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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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,

Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO) Framework

  • Healthcare professionals

Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO)

Clinical standards of care for the screening, diagnosis, and management of osteoporosis in the Asia-Pacific region.

The APCO Framework proposes clear and concise standards of care involving the screening, diagnosis and management of osteoporosis, targeting a broad range of high-risk groups, providing a benchmark for the provision of quality care across Asia Pacific.

Rehabilitation

Secondary fracture prevention

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

NEW Capture the Fracture website

  • Healthcare professionals

International Osteoporosis Foundation

A go-to platform for Post-Fracture Care Programs worldwide.

Hosts resources, training, policy guidance and more. Access the knowledge you need to set up and run an effective secondary fracture prevention service.

Secondary fracture prevention

Webpage
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Healthy Bones Australia – NEW WEBSITE

  • Patients

Healthy Bones Australia

A fracture is not just a part of ageing. Patients should talk to their doctor about a fracture and its consequences.

Comprehensive patient information resources collated on a website. Includes an osteoporosis risk test, articles and information on how to care for your bones.

Secondary fracture prevention

Webpage
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Vertebral fracture: epidemiology, impact and use of DXA vertebral fracture assessment in fracture liaison services: Position paper by the IOF Fracture Working Group

  • Healthcare professionals

International Osteoporosis Foundation

Routine use of VFA in all patients with recent fracture visiting an FLS.

New position paper by the IOF Fracture Working Group reviews the rationale for, & implications of, use of vertebral fracture assessment (VFA).

Secondary fracture prevention

PDF
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

Establishing a comprehensive fragility fracture care program

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Policy makers
  • Hospital administrators

APFFA

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

In this interview, Prof. Wing Chan explains how he has adopted innovative strategies to promote secondary fracture prevention in his hospital and across his professional networks through a multidisciplinary approach.

Secondary fracture prevention

Video
  • ENG,
  • ENG,

The Surgeon General’s Report on Bone Health and Osteoporosis: What It Means to You

  • Patients

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center

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

Bone health information for the lay public to increase awareness and promote bone-protective lifestyle and behaviours. Included are questions to ask to a doctor and a short osteoporosis risk survey. The pamphlet is available in English, Chinese and Spanish.

 

PDF
  • ENG,
  • CHI,
  • SPA,
  • ENG,
  • CHI,
  • SPA,

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