Continuing Dental Education

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2016 Course Offerings



Course 1620
Extended Care Permit III – Online & Lab Course (18 CEUs)
- An ONLINE course through the UMKC School of Dentistry
Cindy Amyot, RDH, EdD
Kylie Austin, RDH, MSDH

Dates: Spring Semester: January  – May 2016
Credits and Tuition: Participants may enroll for CE Credit or College Credit
• CE - 18 ADA-Recognized Hours - Tuition: $625
• College Credit – available on request (UMKC fees per credit hours apply)
Deadline to Enroll: January 25, 2016

This course was specifically designed to fulfill the Kansas State Dental Board requirement to for dental hygienists who apply for the ECP III Dental Hygiene Permit. Dental Hygienists with the ECP III certificate can practice under the sponsorship of a dentist in a variety of public health settings including, schools and long term care facilities in Kansas.

COURSE Basics:
• 24/7 online access to 12 topic modules
• Discussion Board and Blog posting with other participants
• Full semester to complete all 12 modules

The course material will prepare the student to:
(1) Describe the requirements of ECP III legislation; (2) Assess for recognition and subsequent referral for further dental care; (3) Remove decayed tooth structure using hand instruments; (4) Place various types of temporary restoration; (5) Adjust dentures to relieve sore spots; (6) Place temporary soft re-liners on dentures; (7) Smooth rough tooth surfaces using a slow speed hand piece; (8) Extract primary teeth with Class IV mobility; (9) Manage dental emergencies; and (10) Understand various pharmacological agents such as antibiotics and antifungals.

Course Basics:
Cost is $625 for 18 CEU’s. *College Course credit available upon request
• Online access to 8 topic modules 24/7
• Cost Includes the Onsite Hands-On Lab Day Experience
• Discussion Board posting with other participants
• Full semester to complete all 8 modules

Course Needs:
• Computer with High Speed Internet Access
• Microsoft WORD & Power Point programs

Dr. Cindy Amyot, serves as a professor and the associate dean for Instructional Technology and Faculty Development at the UMKC School of Dentistry. She provides institutional and technological support for this safety net course.

Kylie Austin,serves as a consultant for the UMKC School of Dentistry.  She currently directs this safety net course as well as the ECP-III course.



Course 1621
The 12 Most Common Medical Emergencies That Can Be Found in the Dental Office
AND A Review of the 16 Toughest Patients to Anesthetize

(With Hands-On Airway Management Demonstrations)
Allan Schwartz, DDS, CRNA

Location: UMKC School of Dentistry
Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Tuition: $150
Credit: 4.0 ADA-Recognized Hours (AGD Code #142)
Audience: Dentists

Dr. Schwartz will provide you with no-nonsense, common-sense solutions to some of the most challenging situations facing any dental office: medical emergencies and difficult anesthesiology patients. His presentation will include a demonstration of the use of devices used to provide oxygenation as well as obtain and maintain the patient airway.

You will learn:
• The prevalence of several major anesthesia medical emergencies possible in the dental office.
• The importance of familiarity with common medical emergencies along with periodic drilling and review with your staff.

State Dental Practice Acts may require this
• Suggested treatment protocols for 12 anesthesia medical emergencies
• The pharmacology for treatment of the various anesthesia medical emergencies
• Suggested dosages for the pharmacological agents used to treat various anesthesia medical emergencies
• The clinical presentation of 16 patient conditions or diseases that can affect anesthesia treatment of the patient

Dr. Allan Schwartz has been teaching anesthesia to dentists, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physicians, and nurses for over 10 years. He is currently employed as a locum tenens CRNA, and is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics at the Center for Advanced Dental Education at Saint Louis University. He also provides deep sedation in various dental offices in the state of Missouri, and is one of only two Missouri general dentists who possess a deep sedation/general anesthesia permit granted by the Missouri Dental Board.

 


Course 1622
Nitrous Oxide for the Dentist, Dental Hygienist, and Dental Assistant
Hands-on course. Class size is limited.
Sascha Schubert, DDS, MD
Amit Kumar, DDS

Location: UMKC School of Dentistry
Date: Friday & Saturday, February 26 & 27, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuition: $500
Credit: 16.0 ADA-Recognized Hours (AGD Code #132)
Audience:Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants

This course will provide dentists with an update in sedation dentistry, hygienists with the necessary training and experience to provide nitrous oxide and dental assistants with experience and training to monitor in the dental office. This course is extended in length to satisfy both the Kansas and Missouri Dental Boards training requirements.

You will learn:
• Considerations, indications and contra-indications for using nitrous oxide
• How to take, record and monitor vital signs (pulse, respiration and blood pressure)
• Appropriate steps in the effective administration of nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia

Participants must:
– Submit copy of current CPR Healthcare Provider certification

Sascha Schubert is a full-time clinical professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the UMKC School of Dentistry. Dr. Schubert received his DMD degree from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 1996. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at Saba University in the Netherlands Antilles in 2002. He then completed residencies in family practice and oral surgery. Dr. Schubert is a member of the American Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and currently teaches several professional programs at the UMKC School of Dentistry.
Dr. Amit Kumar is a full-time clinical assistant professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the UMKC School of Dentistry. Dr. Kumar is actively involved with the clinical education of graduate students and is one of the instructors who teaches nitrous oxide conscious sedation. Dr. Kumar earned an MDS degree in oral and maxillofacial surgery in India, a DDS degree from UMKC and an MS in informatics from UNC Chapel Hill. In addition to teaching DDS students, he has a keen interest in dental implants and is actively involved with resident training of dental implantology. Prior to his appointment at UMKC, Dr. Kumar was involved in oral surgery private practice in the Middle East and India. He is an active member of the MDA and Greater Kansas City Dental Society.


Course 1623
Cutting Edge Dental Billing and Coding
Discount for office members!*
Christine Taxin

Location: UMKC School of Dentistry
Date: Friday, March 11, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
*Tuition: $165 per person or enroll two people and add a third person for FREE
Credit: 6.0 ADA-Recognized Hours (AGD Code #554)
Audience: Dentists, Dental Hygienist, Dental Assistant, Office Mangers

Many practices find it challenging to remain compliant with insurance rules and regulations. Diagnostic and procedure codes change annually, privacy issues continue to increase, and patient insurance coverage varies while practices try to determine how best to incorporate these influences and remain profitable. Join Christine Taxin for her interactive, informational presentation that will empower you to take charge of your office’s dental claim billing.

You will learn:
• Dental and wellness benefits, as well as state/federal government regulations
• Tips for navigating dental benefits to maximize production, collection and insurance benefits
• How to properly utilize this year’s updated and revised dental codes
• The importance of utilizing diagnostic codes for accessing additional insurance benefits
• How to complete the new insurance form
• How to establish risk assessment as a baseline of health which translates into increased coverage

Christine Taxin is the founder and president of Links2Success, a practice management consulting company serving the dental and medical fields. Prior to starting her own consulting company, Taxin served as an administrator of a critical care department at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City and managed an extensive multi-specialty dental practice in New York. With over 25 years of experience as a practice management professional, she now provides private practice consulting services, delivers continuing education seminars for dental and medical professionals and serves as an adjunct professor at the New York University (NYU) Dental School and Resident Programs for Maimonides Hospital.


Course 1624
UPDATE ON DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY
Jerald Katz, DDS, MS
Vandana Kumar, DDS, MS

Location: UMKC School of Dentistry
Date:Friday, May 13, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuition: $185
Credits: 6.0 ADA-Recognized Hours (AGD Code #731)
Audience: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants

This course introduces the practical clinical applications of Cone Beam Computed Tomography as it applies to three-dimensional diagnosis and treatment planning. The course is designed to enable general dentists of all experience levels to integrate three-dimensional imaging protocols for implant planning, oral pathology diagnosis, orthodontic cases, impacted teeth evaluation and endodontic case evaluation. Participants will learn clinically relevant information necessary to implement interactive CT technology into private practice. Utilizing the latest in cone beam CT technology, this course will provide practical hands-on software training, including anatomic interpretation, identification of pathology and sequential diagnostic protocols for maxillofacial reconstruction. The course will include comprehensive case presentations demonstrating various applications of CBCT in general dentistry. You’ll also receive an update on State of Missouri laws for procuring and installing radiation-producing devices.

You will learn:
Digital/Film-Based Radiography
• Updates on the marketplace for digital sensors as well as radiation safety guidelines for digital/film-based radiography
• Guidelines for prescribing intra-oral and extra-oral digital/ film-based radiographs
Cone Beam Computed Tomography
• Updates on the marketplace for CBCT machines as well as radiation safety guidelines for CBCT scans
• Guidelines for prescribing CBCT scans
• Normal anatomy on CBCT images
• Interpretation of incidental findings on CBCT images

Dr. Jerald Katz is a professor in the UMKC Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine, and serves as director of Oral Radiology at the UMKC School of Dentistry, where he also maintains a part-time practice in radiology. He completed his training in oral and maxillofacial radiology at the University of Texas-San Antonio and is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.
Dr. Vandana Kumar is an associate professor in the Department of Oral Pathology, Medicine and Oral Radiology at the UMKC School of Dentistry where she teaches and participates in a number of research projects using cone beam computed tomography. She was boarded in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in December 2006 and awarded a masters degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in August 2007.


Course 1625
Modern Concepts in Removable Prosthodontics
Register before February and receive a 10% discount.
Course is limited to 14 participants. A surveyor and casts will be supplied to attendees.
Paul A. Hansen, DDS

Location: UMKC School of Dentistry
Date: Friday & Saturday, June 24 & 25, 2016
Time: Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuition: $500
Credits:16.0 ADA-Recognized Hours (AGD Code #672)
Audience:Dentis ts

Dr. Hansen’s course will include eight hours of lecture and eight hours of participation in the design of removable partial dentures. Course participants will learn the basics of design of removable partial dentures. This knowledge will be used to design a variety of casts, each with a different type of problem. Upon completion of the course, participant will be comfortable in their ability to design a variety of different casts using the most modern technology.

You will learn:
• Implant supported complete dentures-bars or attachments
• Removable partial dentures-basic design philosophies
• Removable partial dentures-implant supported prosthesis
• Types of removable prosthesis and their advantages and disadvantages
• Design and fabrication of removable partial dentures
• Predictable fabrication and insertion of immediate placed dentures

Dr. Paul Hansen serves as an associate professor and the director of Prosthodontics and Dental Implants at the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry. After earning his DDS degree at the University of Nebraska in 1975, he joined the U.S. Air Force and served until 1995, when he retired with the rank of colonel. While in the Air Force he received one year of oral surgical training and three years of prosthodontics training at the University of Texas-San Antonio and Wilford Hall Medical Center. He served as the director of the UMKC Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics from 1995 to 2001 and maintained a private practice in Kansas City, Kan., from 2001to 2007. In 2007 he became the director of Prosthodontics at the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry in Lincoln, where he also maintains a private practice.


Course 1626
Zero Sensitivity Composite Procedures
Register before July 1, 2016, and receive a $25 discount.
Sam Halabo, DMD

Location: UMKC School of Dentistry
Date: Friday, August 5, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuition: $250
Credits: 8.0 ADA-Recognized Hours (AGD Code #250)
Audience: Dentists

Composite procedures and materials have been around for many years now, yet post-op sensitivity is often a dilemma. Materials are introduced into the marketplace at such speeds that many practitioners are struggling to know which materials will work best for them, and will last and cause zero sensitivity. Dr. Halabo will present simple and predictable tips and materials for achieving great results without sensitivity. With esthetics driving more treatment than ever before, practitioners will be able to take home methods to instantly improve their techniques and expand their services. Your patients will leave your practice with beautiful restorations that have no sensitivity.

Learning Objectives
• Comparison of composite systems and ratings
• Comparison of bonding systems and ratings
• Complete procedures from A-Z
• A discussion of para-functional habits
• Deciding when to do direct versus indirect

Dr. Sam Halabo has been in private practice in San Diego, Calif., since 1997. His dental office has grown yearly while performing every facet of dentistry from the daily “bread and butter” restorative and preventative care to full-mouth rehabilitations and implants. He evaluates products for both the Catapult Group and Clinical Research (CR). He was the director of dental care at the UCSD Homeless clinic in Pacific Beach. He is an adjunct faculty member at the University of California at San Diego. He has lectured nationally and internationally and has had numerous articles published in professional journals and websites. Additionally, Dr. Halabo has been featured in several television news segments. He has been involved in product evaluations for many years and is extremely proud and honored to share his knowledge and experience with those seeking to provide excellent dental care for their patients.


Course 1627
PRACTICING IN THE DENTAL HYGIENE PUBLIC HEALTH SAFETY NET
Cindy Amyot, RDH, EdD
Kylie Austin, RDH MSDH

Fall Semester September – December 2016
30 ADA-Recognized Hour Tuition: $500 –or-
3.0 College Credits (UMKC Fees per credit hours apply)
Deadline: August 28, 2016

This online course is designed to give the practicing dental hygienist a core understanding of how to enter and work in the dental hygiene safety net. The course will also increase the participant knowledge in the area of public health dentistry, including; health promotion, disease prevention, current legislation, evidenced-based treatment, school-based and portable dentistry, coalitions, treating geriatric and disabled populations, as well as how to write and secure grant monies. The course will give participants the background information needed to apply for and utilize the ECP I and II permits. The Kansas State Dental Board currently requires an educational component to obtain ECP II certification and this course fulfills that requirement.

Course Basics

  • Online access to 12 topic modules 24/7
  • Discussion Board and Blog Posting with other participants
  • Full semester to complete all 12 modules

Course Needs

  • Computer with High Speed Internet Access
  • Microsoft WORD & Power Point programs
  • Textbook: Concepts in Dental Public Health by Jill Mason, RDH, MPH, which can be purchased on Amazon.com
Dr. Cindy Amyot serves as a professor and the associate dean for Instructional Technology Faculty Development at the UMKC School of Dentistry. She provides institutional and technological support for this safety net course.
Kylie Austin serves as a consultant for the UMKC School of Dentistry. She currently directs this safety net course as well as the ECP-III course.


Course 1628
The Dental Professional’s Role in Managing the Patient with Diabetes
Sponsored by Colgate
Janette Delinger, RDH, MSDH

Location: UMKC School of Dentistry
Date: Thursday, September 8, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Tuition: $60
Credits: 2.0 ADA-Recognized Hours (AGD Code #070)
Audience: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and Dental Assistants, Others

As the prevalence of diabetes continues to increase in the United States so too will the number of dental patients affected by the disease. This program addresses the relationship between oral health complications and diabetes. It is designed to provide the practitioner with management considerations for the patient with diabetes. An overview of diabetes will be discussed as well as its oral manifestations, consequences, and treatment recommendations.

Learning Objectives:
• Define diabetes and differentiate between each type.
• Describe the signs and symptoms of uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.
• Identify the risk factors and systemic complications of diabetes.
• Discuss the oral complications and management considerations for the dental patient with diabetes.

Janette Delinger works for Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, managing a 6-state region in the Midwest and lecturing on a variety of topics throughout the United States. Previous to working at Colgate, she was a professional education manager for Philips Sonicare for 5+ years. She also has over 24 years of experience in private practice. She received her undergraduate degree from Wichita State University and her master of science degree in Dental Hygiene Education from the UMKC School of Dentistry. Since 1998, she has been active in the Kansas Dental Hygienists’ Association where she has served in many roles, including president, delegate and legislative chair. She completed a 2-year term as ADHA District VIII Trustee in June 2014. She has volunteered at the annual Kansas Mission of Mercy events that donate dental services to those in need of oral health care.


Call UMKC Continuing Dental Education:
(816) 235-2142 or 1-800-643-9671. Ask for Karen Wilson.

Policies and Procedures

CE Credits
Credit for each course will be based on hourly attendance (1 hour = 1 credit)

Eligibility

Dentists holding degrees from accredited schools are eligible to attend these course, as are laboratory technicians, dental hygienists, dental assistants and other team member where indicated.

Affiliations
The UMKC School of Dentistry is not responsible for providing liability or malpractice insurance in workshop courses. Participants enrolled in course which requires patient will be asked to provide proof of such insurance coverage

Eligibility
Dentists holding degrees from accredited schools are eligible to attend these course, as are laboratory technicians, dental hygienists, dental assistants and other team member where indicated.

Accreditation
The UMKC School of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing denal education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by board of dentistry.

The current term of approval extends from May 2010 to June 2014

The UMKC School of Dentistry is an AGD PACE Recognized Provider. AGD PACE is a service of the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education pro-grams of this program provider are accepted by the AGD Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2019.

Accommodating People with Disabilities
If you are a person with a disability and desire special accommodations, please advise us at the time of registration. Requests will be kept confidential. People with speech or hearing impairment can contact the University by using Relay Missouri, (800) 735-2966) (TT) or (800) 735-2466 (Voice)

Confirmation
Your registration confirmation will be mailed from the continuing education office two weeks prior to the course. You will also receive a listing of nearby hotels at this time, a map of the area and parking information.

Course Changes/Cancellation
The office of Continuing Dental Education reserves the right to limit registration, to change the location, time course content of faculty of any course and to cancel any course no less than one week prior to the course should circumstances make this necessary. Person registered in a canceled course will be notified by telephone, using the number listed on the registration form The office of Continuing Dental Education cannot be held responsible for the cost of a non-refundable airline tickets in the event of a course cancellation.

Refund Policy
For all regular lecture programs:  To receive a full refund you must notify the Division of Continuing Dental Education 48 hours prior to a program; if less than 48 hours prior to the start of program, a $30 administration fee will be deducted from your refund. No refund is available for cancellations on the day of a program.

For all limited enrollment programs:  To receive a full refund you must notify the Division of Continuing Dental Education at least six business days prior to the day of a program. One-half of the enrollment fee will be refunded for withdrawal to five days prior to a program. If you are unable to attend a program for any reason please call our office to notify us immediately so that we may promptly process you refund. The telephone for the Office of Continuing Dental Education accepts messages 24 hours a day. (800) 643-9671 or 235-2142. Please allow from two to six weeks for all refunds. People with speech or hearing impairments can call (800) 735-2966 (TT) or (800) 735-2466 (voice).

Policy Concerning Course Content
The University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Dentistry offers continuing education courses on all aspects of dentistry. In doing so, some presentations may include controversial material or commercial reference. Our sponsorship of such course should not be considered an endorsement or approval of the particular philosophy, product or procedure.

Disclaimer
The UMKC School of Dentistry has an obligation to disseminate new knowledge in the dental field. Some new knowledge or techniques may be considered controversial. Sponsorship of a program by the UMKC School f Dentistry does not necessarily imply product or techniques endorsement.

UMKC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution.