Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW to hold Clinical Update for 2015 for health professionals

Arthritis is a condition that affects over 1.1 million people in NSW and over 3 million people across Australia and with an ageing population, that figure is projected to reach 7 million by 2050. Arthritis is a condition which affects people across all ages, backgrounds, men and women alike.

Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW will be holding a Clinical Update for 2015 for health professionals on Saturday, 2 May 2015. It is a day designed to further the knowledge of health professionals to assist them in providing the best care for their patients.

There are a range of guest speakers presenting on the day including a Physiotherapist, a Dietitian, a Geriatrician, an Orthopaedic Surgeon and a Podiatrist. They will be presenting on topics including gout, enhancing exercise compliance, dietary management of musculoskeletal conditions, osteosarcopenia, shoulder pain and rotator cuff issues.

Jannine Jackson, CEO of Arthritis & Osteoporosis, explains the benefit of attending a day like this.

“Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW recognises the importance of continuing education and our education events are delivered by clinical experts from both medical and allied health backgrounds.

“Current guidelines support the involvement of a range of health care professionals, including physiotherapists, dietitians, geriatricians, orthopaedic surgeons and podiatrists. With such an interesting seminar program and based on feedback from our previous Clinical Update events, we are confident that this Clinical Update Day will have a positive impact on the clinical practice of delegates,” said Jannine.

Date: Saturday, 2 May 2015
Venue: University of NSW, CBD Campus Level 6, 1 O’Connell Street, Sydney
Time: 9.00am - 3.30pm
Cost: $220.00

Bookings are essential and registration closes Wednesday, 27 April 2015.


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