Pediatric Bone Densitometry Course

The Pediatric Bone Densitometry Course provides current research and best-practice techniques for the acquisition and interpretation of bone mineral density (BMD) in children and adolescents. This educational program is designed to improve learner competence in pediatric bone densitometry. By completing this course, attendees will gain conceptual and practical knowledge which can be applied in their professional practices.

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Oct 19

Pediatric Bone Densitometry Course (livestream via Zoom)

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

Target Audience

The content is designed for healthcare providers with an interest in skeletal health assessment, including specialists, generalists and technologists working in family medicine, general and internal medicine, endocrinology, rheumatology, obstetrics/gynecology, radiology, pediatrics, physical and occupational therapy, nuclear medicine and research.

Course Objectives

After attending the course, participants will be prepared to:

  • Recognize considerations and concerns with skeletal assessment in children and adolescents with a variety of medical conditions.
  • Identify the most appropriate and reproducible sites for densitometry in children and adolescents.
  • Evaluate technical aspects of bone assessment in children and adolescents.
  • Describe the uses of measurement tools for acquiring bone densitometry assessments by DXA and other modalities.
  • Summarize the elements to be included in a pediatric DXA report.

Course Lectures

  • Bone Health in Children
  • Pediatric DXA Acquisition and Analysis
  • DXA Interpretation & Reporting
  • Chronic Disease & Low Bone Mass
  • Non-DXA Assessments of Bone Health
  • Challenging Cases & Questions/Answers

Continuing Medical Education Credits

ISCD intends to offer this activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and ASRT Category A credit. For approved credit counts, please refer to our course catalog and select the upcoming course you’d like to register for.

Course Prerequisites

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

Interested in offering this course Internationally?

If you are interested in offering this ISCD course internationally, please submit an Interest Form.