ANZBMS Densitometry Course


2018 Courses

20th-21st October 2018 - Adelaide
The Hawke Centre, University of South Australia,
55 North Terrace Adelaide, SA 5000


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Cut off dates for registration

  • Online until 21-Sep-2018 – ANZBMS Members $590, non-members $650
  • Mail/Fax until 21-Sep-2018 - ANZBMS Members $615, non-members $675
  • Late from 22-Sep-2018 to 12-Oct-2018 – ANZBMS Members $750, non-members $700
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    Training courses for practitioners and operators involved with bone densitometry


    This clinical densitometry course is intended for both practitioners and technologists. It covers the pathophysiology of osteoporosis, as well as the principles and practice of bone density and body composition measurement.


    14-15 October 2017, Brisbane
    4-5 March 2017, Melbourne
    8-9 October 2016, Adelaide
    16-17 April 2016, Sydney
    22-23 August 2015, Brisbane
    18-19 July 2015, Auckland
    28 Feb-1 March 2015, Melbourne
    18-19 October 2014, Adelaide
    3-4 May 2014, Sydney
    20-21 April 2013, Melbourne
    19-20 October 2013, Auckland
    26-27 October 2013, Brisbane
    1st-2nd September 2012, Perth
    31 March - 1 April 2012, Sydney
    2-3 September 2011, Gold Coast
    20-22 May 2011, Wellington, NZ
    26-27 March 2011, Melbourne
    3-4 September 2010, Adelaide
    27-28 March 2010, Brisbane
    14-15 November 2009, Adelaide
    6-7 June 2009, Wellington, NZ
    20-21 March 2009, Sydney
    8-9 November 2008, Brisbane
    5-6 April 2008, Melbourne
    10-11 November 2007, Sydney
    26-27 May 2007, Auckland, NZ
    31 March - 1 April 2007, Adelaide
    20-21 October 2006, Brisbane
    8-9 April 2006, Melbourne
    28-29 August 2005, Sydney
    30-31 July 2005, Melbourne



















    Nick Pocock

    Chris Schultz

    Julie Briody
    Alison Evans
    Ali Ghasemzadeh
    Susan Harvey
    Michael Hooper
    Patricia Linnenlucke
    Roger Price
    Beverley White
    Joseph Wong
    Kathy Zhu


    You should consider this course if:

    •     You have a tertiary education in a science based course,including nursing, and you have not        previously receivedformal training for bone densitometry.

    •       You are currently a DXA operator who has not undertaken formal

    training or who is seeking an advanced update of their work practices.

    •       You are a medical specialist, or specialist registrar in training, withresponsibility for bone density testing and are seeking deeper knowledge of the technological and quality assurance aspects of bone densitometrymeasurements and reporting.


    Course structure:

    •     Participants are provided with the course handbook on CD prior to the commencement of the course and are required to read through all the material before they attend the lecture series.

    •       Participants then attend a two day lecture & workshop series, which will include a number of interactive sessions.

    •        An online multiple choice examination is held two weeks after completion of the lecture series.

    •         Upon completion of the course and achievement of a passmark in the examination, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion in Clinical Bone Densitometry, which satisfies the requirements of radiation safety legislation in most Australian states.



    ANZBMS Clinical Densitometry Course Accreditation process
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    The Australian and New Zealand Bone & Mineral Society (ANZBMS) invites applications for the ANZBMS Sue Kantor Clinical Bone Densitometry Scholarship, which will be awarded to a registrant at the ANZBMS Clinical Bone Densitometry Courses. One scholarship will be awarded to an attendee at the Brisbane Course; 14-15 October, 2017.  The successful applicant must agree to having their name placed on the ANZBMS website.  The Scholarship provides reimbursement of the full registration fee for attendance at this Course.  The decision of the ANZBMS in selecting a successful applicant is final.

    Further information


    2015 Melbourne Award winner - Jenni Palmer