Visit the National Osteoporosis Foundation Live Learning Center to access over 30 hours of content from the recent 8th International Symposium on Osteoporosis in Washington DC.

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Emerging Concepts in Atypical Femoral Fracture-Causes, Characteristics, and Imaging

Originally held December 10, 2013. This webinar was presented by Dr. Angela Man-Wei Cheung, Director, Osteoporosis Program, University Health Network, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto and Dr. Robert Bleakney, staff radiologist, University Health Network, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto. This activity will discuss the potential relationship between long-term bisphosphonate (BP) therapy and atypical femoral fracture (AFF) and appropriate imaging techniques, including the use of plain film, dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and CT, for identifying early radiographic signs of AFF.

Physicians: PIM designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(tm).

Radiologic Technologists: This program has been approved for 1.0 hour of ARRT Category A continuing education credit by the ASRT.

For archive information, click here

DXA Osteoporosis Assessment
Originally held February 19, 2013. This 30 minute educational webinar is intended for physicians performing bone densitometry or considering osteoporosis assessment. This activity was presented by Dr. Michael Cromer, Physician/Owner of Northwest Family Medical Center in Tampa, FL.

This webinar is for educational purposes only and no credits are associated with this program. To view, click here.

DXA Update:

DXA Update: New Applications in the Diagnosis of Osteoporosis and Vertebral Fractures Originally held on September 13, 2011, this certified one-hour live webinar is for radiologists, radiologic technologists, and other healthcare professionals who treat and manage patients with osteoporosis. The activity was presented by Dr. Leon Lenchik, Associate Professor of Radiology
Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Center.

Physicians: PIM designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(tm).
Radiologic Technologists: The program has been approved for 1.0 hour of ARRT Category A continuing education credit by ASRT.

Program archived and available for CME and CE credit on the IPCME website - Click here.

DXA-101: The Basics of Bone Densitometry
DXA-101: The Basics of Bone Densitometry is an approved ASRT course for technologists or operators who wish to earn one (1) Continuing Education Credit (CEU). This one hour online course covers the theory and technology of Bone Densitometry. The participant will be able to view the course and take a quiz at the end to earn CAT A 1 CEU. Please click here to enroll in the DXA-101: The Basics of Bone Densitometry course. For questions or concerns, please email DXAtechtraining@hologic.com.

 

DXA and Body Composition: Emerging Clinical Applications
Originally held On February 15, 2012, this certified one-hour live webinar is for radiologists, radiologic technologists, geriatricians, bariatricians, primary care physicians, and healthcare professionals who work with obese and elderly patients. The activity was presented by Steven M. Petak, MD, MACE, JD, FCLM, Director of the Osteoporosis Center and Bone Densitometry Unit and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. The program will assess the role of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) in the evaluation of body composition and identify the patient populations that would best benefit from body composition analysis.
Physicians: PIM designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(tm).
Radiologic Technologists: This program has been approved for 1.0 hour of ARRT Category A+ continuing education credit by the ASRT.

Program archived and available for CME and CE credit on the ICPME website - Click here.

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