Fracture Prevention Practitioner Training

This online training is the only one of its kind in the UK.

Developed in partnership with leading clinicians using nationally-agreed best practice standards.

This eLearning content is currently FREE for you to access.

Should you wish to undertake the assessment and gain certification there is a £50 fee payable via invoice or PayPal.

Learning outcomes

  • Deliver the best possible healthcare to people with or at risk of osteoporosis
  • More accurately identify the number of fragility fracture patients in your service
  • Manage your fragility fracture patients appropriately according to best practice

The course is accredited for four CPD points by the Royal College of Physicians.

This course is for:

  • Fracture Liaison nurses
  • Specialist nurses
  • Allied health professionals
  • Clinicians working in secondary fracture prevention
  • Clinicians working in osteoporosis management in primary care, secondary care and community services
  • Healthcare professionals wishing to learn more about osteoporosis and fracture prevention

Course format

The course is in two parts: Foundation and Advanced.

Both parts are made up of:

  • A series of online modules
  • An online assessment

The Foundation course should be passed before progressing on to the Advanced course.

You can complete the modules and assessment at a pace that works for you.

  • Epidemiology of osteoporosis, including definition, incidence and risk factors
  • Fracture risk assessment, including fracture risk tools, nutritional assessments, DXA scanning and vertebral fractures
  • Management of osteoporosis, including drug treatment, adherence, monitoring and non-pharmacological treatments
  • Falls assessment and management, including risk factors and Fracture Liaison Services (FLS)
  • Complex cases of osteoporosis
  • Bone physiology and risk-factors for osteoporosis
  • Common investigations and their impact in fracture risk assessment, including DXA scanning
  • Drug treatments in osteoporosis management and their rare side-effects


The course content is FREE to undertake.

There is a £50 assessment fee should you wish certification.

Course element Fee

Access to the online learning modules


Foundation assessment


Advanced assessment


Register with no fee, and pay for the assessments when you're ready.

About our eLearning platform

All of our eLearning is hosted externally on Moodle for which you will need an account, you will be directed to make an acount the first time you register for an eLearning course.

Moodle accounts which have been inactive for three or more years will be disabled. This is to keep the Moodle secure, and to ensure that it runs smoothly for active users. 

If you have not accessed our eLearning materials for some time, and would like to maintain access, please make sure that you log in periodically to keep your account active.

This is a fantastic course. So well put together with experts at the helm. I have learned so much - it's given me a huge knowledge base to give advice, and more informed, skilled care to patients. Thank you.

Any questions? Contact us now on:

 telephone number01761 473205


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