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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Influencing the Outcome:
 — Pathways to Effective, Efficient and Profitable Surgery in General Practice

in New Orleans

 Friday, August 21, 2020
   at LSU School of Dentistry, 1100 Florida Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana

 7 clinical hours (lecture) | AGD #250, #310, #340 | Course #77-20 or #77-20-Video*
   Sign-In and breakfast: 7:30-8:00 am | Course Starts: 8:00 am

* Video conference is available for attendees more than 120 miles from New Orleans. Video conference registrations MUST be     
      processed BY PHONE. Call our office at 504.941.8193 to register for the video conference option. 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 7/9/20)

Regular
(BY 12:00 pm / noon CST 8/14/20)
On-Site
(AFTER 12:00 pm / noon CST 8/14/20)

Dentist

$310

$340

$365 

Hygienist 

$185

$215

$240 

Dental Assistant

$100

$120

$145 

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

4 Ways to Register*!

If paying with a check, make it payable to LACDE.

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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

This is the Age of Efficiency! In today’s general dental practice, having a proper balance in treatment mix is essential to profitability and success. Walking away with the confidence to take on more is what this course is all about. This course begins with a review of criteria essential to simple exodontia and stresses the importance of thoughtful case selection. By course end, the audience will be able to select appropriate cases to treatin house and more importantly know when to refer. Clinical tips, case reviews and brand suggestions will be included.

Learning Objectives

  • Review treatment planning for success
  • Discuss pharmacology of local anesthetics
  • Review which drugs are most effective in pain management
  • Learn techniques to minimize risk in exodontia
  • Learn the fundamentals of flap design, basic grafting and key suture knots
  • Review and reinforce procedural efficiency and shortcuts

About the Presenter

Timothy M. Bizga, DDS, FAGD is a general dentist practicing in Cleveland, Ohio. His background in dentistry is lengthy and diverse. A former chairside assistant, he also worked as a dental lab technician, making his perspective unique among others in the field of dentistry. He received his DDS from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, is a member of the American Dental Association, and a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Bizga is a Certified John Maxwell Speaker/Trainer/Coach, a certified DISC profile trainer, and clinical consultant for The Dental Advisor. Dr. Bizga gives back to the community via dental missions around the world. 

 

Course Location

This course will be held at LSU School of Dentistry at 1100 Florida Avenue in New Orleans, Louisiana located in the Mid-City area of New Orleans near beautiful City Park and historic Bayou St. John. If you are staying at a downtown hotel in or near the French Quarter, the distance to the dental school is approximately five miles. If you are driving to the dental school, free parking is available in the patient and visitor parking lots located across from the dental school. 

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 Information

TBD.

Video Conference

If you live more than 120 miles from New Orleans, a video conference option of this course is available. Video conference registrations MUST be processed by phone. 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 August 7, 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