November 2019 Volume LIV Number 6

 
 
 
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AAPD Fall 2019 CE Courses

May 2019 Volume LIV Number 3

Oral Clinical Exam Review 
Aug. 22, 2019
Le Westin Montreal, Canada
 
Prepping for the Oral Board Exam? Do you want to brush upon your oral test-taking skills? This course will provide you with the opportunity to participate in numer- ous mock examinations. Drs. Fiels and Wright will focus on the area of exami- nation process as well as topical area of the exam. Not only will they discuss how cases are designed and created, but also provide suggested readings to help you study.
 
Speakers
Henry Wright, D.D.S, M.S, M.S.D. 
Timothy Wright, D.D.S, M.S.
 
Who Should Attend
Members preparing to take the ABPD’s Oral Clinical Examination
 
CE Credits
8 hours
 
Sponsor
NuSmile
 
Comprehensive Review of Pediatric Dentistry
Aug. 23 – 25, 2019
Le Westin Montreal, Canada
 
Taught by expert clinicians, the Com- prehensive Review Course will provide attendees an extensive review of pediat- ric dentistry. This course focuses on the clinical science of cutting edge topics and the application of these topics into your daily practice.
 
Course Chair and Speaker
Amr Moursi, D.D.S, Ph.D.
 
Speakers
Catherine Flaitz, D.D.S, M.S. 
Christina Carter, D.D.S., D.M.D. 
Timothy Wright, D.D.S, M.S.
 
Who Should Attend
Any dentist treating children; whether you are preparing for the ABPD examinations or just need a refresher.
 
CE Credits
22 Hours
 
Sponsor
NuSmile
 
Safe and Effective Sedation for the Pediatric Dental Patient
Oct. 11 – 13, 2019
The Whitley Hotel, Atlanta, Ga.
 
This course features the recognized lead- ers in the field, both in dental anesthesia as well as pediatric dentistry. You’ll find didactic lectures, case studies, film clip sessions, panel discussions and hands-on breakouts with personalized attention. There will be dedicated forums to ask questions and talk about specific issues with course faculty, discuss techniques for effective communication with the patient and parent to address unusually challeng- ing and complex situations. This course will offer opportunities to gain hands-on experience while learning airway tech- niques to rescue patients and will include breakout sessions with manikin practice with face masks, ambu bags and the insertion of nasal and oral airways; all in a personalized setting with real equipment and monitors.
 
Course Chair and Speaker
Stephen Wilson, D.M.D., M.A., Ph.D.
 
Course Vice-Chair and Speaker
Bobby Thikkurissy, D.D.S., M.S.
 
Speakers
Alan Milnes, D.D.S., Ph.D. 
Cara Riley, D.M.D.
 
CE Hours 
22 Hours
 
Sponsor 
Sedation Resource

Dental Assistant Sedation Course: Your Role in the Safe Sedation of Children 
Oct. 11 – 12, 2019
The Whitley Hotel, Atlanta, Ga.
 
This one-and-a-half day course is specially designed for the pediatric dental assistant to enhance their knowledge and understanding of sedation emergencies and other emergent medical conditions in the office. An introduction to oral sedatives and using nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation will be included. Participants will learn how to organize and prepare the office for an organized response to a medical emergency and how to assist in the management of medical and sedation emergencies.
 
On Saturday morning, there is a four-hour workshop that allows hands-on training for the dental assistant. Participants will rotate through the multiple stations to include airway management; airway equipment; papoose board and monitor placement.
 
Course Chair and Speaker
Bobby Thikkurissy, D.D.S., M.S.
 
Speakers
Stephen Wilson, D.M.D., M.A., Ph.D. 
Alan Milnes, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Cara Riley, D.M.D.
 
Who Should Attend
Those on the dental team involved with the sedation of children in their office.
 
CE Hours
11 hours
 
Safety Symposium
Hidden Threats and Safe Practices: Steps to Creating a Safe Dental Home
Nov. 8 – 9, 2019
Renaissance Chicago, Ill.
 
Medicine was awakened to hidden dan- gers in the Academy of Medicine’s "To Err is Human", but the dental profession has yet to delve into potential risks of dental care. This course provides a look at safety in pediatric dental care and provides prac- tical tools and the latest clinical advice on how to improve office safety for patients, team members and pediatric dentists.
 
Featuring recognized experts from major areas of dental and medical practice, this fast-paced session will help attendees de- velop a culture of safety, mitigate poten- tial harm related to providing dental care, and become proactive for you and your patient’s well-being.
 
Course Chairs and Speakers 
Paul Casamassimo, D.D.S, M.S. 
Jade Miller, D.D.S
 
Speakers
Jed Best D.D.S, M.S.
Terry Davis, M.D.
Karl DeLeeuw D.D.S, M.D. 
Steve Ganzberg, D.M.D, M.S. 
Barry Jacobson, D.M.D.
John Molinari, Ph.D. 
Mike Mullane 
Michael Ragan, D.D.S 
Duane Tinker
 
Who Should Attend
All members of the dental team interested in creating a safe dental environment.
 
CE Hours
15 Hours
 

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