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Esthetic Outcomes Using New Techniques With Resin Composites: A Hands-On Approach by University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
Oct 18, 2019 | CEUs 6.00 | USD $395 | Detroit, Michigan
Esthetic Outcomes Using New Techniques With Resin Composites: A Hands-On Approach is organized by University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and will be held on Oct 18, 2019 at University of Detroit Mercy Corktown Campus School of Dentistry, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6 CEUs. Course Overview: Indirect restorative procedures such as: veneers, onlays, inlays, full crowns, FPD's are widely performed in dentistry. The correct indication of a restorative material, as well the respective bonding protocol for each material (ceramic, metal, composite) can be confusing. Each restorative system presents is own advantages and disadvantages and is substrate dependent. This course will help you to identify different types of materials, their properties, compositions, clinical indications and respective surface treatments and bonding protocols. Course Objectives: At the completion of the course participants will be able to: • Identify different types of dental ceramic • Identify different types of bonding techniques • Select appropriate restorative system (ceramic/metal/composite, adhesive system, resin cement) for each substrate and clinical situation • Understand how different restorative systems interact with different substrates • Perform an indirect composite restoration followed by proper bonding protocols (hands-on) Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 01, 2019 | 2 5.00 | USD $275 | Detroit, Michigan
A Hands-On Review of Local Anesthesia Techniques; Helping to Better Manage Your Patient's Pain is organized by University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and will be held on Nov 01, 2019 at University of Detroit Mercy Corktown Campus School of Dentistry, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 5 CEUs. Course Overview Have you ever “missed” when administering local anesthesia? Would you like to add an additional injection to your arsenal of techniques? Are you lacking confidence in your ability to effectively administer local anesthesia or has it just been too long since you gave an injection? Through both lecture and hands on clinical lab, this course is designed as a review of local anesthesia for the practicing dentist and dental hygienist. You will review new local anesthetic agents and adjuncts and when they are appropriate to use. This course will review theory of pain control, pharmacology of local anesthetics, selection of pain control modalities, anatomy, and techniques of both maxillary and mandibular anesthesia including the Variazani-Akinosi technique. Participants will review injections on skulls for a “behind the scenes” look. After confidence is reinstated, participants will hone their skills while practicing on their patient partners. You will leave this course with a renewed sense of confidence. Course Objectives: At the completion of the course participants will be able to: • Identify relevant bony landmarks, muscles, nerves, and blood vessels associated with local anesthesia on a model, skull and intraorally on a patient partner • Describe the tissues anesthetized by the most common types of dental injections and the target areas for each • Restore confidence in the ability to administer local anesthesia Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 01 - 03, 2019 | USD $400 | Detroit, Michigan
Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances (SHSA) 2019 is organized by Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation, Inc. (HSF), Canadian Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation (CHSF) and will be held from Nov 01 - 03, 2019 at The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. Description: SHSA is a 2.5 day meeting for specialists and primary care physicians, and provides a range of interactive educational sessions in the format of courses, forums and plenary sessions on HS related topics from bench to bedside. This year, a limited number of patients and caregivers will be permitted to attend the SHSA Scientific Sessions - make sure to register early, as this category is anticipated to sell out! Highlights: • Current research ranging from the burden of disease to new treatment modalities • Latest innovations and clinical challenges in HS • Raise your awareness of HS and unmet needs of patients Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 08 - 09, 2019 | CEUs 12.00 | USD $1095 | Detroit, Michigan
Introduction to Treating Sleep Apnea in Your Practice; From Getting Started to Medical Billing is organized by University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and will be held from Nov 08 - 09, 2019 at University of Detroit Mercy Corktown Campus School of Dentistry, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 12 CEUs. Course Overview: The ADA guidelines on screening for SBD and the ACP paper on splint therapy require the general practitioner to understand medical and dental screening and treatment for sleep apnea. This overview will cover marketing, screening, communication, basic treatment philosophies, appliance choices, and medical billing along with the financial and emotional impact on your practice and team. Sleep medicine has progressed in both the diagnosis and treatment protocol and outcome predictability It is estimated the 25% of the population is at risk for this life-threatening condition and dentistry is at the front lines. This course is an overview to help you determine if you want to treat the patients that you screen. It is not a substitute for full training in sleep dentistry Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this course participants will be able to: • Gain a general understanding of the sleep-related conditions and the role of the dental team • Survey and comparison of available treatment options, side effects, and their prevention • Develop a matrix for marketing sleep appliance therapy to current patients and prospects • Overview of the medical billing process and implementation into your practice • Hands-on protocol for impressions, bite registration and appliance delivery • Hands-on protocol for home sleep testing and monitoring of patient progress Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 09, 2019 | CE/CME 6.00 | USD $129 | Detroit, Michigan
Pain Management for the Main Street Practitioner is organized by PAINWeek and will be held on Nov 09, 2019 at The Westin Southfield Detroit, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. Target Audience: The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of frontline clinicians: physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, and pharmacists involved in the treatment of patients with pain. Accreditation: This is a 1-day meeting and will provide 6 CE/CME credits. Description: Pain Management for the Main Street Practitioner Pain is the primary reason Americans seek health care. An aging population and radical expansion in health insurance coverage will converge to keep pain in the forefront of patient presentations. And the rapidly evolving regulatory environment in medication risk management has new and complex implications for patients and practitioners alike. The PAINWeekEnd Regional Conference Series brings certified medical education to healthcare professionals in all disciplines with an interest in pain management Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 09 - 10, 2019 | CEUs 14.00 | USD $495 | Detroit, Michigan
Primitive Reflex Essentials Foundations for Clinical Neuroplasticity is organized by Cardinal Capers / KidsBainTree and will be held from Nov 09 - 10, 2019 at Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan PM&R, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14 CEUs or 1.4 credit hrs. Description: • In this 2-day expanded workshop, you will discover • Easy ways to improve your clients’ brain growth and connection • Understand the latest Neuroplastic principles in a clinical setting • Where to start in your Clinical Reflex Integration program and why! • Walk out with hands on skills Course Objectives: • list 4 of the principles of creating safety before intervening after experiencing them • memorize the 2 basic tenants of neuroplasticity by Hebb and Merzenich • Explain 2 ways these tenants apply to clinical practice • Discuss the role of the physical brain per Daniel Wolpert. • list 3 reasons for a “noisy brain” per Norman Doidge with Maxine’s addition • List the 4 stages of embryology that are emulated in movement • Perform a return demo of the of evaluation of these 4 stages and explain the 5th component evaluated. • Explain the significance of sensory in / motor out in terms of neurological development and head movement • Discuss the role of Body Schema development in relation to motor function • Perform a return demo of the body brain mapping protocol with upgrading principles • List 3 functions each of brain stem, cerebellum and basal ganglia that impact motor development • Explain the developmental stages of the brain in terms of motor milestones and influence on function • Return demo the Brunnstrom Process for establishing motor control as applied to developing brainstem, cerebellum and basal ganglia function • Describe how this connectivity fits into the Haller method of influencing Neuroplasticity • Discuss 2 ways in which neural net development is a crucial 1st step for reflex integration and the creation of choice of response in relation to every life engagement • List 2 ways that neural net formation as a foundational therapeutic intervention circumvents splinter skill development. • Describe the basic concepts of a stress profile and how this affects neural function and determine the beginning of your own stress profile. NOTE: Early Bird Price is $450 and the $45 will be credited to your account if you enter the discount code: FCNDM19 (exp 9/27/2019). You are required to pay the non refundable $150 registration fee to hold a spot
Nov 09 - 10, 2019 | Contact H 12.00 | USD $299 | Detroit, Michigan
Massage and Rehabilitation Course is organized by DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM) and will be held from Nov 09 - 10, 2019 at DMC Sports Medicine - Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. Intended Audience: PT/PTA, OT/OTA, AT-C, Nurses. Contact Hours: 12 Description: The course will cover massage techniques that can be used to treat musculoskeletal, post surgical and chronic conditions related to neck, low back, hips, shoulders, and knees. ROM, stretching, and over the clothes and skin on skin techniques will be demonstrated. Lymphatic drainage techniques will also be demonstrated. This is a hands-on course so please be prepared to do the work, as well as receive work. There will be many situations where you will need to undress so the techniques can be performed effectively. Proper draping techniques will be utilized and taught. Attire: Comfortable clothing. Please bring a large bath towel, shorts, tank top/cami, (preferable no cross-backed sports bra as the high straps make it challenging to work the neck and shoulders). Course Objectives: • Identify body restrictions through simple assessment • Using provided handout, perform general/specific techniques effective in releasing joint/muscular pain and tightness • Perform general lymphatic drainage on an extremity NOTE: Class is limited to 20 registrants Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 16 - 17, 2019 | CE Hours 16.00 | USD $575 | Detroit, Michigan
Mobilization of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine and Ribs is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Nov 16 - 17, 2019 at Henry Ford Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine - Fraser, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. Accreditation: This course has been submitted for 16 continuing education hours. Approval amounts may vary per state. Certificates of attendance with the number of course hours will be given to each participant at the completion of the course. Course Description: This class focuses on taking an area of the body – the neck, upper back and ribs - and simplifying it so that the therapist feels comfortable treating it. Treatment approaches include Muscle Energy Technique (MET) and direct articulations to the thoracic spine and ribs. The class is evidence based and every technique is repeated multiple times throughout the class so each participant has the chance to learn them well. When you leave this class you will walk away with a comprehensive and strong foundation for treatment of the neck, upper back and ribs. As with all of our manual therapy courses, this seminar will follow a progression of principles and reinforce them throughout the 16 hours, is at least 75% hands-on lab, and will give the clinician hands-on skills they use immediately upon their return to the clinical setting. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Correctly describe the normal and abnormal biomechanics of the vertebrae in the Upper Cervical spine (OA, AA), Lower ervical Spine (C2-7), Thoracic spine (T1-I2) and ribs. • Confidently describe 5 specific spinal and rib anatomical structures. • Correctly describe the neurophysiological mechanism behind muscle energy technique (MET) • Correctly and confidently identify 3 key components necessary to administer proper MET. • Correctly and confidently administer 5 cervical spine METs, 5 thoracic spine METs, 4 thoracic spine mobilizations (Grade II-IV), 3 thoracic spine manipulations (Grade V), 1 Cervical Thoracic distraction mobilization/manipulation, 3 Rib METs, and 2 Rib mobilization/manipulations. • Through the discussion of relevant evidence based research, support the use of METs/Mobilization/Manipulations to the Cervical and Thoracic spine and Ribs for specific diagnoses. • Through the use of 3 varying case studies, correctly demonstrate a systematic approach for the treatment progression through the cervical and thoracic spine and rib complex. • Properly locate the correct bony landmarks (I.e. Thoracic and Cervical Transverse Process, Rib angle). • Demonstrate the appropriate force direction for 5 specific MET/Mobilization/Manipulations.
Nov 22, 2019 | CEUs 6.00 | USD $275 | Detroit, Michigan
Perio 101: An Update on What Was Forgotten, What We Need to Know, and Why is organized by University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and will be held on Nov 22, 2019 at University of Detroit Mercy Corktown Campus School of Dentistry, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6 CEUs. Course Overview: This course will reinforce the assessment, communication and clinical skills necessary to provide evidence-based periodontal patient care. Dental and dental hygiene standards of care will be reviewed, as well as assessment and clinical strategies used to treat various stages of periodontal disease. The NEW American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Classification of Diseases will be discussed and applied to case-based examples to further elaborate on the interpretation and analysis of periodontal data. Lastly, an ergonomic hands-on session using basic periodontal instruments and powered instrumentation inserts will take place. Which is best for the periodontally involved patient and why? Course Objectives: At the completion of the course participants will be able to: • Analyze and interpret thorough periodontal data collection according to the AAP standards. • Effectively communicate a periodontal diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan to your patient. • Apply the AAP Classification of Diseases to every patient in your practice. • Describe and demonstrate principals of ergonomics in periodontal therapy. • Apply the fundamentals of instrumentation during the hands-on session. • Learn the basic differences and benefits of using powered inserts. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 07 - 08, 2019 | CE Hours 16.00 | USD $575 | Detroit, Michigan
Comprehensive Treatment of the Foot & Ankle is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Dec 07 - 08, 2019 at Mendelson Kornblum Physical Therapy, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. Accreditation: This course has been submitted for 16 continuing education hours. Approval amounts may vary per state. Certificates of attendance with the number of course hours will be given to each participant at the completion of the course. Course Description: This course takes a significantly different approach to treatment of the foot and ankle. It focuses on how to restore normal foot mechanics and take stress off of the soft tissues in the foot through manual techniques, taping and orthotic therapy. It shows you common foot dysfunctions that lead to common foot diagnoses. The manual therapy techniques covered include joint mobilizations and myofascial release / soft tissue mobilizations. You will make a pair of temporary orthotics in the class, utilizing a structural and functional approach, which can be easily replicated on Monday morning. As with all of our manual therapy courses, this seminar will follow a progression of principles and reinforce them throughout the 16 hours. This course is at least 75% hands-on lab, and will give the clinician hands-on skills they use immediately upon their return to the clinical setting. Topics Covered: • Introduction to a comprehensive approach to manual treatment of the foot & ankle • Overview of anatomy of the foot & ankle complex and its effect on mobilizations, MFR, etc • Introduction and review of the concepts of functional joint mobilization, MFR, foot taping, balance re-education and orthotic therapy • Mobilization: distal tib-fib, talocrural, subtalar, cuboid, navicular, misc tarsals • MFR: foot, ankle and lower extremity release techniques, scar releases • Taping: for the arch, ankle, navicular sling, peroneus longus, hallux valgus, calcaneal, fat pad • Orthotic therapy with temporary orthotics • Balance re-education of the foot & ankle complex • Application to specific clinical situations Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Demonstrate the ability to select the correct mobilization technique, myofascial technique, and correct taping, balance re-education or orthotic technique based on a patient's clinical presentation. • Demonstrate the correct hand technique, the correct grading of joint mobilization, and describe the specific physiologic effects of joint mobilization. • Demonstrate the correct specific techniques for MFR of the foot and lower extremity to treat foot and ankle dysfunctions. • Demonstrate the correct specific techniques for taping of the foot and ankle. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.