Program

Symposium Purpose
Clinical Osteoporosis 2017 (CO17), hosted by the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD), provides the most current, clinically relevant and evidence-based information on skeletal health assessment and the prevention, diagnosis, treatment of   osteoporosis.

The educational program of CO17 is designed to provide targeted opportunities for presenting the latest information in the research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and advances in bone densitometry and osteoporosis.

CO17 is unique in that it is the only professional meeting that encompasses all medical disciplines and specialties involved in the skeletal health assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients with, or at risk for, osteoporosis and related fractures.

Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis & Densitometry

Schedule at a Glance – Subject to Change*

Tuesday, April 18

11:00am-6:00pm ISCD – Quality Bone Densitometry Course for Clinicians (separate registration required)
11:00am-6:00pm ISCD – Quality Bone Densitometry Course for Technologists (separate registration required)

 

Wednesday, April 19

7:30am-1:30pm ISCD – Quality Bone Densitometry Course for Clinicians (separate registration required)
7:30am-1:30pm ISCD – Quality Bone Densitometry Course for Technologists (separate registration required)
1:30pm-6:00pm NOF FLS Pre-Symposium Session (separate registration required)**
2:00pm-6:00pm ISCD-Vertebral Fracture Recognition Course (separate registration required)
2:00pm-6:00pm ISCD Certification Exam

 

Thursday, April 20

7:30am-8:00am Coffee with Exhibitors
8:00am-8:30am Welcome & Opening Remarks
Speaker: Kenneth Saag, MD, NOF President
Speaker: John Shepherd, PhD, ISCD Board Chair
8:30am-9:30am Closing the Osteoporosis Care Gap: Addressing the Crisis in Osteoporosis Care**
Speaker:  E. Michael Lewiecki, MD
9:30am-10:00am Break with Exhibitors
10:00am-11:00am Concurrent Session 1—Skeletal Development & Osteoporosis 101**
Speaker:  Sarah Morgan, MD
10:00am-11:00am Concurrent Session 2—Non-DXA Assessment of Skeletal Health
Speaker: John Shepherd, PhD
11:00am-11:30am Break with Exhibitors
11:30am-12:30pm Concurrent Session 3—DXA 101**
Speaker: Kate Queen, MD
11:30am-12:30pm Concurrent Session 4—Bone Health ECHO
Speaker: E. Michael Lewiecki, MD  
2:00pm-3:00pm Meet the Expert Session 1: Osteoporosis in Children
Speaker: Heidi Kecskemethy, MS Ed, CBDT
2:00pm-3:00pm Meet the Expert Session 2: Challenging DXA Cases**
Speaker: Diane Krueger BS, CBDT
Speaker: Christopher Shuhart, MD
3:00pm-4:00pm Concurrent Session 5—Communicating Effectively About Osteoporosis and Fracture Risk**
Speaker: Andrea Singer, MD
3:00pm-4:00pm Concurrent Session 6—Distinguishing Good vs. Bad DXAs: Avoiding DXA Pitfalls
Speaker: John Carey, MB, BCh
4:00pm-4:30pm Break with Exhibitors
4:30pm-5:30pm Oral Abstracts**
5:30pm-6:30pm Concurrent Session 7—Educational Resources for Patient and Healthcare Professional Education**
Speaker: Susan Randall, MSN, FNP-BC
5:30pm-6:30pm Concurrent Session 8—Revisiting Diagnostic Criteria for Osteoporosis: implications for gaining awareness and therapy
Speaker: John Bilezikian, MD
6:30pm-7:30pm Reception with Exhibitors
7:30pm-9:30pm Evening Symposium: Monitoring Effectiveness of Treat to-Target Osteoporosis Interventions
Speaker: Steven Cummings, MD
Speaker: E. Michael Lewiecki, MD
Speaker: Kenneth Saag, MD

 

Friday, April 21

7:00am-8:30am ISCD Business Meeting & Awards
7:30am-8:30am Coffee with Exhibitors
8:30am-9:30am Meet the Expert Session 3—Drug-induced OP**
Speaker: Kenneth Saag, MD
8:30am-9:30am Meet the Expert Session 4—Non-BMD DXA Measurements
Speaker: Rob Blank, MD, PhD
9:30am-10:30am Goal-directed Treatment for Osteoporosis**
Speaker: Felicia Cosman, MD
10:30am-11:00am Break with Exhibitors
11:00am-12:00pm Concurrent Session 9—Treatment Safety and Risk Communication**
Speaker: Angela Cheung, MD
11:00am-12:00pm Concurrent Session 10—Transitioning to Adult Care
Speaker: Michael Levine, MD
12:00pm-2:00pm Product Theater – Understanding Mortality Risk in Patients with Vertebral Compression Fractures
2:00pm-3:00pm Meet the Expert Session 5: Treating OP in Patients w/ Special considerations
Speaker: Paul Miller, MD
Speaker: Robert Adler, MD
2:00pm-3:00pm Meet the Expert Session 6: Integrating Resources, Best Practices and Guidelines in Osteoporosis Care**
Speaker: Anne Lake, DNP, FNP-BC
3:00pm-3:30pm Break with Exhibitors
3:30pm-4:45pm Drug Treatment Update**
Speaker: Paul Miller, MD
4:45pm-5:45pm Concurrent Session 11—Alternative/Complementary Treatments
Speaker: Steve Harris, MD
4:45pm-5:45pm Concurrent Session 12—Quality Matters**
Speaker: David Lee, MPA
Speaker: Anne Lake, DNP, FNP-BC

 

Saturday, April 22

7:00am-8:30am ISCD  JCD Editorial Board Breakfast
7:30am-8:30am Coffee with Exhibitors
8:45am-9:45am Meet the Expert Session 8: Physical Activity, Yoga, Pilates, and Tai Chi**
Speaker: Sherri Betz, PT
Speaker: Karen Kemmis, DPT
8:45am-9:45am Meet the Experts Session 9: Challenging Pediatric Cases
Speaker: Heidi Kecskemethy, MS Ed, CBDT
Speaker: Michael Levine, MD
10:00am-11:00am Concurrent Session 13—Assessing and Managing Pain**
Speaker: Mary Oates, MD
10:00am-11:00am Concurrent Session 14—Calcium & CV Disease
Speaker: Andrea Singer, MD
11:00am-11:30am Break
11:30am-12:30pm Non-Pharmacologic Treatment/Falls Prevention**
Speaker: Lora Giangregorio, PhD
12:30pm-12:45pm Final Thoughts & Wrap-Up
Speaker: E. Michael Lewiecki MD
Speaker: Rob Blank, MD, PhD
2:00pm-7:00pm ISCD-Post Conference DXA Body Composition Course (separate registration required)

**=FLS Pathway