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The Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis CME Webinar (Sponsored by Hologic)

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Virtual

Overview

This one hour seminar will cover the basics that the primary physician needs in order to diagnose and manage osteoporosis in their patients.

Target Audience

Practicing physicians who will include the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis in their practice; this should include internists, gynecologists, and family practitioners.

Activity Goal

This activity is designed to address the following core team competencies: Patient Care and Medical Knowledge.

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Agenda

  • 7:00 pm – Introduction and lecture by Dr. Rosen
  • 7:45 pm – Question and Answer session
  • 8:00 pm – Adjourn

Learning Objectives

  • Identify which patients to select for bone density
  • Identify which patients to select for screening for vertebral fractures with VFA
  • Identify which patients to select for screening for atypical femur fracture with full-length femur imaging
  • Recognize which patients should be treated for osteoporosis, and among them, those who should begin first with anabolic treatment
  • Describe the different treatment options for osteoporosis

Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, CineMed is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CineMed designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Speaker

Harold N. Rosen, MD
Director – Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Dr. Harold Rosen did fellowships in Endocrinology and Geriatrics at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He spent years doing clinical research in osteoporosis, when he investigated the relationship between vitamin K and bone, thyroid hormone-induced bone loss, and the role of biochemical markers of bone turnover. In 1998 he became the Director of the Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. In this capacity he runs bone densitometry, sees patients in consultation for osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease, and does research on optimizing performance and reporting of bone densitometry. He has been active in his professional society, the ISCD (International Society for Clinical Densitometry) where he served on the Board of Directors from 2010-2013. Dr. Rosen is the recipient of the ISCD Clinician of the year Award in 2010, and the recipient of the Paul Miller award for service to the ISCD in 2017.

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Support

This activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Hologic.

Contact

The administrator for this event is Ronda Hannon who can be reached at 203-263-0006 x107

 

Details

Date:
May 26
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Organizer

Hologic
Website:
https://www.hologic.com/

Venue

Virtual