Individualizing Treatment Strategies
for the Management of Osteoporosis
CME/CNE Dinner Symposium at the Congress of Clinical Rheumatology 2019
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.
Rheumatologists, physicians, internists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare providers that are involved in the management of osteoporosis.
Alan L. Epstein, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Attending Physician, Pennsylvania Hospital
N. Lawrence Edwards, MD
UF Health Shands Hospital
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
Director, Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs)
Director, Center of Research Translation (CORT) in Gout and Hyperuricem
Beth Kitchin PhD, RDN
Assistant Professor Nutrition Sciences
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Patient Educator UAB Osteoporosis Prevention & Treatment Clinic
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.
This activity has been supported by an independent educational grant from Radius Health, Inc.
*This program is not part of the official Congress of Clinical Rheumatology 2019.