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Course Description

 

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Dentistry’s Role In The Diagnosis &
 Management Of Sleep Disorders

   Live-Stream Video Conference - Attend From Anywhere

Friday-Saturday, October 1-2, 2021

A maximum of 14 clinical hours (lecture) | Course #43-21-Video* | AGD#: 200

Sign-In (each day): 7:30-8:00 am (CST) | Course Starts (each day): 8:00 am (CST)

* LSUCDE video courses are live-streamed via BlueJeans. CE administrators perform roll call and random check-ins via the chat 
        window in BlueJeans. If you miss one or more check-ins it could affect your credits. Before the course you will receive three links:  
        a link to the meeting, a link to a short test, and a link to a course evaluation. You must submit the test and evaluation in order to 
        receive credit. The Louisiana State Board of Dentistry counts CE hours earned through LSUCDE live video conference as in-person 
        hours.

Registration Fees

Early Bird
BY 12:00 pm / noon (CST) 8/20/21 

Regular
AFTER 12:00 pm / noon (CST) 8/20/21

Dentist/Healthcare Provider $2,200  $2,417 

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
to your contacts and/or mark as a "safe-sender".

REGISTER BY PHONE OR ONLINE TODAY!

Phone: (504) 941-8193  |Online: Click here

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 second session of the five session Orofacial Pain Continuum™. Continuum directors Drs. Ehrlich, Klasser, Spencer, and Auvenshine present and participate in each session throughout the continuum along with renowned guest lecturers. If you wish to register for the entire continuum, register for course #40-21.

Video Conference

LSUCDE video courses are live-streamed via BlueJeans. CE administrators perform role call and random check-ins via the chat window in BlueJeans. If you miss one or more check-ins it could affect your credits. Before the course you will receive three links: 

  • a link to the meeting,
  • a link to a short test,
  • and a link to a course evaluation.

If you are new to video conferencing and/or if you have not participated in a video conference course with LSUCDE and/or it has been awhile since your last video conference WE STRONGLY ADVISE that you review all troubleshooting/test links that will be sent to you in your "course logisitics" email and attend the "tech help" session prior to the course. You must submit the test and evaluation in order to receive credit. The Louisiana State Board of Dentistry counts CE hours earned through LSUCDE live video conference as in-person hours. For details on how LSU CDE video conferencing works, FAQs, and troubleshooting tips and tricks click 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 17, 2021 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. 

Health & Wellness (Physical Attendance) Policy: By registering for an in-person course, you affirm that you will comply with the safety requirements of the course facility/location with regards to wearing face masks, getting temperature taken, etc. You also affirm that you will NOT attend the course if you have a fever, respiratory/flu-like symptoms and/or if you believe that you have been exposed to COVID-19. If you are ill and/or feel that you should self-quarantine and will not be able to attend the course (in-person), contact our office (504.941.8193 or CDE@lsuhsc.edu). It is your responsibility to (i) ensure you are healthy enough to attend a course in person, (ii) abide by safety requirements of the course facility/location, and (iii) contact LSUCDE office (504.941.8193 or CDE@lsuhsc.edu) if you will be unable to attend a course due to illness. LSUCDE must be contacted PRIOR to the start date/time of the course. LSUCDE monitors updates from the CDC, as well as, local, state, and federal guidelines. If additional safety precautions become necessary, LSUCDE will inform registered attendees.

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: Recordings of any portion of this course are not permitted.

  

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