Welcome Note

Dear Colleagues,

 

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Gulf Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. It gives us a great pleasure to welcome you to the Essential Osteoporosis Course in collaboration with the International Federation of Osteoporosis and the International Society of Clinical Densitometry to be held at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates on the 16th-17th of December, 2016.

 

The Gulf Chapters of the American Association for Clinical Endocrinologists have in collaboration with the experienced scientific team on Clinical Densitometry assembled an advanced 2-days course which serve to educate healthcare providers about bone densitometry and osteoporosis and to apply standard practices to assure quality performance and interpretation of bone densitometry studies. The first day sets the standard to perform Quality DXA interpretation while day 2 focuses on the clinical assessment, prevention, treatment and management of osteoporosis and the essential role that high-quality DXA plays in treatment initiation decisions and monitoring of osteoporotic patients. Upon completion of the course delegates are eligible to set an exam at accredited examination centre to be certified by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry.

The course educates healthcare providers about bone densitometry and osteoporosis and to apply standard practices to assure quality performance and interpretation of bone densitometry studies.

 

We are looking forward to welcoming your participation in this rich and enjoyable educational experience to enhance your knowledge in Osteoporosis and provide you with an excellent forum for learning and networking.

 

Sincerely,

Juma Al Kaabi, MD, FACE
Co-Chair, Essential Osteoporosis Course
Organizing Committee

President Elect, AACE Gulf Chapter
United Arab Emirates

Yousef Saleh, MD
Co-Chair, Essential Osteoporosis Course
Organizing Committee

Member, AACE Gulf Chapter
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia