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Now Available: Bone Health SAE-P

Jun 04, 2019

Visit me.aapmr.org to access and purchase the new Bone Health Self-Assessment Examination for Practitioners (SAE-P).  Worth up to 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, this SAE-P includes 28 questions covering 9 articles about bone health. Key takeaways from this resource include:

  • How to distinguish between osteoporotic and malignant vertebral fractures
  • How evaluation of bone health can identify children and adolescents who may benefit from interventions to decrease their elevated risk of a clinically significant fracture.
  • Understand the benefits of, and when to perform a dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA)
  • Understand how DXA results will influence pediatric patient management to elevated risks of a clinically significant fracture
  • Understand how central nervous system (CNS) injury (spinal cord injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, cerebral palsy, brain tumor) increases risk for osteoporosis
  • How to manage/treat osteoporosis in CNS injury
  • Know best practices for treating osteoporosis in children with cerebral palsy
  • Recognize health risks associated with post-polio syndrome, including the implications for appropriate diagnosis of osteoporosis and osteopenia among those with asymmetric lower limb weakness
  • Be familiar with the pathophysiology, clinical considerations, and relevant experimental findings with regard to individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI)
  • Be familiar with the mechanism of action, restrictions, precautions, and efficacy of nonpharmacologic management of osteoporosis.
Don't forget: Fellow and Associate members received a coupon for one complimentary SAE-P, upon membership renewal. If you haven't used it yet, you can find it on the left-hand side of your profile, once you've logged in to me.aapmr.org.