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DXA Body Composition Analysis Course (livestream via Zoom)

October 8, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT


DXA Body Composition Analysis Course

This course focuses on increasing the knowledge and competence of clinicians and other healthcare professionals to help them successfully use DXA body composition analysis in the management of obesity, geriatric sarcopenia and other low muscle mass states, general health and pediatric skeletal disease. The inclusion of case studies will reinforce the knowledge gained and allow for application in the diagnosis, treatment and therapies of patients presenting with low bone mineral density.

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Course Faculty: Karen Hind, PhD and Greg Yardley, MSRS, RT(R), CBDT


Target Audience:
The content is designed for healthcare providers responsible for reading and interpreting DXA scans, including specialists and generalists working in family medicine, general and internal medicine, rheumatology, endocrinology, obstetrics/gynecology, radiology, physical and occupational therapy, and research, as well as technologists.

Course Schedule: Full Course details & objectives listed on course website

10:00am to 10:15am Introduction and Review of Prerequisite Online Lectures 1 & 2 
10:15am to 11:00am Lecture 3: Whole Body DXA Scan Acquisition and Analysis
11:00am to 11:45am Lecture 4: DXA Body Composition Reporting and Reference Data
11:45am to 12:00pm Break
12:00pm to 1:00pm Lecture 5: Current Uses of DXA Body Composition in Clinical Practice and Research
1:00pm to 2:00pm Lecture 6DXA Whole Body Composition in Obesity, Sports, Commercial Applications and Future Uses 

Accreditation Statement:
The International Society for Clinical Densitometry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity is provided by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry. For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact ISCD at +1.860.259.1000 or inquire at education@iscd.org.

ACCME Credit Designation:
The International Society for Clinical Densitometry designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ASRT Credit Designation:
This activity has been approved by ASRT for 4.5 Category A continuing education credits.

Course Prerequisites
Course will include two online learning modules that course registrants will be provided access to prior to the live course.  Course registrants are expected to view both modules prior to the course. Live course assumes course participants have reviewed and understand material presented in the online learning modules.

It is recommended, but not required, that registrants attend the Osteoporosis Essentials/Quality Bone Densitometry Course (Clinician or Technologist) prior to attending the DXA Body Composition course.

Course Registration Fees

Full Member Rate Professional, Community &
Non-Member Rate
Standard Rate $75 $175
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October 8, 2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
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International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD)