Osteoporosis is defined as a systemic skeletal disorder or disease characterised by compromised bone strength and low bone mass that results in bone fragility and an increased risk of fracture.1–3 Osteoporosis is a very common and debilitating disease that progresses with age. All osteoporotic fractures are associated with significant morbidity, and hip and vertebral fractures are also associated with mortality. Fractures associated with osteoporosis are responsible for 0.83% of the global burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
Registered dietitians, nutritionists, medical doctors, nurses and pharmacists
It will deliver value appreciated by registered dietitians, nutritionists, medical doctors, nurses and pharmacists.
Ignite thoughts and debate and draw their attention to what might be important.
Participants will be assessed by means of a multiple choice questionnaire.
Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
3 Clinical points
Participants are required to pass the assessment with 70%