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Osteoporosis Awareness in Care Settings Course Information: Average time: 12 hours learning time to complete, spread over a period of 1 month. Overview: This course provides candidates with information and also aims to give an understanding of Osteoporosis including those most at risk, its causes. It also aims to equip candidates with the skills to support sufferers in managing their condition. The course also aims to help candidates develop an understanding of specific care that may also be given. Subjects Covered: Anatomy & Physiology of bones What is osteoporosis Symptoms of osteoporosis Who gets osteoporosis Preventing falls Who is at risk for falling Environmental risk factors Who needs help and assessment Illnesses associated with the development of osteoporosis Drugs that are known to cause osteoporosis Foods that cause osteoporosis Tests for osteoporosis Prevention of osteoporosis Smoking Exercise Using supplements Diet Adequate Vitamin D Exposure to sunlight Drugs Maintaining a healthy weight Minerals Vitamins Essential fatty acids Drug Treatment of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Awareness in Care Settings Course Information: Average time: 12 hours learning time to complete, spread over a period of 1 month. Overview: This course provides candidates with information and also aims to give an understanding of Osteoporosis including those most at risk, its causes. It also aims to equip candidates with the skills to support sufferers in managing their condition....

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