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NOFSA’s webinar series 2021 – Osteoporosis

Clinical skill update: Unusual cases in osteoporosisDr Stan Lipschitz, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the WitwatersrandIn this CPD accredited report, six case studies focusing on the diagnostic skills needed to diagnose unusual causes of osteoporosis are presented.Earn your CEUs hereOsteoporosis 101 – from basics to best practiceDr 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.Earn your CEUs here
All you wanted to know about DXADr 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.Earn your CEUs here
FRAX in SAProf 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.Earn your CEUs here

Meet the speakers
Dr Stan LipschitzDepartment of Geriatric Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand


Dr Hayley de WetSpecialist Physician, Wits University Donald Gordon Medical Centre, Johannesburg



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

Prof Bilkish CassimDepartment 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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