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The University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine


Osteoporosis Update for Primary Care

Thursday, November 2, 2023

Hampton Inn Conference Center
Colchester, Vermont



Course Description

This conference is designed to improve the skills of the primary care healthcare team as they are often the first to encounter patients who have, or who are at risk of developing, osteoporosis. The conference will focus on issues related to osteoporosis and provide practical and updated strategies for assessment and treatment. A wide spectrum of diagnostic, management and treatment options will be presented.


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

Topics include:

  • Osteoporosis treatment and fractures
  • Osteoporosis in men
  • Pharmacologic treatment of osteoporosis
  • Physical therapy and bone health
  • Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis (GIOP)
  • Risks, evaluation and treatment for postmenopausal osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis and rheumatic diseases

Course Director

Jennifer Kelly, DO

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


ja logo with commendationIn 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 live activity for a maximum of 5.25 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 5.25 Nursing Contact Hours.

The University of Vermont's Physical Therapy Program in the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science is an approved sponsor of continuing education for physical therapy.  The University of Vermont designates this activity for 5.25 continuing education credits for Physical Therapists in the state of Vermont.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.  It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participation completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Total Pharmacotherapeutic credit available: 1.50




  • $275 MD, DO, ND
  • $225 Advanced Practice Professionals (NP, PA)
  • $195 Nurses, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, Other Healthcare Professionals


Refunds, less an administrative fee of $50, will be made only if notice of cancellation is received in writing by October 20, 2023. Refunds are not possible after that date.