Optimizing Management of
High Risk Osteoporosis
Webcast CME Disclosure
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Method of Physician Participation Utilized in Learning Process
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period June 14, 2012 through June 14, 2014 participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; 2) study the educational activity, and are expected to view all five segments totaling 2 hours and 47 minutes to successfully complete the activity and earn CME credit; 3) register and complete the evaluation form and post-test; 4) score 100% on the post-test; and 5) print out your CME certificate.
Time to Complete Educational Activity
In this web-based program, physicians will learn how recent advances in basic and clinical research have helped to advance the understanding of treatment advances osteoporosis.
June 14, 2012
June 14, 2014
This program is intended for all rheumatology specialists, endocrinology specialists, osteoporosis specialists, bone metabolism specialists, biologics-focused clinical pharmacists, Internal medicine specialists with osteoporosis clinical focus, and other specialists treating osteoporosis
Enrollment for this WebCAST is complimentary, and clinicians are invited to participate in this CME-certified WebCAST and/or share this invitation with other colleagues, departmental staff members, and healthcare professionals.
Supported by an
Independent Educational Grant
Physician Continuing Education
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of The University of Massachusetts Medical School, Office of CME and CMEducation Resources, LLC. The University of Massachusetts Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Massachusetts Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Medical School to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical School are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials
Program Faculty and Disclosure
MONE ZAIDI, MD, PhD, FRCP, Hon MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, The Mount Sinai Bone Program
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY
Speaker's Bureau: Amgen
Grant/Research Support: NIH
ROBERTO CIVITELLI, MD
Sydney M. & Stella H. Schoenberg Professor of Medicine
Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, and Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief, Division of Bone and Mineral Diseases
Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Bone and Mineral Diseases
The Bone Health Program
St. Louis, MO
Speaker's Bureau: Amgen
Grant/Research Support: Pfizer, Amgen
Stock Shareholder: Eli-Lilly, Merck & Co., Amgen
SOL EPSTEIN, MD
Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Speaker's Bureau: Merck, Amgen
Other: Book Editing Royalties Elsevier Publishing
SUNIL J. WIMALAWANSA, MD, PhD, MBA
Professor of Medicine; Director of Regional Osteoporosis Center
UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Professor of Medicine/Endocrinology
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ
Speaker's Bureau: Amgen
Program Managers and Web Editor Disclosure
Program Manager Gideon Bosker, MD has nothing to disclose.
Program Reviewer Denise Leary has nothing to disclose.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should:
- Develop a more rigorous scientific understanding and become more clinically proficient at implementing established and new strategies for treating postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who are at high risk for fracture
- Better understand how to risk stratify postmenopausal women with osteoporosis to determine their risk for future fracture based on such factors as history of previous osteoporotic fracture, and other FRAX®-linked features that place them at high risk for fractures
- Better understand how to assess treatment failure in postmenopausal women on osteoporosis therapeutic regimens; and, become more clinically proficient at implementing evidence-based strategies, using injectable agents, in patients who are responding sub-optimally to osteoporosis treatment
- Become more clinically proficient at evaluating patients whose medication compliance, persistence, and/or regimen adherence are compromised by intolerance and/or adverse side effects to osteoporosis therapy
- Become more clinically proficient at aligning approved therapies, including injectable therapies, for postmenopausal osteoporosis with specific clinical profiles based on risk for fractures
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