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First prescriptions for osteoporosis

This CPD module aims to help the pharmacy team deal with first prescriptions for osteoporosis.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, pharmacy technicians will be able to:      

  • Understand the drugs used to manage osteoporosis
  • Be aware of the appropriate dosing regimes 
  • Know how to advise a patient experiencing side effects from their medication.

Contributing author: Asha Fowells, freelance health writer and pharmacist. 

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