OSTEOPOROSIS ESSENTIALS COURSE

event
organizer

Organized by: Calcium Disorders Clinic

course track

Clinician track, Technologist track

address

Virtual Event
Virtual Event
Suite 223 - 3075 Hospital Gate
L6M 1M1 Hamilton Canada

dates

from 3 Dec 2022 to 4 Dec 2022
Day 1: 08:00 to 17:00
Day 2: 08:00 to 13:00

price list
Technologist Stream

Non-Member

Regular price: USD 279

Technologist Stream

OAMRS and CAMRT Members

Regular price: USD 232

Physician Stream

Regular price: USD 310

Physician Stream

CRBDS 2022 Special

Regular price: USD 280

Description:

The Osteoporosis Essentials Bone Densitometry course by the ISCD (International Society of Clinical Densitometry) and IOF (International Osteoporosis Foundation) and Update on Skeletal Imaging presents the state of the art for skeletal health assessment by leading national and international faculty. Advances in the diagnosis and monitoring of osteoporosis and fracture risk assessment are presented. An advanced curriculum will be presented for both physicians and technologists providing the tools for achieving excellence in skeletal health assessment including optimal BMD scan acquisition, interpretation, reporting and application of DXA technology. The limitations of DXA technology in the diagnosis and monitoring of skeletal health in pre and postmenopausal women, men and children will be presented. Common pitfalls in interpretation will be reviewed. The clinical utility of bone densitometry and quality assurance of this modality will be reviewed.

 

Target Audience:

Dual track content has been designed for physicians including radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians and medical specialists as well as technologists.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize and report fragility fractures and know the impact on fracture risk assessment
  • Evaluate fracture risk utilizing advances in skeletal imaging
  • Integrate trabecular bone score with BMD and FRAX in evaluating fracture risk
  • Recognize early radiographic features of atypical femoral fractures

Contact person:

Emmett Morgante (emmett@boneresearch.ca)

+1 905-844-5677