Physician Education | Bone and Mineral Unit

Osteoporosis preceptorship

Fundamentals of osteoporosis detection, prevention and therapy

The Bone and Mineral Unit offers an osteoporosis preceptorship to provide clinicians with expertise in the care of osteoporosis. It is designed for both primary and specialty care providers in all disciplines of medicine.

The preceptorship's small group format (15 to 20 attendees) is conducive to questions and in-depth discussion. Case-oriented problems are used to illustrate important issues. Attendees are encouraged to bring cases from their practices for discussion.

Continuing medical education credit may be available.

Topics of discussion:

  • Osteoporosis and its diagnosis
  • Osteoporosis prevention
  • Osteoporosis treatment
  • Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
  • Quality assurance/control precision management of bone measurement equipment
  • Case presentations and discussion

No dates currently scheduled. Call 503-494-1385 to find out about upcoming opportunities.