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Los Angeles, CA – Quality Bone Densitometry For Technologists

August 3 - August 4

Details

Start:
August 3
End:
August 4

Organizer

International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD)
Phone:
860-259-1000
Email:
education@iscd.org
Website:
www.iscd.org

Other

Hotel Reservation Link
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Hotel Reservation Cutoff Date
July 19, 2019
Online Event Registration Link
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Venue

Embassy Suites by Hilton Los Angeles Airport South
1440 East Imperial Avenue El Segundo, CA 90245 United States + Google Map

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 and objectives can be found by clicking the following button. The course is divided into two days, each with a separate focus and set of objectives.
Course Schedule

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.

Course Registration Fees

 Member RateNon-Member Rate
Standard Rate$325$425
Late Rate$425$475
  • Standard Registration Rate- registration received on or before 11:59 pm EST on July 2, 2019.
  • Late Registration Rate- registration received on or after July 3, 2019.
  • Refund Request Deadline (see policy below) – July 2, 2019.

Course Policies

 Policy on Commercial Support and Conflict of Interest

The ISCD maintains a policy on the use of commercial support, which ensures that all educational activities sponsored by the ISCD provide in-depth presentations that are fair, balanced, independent, and scientifically rigorous. All faculty and planners are required to complete a Conflict of Interest form. This information will be made available through course syllabus materials.

 Disclaimer

The information and suggestions presented at the courses, seminars and other programs sponsored by ISCD and other collaborating societies are subject to change and therefore should serve only as a foundation for further investigation and study. Any forms presented at our seminars or programs are samples only and are not necessarily authoritative. All information, procedures, and forms contained or used in such seminars or programs should serve only as a guide for use in specific situations.

Attendance Cancellation Policy

All changes in registration must be made in writing to education@iscd.org. Cancellations received 30 days prior to the start of the program are eligible for a full refund minus $50 administrative fee. Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the start of the course will not be refunded.

 Course Changes or Cancellations

ISCD reserves the right to cancel the program, change dates and/or meeting location. If a program is canceled, all program fees will be refunded automatically unless the registered participant elects to transfer to another program Participants will be notified of any changes within 21 days of the course start date.

Travel Cancellations Disclaimer

ISCD does not assume responsibility for registrants’ travel or hotel expenses. ISCD recommends that transportation arrangements be made no sooner than 21 days before the course date.

Disability Compliance

The ISCD fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require special accommodations to participate fully in the ISCD program, please contact us as soon as possible so we can make appropriate accommodations.  You can make accommodation requests by calling 860.259.1000 ext 100 or send via email to education@iscd.org.