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4th Annual Northern California Bone and Mineral Symposium

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Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Course Number: MEP10002
Start: Friday, November 06, 2009
End: Saturday, November 07, 2009
Location: Monterey, CA
InterContinental Hotel, Monterey, CA
Fees: $175 - Physicians and Allied Health Professionals/Nurses/Residents/Fellows
Credit: 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

This meeting is designed for researchers and clinicians with a strong interest in clinical care of osteoporosis and will focus on new and emerging information.

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Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to

  • Describe new information presented at the recent American Society of Bone and Mineral Research meeting that may affect clinical decision-making;
  • Use the newest updates to the FRAX online tools to diagnose osteoporosis, predict fracture risk, and make treatment decisions;
  • Provide appropriate pharmacological treatment for osteoporosis, including use of new therapies;
  • Diagnose and treat osteoporosis in patients with impaired renal function.

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The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this educational activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.

This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 5.75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

The approved credits shown above include 5.75 credits toward meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 1820, Geriatric Medicine

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Course Outline:
For course slides, please visit this link.

2:00-3:00 pm Registration / Refreshments

MODERATOR: Dennis Black, PhD

3:00 Welcome and Introduction
Dennis M. Black, PhD

3:05 What’s New and What’s Hot at the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)?
Lawrence G. Raisz, MD

4:00 Newly Revised U.S. of FRAX Model and Implications for Treatment Guidelines
Dennis M. Black, PhD

4:25 Timekeeping, Bone Turnover, and Body Composition
Clifford J. Rosen, MD

5:00 Break

5:20 Case Presentations and Discussions
Dolores M. Shoback, MD and Participants

6:20 Adjourn

7:15 pm Hosted Dinner


8:00-8:30 am Continental Breakfast

MODERATOR: Ann Schwartz, PhD

8:30 Osteoporosis in Patients with Impaired Renal Function or Renal Bone Disease: To Treat or Not to Treat?
Sophie Jamal, MD

9:20 Case Presentations and Discussions
Sophie Jamal, MD and Participants

10:00 Break

10:20 Update on Recent Trials and New Drugs for Osteoporosis Treatment: Denosumab, SERMS, Bisphosphonates and Anabolic Therapy
Douglas C. Bauer, MD
Dolores M. Shoback, MD

11:00 Atypical Subtrochancteric Fractures: Is Risk Increased with Long-term Bisphosphonate Therapy?
Newest Epidemiologic Data - Dennis M. Black, PhD
Orthopedic Perspective - Michael P. Kelly, MD

11:40 Adjourn

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Dennis M. Black, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of California, San Francisco

Ann V. Schwartz, PhD
Associate Professor of
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of California, San Francisco

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Douglas C. Bauer, MD
Professor of Medicine and
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of California, San Francisco

Sophie Jamal, MD
Director of Osteoporosis
Research and Clinical
Programs, Women’s College
Hospital; Associate Professor,
Department of Medicine,
University of Toronto, Canada

Michael P. Kelly, MD
Chief Resident, Department
of Orthopaedic Surgery,
University of California,
San Francisco

Lawrence G. Raisz, MD
Board of Trustees
Distinguished Professor of
Medicine; Director,
Musculoskeletal Institute;
Director of the UConn Center
for Osteoporosis
University of Connecticut
Health Center
Farmington, Connecticut

Clifford J. Rosen, MD
Professor of Nutrition
University of Maine,
Maine Medical Center
Research Institute
Scarborough, Maine

Dolores M. Shoback, MD
Professor of Medicine
UCSF Endocrine
Research Unit
University of California,
San Francisco
San Francisco VA Medical

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Travel & Lodging:
InterContinental, The Clement Monterey
750 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

(831) 375 - 4500
(800) 593 - 5447

Hotel Rates: Ocean View Run of House - $259

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received in writing before the first day of the course will be refunded, less a $25 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

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