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Trabecular Bone Score (TBS) Introduction 2022

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Activity approved for 1.0 ASRT Category A Credits 
Activity approved for up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 
Activity Expires December 1, 2023

Trabecular Bone Score (TBS) has recently become an additional analysis that can be undertaken using the DXA scans. The purpose of this lecture is to provide an overview of TBS, along with guidance in the short term, before there is an official ISCD position statement developed at the next annual meeting (2023). 

Learning Objectives:

  1. A high-level overview of TBS and data supporting its use
  2. When and how TBS should be performed
  3. How TBS might be reported, and finally
  4. Consider the clinical use of TBS

Instructions: Clinicians and Technologists are required to answer a set of online test questions following the review of the video and will have up to three attempts to answer questions correctly before losing credit for the activity. Once the activity test has been passed (75% or higher), you will be asked to evaluate the activity online and then be allowed to claim credit and print certificates.

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ACCME Accreditation Statement: The International Society for Clinical Densitometry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to offer continuing medical education for physicians. This activity is provided by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry. For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact ISCD at +1.860.259.1000 or inquire at education@iscd.org.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ The International Society for Clinical Densitometry designates this enduring educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ASRT Credit Designation: This activity is approved by ASRT for 1.0 Category A continuing education credits.

Date of Original Release and most recent Review or Update: This activity was most recently reviewed and released on November 1, 2022, and will expire on December 1, 2023.

Deadline to Claim Credit: Participants must complete the activity, the activity survey, and claim credits before the activity expiration date.

Neil Binkley, MD, CCD

Professor of Medicine

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Neil Binkley earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin and subsequently trained in Internal Medicine at the Marshfield Clinic. After several years in private practice, he returned to the University of Wisconsin and completed a Geriatrics fellowship. He is a Professor in the Divisions of Geriatrics and Endocrinology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He is also Director of the UW Osteoporosis Clinical Research Program and Associate Director of the UW Institute on Aging. He is past President of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry, Associate Editor of Osteoporosis International and a member of the International Osteoporosis Foundation Committee of Scientific Advisors. His current research involves improvement in 25(OH)D measurement, evaluation of approaches to optimize assessment of vitamin D status, evaluation of functional assessment in older adults and the importance of sarcopenia in fracture risk. Dr. Binkley has published over 300 papers, served on expert committees and panels for AACE, ASBMR, IOF and ISCD.

Disclosures: Amgen: Consultant; Radius: Research Support

William Leslie, MD, MSc, CCD

Professor of Medicine and Radiology

University of Manitoba

Dr. Leslie is Professor of Medicine and Radiology at the University of Manitoba with over 450 peer-reviewed publications. His research interests are in fracture risk assessment, osteoporosis testing and other nuclear diagnostic techniques. He is Past President of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry, Past Chair of the Osteoporosis Canada Scientific Advisory Council, co-led the “2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines in Osteoporosis”, Director of the Manitoba Bone Density Program, and Co-Director of the Winnipeg PET Imaging Centre.

Disclosures: No relationships to disclose.

Course Planners and Managers

Campbell Macgregor - No Financial Relationships to Disclose

Course Content Reviewers

S. Kumar, MD, CCD -  No Financial Relationships to Disclose

Course Faculty and Content Authors

Dr Neil Binkley, MD - Amgen: Consultant; Radius: Research Support

Dr William Leslie, MD - No Financial Relationships to Disclose

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Trabecular Bone Score (TBS) Introduction 2022
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Please watch this TBS Introduction video created in Fall of 2022
Learning Assessment
8 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  6/8 points to pass
8 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  6/8 points to pass Please complete this learning assessment with at least 6 correct answers to gain your credits
Activity Survey
10 Questions
10 Questions Please complete this brief survey to provide ISCD with feedback on this activity and improve future offerings.
Continuing Education Certificate
Up to 1.00 medical credits available  |  No certificate available
Up to 1.00 medical credits available  |  No certificate available This component will allow the participant to claim the appropriate credit for the activity. You must complete the acknowledgment, video, and activity survey to be able to claim credits. Please note - certificates will be available via the ISCD website at myProfile -> myLearning -> ISCD education page - https://my.iscd.org/My-ISCD/My-Learning/ISCD-Education-Credits.
How To Access Your Certificate
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Open to view video. You can access your certificate on the ISCD website at myProfile -> myLearning -> ISCD education page - https://my.iscd.org/My-ISCD/My-Learning/ISCD-Education-Credits. View detailed instructions on the video.