Utility of DXA Monitoring in Clinical Practice (On Demand)
Activity approved for 1.00 ASRT Category A Credits
Activity approved for up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Activity Expires June 1, 2024
DXA is critical to the assessment and management of patients with osteoporosis. We will review the current evidence on the benefits and limitations of serial DXA assessment in clinical practice.
Learning Objectives:1. List ISCD positions related to least significant change (LSC) for monitoring BMD change. 2. Explain the benefits and controversies in BMD monitoring of untreated patients. 3. Explain the benefits and controversies in BMD monitoring of patients receiving anti-osteoporosis therapy.
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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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
The International Society for Clinical Densitometry designates this enduring educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 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 has been approved by ASRT for 1.00 Category A continuing education credits.
Date of Original Release and most recent Review or Update
This activity was most recently reviewed and released on April 18, 2023, and will expire on June 1, 2024.
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
Fiore Barbini - No Financial Relationships to Disclose
Jill Seely, BS, CAHI, CMA - No Financial Relationships to Disclose
Harold Rosen, MD, CCD - No Financial Relationships to Disclose
Course Content Reviewers
Wendy Tolman-Andrews - No Financial Relationships to Disclose
Dr William Leslie, MD, FRCPC, MSc, CCD - No Financial Relationships to Disclose
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