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Jul 14, 2021 15:00

End Date

Sep 01, 2021 -



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POST FRACTURE CARE AMGEN ACADEMY is a training platform for healthcare professionals with the aim to emphasise the importance of secondary prevention in osteoporotic fractures, especially in hip fractures, and to present the recommended guidelines and their cost-benefit, the different models of post-fracture care, and a practical example of a fracture coordination unit with extensive experience. The training programme is based on recorded modules and will feature the participation of international specialists. The training programme is divided into 5 main modules. One module will be uploaded per week. The participants can ask questions through the chat and every week all of the questions and answers will be uploaded to the platform within the corresponding module. At the end of the training, the participants will be able to answer a satisfaction survey and obtain the participation certificate. The content of the platform will be available in Spanish, English and Portuguese.

More info and registration links to follow soon.

MODULE 1: Osteoporosis, burden of disease

Adolfo Díez-Pérez
Head Emeritus, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital del Mar
Professor of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma, Barcelona, Spain
Research Network on Frailty and Healthy Ageing (CIBERFES), Instituto Carlos III
Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 at 3 pm CET

MODULE 2: The importance of secondary prevention

Esteban Jódar Gimeno
Endocrinology and Clinical Nutrition specialist
Head Department of Endocrinology and Clinical Nutrition at University Hospitals
Quiron Salud Madrid
Full Professor of Endocrinology at European University of Madrid
Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 at 3 pm CET

MODULE 3: Imminent Fracture Risk and the Role of Anabolic Therapy

Felicia Cosman
Professor of Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, NY
Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 at 3 pm CET

MODULE 4: Post-fracture care models

David Marsh
Emeritus Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics, University College London, UK
Regionalisation Chair, Fragility Fracture Network
Wednesday, August 4th, 2021 at 3 pm CET

MODULE 5: FLS (Fracture Liaison Services)

Dr. Antonio Naranjo Hernández
Professor of Medicine and Head of Rheumatology. University Hospital of Gran
Canaria Dr. Negrín, Las Palmas de GC, Spain
Theme Lead for Observational Research, Centre for Statistics in Medicine
University of Oxford, UK

• Overview. Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 3 pm CET
• The model’s cost effectiveness. Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 3 pm CET
• How it works. Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 3 pm CET
• Local experience. Wednesday, September 4, 2021 at 3 pm CET