Virtual Education Forum
Introducing our new rebranded Public Virtual Education Forums: Bone Matters – take charge of your bone health.
Bones Matters is an ongoing series of interactive forums broadcast live over the Internet. Each forum, led by a Canadian expert in osteoporosis care, will help participants better understand how to prevent the next fracture and live well with osteoporosis. Topics to be covered include advancements in treatments, exercises for individuals with osteoporosis, bone-friendly nutrition and other issues identified by COPN (Canadian Osteoporosis Patient Network) members as the ones in which they are most interested.
How can I find out about upcoming Bones Matters? All COPN members are alerted to upcoming forums in COPING, their biweekly newsletter. Not already a member of COPN? Sign up here for the free newsletter and much more. Notices will also be published on the Osteoporosis Canada website and through our social media feeds on Facebook and Twitter.
What do I need to participate? With a computer with a high speed internet connection you can participate in Bone Matters at home, work or even a public library.
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- Presentations are not accessible when using mobile devices (eg. tablets and smart phones)
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For more information contact the Canadian Osteoporosis Patient Network (COPN): firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-463-6842 ext. 2224
Wednesday October 12, 2016
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Sandra Kim, MD, FRCPC. Endocrinologist; Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Medical Director, Multidisciplinary Osteoporosis Program, Women’s College Hospital
Join Dr. Sandra Kim for a presentation on the the whats and whys of drug treatments for osteoporosis. This presentation will cover the risks and benefits of drug treatments and how to get the most out of taking them.
Registration coming soon!
Most Recent Presentation
Wednesday June 8, 2016
The Serious Side of Gravity: Prevention of Falls and Fractures
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm EST
Fabio Feldman PhD Manager Seniors Fall and Injury Prevention, Fraser Health Authority, BC
The goal of this presentation is to raise awareness about falls and fracture prevention. Join us to learn about practical tips and strategies to reduce your risks of falls and fractures . You will also learn about why some people are at greater risk of falls and fractures than others. This presentation will also identify non pharmaceutical technologies aimed at reducing falls and fractures. These tips will ensure that you take away all the knowledge needed to do what you can to reduce your risk in your daily life.
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