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.
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.
As a result of this course, learners will be better prepared to:
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
CME Credit Designation
The International Society for Clinical Densitometry designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CE Credit Qualification
This activity is approved by the ASRT for 4.5 Category A continuing education credits. Participants’ attendance must be verified each day to ensure credit can be claimed. Partial credit will not be given. This activity can be used toward the RT Structured Education and CQR requirements for the ARRT.
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 Course (Clinician or Technologist) prior to attending the DXA Body Composition course.