Continuing Dental Education

UMKC Continuing Education

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 Course Offerings



Extended Care Permit III – Online & Lab Course (18 CEUs)
- An ONLINE course through the UMKC School of Dentistry
Spring Semester: January  – May 2016
Cindy Amyot, RDH, EdD
Kylie Austin, RDH, MSDH

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
Course 1620

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.



 

 

 




PRACTICING IN THE DENTAL HYGIENE PUBLIC HEALTH SAFETY NET
Fall Semester September – December 2016
Cindy Amyot, RDH, EdD
Kylie Austin, RDH MSDH

30 ADA-Recognized Hour Tuition: $500 –or-
3.0 College Credits (UMKC Fees per credit hours apply)
Deadline: August 28, 2016
Course 1627

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.

 

 

 

 


Nitrous Oxide for the Dentist, Dental Hygienist, and Dental Assistant
Hands-on course. Class size is limited.
Friday & Saturday, October 28-29, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Scott Gruwell, DDS, MS
Keerthana Satheesh, BDS, DDS, MSTuition: $500

Credit: 16.0 ADA-Recognized Hours (AGD Code #132)
Audience: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants
Course 1630

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

Dr. Scott Gruwell is the Director of Advanced Education in Periodontics at the UMKC School of Dentistry. Dr. Gruwell earned is Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In 2007, he received his Certificate of Training in Periodontics in the United States Air Force at Wilford Hall Medical Center while simultaneously earning his Master of Science degree from the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Gruwell has received the American Academy of Periodontology’s Educator Award and been named the Dental Educator of the Year by the United States Air Force Medical Service. He serves as a manuscript peer reviewer for six journals and currently holds a position on the American Academy of Periodontology’s In-service Examination Committee.  Dr. Gruwell joined the UMKC faculty in 2016 and has had numerous teaching appointments both in and out of the USAF as well as experience as a full-time private practitioner. Dr. Gruwell remains active in several professional organizations and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Dr. Keerthana Satheesh completed her DDS at the UMKC School of Dentistry (2005) and obtained her Periodontitis certificate (2003) and MS in Dentistry from the University of Minnesota (2006). She is a full time faculty member in the Periodontics department at the UMKC-School of Dentistry since 2003. She served as Director of Advanced Periodontics from 2014-2016 and is now serving as Chair of the department of Periodontics. She is board certified by the American Board of Periodontology and also works in private practice in Overland Park, KS. She holds a Missouri license in moderate parenteral sedation.  She has didactic and clinical responsibilities in both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral courses. Dr. Satheesh received the AAP Educator award, the ITL fellowship in teaching and learning and more recently a graduate of the ADEA Leadership Institute. She is a recipient of numerous awards including the Distinguished Teacher award, The David Moore Teaching award and the Elmer F Pierson Excellence in teaching award.  She is an active member of several professional organizations and was inducted into the American College of Dentists in 2015. She enjoys spending time with her family.


 

 

 


CEREC - Hands-on course.  Class size is limited to 20 participants
Friday, November 4, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00pm
Cynthia Petrie, DDS, MS, FACP
Moid Karwaa, DDS, MS

Lance Godley, DMD

Tuition: $350
Credit: 6.0 ADA-Recognized Hours
Audience: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants
Course 1631

Course Description:
This didactic and hands-on introduction to current concepts in ceramic restorations, tooth preparation design, CAD/CAM material selection, and integrating the digital workflow into the dental office will allow the dental healthcare professional the ability to evaluate this technology for use.
Through instruction and hands-on use of the popular CAD/CAM systems CEREC Omnicam, practitioners will have the opportunity to understand the principles and manipulate the technology behind CAD/CAM restorations. Attendees will take the initial steps in scanning, designing, and milling an all ceramic restoration.
Learning Objectives:
After completion of this course the participant will be better able to:

1. Employ successful preparation designs for CAD/CAM ceramic restorations
2. Assess preparation design and corrective modification for success
3. Use appropriate adhesive cements in the placement of CDA/CAM restorations
4. Operate the CEREC Omnicam
5. Practice CAD/CAM designs prior to milling procedures
6. Evaluate the ease of use of the CEREC CAD/CAM system

Dr. Cynthia Petrie is the Chair of the department of Restorative Clinical Sciences at UMKC School of Dentistry and holds the title of Dr. George Tanaka Hawaii Professor of Restorative Dentistry.  Dr. Petrie has earned doctor of dental surgery degrees from the University of Athens, School of Dentistry and UMKC School of Dentistry. In 2000, she completed a residency in Graduate Prosthodontics at UMKC School of Dentistry and received a Certificate in Prosthodontics and a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology. Dr. Petrie has completed more than 1,000 hours of continuing education and has 32 published articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed dental journals.  As a UMKC faculty member, Dr. Petrie earned tenure in the Department of Restorative Dentistry in 2006 and has been teaching dental students the principles of prosthodontics in clinic and didactic courses since 2000. Dr. Petrie has maintained a faculty practice limited to prosthodontics since 2001. She is the Missouri president for the American College of Prosthodontists and a past president of the OKU Rho Chapter.  She serves on the Test Construction Committee for the American Dental Association National Dental Board Examination. Dr. Petrie is a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Prosthodontics and Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. Dr. Petrie is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists.

Dr. Lance W. Godley is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Missouri – Kansas City, School of Dentistry.  He graduated from the University of Florida College of Dentistry in Gainesville, FL where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.  Before coming to Missouri to teach dentistry, he was in private practice in Naples, FL for 18 years.  He has always been interested in new technologies, dental materials, and methods of delivery that improve his dentistry for his patients.  Dr. Godley used both the Omnicam and Bluecam CEREC machines in his practice for about 8 years and continues to keep up with the latest advances in this technology.  He was also an in-office trainer for Patterson Supply Company for new owners of CEREC, as well as a CEREC Mentor at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry in Scottsdale Arizona.

Dr. Moid Karwaa is a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor at UMKC School of Dentistry. He is the director of the Dental Occlusion course and co-director of the Advanced Prosthodontics course. Dr. Karwaa graduated from Tripoli University School of Dentistry, Tripoli, Libya in 2005. He then completed a 12-month GPR at Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt. He completed dual residencies in Aesthetic Dentistry and Prosthodontics at New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Karwaa additionally completed his Master of Science in Biomaterials with an emphasis on All-Ceramic and Zirconia Dental Restorations from New York University College of Dentistry. He has also completed several CEREC training courses under the supervision of Dr. Richard Fox, certified CEREC trainer.

 


For information or to register by phone, call: 
Call the UMKC School of Dentistry, Office of Continuing Dental Education: 
816/235-2142 or 800/643-9671.  Ask for Amy Widau.

Click here to download a registration form you can mail or fax for course enrollment.


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 2016 to June 2019.

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.