Own the Bone Fragility Fracture Symposium & Workshop

Friday, June 29, 2018: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm


Join us for a full day of education to prepare you to start a secondary fracture prevention initiative at your institution.

Don't miss Thursday evenings NEW workshop, focused on the nuts and bolts of counseling patients on fracture prevention. Click here to view the workshop agenda.

(Agenda as of 4/19/18)
9:00—9:10 am
Welcome and Overview
Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN; Eeric Truumees, MD, FAOA

9:10—9:30 am
Introduction to Secondary Fracture Prevention Programs - What's the Problem?
Douglas R. Dirschl, MD, FAOA

9:30—10:00 am
What can an NP or PA do for a Bone Health Program?
Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN

10:00—10:50 am
Multidisciplinary Secondary Fracture Prevention Programs
  • An overview of Own the Bone
  • Examples from various care settings
Moderator: Eeric Truumees, MD, FAOA
Speakers: Kathleen Forti-Gallant, FNP, RNFA
Fred Redfern, MD, FAOA
Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN

11:00 am—12:30 pm
AOA General Session Symposium 5: Bone Health Optimization

Speakers: Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA
Neil Binkley, MD, CCD
Joe Lane, MD, FAOA
Kyle Jeray, MD, FAOA

12:30—1:15 pm
Lunch

1:15—1:50 pm
Vitamin D for Fragility Fracture Patients
Alan Malabanan, MD, CCD

1:50—2:25 pm
PT and Rehabilitation for Fragility Fracture Patients
Cheryl Curtis, PT, WCS, BCB-PMD

2:25—3:20 pm
Pharmacologic Management of Osteoporotic Fracture Patients: Current Options and Drugs in Development
Susan Bukata, MD, FAOA

3:30—4:15 pm
Introduction to DXA Testing - Inaccuracies in DXA; How to read DXA
Neil Binkley, MD, CCD


4:15—5:10 pm
Case Study in Post-Fracture Osteoporosis Management
Moderator: Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN
Speakers: All faculty participate

5:10—5:30 pm
Questions and Evaluations