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DXA and Osteoporosis Management: When to Treat and When to Refer
May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
This activity is designated to improve competency in using DXA scan – related tools to appropriately stratify risk, diagnose, and treat osteoporatic patients.
Course Faculty: Dr. Ginnie Prater, MD, CCD
This activity is intended for radiologists, radiologic technologists, endocrinologists, rheumatologists, primary care physicians, orthopedists, and other healthcare providers who assess patients for osteoporosis and fracture risk.
- Prescribe lifestyle management for osteopenia and osteoporosis.
- Define osteoporosis, osteopenia, and normal bone density.
- Name common errors in DXA reporting and interpretation.
- Correctly stratify patients’ fracture risk.