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Coronal Polishing for the Dental Auxiliary by University of Louisville (UL) School of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education (Oct 05, 2019)
Oct 26, 2019 | CEU 8.00 | Louisville, Kentucky
Coronal Polishing for the Dental Auxiliary is organized by University of Louisville (UL) School of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education and will be held on Oct 05, 2019 at University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Dentists, Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 8 CEU(s). Description: This course will be defined by the Kentucky Board of Dentistry’s amended educational requirements for dental auxiliary personnel who will qualify for a Certificate in Coronal Polishing under a dentist’s direct supervision [KRS 313.045 (6)]. This course consists of both Didactic and Practical components. 1. Didactic - Lecture: This will be verified by written exam per guidelines of the Kentucky Board of Dentistry. 2. Practical - Pre-clinical/Clinical: This will be verified by faculty demonstrations and evaluation of participants at the teaching institution with follow-up per Section 5 of KRS 313.045 (6). 3. Practical - Clinical Component: Follow up of five (5) Evaluations of the Practical Clinical Component in the participant's dental office must be returned within a maximum of 60 days from the date of course completion. Once received, certificates will be issued. Successful completion of the course requires a 75% pass in a multiple-choice question examination as well as in the pre-clinical and clinical portions. Participants who successfully complete the examination and all required post-course requirements as mandated by the Kentucky Board of Dentistry will receive a Certificate of Completion as part of the required training in Coronal Polishing. A one-year mandatory dental office experience is required within the last three years along with this course to qualify as a “Registered Dental Assistant”. Failure to pass course will result in one opportunity to re-take the entire course @ 50% reduction of current course fee within one year. Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants should have an understanding of: • Overview of the dental team • Dental ethics, jurisprudence and the legal understanding of procedures allowed by each dental team member • Management of patient records, maintenance of privacy and completion of proper charting • Infection control, universal precaution and transfer of disease • Personal protective equipment and overview of Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements • Definition of plaque, types of stain, calculus, and related terminology and topics • Dental tissue surrounding the teeth and dental anatomy and nomenclature • Ergonomics of proper positioning of patient and dental assistant • General principles of dental instrumentation • Rational of performing coronal polishing • Abrasive agents • Coronal polishing armamentarium • Warnings of trauma which can be caused by improper techniques in polishing • Clinical competency in a clinical dental setting as set forth in Section 3.2Q of KRS 313.045 (6)
Nov 01, 2019 | CEUs 0.80 | USD $225 | Louisville, Kentucky
Disability and Posture Around the Clock: Therapeutic For All Ages is organized by Motivations Inc. and will be held on Nov 01, 2019 at Home of the Innocents, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. Audience: A Workshop for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants and Speech Language Pathologists CEU Credits: 8 hours or .8 Or 8 CEUs Course Summary: Individuals with movement impairments frequently develop problems like contractures, dislocated joints and scoliosis which impact function and health. These secondary complications can lead to or worsen respiratory/digestive issues, pressure/skin integrity problems, pain and make feeding, hygiene care, transfers and dressing much more difficult. Sleeping and resting positions often contribute to development of these problems and/or exacerbate them. This course provides background and theory for an eclectic approach to 24-hour postural management, including instruction in practical strategies for implementation. Hands-on practice of therapeutic positioning will provide experience in planning and implementing postural care interventions focusing on night-time positioning. Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to: • Compare and contrast characteristics of therapeutic and destructive daily postures (sitting, lying, and standing.) • Identify health conditions that are associated with distortions of body symmetry. • Describe how body position, soft tissue adaptation, gravity and time affect the ribcage, spine, pelvis and hips. • Predict the likely direction of chest rotation, pelvic distortion and hip dislocation based habitual postures. • Describe sleep patterns and possible thermal regulation issues, and their influence on effective therapeutic positioning at night. • List possible safety risks, potential solutions and the roles of different people on the care team. • Implement therapeutic positioning for sleep and rest.
Nov 01, 2019 | USD $270 | Louisville, Kentucky
2019 Louisville Regional Conference is organized by Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) and will be held on Nov 01, 2019 at Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. Who should attend : • Compliance officers • In house and outside general counsel • Privacy and security officers • Regulatory affairs • VPs and directors • Government agency staff Course Description : This one-day Regional Compliance Conferences provide attendees with a forum to interact with local compliance professionals, share information about your compliance successes and challenges, and create educational opportunities for compliance professionals to strengthen the industry. Regional Conferences offer professionals convenient, local compliance training, updates on the latest news in regulatory requirement, compliance enforcement, and strategies to develop effective compliance programs. Attendees also enjoy networking with industry peers. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 01 - 02, 2019 | CE 13.00 | USD $1895 | Louisville, Kentucky
Surgical Placement of Dental Implants: A Restorative-Driven Approach is organized by Glidewell Laboratories and will be held from Nov 01 - 02, 2019 at Glidewell International Technology Center, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 13 Hours CE Credits. Description: This course will demonstrate practical step-by-step protocol in ideal dental implant surgical placement and various designs and treatment plans for prosthetic reconstruction. The attendee will leave with a comprehensive understanding of the benefits of implant dentistry to their patients. Participants will also learn the fundamentals of implant placement in a model-based, hands-on session. Course Objectives: During this course, topics include: • Diagnosing and treatment planning single-unit cases • Posterior, single-unit implant prosthetics: the two-appointment implant restoration • Techniques for proper atraumatic extractions for future implant sites • Socket preservation and grafting protocols: Simple but essential tools for the General Dentists • Considerations for anterior implant placement: What are the rules? • The fundamentals of implant placement in a model-based, hands-on session. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 15, 2019 | CE 3.00 | Louisville, Kentucky
Dental Pharmacology Update and KASPER is organized by University of Louisville (UL) School of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education and will be held on Nov 15, 2019 at University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Dentists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 3 CEUs. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 22 - 23, 2019 | CME 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 Nov 22 - 23, 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.
Dec 06, 2019 | CE 7.00 | USD $595 | Louisville, Kentucky
Enhancing Restorative Dentistry with Digital Tools with Dr. Chad Duplantis is organized by Glidewell Laboratories and will be held on Dec 06, 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: In this course, Dr. Duplantis explores the latest in digital technology and demonstrates how simple adjustments in the dental practice can help participants produce quality dentistry in a more efficient, predictable and consistent way. Participants will learn in depth about scanners, mills, advancements in indirect materials, and digital implant workflows. Also, through a hands-on workshop, attendees will learn about digital dentistry topics such as everyday scanning on a typodont, single-unit crown design, producing a final restoration using milling, and sprue removal and final polish of a single-unit crown. Many digital dentistry myths will be debunked, and participants will leave with a new outlook on practicing quality dentistry. Course Objectives: After attending this seminar, attendees will be able to: • Become familiar with the digital tools your office needs for success, including scanners, mills and 3D printers • Learn the digital workflow for both the dental team and the laboratory, and how it leads to increased efficiency and more predictable outcomes • Learn the benefits of an accurate digital smile design and how to transform a 2D rendering into an esthetic smile • Visualize the restorative-driven digital implant workflow, including diagnosis, collaborative treatment planning and final restorative outcome • Become familiar with new technology designed to maximize success and drastically reduce the chance of failures.
Dec 06 - 08, 2019 | Louisville, Kentucky
2019 ACG’s Hepatology School & ACG Southern Regional Postgraduate Course is organized by American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and will be held from Dec 06 - 08, 2019 at Omni Louisville Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 07, 2019 | CEU 3.00 | USD $195 | Louisville, Kentucky
Being Prepared: Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office is organized by University of Louisville (UL) School of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education and will be held on Dec 07, 2019 at University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 3 CEU(s). Course Description: The aging population presents the dental team with the unique challenges associated with providing dental treatment to an increasing number of medically compromised patients. Among these challenges is the possibility of encountering an in-office medical emergency. When a medical emergency strikes, it is vital that all members of the dental team are prepared to respond effectively. This course will discuss the most common medical emergencies encountered in the dental office, the equipment every dental office should have, and the systematic team approach to managing an in-office emergency. Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this Course, participants will have an understanding of: • Recognize the most common medical emergencies that occur in the dental office. • Identify patients at risk for medical emergencies. • Identify equipment utilized for medical emergencies in the dental office. • Understand how to systematically manage in-office medical emergencies utilizing all members of the dental team. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 12, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Louisville, Kentucky
Suicide & Self-Harm: Stopping the Pain is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 12, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Expo Ctr, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Teachers • School Administrators • Marriage & Family Therapists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Using case studies taken from his 45-year career as a suicidologist and the DSM-5®’s expanded and comprehensive approach to suicide and self-mutilation – Jack Klott will bring to life the ideas, theories and concepts presented in this engaging one-of-a-kind workshop. After examining the goals of suicide and the goals that the self-mutilator desires to achieve, you will delve into treatment strategies that will help guide your client to achieve those goals with other, less damaging strategies. You will learn which personality types are most vulnerable to acts of suicide and self-mutilation, as well as the essential link between these behaviors and addiction disorders. Most importantly, your attention will be focused on the treatment relationship and the key to hope for both the suicidal and the self-harm clients. Objectives: • Implement a risk assessment strategy that helps clinicians determine which clients present the highest risk for suicide and self-harm. • Analyze the concept of suicide “contracts” and communicate their impacts on clients, clinicians, and clinical vigilance. • Explain how intent differentiates self-mutilation from suicide attempts and accurately identify the one form of self-mutilation that is a warning sign for potential suicide completion. • Implement techniques for effectively intervening in crisis situations and develop a strategy for determining when and how to hospitalize clients. • Articulate the role of addictions in the suicidal and self-mutilating population and employ a multi-faceted therapeutic approach that ensures client safety and addresses treatment of the addiction. • Determine the purpose behind self-injuring behavior and communicate how alternative coping strategies can be introduced in therapy to help clients manage triggering situations without self-harm.