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Friday, September 7, 2018

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Osteoporosis Update for Primary Care will be held at the Hampton Inn in Colchester, VT on September 7, 2018. Featuring faculty from the UVM Health Network, the conference is designed to improve the skills of primary care physicians and members of the healthcare team as they are often the first to encounter patients who have, or who are at risk of developing, osteoporosis. The objective of this conference is to equip the healthcare team with updated knowledge on issues related to osteoporosis and to provide practical and updated strategies for assessment and treatment. There will be opportunities for small group discussion. A wide spectrum of diagnostic, management and treatment options will be presented.

Topics Include:

  • Osteoporosis Treatment and Fracture Prevention: The Role of Diet, Exercise and Supplements
  • Medications for Osteoporosis: Friend or Foe
  • Fracture Prevention: A Team Approach

Hampton Inn, Colchester, VT

Target Audience:
Primary Care Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other members of the primary care health team.

Credits Provided:
In support of improving patient care, the Robert Larner MD College of Medicine at the University of Vermont is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Vermont designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 5.25 Nursing Contact Hours.
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
Determination of Pharmacotherapeutic credit is pending.

Additional Information:

Registration Fee Summary

  • $250 Physicians
  • $175 NP, PA, Nurse, Other Healthcare Professionals
Enrollment is limited; please register by August 17, 2018. An additional $50 will be added after that date.
Refunds, less a $75 administrative fee, are available if cancellation is made prior to August 27, 2018. No refunds are possible after that date.

The conference will be held at the Hampton Inn in Colchester. Take Exit 16 from I89 and turn north on Route 7. Turn right onto Lower Mountain View Drive. Parking is available around the back of the hotel and enter at Entrance C.
Continental breakfast is provided, lunch is on your own.

Event Website:   http://med.uvm.edu/cme/2018_conferences/osteoporosis_update_for_primary_care
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