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Osteoporosis: Differential Assessment

Instructor: James Demetrious, DC, DABCO

Cost: $25.00 / 1.0 CE Hour

  • Course Description:
    • Dr. James Demetrious discusses the differential diagnosis and risk management associated with osteoporosis.
  • Hourly Breakdown:
    • Hour 1 – Epidemiology, ACR Criteria, FRAX Tool, AO fracture classifications, bisphosphonates, and osteonecrotic fractures.
  • Learning Objectives:
    • Attendees will better understand the current literature related to osteoporosis.
    • Attendees will approve the appropriateness criteria for imaging associated with osteoporosis.
    • Attendees will learn current fracture classifications, and risks associated with osteoporosis medications due to iatrogenic bisphosphonate osteonecrotic fractures.

Instructor: James Demetrious, DC, DABCO

Dr. James Demetrious is a nationally distinguished, board-certified chiropractic orthopedist and Diplomate of the International Academy of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine. He teaches post-graduate coursework through his company PostGradDC. He is a proud member of the NCMIC Speakers’ Bureau and teaches throughout the United States. He has taught on behalf of Northeast College of Health Sciences. Dr. Demetrious has published peer-reviewed papers related to advanced differential diagnosis. Notably, he published the very first paper to ever associate fluoroquinolone medications as a causative risk factor of Cervical Artery Dissection. Dr. Demetrious serves as an editorial reviewer on behalf of the journals: SpineAnnals of Internal Medicine, and Clinical Anatomy. He has continually cared for patients since 1986.