Osteoporosis: a focus on prevention

Osteoporosis: a focus on prevention (2024)

Falls prevention

The aim of this workshop is to increase your understanding of falls and how the pharmacy team can help prevent and support those who have had a fall.

On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:

  • describe the role of pharmacy professionals in prevention of falls
  • identify the factors that contribute to the increased risk of falls
  • identify people at risk of falls and provide solutions to reduce this risk through lifestyle and medicine interventions
  • provide educational advice on promoting good bone health and medicines for osteoporosis
  • explain how you can utilise your knowledge in falls prevention to better support your patients.

Supporting people to live well with inflammatory arthritis

The overall aim of this learning programme is to enable health care professionals working in general practice to support people with inflammatory arthritis to live well with their condition by establishing safe systems of prescribing, monitoring and optimising medicines.

On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:

  • recognise the signs and symptoms of inflammatory arthritis and discuss the management of pain and acute flares
  • demonstrate a person-centred approach to support people with inflammatory arthritis to live well with their condition and engage in shared decision-making about their medicines
  • describe the shared care arrangements for people with inflammatory arthritis taking disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in your practice locality
  • apply evidence-based practice for safe prescribing and monitoring for patients taking DMARDs
  • undertake person-centred rheumatoid arthritis annual reviews in primary care.

Clinical Medication Review - Rheumatoid Arthritis

This is a comprehensive and practical programme that enables you to conduct Clinical Medication Reviews for Rheumatoid Arthritis in General Practice.

Recommended learning time: 1 CPD hour

In this module you will learn:



PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The online content will take a deep dive into the condition and will cover the anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, monitoring requirements, treatment, and ongoing management in primary care.



Rheumatoid Arthritis is also part of our comprehensive CMR training programme bundle which includes 15 Chronic Conditions.

Clinical Medication Review - Gout

This is a comprehensive and practical programme that enables you to conduct Clinical Medication Reviews for Gout in General Practice.

Recommended learning time: 1 CPD hour

In this module you will learn:



PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The online content will take a deep dive into the condition and will cover the anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, monitoring requirements, treatment, and ongoing management in primary care.

Gout is also part of our comprehensive CMR training programme bundle which includes 15 Chronic Conditions.

Clinical Medication Review - Osteoporosis

This is a comprehensive and practical programme that enables you to conduct Clinical Medication Reviews for Osteoporosis in General Practice.

Recommended learning time: 1 CPD hour

In this module you will learn:



PROGRAMME STRUCTURE



The online content will take a deep dive into the condition and will cover the anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, monitoring requirements, treatment, and ongoing management in primary care.

Osteoporosis is also part of our comprehensive CMR training programme bundle which includes 15 Chronic Conditions.