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Nov 01, 2016 - Dec 31, 2020 | CE : 2 | USD $24.00
Quality Resource Guide: A Guide to Contemporary Endodontic Technology (4th Edition) is organized by MetLife and will be held from Nov 01, 2016 - Dec 31, 2020. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 2.0 continuing education credits. Course Description: Dentists always faced the challenge of making good decisions regarding the incorporation of new technology into their practice. Questions of reliability, relative effectiveness, predictability, the effect on outcomes of care, and cost all need to be answered based on objective, non-biased assessments. The fourth edition of this Guide provides the practitioner information about newer diagnostic instruments including cone beam and digital imaging, electronic apex locators, rotary instrumentation, disinfection and root canal filling in a concise format. The newest science is reviewed with regard to instrumentation and filling materials. The extensive references provide the reader with the basis for the author’s evaluation of the various technologies. This Guide can serve as a fundamental resource for the practitioner initiating or expanding the delivery of endodontic therapy within their practice. Educational Objectives: Following this unit of instruction, the learner should be able to: • Learn of the importance of evidence-based practice in endodontics. • Understand recent advances as well as contemporary concepts and technologies used in endodontic practice. • Learn about outcome studies in which the effectiveness of these technologies has been evaluated. • Learn about some promising newer concepts and technologies for which insufficient evidence currently exists. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 01, 2016 - Dec 31, 2020 | Credits : 1 | USD $12.00
Quality Resource Guide: Antibiotic Use in Dentistry is organized by MetLife and will be held from Nov 01, 2016 - Dec 31, 2020. Credits: 1.0 Course Description: Antibiotics play an important role in the management of dental infections (primarily as adjuncts to surgical procedures) and for prevention of systemic infections arising from bacteremias associated with dental procedures in patients at risk for serious systemic infective complications. However, dental professionals must be vigilant in the use of these drugs, avoiding overuse that may lead to serious issues of antibiotic resistance. This second edition of this Quality Resource Guide (QRG) reviews the antibiotics commonly used in dental practice, presenting their characteristics and special considerations. It provides prescribing considerations, potential adverse affects, possible drug interactions, and a contemporary discussion of using prophylactic antibiotic therapy in dental practice. This QRG will serve as an important resource for the dentist, and members of the office staff, when considering the use of antibiotics as part of a therapy regimen. It will also serve as a reference when explaining to a patient why antibiotics appear to be used differently than they have experienced before. Educational Objectives: Following this unit of instruction, the practitioner should be able to: • Understand the principles of prescribing antibiotics in dentistry. • Be able to describe the actions, rationale for selection and common adult dosage regimens for the antibiotics discussed in this Quality Resource Guide. • Be able to describe the major contraindications and warnings associated with antibiotics prescribed in dentistry and discussed in this Quality Resource Guide. • Be able to describe the major adverse drug interactions associated with antibiotics prescribed in dentistry and discussed in this Quality Resource Guide. • Understand the role of antibiotic prophylaxis and the current recommendations for the use of antibacterial prophylaxis in dentistry. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 01, 2016 - Dec 31, 2020 | CE : 1 | USD $12.00
Quality Resource Guide: Assessing Orofacial Pain is organized by MetLife and will be held from Nov 01, 2016 - Dec 31, 2020. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education credits. Course Description: Orofacial pain encompasses a wide range of potential disorders usually separated into three primary categories: musculoskeletal, neurovascular and neuropathic. The fourth edition of this Guide presents straightforward guidelines for the dental professional to categorize a patient's orofacial pain by identifying the quality of the pain and history, and performing a clinical exam. A series of clinical approaches are discussed to identify, or rule out, factors that may be contributing to, or exacerbating, the pain. Educational Objectives: Following this unit of instruction, the learner should be able to: • Describe the primary categories for orofacial pain. • Understand how local anesthetic challenges may be used to identify a patient’s true source of pain. • Discuss how to evaluate whether sinus congestion is contributing to a patient’s orofacial pain. • Understand how referred pain patterns may be used to help determine whether a patient’s perceived pain is coming from a different location. • Realize masticatory and/or cervical pain may contribute to a patient’s headache. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 19, 2017 - Oct 31, 2020 | CE : 1 | Free
Advancements in Root Canal Therapy is organized by Dental Learning Systems, LLC and will be held during Oct 19, 2017 - Oct 31, 2020. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 CDE Credits. Conference Objectives : • Review advances in technology impacting endodontics • Describe root canal therapy techniques that can help save teeth • Discuss how technology supports improvement of patient outcomes Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25, 2017 - Oct 31, 2020 | CE 1
Implant Biomechanics and Material Selection for Predictable Results is organized by Dental Learning Systems, LLC and will be held during Oct 25, 2017 - Oct 31, 2020. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 CDE Credits. Conference Objectives : • Describe the importance of properly matched components, precise fit, and accurate laboratory processing for trouble-free restorations • Explain why careful selection of restorative materials is needed to obtain a soft-tissue seal to the restorative components on implants placed at bone level • Discuss how the selection and application of the proper implant connection type is necessary to build a good base to prevent marginal bone loss Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 10, 2018 - Jan 30, 2021 | Credits : 2 | USD $18.00
The Use of Digital Technology for More Thorough Dental Caries Diagnostics is organized by Dental Learning Systems, LLC. Released Date: Jan 10, 2018 Expired Date: Jan 30, 2021 Credits: 2 SI Learning Objectives: • Discuss similarities and differences of various caries detection technology currently available. • Understand the history of caries detection and the rationale behind modern technologies. • Determine what case situations would benefit from using certain caries detection systems. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 12, 2019 - Mar 31, 2021 | MOC : 3 | CME : 3 | Contact Hours : 3
Get SMART (Safe Means of Administering the Right Therapy) is organized by DKBmed. Release Date: 4/12/19 Expiration Date: 3/31/21 Each module takes 60 minutes to complete. Target Audience: This Online CME Conference is directed towards health professionals who will or have prescribed opioid analgesics in the past 12 months. There are no prerequisites. Description: Dear Colleague, Get SMART (Safe Means of Administering the Right Therapy) has been updated with new content based on the recent FDA Blueprint for pain management. This pain management curriculum now features an adaptive learning format that allows you to test-out of what you already know. Learn about the latest in pain management and earn no-cost CME! Topics include: 1. Basics of pain management 2. Pharmaceutical vs. non-pharmaceutical treatments 3. What you need to know about opioids including: I. OUD vs. Dependence II. Special precautions III. Patient-provider agreements IV. Risk calculators and other resources Earn up to 3.0 CME/CE/MOC credits (including pharmacology)! Learning Objectives: After completing this Online CME activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to: • Assess and initiate pain management therapy. • Recognize patients with opioid use disorder. • Produce effective counselling with patients and caregivers about the safe opioid analgesics, including proper storage and disposal. • Explain the methods to modify doses and discontinue use of opioid analgesics. Visit the website Faculty Michael R. Clark, MD, MPH, MBA Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, Maryland Yvonne D'Arcy, MS, ARNP-C, CNS, FAANP Pain Management Nurse Practitioner Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Pediatric Sedation Outside the Operating Room 1st Virtual Conference: On-Demand Lectures & Live Symposium
Sep 30, 2020 - Jan 31, 2021 | CME : 12.5 | Contact Hours : 9.5 | Credits : 3.5 | USD $600.00
Pediatric Sedation Outside the Operating Room 1st Virtual Conference: On-Demand Lectures & Live Symposium is organized by Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School (HMS). Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 8:00 AM - Sunday, January 31, 2021, 5:00 PM. Accreditation: In support of improving patient care, Boston Children's Hospital 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 give continuing education for the healthcare team. Physician Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians can claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity. Nurse Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for 9.5 contact hours for nurses. Nurses can only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Risk Management Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room meets the requirements for 3.5 Risk Management Credit as proscribed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine and defined in 243 CMR 2.06(5)(d) I. Course Description: In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this 15th annual conference will now be offered online! This online course will feature on-demand lectures that can be watched at your own leisure on relevant topics, including special COVID-19 directed lectures, given by world-renowned international and national sedation educators. Enrollment includes complimentary access to the November 14th LIVE Interactive Symposium: Thrive Not Survive: How Pediatric Dentists From Around the World are Handling COVID-19 AND November 15th Challenging Sedation Cases: Ask the International Experts. This includes an international panel with live Q&A and lectures. Course Topics: All lectures will be available on-demand and can be accessed for up to 30 days. The course will be available for access in late September. Each video lecture will be 30 minutes in duration. • Sedation Guidelines Adopted for COVID-19 Gary Andolfatto, MD, FCFP (EM), BSc • Before We Get Started: The Newest Guidelines, Policies and Statements from the United States and Europe Timothy Martin, MD, MBA, FASA • Optimizing the Pre-Sedation Evaluation: Recognizing Obstructive Apnea, Cardiac and Behavioral Risks Mohamed Mahmoud, MD • The Obesity Epidemic and Best Sedation Approaches Lori Aronson, MD • Capnography: The Essentials Bhavani Kodali, MD • Moderate Sedation: Show Me the Different Recipes Isabela‑Cajiao Angelelli, MD • Exploring Routes of Sedation: Nasal and Intramuscular Egidio Barbi, MD • State-of-the-Art Sedation for MRI M. Saif Siddiqui, MD • Ketamine and Propofol Procedural Sedation: What Outcomes Should You Achieve? Mark Roback, MD • Practical Applications of Ketamine and Nitrous Neena Seth, FRCA • New Sedation Options: Remimazolam and Dexmedetomidine Keira P. Mason, MD • Building a Sedation Program that Works Douglas Carlson, MD • Fasting Guidelines for a Sedation: Should they be Different from GA? Nicola Disma, MD • Answering the Parent’s Questions... Does Sedation Harm the Developing Brain? Laszlo Vutskits, MD, PhD • Emergencies in Sedation: 10 Minutes to Save a Life John Berkenbosch, MD, FAAP, FCCM • Practice Like You Train, Train Like You Practice: Pediatric Sedation Simulation David Young, MD, MEd, MBA, FAAP, FASA • Expect the Best Through Preparing for the Worst: Video Illustration of Sedation Safety Gaps Jonathan Chiles, MD • The Essentials of Non-Pharmacological Behavioral Techniques: The Importance of Virtual Reality! Gianluca Bertolizio, MD • It’s Not an Illusion: Magic Tricks and Sedation Kevin Spencer, M.Ed., BS Course Objectives: • Recall and apply current recommendations regarding minimal, moderate and deep sedation. • Evaluate the pharmacology and clinical application of commonly utilized sedatives and weigh the advantages, disadvantages, efficacy and adverse events associated with each option. • Apply sedation concepts learned to evaluate complex and challenging sedation scenarios and formulate a plan. • Provide a comprehensive review of the patient pre-sedation assessment necessary to identify appropriate candidates for procedural sedation. • Implement recommended physiologic monitoring, including capnography, used to continuously assess patient status and to identify acute changes. • Assess post-sedation readiness for discharge with the application of standardized discharge criteria. • Objectively consider sedative options based on patient condition, length and depth of targeted sedation and procedure that has to be performed. • Employ non-pharmacologic techniques and strategies to minimize sedatives administered and improve patient experience. • Anticipate and prepare for sedation-related adverse events and perform a rescue. • Analyze recent changes in guidelines, regulations, policies and future developments in sedation systems and their impact on patient care. Pediatric Dental Sedation in the COVID-19 Era This 15th annual multi-specialty international conference is now offered online! Featuring ON-DEMAND lectures that can be watched at your leisure on relevant topics. All faculty are world-renowned experts. Two LIVE Interactive Symposiums featuring international faculty from Asia, Europe, Africa, South America and North America. Enrollment includes complimentary access to both: Thrive Not Survive: How Pediatric Dentists from Around the World are Handling COVID-19 AND Challenging Sedation Cases: Ask the International Experts. Question and Answer Panel and individual lectures are included. • 7 or 12.5 Continuing education Credit On-Demand Course Options • Access to a comprehensive digital library of on-demand video-based lectures on relevant topics pertaining to pediatric dental sedation and including special COVID-19 lectures • Convenient 24/7 online access: set your own pace and view at your own leisure • Opportunity to participate LIVE. Enrollment includes complimentary access to the November 14, 2020, LIVE Interactive Symposium: Thrive Not Survive: How Pediatric Dentists from Around the World are Handling the challenges in COVID-19 (12 PM Eastern Time) AND the November 15th LIVE Symposium: Challenging Sedation Cases: Ask the International Experts. Featuring international faculty from Asia, Europe, Africa, South America and North America. Live Question and Answer Panel and On-Demand bonus lectures (available November 1) are included for both above Symposiums • Engaging speakers who are renowned authorities on pediatric dental sedation from across the world • Registration is available only for a limited time and held from September-January 31, 2021. Early registration is now open and accessible to the online course will be made available in late September. The most recent and up-to-date dental sedation content available (video lectures are pre-recorded from July-August 2020) and attendees have up to 30 days of access.
Nov 11 - 13, 2020 | USD $2,100.00
2020 Dental Trade Alliance (DTA) Virtual Annual Meeting is organized by Dental Trade Alliance (DTA) and will be held from Nov 11 - 13, 2020. Description: The DTA has decided the 2020 Annual Meeting will be completely virtual, keeping the safety of our members as our highest priority. The entire team at the DTA is committed to making this meeting just as great as our traditional Annual Meetings have been in years past. Strategically planned to take place the week after the 2020 Elections, the DTA Annual Meeting will focus on critical business and industry information designed to springboard your organization into 2021. This meeting is a must attend event, providing the very latest market intelligence, dental practice insights, regulatory, trade and legislative information impacting the dental industry now and into the future. Highlights: • Educational Program Packed with Industry and Government Experts • Special Focus on Data and the Impacts of COVID-19 on the Industry • New Pricing Structure Designed to Provide Access to Valuable Information for Your Entire Staff
Nov 11 - 14, 2020
American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) 2020 Virtual Experience is organized by American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) and will be held from Nov 11 - 14, 2020. Description: Live Sessions: Engage in the AAID’s Virtual Experience from your office or home through our Live Sessions. These sessions will be held Wednesday through Friday afternoon and Saturday morning - structured so you do not need a full day out of the office. Registration for the four-day event gives you access to all sessions, networking opportunities, virtual expo and more. More details about accessing the live stream will be sent to you via email after you have registered. On-Demand Sessions: They also will offer on-demand content to view on your schedule. Recordings of all sessions from the AAID’s Virtual Experience will be available for registered attendees to watch on-demand for 12 months! The sessions archive will be updated daily as recordings are prepared for re-broadcast, and will be available for 12 months. Learning is timeless—enjoy the sessions at your own pace. Virtual Expo: While they may not be meeting in person, you can connect with your vendors to experience the latest innovations. Spend time in the virtual expo and engage in public and private chats with exhibitors “in their booth”, download materials, explore products and more! Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.