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

2018-2019 LSU Dental Implant Continuum

John M. Barksdale, DDS, Director and Rick Ferguson, DMD, Co-Director with 8 additional faculty members
  • Starts September 21, 2018 and ends May 19, 2019
  • Seven 3-day weekend sessions spread out over a nine month period
  • Live patient surgeries (bring a patient or we can provide a patient), simulation "hands-on" workshops, and lectures & quizzes during all sessions
  • Limited-attendance, comprehensive, and interdisciplinary
  • For dentists with a current U.S. license 
  • Proof of malpractice insurance required

Course Venues
Live Patient Surgeries Each Friday at:
12045 Coursey Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70816 (Google Map)

Saturday and Sunday Lectures & Workshops at:
LSU Medical Education & Innovation Center (LSU MEIC)
5246 Brittany Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808 (Google Map)

Course #60-18
A maximum of 180 hours of clinical CDE credit
AGD #690 (Implants)

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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, marketing, and administering online and live continuing education courses and training programs. This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education and Implant Educators. LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education/The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc. is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.


Registration Fee
$13,900 (Dentist)
Registration fee includes dental materials, handout materials, and continental breakfast and lunch each day.

A $1,000 nonrefundable deposit holds a seat, balance of the tuition is due no later than Wednesday, August 21, 2018 or if extended payment terms are agreed upon, the remaining balance is due no later than Friday, December 14, 2018.

Register NOW...This continuum will fill up quickly because it is a live patient experience.

To Register
Register Online - course confirmation will be sent by email.
Call: (504) 941-8193
Fax Registration Form to: (504) 941-8403
Mail Registration Form with Payment to:
        LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education
        1100 Florida Avenue, Box 142-B, New Orleans, LA 70119-2799

Course Description & Overview
Approximately one-third of the continuum focuses on live-patient surgery, one-third on simulation "hands-on" workshops, and one-third on a combination of the study of science-based articles, lectures and quizzes. During the continuum:

  • You will be encouraged to bring cases for treatment planning and review, and will benefit from one-on-one treatment planning.
  • You will participate in hands-on model workshops, and observe and place implants in live surgeries.
  • You will be expected to demonstrate competency on all hands-on exercises and quizzes.
  • Live surgeries will be observed or assisted at each session.
  • Observation and assistance in live surgeries are required.
  • All attendees should bring a laptop computer for CT guided software training.

Learning Objectives
After completing the continuum, attendees should be able to:

  • Treatment plan, place, and restore dental implants
  • Understand how to use hard and soft tissue grafting for pre-implant site development
  • Use CT guided surgical techniques
  • Predictably treat patients using dental implants
  • Understand why, when, and how patients can benefit from dental implant treatment

2018-2019 LSU Dental Implant Continuum | Session Dates:

2018

Session 1: September 21-23 - Drs. John Barksdale & Rick Ferguson
Friday: Live Patient Surgery
Saturday & Sunday: Introduction to Implants, Socket Grafts, and Diagnosis with a "Hands-On" Placement Workshop

Session 2: October 26-28
Friday
: Live Patient Surgery - Drs. John Barksdale & Sean Owens
Saturday: Radiology / Diagnosis - Dr. Mitra Sadrameli
Sunday
: CT Scan, Implant Therapy, & Treatment Planning - Dr. Dwight Pate

Session 3: November 30 - December 2
Friday: Live Patient Surgery - Drs. John Barksdale & Sean Owens
Saturday: Autogenous and Allograft Block Grafting - Drs. John Russo
Sunday: Practical Occlusion - Dr. John Barksdale

2019

Session 4: January 11-13
Friday
: Live Patient Surgery - Drs. John Barksdale & Sean Owens
Saturday: Soft Tissue Management & Grafting and a Pig Jaw Workshop - Dr. Avi Schetritt
Sunday: Growth Factors & Stem Cells -
Dr. Richard J. Miron

Session 5: February 22-24
Friday: Live Patient Surgery -
Drs. John Barksdale & Sean Owens
Saturday: Ridge Augmentation and Guided Bone Regeneration - Dr. Rick Ferguson
Sunday: Sinus Grafts -
Drs. Rick Ferguson & John Barksdale

Session 6: March 22-24
Friday: Live Patient Surgery -
Drs. John Barksdale & Sean Owens
Saturday & Sunday
: Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and a "Hands-On" Prosthodontics Workshop - Dr. Arthur Acker

Session 7: May 17-19
Friday
: Live Patient Surgery -
Drs. John Barksdale & Sean Owens
Saturday: Immediate Extraction and Implant Placement & Management and Prevention of Complications 
                  
-
Drs. Rick Ferguson & John Barksdale
Sunday
: Advanced Implant Prosthetics, and Management of Prosthetic Complications -
Dr. Aldo Leopardi


The following patient records are required:
  1. Patient informed consent and release forms
  2. Preoperative medical/dental history forms
  3. Preoperative radiographs
  4. Preoperative diagnostic casts, if applicable
  5. Preoperative photographs
  6. Preoperative dental charting
  7. Radiographs taken before and after treatments, if indicated
  8. Photographs of completed treatments
  9. Postoperative radiographs, if indicated

Patient Protection:
All participating dentists must be licensed U.S. dentists, and each dentist must submit proof of malpractice insurance to Miss Hong Nguyen, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at hngu19@lsuhsc.edu, by August 31, 2018 (3 weeks before the start of the continuum). Your medical malpractice insurance must specifically cover the following procedures: (1) Implant Placement and (2) Bone & Soft Tissue Grafting.

LSU Health New Orleans CDE will ensure that aseptic conditions, equipment and instruments are provided, and that adequate and appropriate arrangements and/or facilities for emergency care are available. The continuum director, supervising implant surgeons, and the experienced implant surgery dental assistants will ensure that the pre-mentioned conditions, appropriate equipment and instruments, and emergency care are available. All patients will be informed in non-technical language: (1) the training situation, (2) the nature and extent of the treatment to be rendered, (3) any benefits and potential harm that may result from the procedure, (4) available alternative procedures, and (5) their right to discontinue treatment.

About the Faculty

John M. Barksdale, DDSJohn M. Barksdale, DDS, Director
Dr. Barksdale, a full-time general dentist in Baton Rouge, LA, completed a two-year practicing residency program in Implant Surgery and Prosthetics at the Misch Implant Institute. He is a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) and a Fellow of the Misch International Implant Institute and the Academy of Osseointegration. Dr. Barksdale currently serves as President of The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc., has directed dental imiplant programs for LSU Health New Orleans CDE, and is one of only eight dentists in Louisiana to be accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Rick Ferguson, DMDRick Ferguson, DMD, Co-Director
Dr. Ferguson is a full-time general dentists in private practice in Davie, FL, a diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. He is a visiting lecturer at the University of Miami and lectures throughout the world on a variety of implant surgery and restorative topics. He is the director of Implant Educators that runs a seven month program teaching general dentists and specialists how to become implantologists.


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Cancellation & Refund Policy: The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc./LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education reserves the right to cancel this continuum or any session(s) within this continuum should circumstances warrant such action. In the event this continuum is cancelled or filled, the Academy will either refund the full session tuition or apply the tuition to the next continuum or session of your choice. If you must cancel your registration for this continuum, the Academy will refund your tuition (minus an administrative cancellation fee of 10% of the total tuition) if the Academy receives written notification of your withdrawal no later than August 21, 2018. Notification of withdrawal received after August 21, 2018 will result in forfeiture of the entire continuum tuition.

New Knowledge Related to Dental Practice: Dental education and dental continuing education programs 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. 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.

Continuing Education Credit: Continuing education credit awarded for participation in this continuum 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.

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

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

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