Bone health in children can be impacted by many factors. This lecture will explore some of the common disorders of childhood that effect bone health, discuss initiating appropriate diagnostic evaluation and analysis of those results and determine when to refer for further evaluation.
- Recognize the childhood conditions that may adversely affect bone health
- Become familiar with the common genetic bone disorders of childhood, including their presentation and treatment
- Initiate an appropriate diagnostic evaluation in the child at risk for impaired bone health
- Make sense of bone health related test results and understand when to refer for further evaluation
- Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
- Attending Physician in the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
ACCME Accreditation Statement: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure Statement: Andrew Calabria, MD (Speaker), David Weber, MD (Speaker), Katie Lockwood, MD MEd, (CHOP Talks Course Director), and Monica S. Williams (CME Planner) and others as appropriate have no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest to disclose.