Bone Research Society Clinical Training Course: Osteoporosis and Other Metabolic Bone Diseases

Category: Medicine - Other

Date: March 19th 2014 until March 21st 2014

Location: St Anne’s College, Oxford


This three-day residential training course aims to provide trainees in medical specialties such as rheumatology, endocrinology, care of the elderly, gastroenterology, orthopaedics, respiratory medicine and clinical chemistry with the knowledge and understanding to manage patients with osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases. The course is intended to focus on practical issues relating to patient management and is strongly recommended for any trainee who foresees that patients with these disorders will form a significant part of their workload in future. A stimulating interactive format will be employed combining lectures, panel discussions, debates and workshops. Specialist nurses in osteoporosis and falls will also find this course valuable, as well as newly qualified consultants or others wishing to update their knowledge in this field.

Some comments from those who attended the previous course:

  • “Fantastic course, probably the best I have ever been on”
  • “Brilliant course set at the right level, knowledgable speakers, will definitely recommend it”
  • “Excellent, relevant course – I have already started recommending it to my peers”
  • “I am really impressed by the speakers, very good learning environment, excellent organisation of the course events”
  • “Very useful, inspiring course … represented great value for money in terms of both quality and quantity of teaching … I will certainly be recommending this course”

Further details are given on a downloadable poster and on the course website.