BASIC SESSION

BS 9b - Bone health and osteoporosis imaging

NOT AVAILABLE

Lectures

1
BS 9b -  Osteoporosis: epidemiology, risk factors, and screening

BS 9b - Osteoporosis: epidemiology, risk factors, and screening

16:45K. Knapp, Exeter / UK

Learning Objectives

1. To become familiar with epidemiological considerations and risk factors.
2. To be aware of screening and imaging in osteoporosis patient follow-up.

2
BS 9b -  Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry and other modalities

BS 9b - Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry and other modalities

17:06R. Lopes, Vila Nova de Foz Coa / PT

Learning Objectives

1. To become familiar with the evolution of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) systems.
2. To understand the important role of the radiographer in DXA examinations: optimisation, reproducibility, and quality assurance.
3. To become aware of the importance of understanding the scan generated report information.

3
BS 9b -  Opportunities for radiographers in bone health

BS 9b - Opportunities for radiographers in bone health

14:07E. McDermott, Dublin / IE

Learning Objectives

1. To explore potential opportunities for radiographers to increase their contribution in this field.
2. To be aware of the limitations with current osteoporosis imaging structures and roles.
3. To discuss the importance of education, training, and continuous professional development for radiographers specialising in this field.