Program

ISO18 Schedule at a Glance

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*This is a tentative agenda, speakers and topics subject to change.

 

2019-05-15
2019-05-15
2019-05-16
2019-05-16
Mardi Gras E, F, G & H
2019-05-17
2019-05-17
2019-05-18
2019-05-18
Mardi Gras E, F, G & H
08:00 - 12:00
Bone Basics Course for Providers and Patients

Bone Basics: From Testing to Treatment – What You Need to Know to be an Informed Provider and Patient

 

This exciting half-day symposium will cover essential information for all healthcare professionals, but with a focus on primary care as well as residents/fellows. This session is also open to the public. Learn about interpreting DXA, osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis, treatment – and enjoy a cheese tasting and discussion on the importance of calcium and other nutrients important for bone health. Topics and faculty for this session include:

  • Osteoporosis by the Numbers – Nicole Wright, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, UAB School of Public Health
  • Mini Tone Your Bones Class – Sarah Morgan, MD, M, RD, FADA, FACP, CCD, Professor Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Alabama Birmingham and Beth Kitchin, PhD, RDN, Assistant Professor, Nutrition Sciences, Patient Educator, UAB Osteoporosis Clinic,University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Bone Density Testing – Larry Jankowski, Chief DXA Technologist, Illinois Bone and Joint Institute
  • Becoming Your Own Advocate – Dr. Wright
  • Hot Topics in Osteoporosis – Dr. Morgan
  • Special Cheese Tasting and Presentation –by Venissimo Cheese

 

Presenters: Sarah L. Morgan, MD; Beth Kitchin, PhD; Nicole Wright, PhD; Larry Jankowski, CBDT

13:00 - 17:00
FLS Basic Course

Presenters: Andrea J. Singer, MD; Susan V. Bukata, MD; Dudley A. Phipps, PA-C; Laila S. Tabatabai, MD; Susan L. Greenspan, MD; Anne F. Lake, NP; Freda Hannafon, NP; Deborah M. Kado, MD

13:00 - 17:00
BoneFit Basics and Clinical Workshop – Day 1

BoneFitTM is an evidence-informed exercise training workshop, designed for healthcare professionals and exercise practitioners to provide training on the most appropriate, safe and effective methods to prescribe and progress exercise for people with osteoporosis. BoneFitTM Basics is aimed at exercise and fitness professional working in the community with uncomplicated osteoporosis clients. It will take place on Wednesday, May 15th from 1:00-5:00 PM and Thursday, May 16th from 8:00 AM-12:00 PM. BoneFitTM Clinical is aimed at rehabilitation professionals working in a clinical environment with simple or complex osteoporosis clients. It will take place on Wednesday, May 15th from 1:00-5:00 PM and Thursday, May 16th from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM. Physical Therapists will be eligible for 3 hours of CEUs upon completion of the Clinical course.

13:00 - 17:00
FLS Advanced Course

Presenters: Andrea J. Singer, MD; Susan V. Bukata, MD; Dudley A. Phipps, PA-C; Laila S. Tabatabai, MD; Susan L. Greenspan, MD; Anne F. Lake, NP; Freda Hannafon, NP; Deborah M. Kado, MD

07:15 - 08:00
In the Clinic
  1. Topic: DXA: Your questions answered; Presenter: Larry Jankowski, CBDT
  2. Topic: Running an osteoporosis service in an orthopedic practice; Presenter: Dudley A. Phipps, PA-C; Anne F. Lake, NP
07:30 - 08:00
Break
08:00 - 12:00
BoneFit Basics and Clinical Workshop – Day 2

BoneFitTM is an evidence-informed exercise training workshop, designed for healthcare professionals and exercise practitioners to provide training on the most appropriate, safe and effective methods to prescribe and progress exercise for people with osteoporosis. BoneFitTM Basics is aimed at exercise and fitness professional working in the community with uncomplicated osteoporosis clients. It will take place on Wednesday, May 15th from 1:00-5:00 PM and Thursday, May 16th from 8:00 AM-12:00 PM. BoneFitTM Clinical is aimed at rehabilitation professionals working in a clinical environment with simple or complex osteoporosis clients. It will take place on Wednesday, May 15th from 1:00-5:00 PM and Thursday, May 16th from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.

08:00 - 08:15
Conference Welcome

Topic: Opening Remarks/Introduce Keynote/Introduce Raisz Lecture Award

Presenters: Elizabeth Thompson, Susan V. Bukata, M.D; Andrea J. Singer, MD; Susan L. Greenspan, MD

08:15 - 09:15
Opening Keynote Session

Topic: The Happiness Paradox: What Your Patients Know that You Might Not

Presenter: John Leland

09:15 - 10:00
Plenary 1

RAISZ Lecture – Bone Health and Osteoporosis in Long-term Cancer Survivors

Presenter: Robert F. Gagel, MD

10:00 - 10:30
Break
10:30 - 11:30
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Sessions:

  1. Topic: Vitamin D – results from VITAL: what the clinician needs to know; Presenter: Neil C. Binkley, MD
  2. Topic: Right Fix, Right Age, Wrong Fracture; Presenters: Susan V. Bukata, MD; E. Jeffrey Donner, MD
  3. Topic: Improving Outcomes in the Patient who has had vertebral fractures; Presenter: Douglas Beall, MD
11:45 - 13:00
Lunch

Topic: Management of Vertebral Compression Fractures (VCF): Understanding VCF clinical care pathway developed by a multispecialty panel using the RAND™/UCLA Appropriateness Method Sponsored by Medtronic

Speakers: Joshua A. Hirsch, MD, FACR, FSIR, FSNIS; Steven Wai Ing, MD MSCE

12:00 - 17:00
BoneFit Clinical Workshop – Day 2 continued

BoneFitTM is an evidence-informed exercise training workshop, designed for healthcare professionals and exercise practitioners to provide training on the most appropriate, safe and effective methods to prescribe and progress exercise for people with osteoporosis. BoneFitTM Basics is aimed at exercise and fitness professional working in the community with uncomplicated osteoporosis clients. It will take place on Wednesday, May 15th from 1:00-5:00 PM and Thursday, May 16th from 8:00 AM-12:00 PM. BoneFitTM Clinical is aimed at rehabilitation professionals working in a clinical environment with simple or complex osteoporosis clients. It will take place on Wednesday, May 15th from 1:00-5:00 PM and Thursday, May 16th from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.

13:15 - 14:15
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Sessions:

  1. Topic: Epidemiology Topics – Ethnic differences in OP and in treating OP; Presenters: E. Michael Lewiecki & AMMOM
  2. Topic: DXA Trouble Shooting; Presenters: Larry Jankowski, CBDT; Sarah L. Morgan, MD

 

14:15 - 14:45
Break
14:45 - 15:30
Plenary 2

Topic: Osteoporosis Treatment in 2019: Focus on Anabolics (Panel)

Presenter: Felicia Cosman, MD

15:30 - 16:30
Plenary 3

Topic: Efficacy and Safety of Vertebral Augmentation

Debate/Panel Moderator: Susan Bukata

Presenters: Douglas Beall, MD; E. Jeffrey Donner, MD

17:00 - 18:00
Expert Theater Sponsored by Amgen

Topic: Biology of Sclerostin

Speaker: E. Michael Lewiecki, MD

07:15 - 08:00
In the Clinic
  1. Topic: FLS Topic; Presenter: Freda Hannafon, NP
  2. Topic: Diet and nutrition; Presenters: Sarah L. Morgan, MD; Beth Kitchin, PhD
  3. Topic: Treatment Conundrums; Presenter: Kenneth W. Lyles, MD
07:30 - 08:00
Break
08:00 - 09:00
Plenary 4

Topic: ONJ and dental health issues; recent white paper

Presenter: Tara L. Aghaloo, DDS, MD, PhD

09:00 - 09:45
Plenary 5

Topic: Case based panel discussion

Presenters: Felicia Cosman, MD; Steven Harris, MD

09:45 - 10:15
Break
10:30 - 11:30
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Sessions: 

  1. Topic: Wrist fractures and recommendations; Presenter: Carolyn J. Crandall, MD
  2. Topic: Pre-op bone assessments and optimizations; Presenter: Susan V. Bukata, MD
  3. Topic: Emerging technologies, Expanded uses of current technologies/DXA; Presenter: Neil C. Binkley, MD
11:45 - 13:00
Rare Bone Disease Alliance Lunch (co-sponsored by NOF and Rare Bone Disease Alliance)

Presenters: Frederick R. Singer, MD; Susan V. Bukata, MD

13:15 - 14:15
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Sessions: 

  1. Topic: Secondary Causes of Osteoporosis – A practical approach to the patient in the office; Presenter: Heather L. Hofflich, DO
  2. Topic: How do you manage side effects of osteoporosis medications – science and practical advice; Presenter: Kenneth W. Lyles, MD
  3. Topic: Bone modeling: an old idea revisited with implications for osteoporosis treatment; Presenter: David W. Dempster, PhD, FRMS
14:30 - 15:15
Plenary 6

Topic: Nutrition and osteoporosis – focus on low carb/Keto diet/intermittent fasting/other hot diets and how they effect bone health

Presenter: Deborah Sellmeyer, MD

15:15 - 15:45
Break
15:45 - 16:45
Plenary 7

Topic: Bariatric Surgery and Osteoporosis

Presenter: Elaine W. Yu, MD

08:30 - 09:00
Break
09:00 - 09:45
Plenary 8

Topic: Hyperparathyroidism (including normocalcemic hyperparathyroidism)

Presenter: Natalie E. Cusano, MD

 

10:00 - 11:00
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Sessions: 

  1. Topic: Challenge the Experts – Difficult Cases in Osteoporosis (Cases submitted prior to meeting); Presenters: Panel of Experts
  2. Topic: Stress fractures (for patients in mid-20s to mid-60s); Presenter: Kathryn Ackerman, MD
11:15 - 12:15
Closing Plenary

Topic: Year in Review (and Beyond) – Panel presentation (5-6 members) on highlights of the most important paper he/she has read in the last year

Presenters: Andrea J. Singer, MD; Susan V. Bukata, MD; Susan L. Greenspan, MD; Steven Harris, MD; E. Michael Lewiecki, MD

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Symposium Purpose

ISO18, hosted by NOF 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 ISO18 is designed to provide targeted opportunities for presenting the latest information in the research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and advances in and osteoporosis.

ISO18 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.

TARGET AUDIENCE

ISO18 is designed for healthcare professionals with an interest in osteoporosis and bone health across the lifespan, including those working in family practice, endocrinology, rheumatology, orthopedics, obstetrics/gynecology, radiology, physical and occupational therapy, public health and research. These include:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Dietitians
  • Radiology technologists
  • Physical therapists
  • Exercise physiologists
  • Occupational therapists

OVERALL OUTCOME OBJECTIVES

After participating in the ISO18 participants should be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of a coordinated approach to patient care for treating osteoporosis, caring for post-fracture patients and preventing secondary fractures
  • Perform appropriate clinical assessments to properly assess fracture risk and diagnose osteoporosis
  • Utilize primary, secondary and tertiary treatment modalities for osteoporosis across the continuum of care
  • Apply clinical decision-making tools for osteoporosis management within the clinical practice environment
  • Differentiate among FDA-approved medications and select appropriate therapies as indicated
  • Determine treatment options that consider the etiology of bone loss, including secondary conditions
  • Modify exercise routines appropriately for overall bone health and skeletal protection
  • Provide evidence-based patient counseling regarding the risks and benefits of calcium and vitamin D and other functional nutritional needs for better bone health
  • Appropriately assess fall risk and implement measures to reduce falls
  • Implement patient and consumer education programs within their practice and community
  • Comprehend emerging science and its effect on the future of osteoporosis care

Continuing Education Information

FOR PHYSICIANS

The National Osteoporosis Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The National Osteoporosis Foundation designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 24.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • FLS Workshop: 4.5 credits (maximum)
  • FLS Advanced Workshop: 4.5 credits (maximum)
  • Nutrition Workshop: 4.0  credits (maximum)
  • Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis 2015: 20 credits (maximum)

 

FOR FAMILY PHYSICIANS

Application has been made to the American Academy of Family Physicians for 24.5 Elective Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

FOR NURSES & NURSE PRACTITIONERS

The National Osteoporosis Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  The National Osteoporosis Foundation designates this activity for 24.5 continuing nursing education contact hours

  • FLS Workshop: 4.5 credits (maximum)
  • FLS Advanced Workshop: 4.5 credits (maximum)
  • Nutrition Workshop: 4.0  credits (maximum)
  • Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis 2015: 20 credits (maximum)

 

FOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

Application has been made to the American Academy of Physician Assistants for accreditation of this live educational activity for 24. 5 credits. Physician assistants should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.

This program was planned in accordance with AAPA’s CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.

 

FOR PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

Application has been made to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) for accreditation of this activity.  FSBPT accreditation is accepted by the physical therapy regulatory boards/agencies in certain U.S. jurisdictions. The request has been made for approval for this live educational activity for  24.5 CEUs.

 

FOR RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGISTS

Application will be made to the American Society of Radiologic Technologists for approval of this activity for continuing education credit.

 

FOR ALL OTHER MEMBERS OF THE BONE HEALTH TEAM

A certificate of attendance will be provided on-site to all other health care professionals requesting credits in accordance with state licensing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.