EM1703P "Vitamin D - What’s New is Old" (IM GR-032417)

The purpose of the talk is to provide the most up to date information about vitamin D and its use in the management of osteoporosis. The talk with demonstrate the dilemmas that face clinicians concerning vitamin D testing, the evidence for and against its supplemental use and risks of high dose replacement.

Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the physiology of vitamin D
  • Determine which evidence if any supports vitamin D supplementation in chronic diseases
  • Clarify the dosing schedules for vitamin D in osteoporosis and fall prevention
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
Course opens: 
03/29/2017
Course expires: 
04/28/2017
Cost:
$0.00

Clifford Rosen, M.D.
Director, Center for Clinical & Translational Research
Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine - Scarborough, ME
Visiting Professor for the Division of Mineral Metabolism

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/29/2017
Course expires: 
04/28/2017

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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