Malcolm D. Kearns, M.D., and Vin Tangpricha, M.D., Ph.D.
Malcolm D. Kearns, M.D., is Medical Resident, and Vin Tangpricha, M.D., Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
Within the past 12 months, both Drs. Kearns and Tangpricha report no commercial conflicts of interest.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff, and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.
Estimated course time: 1 hour(s).
Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center 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.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
Describe the physical properties of vitamin D and its roles in the body
Evaluate the meaning, measurement and epidemiological data of vitamin D sufficiency
List the skeletal and non-skeletal pathologies related to vitamin D deficiency
Apply the methods of treatment and prevention for vitamin D deficiency.