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Unit 10 - Diseases of bone

Diseases of bone, treatments and management


This unit is aimed at pharmaceutical representatives and covers the provision of medicines in the National Health Service related to the treatment of osteoporosis and other diseases of the bones. 

Learners will understand the normal development of bones and what affects this development.

Learners will also understand the causes and symptoms of osteoporosis and the treatments available for osteoporosis and for other diseases affecting the bones

This unit is assessed by a multiple choice exam made up of 50 questions, lasting 45 minutes. Passing it will gain you 5 credits.​​

Please note that the content in section ​​4.2.4 of Volume 1 of the learning materials regarding the use of statistics in medicine may be examined in all other units. You should bring a calculator to all exams.

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