CME Program – World Osteoporosis Day – October 20th 2015

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine


Metabolic Bone Disease Forum

Cordially invites you to attend the CME Seminar on

‘World Osteoporosis Day’

On Tuesday, October 20, 2015, from 09.00 am to 01.30 pm


Lecture Hall # 3, Medical College

Aga Khan University

Target Audience:

Rheumatologists, Orthopedic Surgeons, Endocrinologists, Pathologists, Gynecologists and Family Physicians in collaboration with

Learning Objectives: At the end of session, participants will be able to:

Understand the burden and identify the risk factors of osteoporosis and osteoporosis induced

Assess the clinical utility of available biochemical and radiological investigations.

Describe the preventive and management strategies of osteoporosis.

Understand the role of lifestyle factors in bone health.

08:30- 9:00 am Registration

9:00 – 9:05 am Tilawat

9:05 – 9:10 am Welcome Address and Introduction to Metabolic Bone Disease Forum
Dr Aysha Habib Khan

9:10 – 9:15 am Opening Remarks
Dr Imran Siddiqui – Associate Professor & Chair (interim),
Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, AKUH

9:15-9:35 am Overview and Burden of
Dr Aysha Habib Khan

9:35-9:55 am DXA Scan : Interpretation
Dr Maseeh Uzaman

9:55-10:15 am Interpretation of Bone Health
Dr. Aysha Habib Khan

10:15-10:35 am Role of Nutrition & Lifestyle
Dr. Muzamila Mughal

10:35 – 10:55 am Management of Primary Osteoporosis
Dr. Masood Umar

10:55 – 11:15 am Tea Break

11:15 – 11:35 am Approach to the Diagnosis of Secondary Osteoporosis
Dr Lena Jafri

11:35 – 11:55 am Glucocorticoid induced osteoporosis
Dr Mehmood Riaz

11:55 am – 12:15 pm Financial Burden of Osteoporosis Related Fractures
Dr Masood Umar

12:15 – 12:35 pm Need for Pakistani Fracture Risk Assessment Tool
Dr Lena Jafri

12:35 – 01:25 pm Case Presentations and Panel Discussion

All Speakers, Dr. Saeed Maher, Dr. Saleha Ishaq, Dr. Amin Chinoy
and Dr. Akhter Ahmed

01:25 – 01:30 pm Certificate Distribution to Presenters
Dr. Farhat Abbas – Dean, Medical College

01:35 – 01:40 pm Closing Remarks – Dr. Farhat Abbas (Dean, Medical College)

01:40 pm Lunch

CME Program - World Osteoporosis Day - October 20th 2015

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