Upcoming Medical Conferences in LouisvilleSearch Criteria : United States of America Louisville
Jul 21 - 24, 2019 | USD $635 | Louisville, Kentucky
International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting 2019 is organized by International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) and will be held from Jul 21 - 24, 2019 at Kentucky International Convention Center, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 23 - 27, 2019 | Louisville, Kentucky
2019 Angelman Syndrome Foundation (ASF) Research Symposium and Family Conference is organized by Angelman Syndrome Foundation (ASF) and will be held from Jul 23 - 27, 2019 at Louisville Marriott Downtown, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. • Research Symposium: Jul 23 - 24, 2019 • Family Conference: Jul 24 - 27, 2019 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 26 - 27, 2019 | CE 13.00 | USD $1295 | Louisville, Kentucky
Full-Arch Implant Solutions from Overdentures to Fixed Ceramics is organized by Glidewell Laboratories and will be held from Jul 26 - 27, 2019 at Glidewell International Technology Center, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 13 CE Credits. Description: This course takes an in-depth look at the latest full-arch implant solutions, from overdentures to monolithic zirconia fixed implant prostheses. Dr. Patel explores the advantages of each restorative option, reviews their treatment protocols, and explains the clinical considerations involved in determining the ideal solution for each patient. This course also provides a hands-on experience with the conversion of a removable denture to a fixed provisional. Course Objectives: During this course, topics include: • The pros and cons of removable vs. fixed implant restorations • Provisionalizing fully edentulous implant cases • Converting overdentures to fixed restorations • The advantages of newly developed implant designs in full-arch indications • Digital treatment planning and when to consider guided surgery • Immediate extraction and implant placement for full-arch restorations • The use and clinical benefits of PMMA temporaries • Immediate conversion of the patient’s denture at the time of implant placement • Why the BruxZir Full-Arch Implant Prosthesis? Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 16, 2019 | CE 7.00 | USD $595 | Louisville, Kentucky
A Practical Approach to Cosmetic Dentistry and Veneers is organized by Glidewell Laboratories and will be held on Aug 16, 2019 at Glidewell International Technology Center, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7.0 CE Credits. Description: This course will cover numerous aspects of comprehensive, restorative esthetic dentistry and efficient patient care in today’s dental practice. We will discuss how to make routine dental procedures, such as adhesion and direct resins, more streamlined and efficient using the latest in technology; the basis of realistic smile design and techniques to make patients aware of their possibilities and potential problems; preparation design and tissue management to ensure insertion day success; as well as modern adhesive procedures and more conventional insertion techniques to aid the clinician in developing a foolproof method. In addition, the hands-on workshop will provide attendees with a chance to apply the principles they have learned by preparing teeth for veneers and ceramic restorations on high-quality typodont models. Course Objectives: After attending this seminar, attendees will be able to: • Determine the type of restoration to use based on the clinical situation and patient disposition • Treatment planning for functional and esthetic success • Case documentation with photography • Preparation design and its importance for longevity • Tissue management techniques and materials • Temporization techniques and materials to exceed the expectations of patients • How to improve laboratory communication • Ideal use of adhesive materials • Various insertion/cementation techniques to maximize success. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 21 - 24, 2019 | CME 12.00 | USD $250 | Louisville, Kentucky
2019 Annual KPMA/SPA Meeting is organized by Kentucky Psychiatric Medical Association (KPMA) and will be held from Aug 21 - 24, 2019 at The Brown Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Accreditation: The APA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Description: The Southern Psychiatric Association and Kentucky Psychiatric Medical Association invite you to join us in Louisville, Kentucky, for an incredible scientific session program, networking, and social events designed for you to connect with colleagues, and increase your knowledge in a fun and relaxing environment. Program Objectives: At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to: • Describe empirically supported theories regarding the development and maintenance of suicidal ideation; • Review the latest research on the safety and efficacy of rTMS with depressed adolescents; • Review the prevalence of anxiety in youth; • Understand the value of suicide safety planning; • Learn about the clinical characteristics of behavioral addictions; • Understand the models for behavioral health integration; • Understand the training and roles of various providers on a collaborative care team; • Discuss important evidence-based early interventions to mitigate adverse mental health effects of disasters; • Identify benefits and risks for psychiatric treatment during three trimesters of pregnancy, postpartum; • Describe currently available computer programs and mobile apps for depression and other mental disorders; • Review the historical context to conversion disorder (aka: Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder), focusing primarily on diagnosis of Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures (PNES); • Understand how the medical professional communities and their larger societies are either supporting or preventing assertions of individual physicians’ conscientious objections in clinical settings; • Review the effects of cannabis exposure on the developing brain; • Understand the difficulties in applying modern criterion-based diagnosis to historical figures Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 21 - 23, 2019 | USD $595 | Louisville, Kentucky
The 5th annual Scaling Up Group Dental Symposium will return to Louisville, Kentucky on August 21-23, 2019 at the new Omni Louisville Hotel located in the heart of downtown. Hosted by Mortenson Dental Partners, a dental service organization (DSO) comprised of over 145 affiliated dental practices across nine states, the three-day event will allow attendees to study and explore the best practices of group dentistry alongside other DSO representatives, dental professionals and related industry leaders. Created to be a forum of conversation about the group dental industry, Scaling Up Group Dental Symposium has quickly become one of the top DSO conferences in the country since its inception in 2015. The conference teaches dental practice representatives how to scale their operation if they seek to grow independently, or if they are considering joining a DSO. To kick off the symposium, Mortenson Dental Partners will host a “Behind the Scenes Tour” at the Mortenson Dental Partner Support Center. The exclusive tour will pull back the curtain on certain services and departments that are instrumental in running and supporting a growing DSO, such as patient services; accounting and payroll; billing and collections; marketing; human resources and benefits; and several others. A robust agenda is set for the 2019 event, featuring leaders from nationally recognized DSOs and dental industry experts whom will drill into topics such as strategic development, effective leadership, business intelligence, talent recruitment, real estate and more that will help attendees scale their practices to the next level. Highlights of the confirmed speakers include: ● Dr. Wayne Mortenson, Founder, Mortenson Dental Partners ● Bill Becknell, CEO, Mortenson Dental Partners ● Steve DeLong, CEO, Bluetree Dental ● Dr. Rob Safrit, CEO, Family Health Dental ● Cecile Schauer, VP, Marketing & Operations, Patterson Dental ● Nicholas Partridge, President & Founder, Five Lakes Professional Services ● Cassie Yarbrough, Lead Public Policy Analyst, American Dental Association Health Policy Institute ● Colin Carr, CEO, CARR Healthcare Realty ● Brian Colao, Director, Dental Service Organizations Industry Group ● Dan Wicker, Managing Partner, Cain Watters & Associates ● Jason Barger (Keynote Speaker), Author, Speaker, Consultant and creator of the Step Back from Baggage Claim Movement In addition to opportune moments throughout the conference to network, a more formal networking reception will be held at Louisville’s iconic Muhammed Ali Center. The Louisville landmark is a multicultural center with an award-winning museum dedicated to the life and legacy of Muhammed Ali, a Louisville native. Guests will also have the opportunity to go on a tour of the Muhammed Ali Center after it is closed to the public. Scaling Up Group Dental Symposium is made possible by generous sponsors, including Patterson Dental, Carr Healthcare Realty, Dykema, Five Lakes Professional Services, among others. For more information or to register for the 2019 symposium, visit https://scalingupgroupdental.com/. About Mortenson Dental Partners: Mortenson Dental Partners is the largest group of privately owned, doctor run dental practices in the United States. The company started as a single dental practice in Middletown, Kentucky, founded by Dr. O Wayne Mortenson and his wife, Sue in 1979. Today, it has grown to over 140 dental practices operating in 9 states, employing over 1,800 team members and treating over 1.3 million patients nationwide. With services ranging from general and pediatric dentistry to orthodontics and oral surgery, Mortenson Dental Partners believes in offering high quality dental care and serving our patients with courtesy and respect. Learn more at mortensondentalpartners.com
Aug 23 - 24, 2019 | CE 12.50 | USD $1895 | Louisville, Kentucky
Making Implants a Profitable Part of Your Practice: Simplified Techniques for Success is organized by Glidewell Laboratories and will be held from Aug 23 - 24, 2019 at Glidewell International Technology Center, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. Available CE: 12.5 Hours Description: This course is specifically aimed at the doctor who has taken courses before, but still has hurdles to overcome to make implant placement a frequent and profitable part of his/her practice. In this two-day course, Dr. Schlesinger explores advanced techniques in dental implantology that will provide predictable and successful treatment in a patient friendly and minimally invasive manner. In addition to in-depth lectures and discussions, this course features hands-on exercises on implant placement protocols, grafting, prosthetic techniques and materials. Course Objectives: During this course, topics include: • Patient selection • Surgical treatment planning • Basic grafting • Using osteotomes • Immediate implant placement • Immediate loading theory • Restorative protocols. Time: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (Day 1) 8:30 am - 3:30 pm (Day 2) Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 24, 2019 | CEU 8.00 | USD $500 | Louisville, Kentucky
Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide Analgesia Refresher Course for Dental Hygienists is organized by University of Louisville (UL) School of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education and will be held on Aug 24, 2019 at University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 8 CEUS. Course Description: This course is designed to review the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively administer block and infiltration anesthesia, as well as nitrous oxide analgesia. The course will include classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction. Participants will work in groups of two or three and administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide analgesia on each other. The Kentucky Board of Dentistry has approved this course for 6 CEUs in local anesthesia (3 hours didactic and 3 hours clinical) and 2 CEUs in nitrous oxide sedation (1 hour didactic and 1 hour clinical). Upon successful completion of this course, participants will have completed the educational requirements for local anesthesia and nitrous oxide credentialing under Course. Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants should have an understanding of: • Determine the medical risk of administering a local anesthetic or nitrous oxide to a patient as well as the contraindications based on the patient’s medical problems. • Locate hard and soft tissue landmarks associated with the various local anesthetic injections. • Describe the neuro-anatomy of the trigeminal nerve. • Identify and assemble the armamentarium necessary for the administration of local anesthesia. • Demonstrate correct use of local anesthetic armamentarium. • Identify nerve, teeth, and soft tissue structures anesthetized with specific injections. • Discuss the pharmacology of local anesthetic agents and vasoconstrictors commonly used in dentistry. • Calculate the maximum safe dose of local anesthetic agents and vasoconstrictors for individual patients. • Describe local and systemic complications that may occur with the administration of local anesthesia. • Discuss the management of local and systemic complications that may occur with the administration of local anesthesia. • Safely and effectively administer anterior superior alveolar, middle superior alveolar posterior superior alveolar, naso-palatine, greater palatine, inferior alveolar/lingual, long buccal, and mental nerve injections. • Differentiate between anesthesia and analgesia. • Discuss the pharmacology of nitrous oxide/oxygen conscious sedation. • List the beneficial and adverse effects of nitrous oxide/oxygen conscious sedation. • Identify the contraindications for nitrous oxide/oxygen conscious sedation. • Identify and demonstrate the use of equipment/armamentarium for nitrous oxide/oxygen conscious sedation. • Describe the three phases in administering nitrous oxide/oxygen conscious sedation. • Safely and effectively administer nitrous oxide/oxygen conscious sedation. In addition, each participant will be required to complete a current medical history form (forms will be provided by the University of Louisville School of Dentistry). Attendance for all class, laboratory and clinical sessions is required. It is suggested that you wear scrubs. No open-toed shoes are permitted in the course. Each participant will be expected to be both an operator and a patient, unless a medical condition precludes the safe administration of local anesthesia. If you are unable to participate as a partner during the clinical portion, you must provide a replacement. Each participant is expected to professionally contribute to the course. This is demonstrated wearing appropriate clinical attire, appropriately disinfecting, setting up and breaking down the operatory, following required infection control guidelines, evaluating medical histories of clinical partners, recording legal progress notes, etc. Each participant must demonstrate competent administration of nitrous oxide sedation and local anesthesia for each of the stated injections according to state regulations.
Sep 13 - 15, 2019 | Louisville, Kentucky
Kentucky Optometric Association (KOA) 2019 Fall Conference is organized by Kentucky Optometric Association (KOA) and will be held from Sep 13 - 15, 2019 at Louisville Marriott East, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Radiation Safety for the Dental Auxiliary by University of Louisville (UL) School of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education (Sep 13, 2019)
Sep 13, 2019 | CE 6.00 | USD $290 | Louisville, Kentucky
Radiation Safety for the Dental Auxiliary is organized by University of Louisville (UL) School of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education and will be held on Sep 13, 2019 at University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Dentists. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6 CEUs. Course Description: The Kentucky Board of Dentistry amended the minimal educational requirements for dental auxiliary personnel prior to taking dental radiographs under a dentist’s direct supervision (201 KAR 8:57OE). All dental auxiliary personnel must satisfy the following two (2) requirements before taking x-rays in a dental office: 1. Didactic: Completion of a course in Radiation Safety: This can be verified by providing proof of completion of the Radiography Section of the Dental Assistants National Board Examination or attending an approved continuing education (CE) course (6 hours minimum) provided by a certified presenter. 2. Practical: A practicum course in x-ray technique (4 hours minimum).This is verified by a dentist’s written documentation of a student’s completion of four (4) hours of instruction in dental radiography technique in the practice or by attending a four hour (4) continuing education course in radiography technique approved by the Board before being allowed to expose radiographs. A copy of the Technique Training Form must be returned within a maximum of 60 days from the date of course completion to the Office of Continuing Education. Once received, a Certificate of Course Completion will be issued. Non-compliance will result in an automatic failure. Failure to pass course will result in one opportunity to re-take the entire course @ 50% reduction of current course fee within one year. This Course satisfies the Didactic requirements of the Kentucky Board of Dentistry. After the course is presented, an examination will be given. Successful completion of the course requires a 75% pass in a multiple-choice question examination administered at the end of the course. Participants who successfully complete the examination MUST then fulfill requirement (2) above prior to exposing radiographs on patients under the direct supervision of a dentist. The course contains both theoretical and practical clinical topics to include the following objectives: Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this Course, participants will have an understanding of: • The basic principles and concepts of radiation. • Exposure factors & how they affect the radiographic image. • Image receptors & processing. • X-ray interaction with matter and potential biological effects. • Principles of intraoral techniques(BW/Periapical/Occlusal Imaging). • Radiation safety for patient and operator. • Criteria for diagnostic radiographs-technique & processing error recognition & correction. • Radiographic film mounting, labeling & record keeping. • Principles of quality assurance and implementation into clinical practice. • Occupational considerations including: infection control principles & legal concerns • Extraoral radiography