initiation, Transition and Long-Term Treatment

  • Healthcare professionals

Asia Pacific Bone Academy

Become more expert in fracture risk categorisation and individualised management of osteoporosis.

Video lecture by Prof. Felicia Cosman (USA) on an individualised approach through the various stages and options for osteoporosis treatment.

Secondary fracture prevention

Video
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Osteoporosis Essentials

  • Healthcare professionals

International Osteoporosis Foundation

International Society of Clinical Densitometry

Become more expert in the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis.

The Osteoporosis Essentials Course covers the latest knowledge on densitometry, diagnosis and management of osteoporosis, with separate tracks for Clinicians and Technologists. Become a participant or an organiser of the course.

Acute care

Secondary fracture prevention

Multiple (e.g. kits)
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Making the Best of FLS – Key Performance Indicators Webinar

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers

International Osteoporosis Foundation

KPIs measure secondary fracture prevention effectiveness at the patient level

Webinar and slides by Prof. Kassim Javaid and Prof. Serge Ferrari to understand and implement the KPIs to drive quality improvement for FLSs so they deliver the full potential of secondary fracture prevention

Secondary fracture prevention

Multiple (e.g. kits)
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

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