Activity ID



March 30, 2020

Format Type


CME Credit



CME Provider

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Comprising 28 self-assessment questions, this self-assessment was developed using PM&R Journal articles on the topic of spinal cord injury medicine. For a listing, click on register for this activity.

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Educational Objectives

Understand the use of calcaneal quantitative ultrasound in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI)
Understand implications of chronic SCI on bone mineral density, identify mechanisms of proposed treatment options and the state of evidence for different proposed treatments
Articulate the benefits of exercise in the SCI population
Understand the clinical considerations related to osteoporosis in individuals with SCI
Recognize the clinical considerations related to osteoporosis in individuals with SCI
Recognize the challenges to individuals with SCI during exercise
Review the medical and socio-demographics of adults > 50 years old living with Spinal Cord Injury


Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

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