Individualizing Treatment Strategies for the Management of Osteoporosis

Individualizing Treatment Strategies
for the Management of Osteoporosis

CME/CNE Dinner Symposium at the Congress of Clinical Rheumatology 2019

Event

CME/CNE Dinner Symposium at the Congress of Clinical Rheumatology 2019

Date

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
7:00 – 8:00 pm

Location

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa
Coastal A Ballroom


4000 S Sandestin Blvd
Miramar Beach, FL 32550

Overview

This CME/CNE dinner symposium during the Congress of Clinical Rheumatology 2019, moderated by Dr. Alan L. Epstein, will provide clinicians with an update regarding the treatment and management of osteoporosis. This includes an overview of osteoporosis in rheumatic diseases and the clinical relevance of current and emerging therapeutics in the osteoporosis treatment landscape. The faculty will discuss the role of patient education and diet in improving patient care and quality of life. Best practices for engaging the healthcare team to optimally treat and manage patient with osteoporosis will be reviewed through an interactive, interprofessional panel format.

Target Audience

Rheumatologists, physicians, internists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare providers that are involved in the management of osteoporosis.

Location

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa
Coastal A Ballroom
4000 S Sandestin Blvd
Miramar Beach, FL 32550

Agenda

7:00 – 7:05 pm: Welcome, Introductions and Pre-Test – Alan L. Epstein, MD

7:05 – 7:30 pm: Clinical Trial Update of Current and Emerging Therapeutics for the Treatment of Osteoporosis – Kenneth G. Saag, MD, MSc

7:30-7:45 pm: The Role of Patient Education and Diet to Improve Care of Patients with Osteoporosis – Beth Kitchin, PhD, RDN

7:45-8:00 pm: Panel Discussion – Alan L. Epstein, MD; N. Lawrence Edwards, MD; Beth Kitchin, PhD, RDN; Kenneth G. Saag, MD, MSc

Educational Objectives

  1. Apply the role of osteoporosis in rheumatic diseases, including treatment strategies to improve outcomes
  2. Analyze clinical trial data for current and emerging therapeutics for the treatment of osteoporosis
  3. Collaborate in developing individualized treatment strategies to improve the quality of life in patients with osteoporosis, with an emphasis on the role of diet in modern day treatment

Chair

Alan L. Epstein, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Attending Physician, Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Faculty

N. Lawrence Edwards, MD
Rheumatologist
UF Health Shands Hospital
Gainesville, Florida

Kenneth G. Saag, MD, MSc
Jane Knight Lowe Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair, Department of Medicine
Director, Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education
(COERE)
Director, Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs)
Director, Center of Research Translation (CORT) in Gout and Hyperuricem
Birmingham, Alabama

Beth Kitchin PhD, RDN
Assistant Professor Nutrition Sciences
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Patient Educator UAB Osteoporosis Prevention & Treatment Clinic
Birmingham, Alabama

Accreditation Statement

Joint

In support of improving patient care, AcademicCME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

 

Credit Designation Statements

AcademicCME designates this live material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AcademicCME designates this live material for a maximum of 1.0 CNE contact hour. AcademicCME’s ANCC provider number is P0491.

CE Inquiries/Special Needs

For all CME/CNE inquiries or special needs, please contact [email protected] or 610-687-3300.

Financial Support

This activity has been supported by an independent educational grant from Radius Health, Inc.

 

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*This program is not part of the official Congress of Clinical Rheumatology 2019.