BONING UP ON OSTEOPOROSIS MANAGEMENT: THE CLINICIAN’S ROLE IN 2020

Symposia

  • Date:
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • CME/CE: 1.0

Sponsored by the Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Special Interest Group
Moderator: Sarah D. Berry, MD, MPH
This session will improve knowledge of the current evidence and best practices for monitoring osteoporosis treatment.  Learning Objectives: (1) describe factors to consider when considering osteoporosis treatment for older adults with multimorbidity and limited life expectancy; (2) identify alternative non-bisphosphonate osteoporosis medications and recognize appropriate clinical situations where these drugs may be considered; and (3) discuss the substantial increase in risk for future fractures after an initial fracture has occurred and understand when and how preventative medications can be given and monitored.

Managing Osteoporosis in Older Adults: Is It Too Late To Do More?
Meredith A. Gilliam, MD, MPH

Beyond Bisphosphonates: What Else Can We Use?
Kenneth W. Lyles, MD
Secondary Fracture Prevention in 2020
Douglas P. Kiel, MD, MPH