This session describes the various technologies that are used in clinical settings to assess bone health.
This continuing education activity is intended for use by health professionals who participate in the care of patients at risk for or suffering from osteoporosis, in the areas of primary care, endocrinology, geriatrics, gynecology, internal medicine, obstetrics, orthopedics, osteopathy, pediatrics, physiatry, radiology, rheumatology and physical therapy.
This includes physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, technologists, researchers, public health professionals and health educators with an interest in osteoporosis and bone health.
1. Describe technology and clinical applications of the Trabecular Bone Score (TBS).
2. Describe the technology and clinical applications of the Biomechanical Computed Tomography (BCT).
3. Describe the technology and clinical applications of the HRpQCT.
4. Describe the technology and potential clinical applications of Pulse-Echo UltraSonography (PEUS).
5. Describe the technology and potential clinical applications of Radiofrequency Echographic Multi-Spectrometry (REMS).
6. Describe the technology and potential clinical applications of Impact Microindentation (IMI).
Irinel Stanciu, MD, FACE, CCD
Panorama Orthopedics & Spine Center
E. Michael Lewiecki, MD, FACP, FACE, FASBMR, CCD
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
New Mexico Clinical Research & Osteoporosis Center
Disclosures-Irinel Stanciu, MD, FACE, CCD
Member of speaker bureau for Radius Health and Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Scientific advisory board for Ultragenyx
Principal investigator for research trials with Radius and Ultragenyx (research funds received by Panorama)
E. Michael Lewiecki, MD, FACP, FACE, FASBMR, CCDNo direct compensation from potentially conflicting entities
Employed by New Mexico Clinical Research & Osteoporosis Center, which has received the following in the past one year:
Research grant support from Amgen, Radius, Mereo
Consulting and scientific advisory board fees from Amgen, Radius, Alexion, Sandoz, Samsung Bioepis
Honoraria for speakers’ bureaus of Alexion, Radius
Support for project development with University of New Mexico
Royalties from UpToDate for sections on DXA, fracture risk assessment, and prevention of osteoporosis
Board positions with the NOF, ISCD, OFNM
Guideline committees with NOF, ISCD, AACE, NAMS
CME Program Eligibility
Method of Participation in the Learning Process: Clinician learners will view and analyze the subject matter, conduct additional informal research through related internet searches on the subject matter, and complete a post-test assessment of knowledge and skills gained as a result of the activity.
After participating in this activity, the reader has the option of taking a post-test with a passing grade of 70% or better to qualify for continuing education credit for this activity. It is estimated it will take 1.0 hour(s) to complete the reading and take the post-test. Continuing education credit will be available for two years from the date of publication.
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- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The National Osteoporosis Foundation is an approved Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) accredited CME provider through March 2023. ACCME accreditation accelerates learning, change and improvement in the field of osteoporosis. The National Osteoporosis Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The National Osteoporosis Foundation designates educational activities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 ANCCThe mission of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association (ANA), is to promote excellence in nursing and health care globally through credentialing programs. The National Osteoporosis Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The National Osteoporosis Foundation designates educational activities for continuing nursing education credit(s).
- 1.00 Participation
- 1.00 Participation/AttendanceA certificate of attendance will be provided to all other attending healthcare professionals. Nurse practitioners and physician assistants may request AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ certificate of participation. Please refer to your provider to determine whether this program will qualify for other categories of continuing education credits. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) also accepts educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education (ACCME).