Education Directory

A curated collection of materials from the
Asia-Pacific region supporting education on osteoporosis and fracture prevention for a range of audiences

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Vertebral Fracture Training Program

  • Healthcare professionals

International Osteoporosis Foundation

Help patients receive effective treatment and prevent subsequent fracture through recognition and reporting of vertebral fractures.
This Program provides comprehensive resources to facilitate the understanding and teaching of osteoporotic spinal fractures for interested radiologists, clinicians and healthcare professionals.

Secondary fracture prevention

Multiple (e.g. kits)
  • ENG,
  • ITA,
  • FRA,
  • SPA,
  • GER,
  • ENG,
  • ITA,
  • FRA,
  • SPA,
  • GER,

Fracture Liaison Services Toolbox

  • Healthcare professionals

Asia Pacific Bone Academy

Facilitate the implementation of coordinated, multi-disciplinary models of care for secondary fracture prevention.

The FLS Toolbox has templates designed to help healthcare providers develop a business case for FLS implementation, including an FLS Benefits Calculator which calculates the financial savings that could be achieved by implementing FLS at national/local level. It also includes useful resources for the running of training workshops.

Secondary fracture prevention

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

Hip Fracture Care Clinical Standards

  • Healthcare professionals

Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry

Help patients receive effective treatment and prevent subsequent fractures.

The Clinical Standards provide guidance to consumers, clinicians and health services on delivering appropriate care to people with a hip fracture.

Acute care

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

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

Fragility Fracture Nursing: Holistic Care and Management of the Orthogeriatric Patient

  • Healthcare professionals

Fragility Fracture Network

There is a need for coordinated, multi-disciplinary models of care to achieve the best outcomes for patients with fragility fractures.

Open-access book providing a comprehensive approach to nursing practice in fragility fracture care.

Acute care

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

PDF
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Orthogeriatrics: The Management of Older Patients with Fragility Fractures

  • Healthcare professionals

Fragility Fracture Network

There is a need for coordinated, multi-disciplinary models of care to achieve the best outcomes for patients with fragility fractures.

Open access book providing essential, practical knowledge on how best to manage fractures in elderly patients and how to develop clinical systems that do so reliably. Attention is given on how to provide best practice in countries where the discipline of geriatric medicine is not well-established and resources for secondary prevention are scarce.

Acute care

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

PDF
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Guide to the formation of National Fragility Fracture Networks

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers
  • Hospital administrators

Fragility Fracture Network

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

This guide provides steps to setting up and broadening national Fragility Fracture Networks. The guide outlines the projects and roles of national FFNs to drive changes in clinical practice and national policy.

Alliance

PDF
  • ENG,
  • ARA,
  • ENG,
  • ARA,

FFN Regional Expert Meetings 2020

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers
  • Hospital administrators

Fragility Fracture Network

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

The FFN Regional Expert meetings for Asia-Pacific, Southern Europe and Latin America were hosted using a state-of-the-art virtual meeting platform. The video recordings of the presentations, breakout sessions and industry-sponsored symposia are available for on-demand viewing.

Acute care

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

Alliance

Video
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

IQ Driving QI: Systematically improving the quality of care we provide to people who sustain fragility fractures

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers
  • Hospital administrators

Fragility Fracture Network

Facilitate the implementation of coordinated, multi-disciplinary models of care for secondary fracture prevention.

In this symposium Paul Mitchell (FFN Communications Director) provides an overview of the FFN Clinical Toolkit and the FFN Policy Toolkit. This is followed by a panel discussion with Prof. David Marsh (FFN Regionalisation Chair), Dr Kassim Javaid (Rheumatologist, UK) and Dr Andrew Gray (Orthopaedic Surgeon, UK) on the practical elements of implementing a fracture liaison service.

Secondary fracture prevention

Alliance

Video
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Capture the Fracture® Partnership – Guidance for Policy Shaping

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers
  • Hospital administrators

International Osteoporosis Foundation

Four simple building blocks form an effective policy response which has been shown to improve patient outcomes, save money and save lives.

A toolkit which addresses the policy needs of secondary fracture prevention, explains the need for Post-Fracture Care (PFC) Coordination Programs, and provides a step-by-step policy guide to design and evaluate PFC Coordination Programs in hospitals and health systems throughout the world.

Secondary fracture prevention

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

USBJI’s Fit to a T

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Patients

US Bone and Joint Initiative

Education so that every person knows how to maximise musculoskeletal health throughout his or her lifetime.

The program is designed to encourage greater discussion between healthcare professional presenters and the lay public to help them understand why bones break suddenly and how to prevent such events. There are 6 modules for patient education, much of which is pictorial. This makes it uniquely adaptable to use in any country.

Secondary fracture prevention

Webpage
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

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