The Osteoporosis Essentials: Densitometry, Diagnosis and Management Course has been created by the joint efforts of IOF and ISCD for audiences worldwide.
The core elements of this course provide a set of standard practices and information to raise the level of awareness and education in bone densitometry and osteoporosis. Participants who join the course will receive a comprehensive training which provides valuable new knowledge about osteoporosis diagnosis and management for clinicians and allied health professionals.
The Osteoporosis Essentials: Densitometry, Diagnosis and Management Course covers the latest knowledge on densitometry, diagnosis and management of osteoporosis, with separate tracks for Clinicians and Technologists. An Attestation of Achievement will be awarded to all participants who successfully complete the course and the examination.
The Romanian Society of Endocrinology through Osteoporosis Working group, together with Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy are the Local Organizer for 2023 as we were every year since 2013. We held also the Densitometry Course under the coordination of ISCD since 2006 until 2012.
Osteoporosis Essentials -Clinician Track will be held in Bucharest, in 22-23 of March 2024 in the same location as it was in every year before and is addressed to specialist in the fields authorised to diagnose or treat osteoporosis in Romania: radiology, endocrinology. rheumatology. internal medicine, rehabilitation.
It will consist in 12 modules (12 hours of lecture time):
- Overview of Osteoporosis
- Principles of DXA Acquisition Analysis and Interpretation
- Diagnosis of Osteoporosis
- Fracture Risk
- Monitoring Treatment
- How to Interpret and Report DXA
- Can I Trust This DXA Report
- Clinical Evaluation of Bone Health
- Clinical Management Part 1 : Non-pharmacologic Treatment
- Clinical Management Part 2 : Pharmacologic Treatment of Osteoporosis
- Clinical Management Part 3 : Adverse Effects of Osteoporosis Medications, Combination Therapy and Drug Holidays
- Cases for Discussion