Osteoporosis Essentials: Densitometry, diagnosis and management Singapore 2016

Osteoporosis Essentials: Densitometry, diagnosis and management Singapore 2016

November 2 - 3, 2016

Course Directors

Dr Manju Chandran, Director and Senior Consultant, Osteoporosis & Bone Metabolism Unit, Department of Endocrinology, Singapore General Hospital, Chairperson, Chapter of Endocrinologists, Academy of Medicine Singapore, Singapore

Dr Joon-Kiong Lee, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Assunta Hospital/Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, President, Osteoporosis Awareness Society of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Faculty

Dr Wong Wai Yin, Senior Consultant, Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET, Singapore General Hospital

Prof René Rizzoli, Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Former Head of the Service of Bone Diseases, University Hospital of Geneva

Learning Objectives

After attending the course, participants should be better prepared to:

  • Describe relevant history and physical findings to identify patients at risk for fracture
  • Describe the radiologic findings in patients with osteoporosis including the utility of vertebral fracture assessment
  • Describe the use of non-pharmacologic therapy (exercise, calcium, vitamin D) for the management of osteoporosis
  • List the pharmacologic options available for the treatment of osteoporosis and their mechanism of action
  • Explain the evidence regarding the use of combining pharmacologic agents in osteoporosis treatment

Accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), local CME in application. Read more here

Interested in staying on for the 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting in Singapore from November 4-6, 2016? Special combi-registration rates are available!