Hartford, CT – Quality Bone Densitometry For Technologists
June 5, 2021 - June 7, 2021
Quality Bone Densitometry: Performance, Interpretation, and Clinical Application for Technologists
An Osteoporosis Essentials Course of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry & International Osteoporosis Foundation
The core elements of this program focus on performing quality DXA scans, dissecting the data and applying this knowledge to a technologist’s role in patient care. This course, which focuses on quality DXA, is innovative, interactive and informative. The course emphasizes technical excellence in the performance, analysis, and troubleshooting of bone densitometry scans. The course will provide standard practices and applications to raise the quality of DXA scan procedures and their impact on patient care. This is achieved by enhancing awareness of the technical expertise involved in performing bone densitometry and applying protocols to address everyday challenges. The course focuses on the considerable impact that a technologist plays in the delivery of quality DXA, and how that influences patient management.
Prerequisite and Optional videos are included in the registration fees. Access to that content will be made available to registered participants 30 days prior to the course start date through the ISCD online education portal.
Target Audience: The course is most appropriate for those involved in the performance of DXA scans and open to any health professional performing these scans.
Course Schedule: Full Course Schedule & Objectives listed on course website
The course is divided into two days, each with a separate focus and set of objectives.
DAY 1 – The Importance of the Technologist in patient care and quality performance of DXA Scans.
DAY 2 – The Importance of Understanding and Applying the Science and Language of Densitometry
Course Credit: This Activity is approved by ASRT for 11.50 Category A continuing education credits.
Registration for this event will be available in December 2020.