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ISCD Pediatric Bone Densitometry Course Presented by MTMI

October 21, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm


October 21, 2017
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Course Overview

ISCD is excited to offer this 4 hr. webinar in partnership with the Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI).
This course is an advanced densitometry course that provides an overview on obtaining and interpreting bone mineral density (BMD) measurements in children and adolescents. The definition of osteoporosis in pediatric patients, diagnosis and management of those patients and appropriate reporting of pediatric bone density results will be covered, as well as reviews of case studies. A review of peripheral quantitative tomography (pQCT) and other modalities to evaluate the peripheral skeleton will also be included.
The learner will be able to identify, recall and explain the proper bone mineral density assessment in children and adolescents, while also applying this knowledge to quality measurement tools and techniques, patient diagnosis, treatment and therapies.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this webinar, attendees will be able to:
-Identify children who are at risk for developing early bone loss and osteoporosis in accordance with the guidelines from the Pediatric Position Development Conference.
-Identify issues that arise in the assessment of skeletal health in children with chronic disease(s).
-Recall the recommendations from the Pediatric Position Development Conference for reporting densitometry results in pediatric patients.
-Explain the uses of measurement tools for acquiring bone densitometry assessments other than DXA.

1. Definition of Osteoporosis in Children and Adolescence
2. Bone Mass Assessment in Children with Chronic Disease
3. Use of pQCT and Other Non-DXA Skeletal Assessment Tools in Children’s Hospital, Boston
4. Reporting of Pediatric Densitometry Results
5. Summary and Case Presentation

The webinar is designed for healthcare providers responsible for reading and interpreting DXA scans and other measurement tools in a pediatric setting, including specialists and generalists working in family medicine, general and internal medicine, rheumatology, endocrinology, radiology, physical and occupational therapy, and research, as well as technologists.

Course Registration Rates

Audience Price Early Price
Technologist $175.00 $125.00
Physician, PA, NP $325.00 $250.00

Early Pricing Guidelines

Qualifying ‘Early’ registrations must be made at least 4 days in advance for the program.

Cancellation Policy
Webinars less than 8 hours of credit
Refunds, minus a $15 processing fee, will be granted for cancellations received at least 3 days prior to the program. Cancellations received within 3 days of the webinar will receive a credit toward a future MTMI program, minus the $15 processing fee. No refunds will be made after the webinar starts. MTMI reserves the right to cancel any scheduled program because of low advance registration or other reasons. MTMI’s liability is limited to a refund of any program tuition paid. WEBINAR ATTENDEES that cannot log in due to unsolvable technical issues beyond their control will be eligible for a full refund.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
The Medical Technology Management Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Medical Technology Management Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

ASRT Category A CE Credits
Category A/A+ CE credit is pending approval by the ASRT. An application for 4 hours of credit for radiologic technologists recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states has been filed.