This course includes:
- Video presentation by a leading expert
- Pre- and post-exams to measure your understanding
- CME and MOC claiming online
Nelson Watts, MD, FACP, CCD, MACE
Nelson B. Watts, MD, FACP, MACE, CCD, currently serves as Director of Osteoporosis and Bone Health Services for Mercy Health, an integrated health system in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has a long career in osteoporosis research at Emory University and the University of Cincinnati. He has served as President of the American College of Endocrinology, President of the International Society of Clinical Densitometry, Chair of the FDA’s Advisory Committee for Endocrine and Metabolic Drugs and on the ABIM subspecialty board in Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is active in numerous professional organizations and serves on several editorial boards. He has published numerous, books, book chapters, abstracts and articles in such journals as the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Discuss relevant clinical considerations when utilizing FRAX in the assessment of fracture risk, including its inherent flaws.
- Review alternative fracture risk assessment tools.
- Understand uses of fracture risk assessment tools
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to .75 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 College of Endocrinology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Endocrinology designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.