SMi Source Lesson Osteoporosis: Diagnosis

  • SMi Source lesson Osteoporosis: Diagnosis has the following microlearning topics

  • 1. Introduction

    2. Osteoporosis Background Information

    3. Bone Mineral Density Test

    4. Central Devices

    5. Areal BMD by Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA)

    6. Typical BMD Test Sites

    7. DXA Output

    8. DXA BMD Scan Results

    9. DXA BMD Measurement

    10. World Health Organization (WHO) Diagnostic Criteria

    11. Knowledge Check: Bone Mineral Density Criteria

    12. Osteoporotic Fractures

    13. Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX)

    14. Additional Risk Factors considered for FRAX Evaluation

    15. Vertebral Fracture Assessment (VFA): Commonality and Risk

    16. Vertebral Fracture Assessment (VFA): Genant Model

    17. Serial DXA Scan Measurements

    18. DXA Precision and Accuracy

    19. Least Significant Change (LSC)

    20. Volumetric BMD: Quantitative Computed Tomography (QCT)

    21. Phantom or Reference Standard

    22. QCT versus DXA

    23. Peripheral Device Scans: DXA, QCT, QUS

    24. Peripheral Devices: Uses and Methodology

    25. Other BMD Determination Methods

    26. Knowledge Check: BMD Determination Methods

    27. National Osteoporosis Risk Assessment (NORA) Trial

    28. NORA Trial Reported Data

    29. National Osteoporosis Risk Assessment (NORA) Trial Results

    30. Biochemical Bone Turnover Markers (BTMs)

    31. Measurement of Bone Remodeling

    32. Summary: Osteoporosis Diagnosis