The University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine


Osteoporosis Update for Primary Care 2020

November 6, 2020


Course Description

Please join us for this half-day conference featuring UVM Health Network Faculty - Drs. Elizabeth Ames, Kaitlyn Barrett, Teresa Fama and Jennifer Kelly, and Augusta Wilson, RN. This conference is designed to improve the skills of the primary care team as they are often the first to encounter patients who have, or who are at risk of developing, osteoporosis. The objective of this conference is to equip attendees with updated knowledge on issues related to osteoporosis and to provide practical and updated strategies for assessment and treatment.


  • Screening for Osteoporosis
  • Management of Medication-Related Symptoms
  • Determining Fracture Risk
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines
  • An Orthopedist's Perspective on Osteoporosis and Fracture


  • Identify which patients are at risk for fracture and should be screened appropriately.
  • Determine which available osteoporosis medication is best to use in a particular situation.
  • Distinguish between the different mechanisms of action used to treat osteoporosis and their potential side effects.


Primary Care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other members of the primary care team.


Attendee Registration

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Course Director

Jennifer Kelly, DO

Jennifer Kelly, DO, Course Director
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes
Director, Metabolic Bone Program
Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
University of Vermont Medical Center


Jointly Accredited Provider TMIn support of improving patient care, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Vermont designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 4.0 Nursing Contact Hours.

Determination of Pharmacotherapeutic credit is pending.


The conference syllabus will be available via electronic download with presentations as PDF files. You will receive a notification (about a week prior to the conference via the email address that you used to register) when presentations are available for downloading. Instructions will be sent for logging into the virtual conference and for claiming credit via the UVM CMIE MyCredits portal.


  • $95 - Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Other Health Professionals

Please register by October 23, 2020.


Refunds, less an administrative fee of $25, will be made only if notice of cancellation is received in writing by October 23, 2020. Refunds are not possible after that date.

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