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Webinar: Updates in Osteoporosis Management

Tue 10th October @ 7:00 pm

This webinar will provide an update on current therapies for osteoporosis highlighting current trends in sequential approaches to osteoporosis management. It will describe the role of the Ryde Hospital osteoporosis refracture prevention service and fracture liaison service in supporting primary care. The webinar will address and describe the  treatment gaps pertaining to osteoporosis including misinformation about osteoporosis.

Tue 10th October

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This is an RACGP-approved CPD activity under the RACGP CPD Program - Activity Number: 607711 | Activity Type 1.5 hours

Dr Yoges Venugopal, Endocrinologist, MBBS, MRCP(UK), FRCP(Lon), FRACP
Dr Venugopal qualifications include subspecialty certification in Endocrinology and Diabetes from the Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom.  Dr Venugopal has been a consultant endocrinologist with Queensland Health, working as the clinical lead and coordinator for diabetes and endocrine services in the Mackay region before moving to NSW. At present, she is appointed as a staff specialist at Ryde Hospital in the Osteoporosis refracture prevention services.

Karen Thomas, Senior Physiotherapist.
Karen is a senior Physiotherapist with over 30 years of experience in adult rehabilitation including orthopaedic geriatric, aquatic physiotherapy, and musculoskeletal caseloads. She is committed to health coaching and incorporating exercise prescribing as an ongoing lifestyle intervention. Karen is currently employed within the Northern Sydney Local Health District as the fracture liaison coordinator, part of the  Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service (ACI).


GPs, Practice Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Pharmacists

  • Screening and management of osteoporosis in General Practice
  • Implement the use of antiresorptive and anabolic therapies in osteoporosis
  • Identify areas in general practice for collaboration with fracture liaison services
There is no cost for Practices and their staff within the SNHN region to attend this training


Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.

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