LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education is the brand name of LSU’s overall continuing dental education program; it represents the long-standing affiliation and working relationship between LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry and The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc. for the purpose of developing and marketing continuing education courses.
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Course Description

 
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Dentistry's Role in the Diagnosis and
 Management of Sleep Disorders

in New Orleans

Friday-Saturday, October 9-10, 2020 
at the LSU School of Dentistry, 1100 Florida Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana

A maximum of 14 clinical hours (11.25 lecture, 2.75 participation) | Course #43-20 | AGD#: 200
Sign-In and Breakfast: 7:30-8:15 am (each day)
  Course Starts: 8:15 am (each day) | Course Ends: no later than 5:00 pm (each day)

Registration Fees  

Regular
(BY 12:00 pm / noon CST 10/2/20)

 Dentist/Healthcare Provider

$2,037

IMPORTANT: The email address used to register will be the email address to which all course materials will be sent. Once 
   you are registered in the course, you will receive an email confirmation from CDE@LSUHSC.EDU
IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE AN
   EMAIL CONIFRMATION FROM CDE@LSUHSC.EDU within ten (10) business days, please call our office 504.941.8193.

  CDE@LSUHSC.EDU is never used for marketing purposes, to ensure delivery of course information please add this email address
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Phone: (504) 941-8193

Fax: (504) 941-8403  

 Mail:   LSU CDE
            1100 Florida Avenue,
            Box 142-B

            New Orleans, LA
            70119-2799

Overview & Objectives

Day one will focus on Sleep Disordered Breathing with lectures from the medical perspective and from the dental perspective. Day two will consist of a clinical session on oral appliance therapy as it applies to obstructive sleep apnea and lectures focusing on sleep bruxism, the relationship of sleep to temporomandibular disorders (TMDs),
and sleep bruxism and the relationship between sleep and pain.

After participating in this activity, the participants should be better able to:

  • Understand the role of the dentist in the diagnosis and management of sleep disordered breathing from a medical perspective.
  • Identify the impact of prescribing various medications on normal sleep function.
  • Know current concepts related to sleep bruxism.
  • Understand the role of the dentist in the management of obstructive sleep apnea with emphasis on the fabrication of oral appliances.
  • Recognize the relationship between sleep bruxism, sleep disordered breathing and TMDs.
  • Know the bidirectional relationship between sleep and pain.

About the Presenters

Steve Carstensen, DDS, FAGD, Diplomate, AADSM has treated sleep apnea and snoring since 1988. He’s the consultant to the ADA for sleep related breathing disorders, and trained at UCLA’s Mini-Residency in Sleep. He lectures internationally, advises several sleep-related manufacturers, directs sleep education at the Pankey Institute and is a guest lecturer at Spear Education, University of the Pacific and Louisiana State Dental Schools. For the AADSM he was a Board Member, Secretary-Treasurer and President-Elect. Supat Thammasitboon, MD is the Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine and Director of the Sleep Center at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System. He is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at Tulane University, where he is the Program Director of Sleep Medicine Fellowship Training Program. He completed fellowship training in Pulmonary & Critical Care at Tulane University and Sleep Medicine at UT Southwestern. He is the Board of Director of Louisiana Academy of Sleep Medicine.


This course also serves as the third session of the five session Orofacial Pain Continuum™. Continuum directors Drs. Gremillion, Ehrlich, Klasser, and Spencer present and participate in courses throughout the continuum along with guest lecturers. The purpose of the LSU Orofacial Pain Continuum™ is to establish a new category of CE for orofacial pain that is more comprehensive than other programs yet can be completed in five weekend sessions in less than a year.

If you wish to register for the entire continuum, register for course #40-20.



L-R: Drs. Dale Ehrlich, Henry Gremillion,
Christopher Spencer,
and Gary Klasser 

Course Location

The course will be held at LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry located five miles from downtown New Orleans next to historic Bayou St. John and beautify City Park. The dental school is about twenty minutes from downtown New Orleans by taxi.

Experience New Orleans: 

New Orleans is a unique city bursting with over 200 years of history and culture. It remains America's most unique, authentic, and enthralling destination. Find out all that will be going on in New Orleans while you are in town by visiting www.neworleans.com or calling 1.800.672.6124, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Central Time.

Travel Accommodations: 

Please make your own airline and hotel reservations as soon as possible because New Orleans is busy with many events and conventions at this time of year. Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is located approximately 30-40 minutes by taxi from both downtown New Orleans and LSU School of Dentistry. For your return flight, please allow about 90 minutes for the trip to the airport and for airline check-in.

Hotel Accommodations: 

JW Marriott Hotel, 614 Canal Street (driveway entrance on 611 Common Street), New Orleans, LA 70130. The group name is 7th Annual LACDE Orofacial Pain Session 3. Block Room Rate is $186/+ applicable taxes and fees. The deadline to register for your room at this rate is September 17, 2020. Reserve your room by calling 1-800-771-9067 or clicking here

 

 

 

LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry/The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc. (d/b/a: LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education) 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 dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at www.ada.org/CERP.

Cancellation & Refund Policy: The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc. (d/b/a: LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education) reserves the right to cancel any course should circumstances warrant such action. If a course is canceled, the Academy will refund the full tuition. If you cancel your registration, the Academy will refund the tuition you paid (minus an administrative cancellation fee). We must receive your written cancellation request no later than
September 24, 2020 by mail, fax at (504) 941-8403, or email at CDE@lsuhsc.edu. If LSU Health New Orleans CDE receives notification of your cancellation after the specified deadline, this will result in forfeiture of your entire tuition. 

Nonrefundable Airline Ticket, Flight Change, or Hotel Reservation: LACDE (d/b/a: LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education) cannot be held responsible for the cost of a nonrefundable airline ticket, flight change, or hotel room reservation in the event a course is canceled or rescheduled. Please: No recording devices in lecture room or lab, and turn mobile phones off. New Knowledge Related to Dental Practice: You are cautioned about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating techniques and procedures into your practice, especially when the course has not provided you with supervised clinical experience to ensure you have attained competence.

New Knowledge Related to Dental Practice: Dental educational institutions have an obligation to disseminate new knowledge related to dental practice. In so doing, some presentations may include controversial materials or commercial references. Participants are cautioned about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating techniques and procedures into their practices, especially when the course has not provided them with supervised clinical experience in the technique or procedure to ensure that they have attained competence. Providership or partial providership of a continuing education course by LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education does not necessarily imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, procedure or product.

Equality of Educational Opportunity: The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc., LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education, and LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry are committed to equality and do not discriminate against applicants, students or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability.

Continuing Education Credit: CE credit awarded for participation in a course or activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his or her state licensing board.

Photography Release: By attending this course/session, attendees agree to allow their names, likenesses and images either in audio, photographic or video format recorded on site to be used by The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc. (d/b/a: LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education) for educational and promotional purposes.

Please: No recording devices in lecture rooms or lab, and turn mobile phones off.

  

1100 Florida Avenue  •  Box 142-B  •  Clinic Building  •  Room 4319  •  New Orleans  •  Louisiana 70119-2799
Phone: 504.941.8193  •  Fax 504.941.8403  • Info@LSUCDE.org