ISCD & IOF Osteoporosis Essentials Course and Canadian Update on Skeletal Imaging*


Start 10 April, 2021 at 10 AM

End 11 April, 2021 at 2 30 PM


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An International Course of the ISCD and IOF for Physicians and Technologists

Co-Developed with OC, CAR, CAMRT, CANM & OAMRS

Saturday April 10, 2021 • Virtual Meeting
Practicing physician $400

Saturday April 10, 2021 & Sunday April 11, 2021
Non-Member $359
OAMRS and CAMRT Members $299

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Download the ISCD IOF Brochure 2021


The Osteoporosis Essentials Bone Densitometry course by the ISCD (InternationalSociety of Clinical Densitometry) and IOF (International Osteoporosis Foundation)and Update on Skeletal Imaging presents the state of the art for skeletal health assessment by leading national and international faculty. Advances in the diagnosis and monitoring of osteoporosis and fracture risk assessment are presented. An advanced curriculum will be presented for both physicians and technologists providing the tools for achieving excellence in skeletal health assessment including optimal BMD scan acquisition, interpretation, reporting and application of DXA technology. The limitations of DXA technology in the diagnosis and monitoring of skeletal health in pre and postmenopausal women, men and children will be presented. Common pitfalls in interpretation will be reviewed. The clinical utility of bone densitometry and quality assurance of this modality will be reviewed.


Target Audience

Dual track content has been designed for physicians including radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians and medical specialists as well as technologists.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize and report fragility fractures and know impact on fracture risk assessment
  • Evaluate fracture risk utilizing advances in skeletal imaging
  • Integrate trabecular bone score with BMD andFRAX in evaluating fracture risk
  • Recognize early radiographic features of atypical femoral fractures

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