The webinar is jointly sponsored by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopaedic Association’s Own the Bone Program (AOA-OTB), and the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF). There will be presentations from representatives of each of the four organizations and their members will be invited to participate.
Introduction and Consensus Clinical Recommendations
- Douglas Kiel, M.D., M.P.H.
- Paul Anderson, M.D.
- Timothy Brox, M.D.
Primary Care Provider Perspective
FLS Coordinator Perspective
Discussion and Q&A
- Appreciate the scope of the problem of untreated osteoporosis in hip and vertebral fracture patients over 65 years of age.
- Understand that osteoporosis treatment reduces the risk of future fractures in these high risk patients.
- Describe how patients should optimally be managed in the context of a multi-disciplinary clinical system that includes case management, such as a fracture liaison service, to assure that they are appropriately evaluated and treated for osteoporosis.