This course includes:
- Video presentation by a leading expert
- Pre- and post-exams to measure your understanding
- Downloadable slides
- CME and MOC claiming online
Tamara Vokes, MD, CCD
Tamara Vokes, MD, CCD, is a professor in the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Chicago and the director of Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone disease clinic. Dr. Vokes maintains a clinical practice in the field of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease and an active research program in osteoporosis and treatment of hypoparathyroidism. Dr. Vokes is a nationally known lecturer on vertebral fractures, osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease and has multiple publications including book chapters in Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine and articles in Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Nature Endocrinology, Osteoporosis International, JAMA, Medical Physics, American journal of Medical Genetics, The Endocrinologist, Journal of Clinical Densitometry and others.
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Discuss the importance of vertebral fractures
- Compare and contrast different approaches to detection of vertebral fractures
- Describe how to incorporate the information about vertebral fractures into clinical care
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.
Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.
ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENTS
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.