Session date: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 7:30am to 8:30am
Location: 
Clinical Cancer Center
9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
5th Floor - C5407
MIlwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 

This CME program addresses gaps in medical knowledge and best practices with regards to the clinical practice of internal medicine and teaching learners the discipline of internal medicine.  These conferences update the audience with new findings and best practices to match current understanding in the field of internal medicine so that our faculty are knowledgeable, competent, and practice patient care of value to the patient.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
AMA Credit Designation:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
 
 
Target audience: 

This program is designed for Internal Medicine physicians, nurses and nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

Learning objectives: 
  • Review prognostic value of DXA scanning.
  • Review issues in application and interpretation of DXA testing in osteoporosis,  including discrepant results at the spine and hip.
  • Review strengths and weaknesses of osteoporosis prediction rules.
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director:
Julie Mitchell, MD, MS
Professor & Associate Chief - General Internal Medicine 
 
Planning Committee:
Ann B Nattinger, MD, MPH, MACP
Professor & Chief, General Internal Medicine
Director, Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research
Lady Riders Professor of Breast Cancer Research
 
Speaker:
Dr. Joan Neuner, MD 
Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine
 

Financial Disclosure:
In accordance with the ACCME® standard for Commerical Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships.  There is no relevant financial relations to disclose.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Meghan Reck
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-0840