NJ AACE Dinner Program - October


NJ AACE Dinner Program
October 2, 2013

Optimizing and Assessing Bone Mass in Children and Adolescents


Presented by:
Michael A. Levine, MD, FACP, FAAP, FACE
Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Location: Spain 92
1116 Rt. 202
Raritan, NJ 08869
908-704-9292
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Social Hour
7:00 pm - 8:00pm Dinner w/ Program

Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation, the attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the genetic and environmental influences that determine peak bone mass.
  • Recognize the indications for bone densitometry in children and adolescents.
  • Be able to interpret DXA bone densitometry in children and adolescents.

Disclaimer:
The material presented during the New Jersey Chapter of AACE dinner program is being made available by the New Jersey Chapter of AACE for educational purposes only, and does not necessarily represent the only or best method or procedure appropriate for the medical situations discussed. The opinions and views expressed represent the opinions of the presenters and not necessarily those of the New Jersey Chapter of AACE, AACE, or its governing body. Therefore, the New Jersey Chapter of AACE and AACE disclaim any and all liability for injury or other damages resulting to an individual attending this meeting or to any third party for claims based upon the use of techniques and/or products presented by any party at this meeting.

Joint Sponsorship Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the New Jersey Chapter of AACE. The AACE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

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