Annual Meeting Scientific Program

The ISCD Annual Meeting sessions are designed to provide targeted opportunities for presenting the latest information on the research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and advances in bone densitometry and bone diseases.

The depth and breadth of the dozens of educational sessions, special lectures and hands-on workshops, presentation of medically challenging cases, and sharing of academic and research findings through a variety of scientific abstracts, make the ISCD annual meeting a must-attend event for all members of the musculoskeletal health community.

Pre and Post Meeting Course & Exam Offerings

Quality Bone Densitometry/Osteoporosis Essentials Course

  • Tuesday and Wednesday, April 28 & 29, 2020
  • Quality Bone Densitometry/Osteoporosis Essentials for Clinicians
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  • Quality Bone Densitometry/Osteoporosis Essentials for Technologists
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Vertebral Fracture Recognition Course

This advanced densitometry course focuses on vertebral fracture imaging in order to advance the diagnosis and treatment of patients at risk of osteoporotic fractures.  The importance of vertebral fractures in the clinical management of osteoporosis will be covered, including recognition on lateral spine images of a normal spine, vertebral fractures and other findings that may be confused with vertebral fractures.  Fracture recognition, analysis, and best-practice patient positioning will be detailed in order to ensure ideal image acquisition, interpretation, and reporting.

  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020, from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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DXA Body Composition Analysis Course

This live course focuses on the increase of knowledge and competence of clinicians and other healthcare professionals in order to successfully use DXA body composition analysis in the management of obesity, geriatric sarcopenia, and other low muscle mass states, general health, and pediatric skeletal disease. The inclusion of case studies will reinforce the knowledge gained and allow for application in the diagnosis, treatment, and therapies of patients presenting with low bone mineral density.

  • Saturday, May 2, 2020, from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Pediatric Bone Densitometry Course

The Pediatric Bone Densitometry Course provides the most current research and best-practice techniques for obtaining and interpreting bone mineral density (BMD) measurements in children and adolescents. This educational program is designed to improve learner competence in the area of pediatric densitometry. Learners will have the opportunity to take the knowledge gained from this educational program and properly and consistently apply it into his/her professional practice.

  • Saturday, May 2, 2020, from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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ISCD Paper and Pencil CCD and CBDT certification exams

  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020, from 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm
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