How dense are you? How to asses and treat osteoporosis - Live Webinar

  • 21 Aug 2018
  • 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm
  • Live Webinar,
  • $69.00 incl. GST for members
  • $92.00 incl. GST for non-members
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About the event

This course is provided by College Education and Training, a business unit of Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Inc.

Presented by: Dr Anna Fenton

Dr Anna Fenton is a Gynaecological Endocrinologist who completed a PhD in bone cell biology at the University of Melbourne. She was involved in establishing the New Zealand branch of the Australasian Menopause Society and has served on the board of Osteoporosis New Zealand. Anna is currently the clinical leader for the Canterbury District Health Board Bone Density Service. She is actively involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

Course Information:

On completion of this course, pharmacists will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of osteoporosis as a medical problem
  • Understand the pathophysiology of bone loss
  • Describe techniques for measuring bone density
  • Describe the role of clinical risk factors in the establishment of osteoporosis
  • Recognise the role of fracture risk calculation in treatment selection
  • Explain the variety of evidence-based treatment options available to treat osteoporosis
  • Recognise the risks and benefits of osteoporosis therapies, particularly the bisphosphonates .


Pharmacists must achieve an 80% pass mark in order to complete the course.

One learning package must be purchased for each individual to complete the course.

Group 2 points will be available. Exact amount to be confirmed.

Pre reading is not assessed. Allocate Group 1 points based on one point per hour.

Non Member Registration

Non PSNZ members can register for this event. Please note you will need to register as a user on the PSNZ website before you can register to attend the event. Look for the "New user? Register now" option at the bottom of the Login screen.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Payment must be received before your course materials will be made available to you. Confirmation and how to access the course materials will be forwarded to your preferred email address once your registration has been processed.

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Cancellation more than seven days before the webinar:

A full refund is available. This amount may be refunded, or transferred to another course or another person.

Cancellation between two and seven days before the webinar:

A 50% refund is available. This amount may be refunded, or transferred to another course or another person.

Cancellation the day before, the day of, or after the webinar:

No refund available.

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By enrolling in this training, you are confirming that all work undertaken within this training programme and assessment answers are your own. If there are grounds to believe that cheating or plagiarism has occurred, we will investigate and your work may be disallowed and you will be unable to complete the training.