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CMC Opening Slide

CMC 2023

The Canadian Musculoskeletal Conference (CMC) hosted by Osteoporosis Canada was held November 24, 2023. National experts in osteoporosis offered a review of the recently released “Clinical practice guideline for management of osteoporosis and fracture prevention in Canada”.

The attached includes the slides from the presenters. The slides cannot be changed in any way. Credit must be given to author if used.

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2023 Starting Medication

High Risk of Osteoporosis-Related Fracture: Next Steps

A tool designed for physicians and their patients who are at high risk of fracture and starting medication.

FRAX – Canada

Online fracture risk assessment tool (FRAX).



Canadian Association of Radiologists and Osteoporosis Canada Risk Assessment tool.



Access the CMAJ Publication.

SAC Orientation slide

2022 SAC Orientation Slides

The following slides were used in 2022 for orientation to the SAC consultants.

Your guide after a hip fracture

This resource will help you understand what to expect after you break your hip. It will also give you information to help with your recovery.

HQO Standards

View for a guide for patients; the guide for clinicians; an information brief demonstrating why the quality standard is needed; quality improvement tools and resources; and performance indicators to help clinicians and organizations track their progress against the standard.

UBC Fresh Start program

FReSH Start represents physiotherapists, nurses, surgeons, and patient partners to inform this manual to assist people and their families who are on the road to recovery.

GERAS long term care

Long-Term Care Video Resources

Video clips highlighting recommendations by healthcare professionals working in long-term care.

Preventing Fractures slide

2015 Recommendations Presentation

Instructive Video Presentation guiding providers through the 2015 recommendations.

CMAJ Podcasts

2015 Podcast – Recommendations For Fracture Prevention In Long-Term Care

Access the CMAJ Podcast.

LTC Fracture Prevention slide

2015 Order Set Tool For Long-Term Care Fracture Prevention

This 1 page LTC Fracture Prevention Order Set Tool is to be used for all new residents on admission.


2015 Osteoporosis Canada Recommendations For Fracture Prevention In Long-Term Care

Access the CMAJ Publication.

Bisphosphonates Slide

Bisphosphonates For Treatment Of Osteoporosis

Expected benefits, potential harms, and drug holidays. Access the publication.

MacHealth Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis: A Practical Clinical Approach

A web-based program developed to provide a central access point to recommended tools and education.

Optimal Oral Health

Optimal Oral Health

Recommendations for optimal oral health in patients who take bisphosphonates for osteoporosis.

Vitamin D Guideline

Vitamin D In Adult Health And Disease

A review and guideline statement from Osteoporosis Canada.

American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Logo

ONJ International Guidelines

International Guidelines on the diagnosis, prevention and management of ONJ in osteoporosis and oncology patients.

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