Changing Body Composition: Using metabolic testing and DXA to improve fitness and health

 

Presented by Joseph B. Norris, MD, this webinar will review the current parameters used to measure health and fitness, discuss how DXA is different from traditional evaluations in measuring health and fitness, and describe how DXA and metabolic testing work together to improve patient health and well-being.

Provided by ICPME

 

Visceral Fat: The Invisible Health Risk


Presented by Vyvyane Loh, MD, this webinar awards 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™  for physicians and 1 Category A CE Credits for technologists.  Dr. Loh will review the advantages and disadvantages of anthropomorphic and imaging for quantifying fat volume and how to implement DEXA protocols to accurately quantify visceral fat volume.

Provided by ICPME

Understanding Body Composition Assessment with Visceral Fat: Online Course for Technologists


This online course awards .5 ARRT Category A Credit for technologists. The course will explain the differences between subcutaneous and visceral fat, body composition assessment concepts, and how it can be a useful tool in a facility.

Provided by Hologic

Osteoporosis Update 2015: It’s All About the Fractures

Presented by Ethel S. Siris, MD, this webinar awards this webinar awards 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for physicians and 1 Category A CE Credits for technologists. Dr. Siris will review the impact of undiagnosed osteoporosis on patients who are at risk for osteoporosis-related fracture; describe how other methods of assessing bone health and discuss strategies to help prevent secondary fracture in osteoporotic patients who have already sustained a break.

 

Provided by ICPME

Expanding Role of DXA in Patient Health and Human Performance


Presented by John Shepherd, PhD, CCD, this webinar awards 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for physicians and 1 Category A CE Credits for technologists. Dr. Shepherd will list the clinical indications for ordering a DXA examination, including assessment of bone mineral density, fracture risk, sarcopenia, and lipodystrophy. He will discuss the role of DXA in the evaluation of body composition, including measurement of bone, muscle, and fat mass. He will review how to utilize DXA for patients who desire analytical information on their own body composition to improve or enhance their health and physical performance.

Available in English, French & Spanish

Provided by ICPME

DXA-101: The Basics of Bone Densitometry

This webinar awards 1 Category A CE Credit for technologists and is also an approved CPD activity by the Australian Institute of Radiography (AIR). The course discusses the theory and technology of bone densitometry.

Provided by Hologic