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Course Description

DENTISTRY FOR THE PEDIATRIC PATIENT   

The 13th Annual Clifton O. Dummett, Jr. Memorial Lecture & Workshop
For Pediatric Dentists & General Dentists Who Treat Children
Presented by Juan F. Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH

Friday, September 27, 2019, Sign-in begins at 7:00 am
at LSU School of Dentistry, 1100 Florida Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana

Course #: 59-19-Fri-Video*  |    AGD #: 430
7 clinical hours (lecture)

Registration Fees:

Early Bird

(By August 24, 2019)

Regular

(After August 24, 2019)

Video Conference Registration

To register for the Video Conference Option you must call our office at (504) 941-8193.

If you are registering by fax or mail, please send payment with your registration form.

If you are paying with a check, please make it out to LACDE.

International registrations must be processed by phone.

If you are registering a group, please call the office so that we may process as one transaction.

Dentist

$379

$409

Dental Team Member

(Hygienist, Lab Tech, Assistant)

$130

$150

*If you want to register for the Friday & Saturday Video Conference option, please call our office. If you want to register for Friday & Saturday In-Person, please register for course #59-19. NOTE: Video Conference options are only available to those that live 120 miles (or more) from New Orleans.

Friday, September 27, 2019 | Pediatric Oral Diagnosis from A to Z!  

Lecture Overview:

This course will provide attendees with the most up-to-date information regarding the fascinating and emerging field of oral medicine for the pediatric patient. The lecture will cover three main aspects of oral diagnosis in the pediatric patient:

  1. most common soft tissue lesions
  2. most common radiographic lesions and 
  3. most common medical conditions. 

These three topics will be discussed in detail for the diagnosis of infants, children, and teenagers.

 

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Learning Objectives:

After completing the course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of “building” a differential diagnosis based on the clinical presentation of oral lesions
  • Understand the importance of a correct radiographic differential interpretation
  • Know the “5 Yepes Steps” of a good radiographic interpretation
  • Understand the main issues of radiographic safety related with the pediatric patient: use of digital radiology, hand-held devices, and rectangular collimation
  • Know the most common soft tissue lesions in infants, children, and adolescents
  • Know the most common radiographic lesions in infants, children and adolescents
  • Understand the most common medical issues in the pediatric patient and the most updated dental protocols 

Presenter and Workshop Facilitator: Juan F. Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH   

Dr. Yepes is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Indiana University School of Dentistry and at Riley Children Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is board-certified by the American Boards of: Pediatric Dentistry, Oral Medicine, and Dental Public Health. Dr. Yepes is also an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Oral Medicine, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, American Association of Public Health Dentistry, Indiana Dental Association, and American Dental Association. He is a fellow in dental surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons at Edinburgh. Dr. Yepes is a member of the editorial board of the following journals: Pediatric Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, and Oral Radiology. He has extensive experience in medicine, medically compromised children and dental protocols, diagnosis and radiology in children. 

 

How LSU CDE Video Conference Works

This course is live in New Orleans and is also streamed live via online video conference if you live 120 miles or more from New Orleans. With online video conferencing, you save the time and expense of traveling to and staying in New Orleans, while experiencing the latest video conferencing technology available:

  • see the presentation exactly as if you were in New Orleans 
  • interactive Q&A 
  • a CE staff member is available to facilitate your questions for the speaker

This Video Conference course is designed for those who live 120 miles or more outside of New Orleans.

If you take this course via video conference, your continuing education hours will count as in person credit hours. In order to receive a Verification of Participation letter for continuing education credit, each video conference registrant must complete a short test online followed by a separate brief evaluation questionnaire via Survey Monkey. The links to the test and the evaluation questionnaire will be sent prior to the course. 

This course and future courses in Dentistry for the Pediatric Patient are named in memory of Dr. Clifton O. Dummett Jr., a beloved faculty member in the Pediatric Dentistry Department of LSU School of Dentistry from 1974 to 2006.

Dr. Dummett served as Pediatric Dentistry Department head from 2000 until his retirement in 2006 when he was honored with the titleProfessor Emeritus.

  

 

 

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 13, 2019 by mail, fax at (504) 941-8403, or email at info@lsucde.org. 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.

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

  

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Phone: 504.941.8193  •  Fax 504.941.8403  • Info@LSUCDE.org