Original air date: Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Alan Bell, MD, CCFP
Algis V. Jovaisas, MD, FRCPC
This interactive episode designed for family physicians will explore the most frequently asked questions about the proper assessment, treatment and monitoring of osteoporosis (OP) among patients at high risk for fracture. Current misconceptions will be addressed, and evidence-based solutions for the long-term treatment of OP will be provided. In addition, comorbidities and medications associated with increased fracture risk will be reviewed. Comments and questions from the audience are strongly encouraged and will be addressed throughout the presentation.
This episode is part of a live CME web series developed for Canadian family physicians, running from March 14 to May 30, 2017. Interested in the rest of the series? Visit www.imedicus.ca.
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This self-directed learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, for up to 0.75 Mainpro+ certified self-learning credits per episode, for a maximum of 9 Mainpro+ certified self-learning credits.
Running time: 45:58 minutes