Course Faculty: BBC Board Members (P. Bergmann, J.J. Body, O. Bruyère, E. Cavalier, E. Gielen, S. Goemaere, J.M. Kaufman, S. Rozenberg).
Optional web-based attestation exam (not included in inscription fee).
15-16 December, 2017
Rue Haute / Hoogstraat 322
CME credits for physicians are in process.
|Friday, 15 December, 2017|
|Chairmen: S. Rozenberg (ULB), O. Bruyère (ULg)||Chairmen: S. Goemaere (UG), H. Borghs (KU Leuven)|
|13.00 Welcome – Registrations|
|17.00-19.00||Lectures for Physicians||17.00-19.00||Lectures for Technicians|
|17.00||Use of Bone Densitometry for the Diagnosis of Osteoporosis – S. Rozenberg (ULB)||17.00||Principles of DXA Scan Interpretation - M. Dejaeger (KUL)|
|18.00||Clinical Evaluation of Bone Health – P. Bergmann (ULB)||18.00||Quality Assurance - H. Borghs (KUL)|
|Saturday, 16 December, 2017|
|Chairmen: E. Cavalier (ULg), J.M. Kaufman (UG)||Chairmen: M. Laurent (KUL), P. Bergmann (ULB)|
|09.00-18.00||Lectures for Physicians||09.00-18.00||Lectures for Technicians|
|09.00||Fracture Risk Assessment – M. Laurent (KUL)||09.00||Role of the Technologist - H. Borghs (KU Leuven)|
|10.00||Monitoring Treatment of Osteoporosis – S. Rozenberg (ULB)||10.00||Anatomy, Positioning, Acquisition – Spine - to be confirmed|
|11.00||Clinical Management Part 1: Non-Pharmacologic, Estrogen & SERM Treatment – O. Bruyère (ULg)||11.00||Anatomy, Positioning, Acquisition – Femur & Forearm – J. Delahaye (UG)|
|12.00||Clinical Management Part 2 : Pharmacologic Treatment Continued – J.J. Body (ULB)||10.00||Vertebral Fracture Assessment - S. Goemaere (UG)|
|14.00||Clinical Management Part 3 : Further Pharmacologic Treatment Considerations – J.M. Kaufman (UG)||14.00||Scan Analysis – B. Lapauw (UG)|
|15.00||Principles of DXA Scan Interpretation – B. Lapauw (UG)||15.00||Clinical Management of the Osteoporosic Patient - E. Cavalier (ULg)|
|16.00||Principles of DXA Scan Reporting – P. Bergmann||16.00||Case-based Clinical Application – M. Dejaeger (KUL)|
|17.00||Cases for Discussion – E. Cavalier (ULg), J.M. Kaufman (UG)||15.00||Clinical Case Review - P. Bergmann (ULB), M. Laurent (KUL)|