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NOFSA’s webinar series 2021 – Osteoporosis

Clinical skill update: Unusual cases in osteoporosis

Dr Stan Lipschitz, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand
In this CPD accredited report, six case studies focusing on the diagnostic skills needed to diagnose unusual causes of osteoporosis are presented.


Osteoporosis 101 – from basics to best practice

Dr Hayley de Wet, Specialist Physician, Wits University Donald Gordon Medical Centre, Johannesburg
Understand and learn to assess fracture risk in osteoporotic women and men, the fundamentals of diagnosis and prevention of falls, and the foundations of a best practice management plan that can evolve as the risk changes.

All you wanted to know about DXA

Dr Graham Ellis, Specialist Physician (Somerset West) and Senior Director: Therapeutic Area and Risk Strategies, Accelerated Enrolment Solutions (AES)
Tips for optimal use of DXA in osteoporosis: diagnosis, fracture risk assessment, detection of fracture and monitoring change in bone density including guidance on premenopausal women, younger men and children.

FRAX in SA

Prof Bilkish Cassim, Department of Geriatrics, University of KwaZulu Natal
An SA-specific FRAX algorithm has arisen from recent data assessing ethnic- and gender-specific incidence rates for hip fractures. Learn more in this module.







Meet the speakers

Dr Stan Lipschitz

Department of Geriatric Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand

Dr Hayley de Wet

Specialist Physician, Wits University Donald Gordon Medical Centre, Johannesburg

Dr Graham Ellis

Specialist Physician (Somerset West) and Senior Director: Therapeutic Area and Risk Strategies, Accelerated Enrolment Solutions (AES)

Prof Bilkish Cassim

Department of Geriatrics, University of KwaZulu Natal

These webinars were presented in April, May, June and July 2021 and were sponsored by:

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