Including the National Task Group (NTG) on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices 2017 Meeting
NTG workshop on Dementia and ID on June 5 & 6th and Train-the-Trainer on June 7th
International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD Academy) June 5th
Friday, June 2, 2017 - Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 (NTG Train the Trainer)
This unique conference on healthcare for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities will be held by the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) at the Cooley Center, part of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Online early bird registration will be available now until April 28, 2017. We will send an announcement when online registration is available.
The conference will feature:
Practitioners, researchers, and providers from around the world
Topical plenary sessions
Posters and research/practice oral presentation sessions
Networking sessions, including a medical and dental student leadership meeting
Opportunities for sponsorship and vendor displays/booths
And much more
On June 5, and 6 The National Task Group (NTG) on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices will offer a two-day workshop on 'Dementia Capable Care of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia' appropriate for all levels of staff caring for adults at risk for or diagnosed with ID and dementia. There is the option of adding a 3rd day on June 7 for a Train the Trainer workshop. Content includes aging and ID, early detection and screening, Down syndrome and dementia, behavioral and psychiatric symptoms in ID and dementia, environmental adaptations to support function, programmatic challenges, end of life issues, and other topics. More information and a link to register for the workshops is available at http://aadmd.org/ntg/schedule.
On Monday June 5 The International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD Academy) will also provide a series of half-day workshops on a number of topics related to physical and mental health care issues and practices. The list of workshops, information about their content, speakers and registration is available at http://aadmd.org/iassidd
Attendance at conference may earn a maximum of 20 credit hours in Pharmacotherapeutics, Dental Materials, Prescription Medication Managements, Nutrition, Caries Detection and Prevention, Behavior Management, Special Needs Patient Care, Practice Management and Human Relations (non-technical/non-scientific), Oral Medicine/Oral Diagnosis/Oral Pathology, Special Patient Care or Hospital Dentistry (AGD Codes: 016, 017, 134, 150, 257, 433, 436, 550, 730, 750, 751).
Time and Location
Check-in & Breakfast: 7:30 am to 8:00 AM
AADMD Presentations: Friday June 2, 2017 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Saturday June 3, 2017 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sunday June 4, 2017 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM AADMD Poster and Awards Reception: Friday June 2, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
AADMD Conference Dinner: Saturday June 3, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
IASSIDD Academy workshop (Location: Marriott Houston Medical Center): Monday June 5, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices workshop: Monday June 5, 2017 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Tuesday June 6, 2017 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Wednesday June 7, 2017 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Conference Location: The Denton A. Cooley, MD & Ralph C. Cooley, DDS University Life Center 7440 Cambridge Street Houston, TX 77054
Host Hotel: Marriott Houston Medical Center 6580 Fannin Street (Driveway Entrance on 1730 Dryden Rd) Houston, TX 77030
PACE Center, Continuing Dental Education 7500 Cambridge St., Suite 6152 Houston, TX 77054
This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston PACE Center, Continuing Dental Education and the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry.
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