Overview

Course Directors:

Jorge Soto, MD
Professor of Radiology,
Boston University School of Medicine

O. Clark West, MD, FACR
Professor and Vice Chair,
Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging,
The University of Texas Health Science Center at
Houston Medical School

Manickam “Nicks” Kumaravel, MD
Director, Musculoskeletal Imaging,
Sports, Orthopedic and Emergency Imaging,
The University of Texas Health Science Center at
Houston Medical School

Douglas S. Katz, MD, FACR
Director, Body CT and
Vice Chair, Department of Radiology,
Winthrop-University Hospital
Professor of Clinical Radiology,
SUNY at Stony Brook


Continuing Education


2 Days


Technologists


Intermediate


Classroom




Course Overview

This 2-day course is a comprehensive review of the role of bone densitometry in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. The course will cover the technology, clinical applications, interpretation of results, clinical procedures, handling of problem cases, safety, quality assurance and the establishment and operation of a bone densitometry service.

This course is appropriate for anyone wanting to learn about bone densitometry including technologists, physicians, managers and allied health personnel. It would also be useful for individuals from companies offering products related to bone densitometry. The course will be useful to those setting-up, managing or operating a bone densitometry service



Target Attendees:
Technologists, Physicians,Managers and Allied health personnel.

# of participants:
Maximum 20

Language:
English