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Month
Date
Location
Upcoming Event
October
10/1/2020
- 6/30/2021 11:45 PM
Self Instructional - Webinar
Dispensing and In-Office Sedation: Laws, Permits, and You
Join Blake Strickland, State Investigator for the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama, to refresh your understanding of prescription drug dispensing and in-office sedations.
10/1/2020
- 6/30/2021 11:45 PM
Self Instructional - Webinar
Pulp Therapy in the Primary Dentition
Pulp therapy has evolved as much as any area in children's dental care. And, in today's COVID-19 impacted world, minimizing instrumentation of teeth is more important than ever. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry published in 2017 evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of vital primary pulp tissues.
January
1/1/2021
- 6/30/2021 11:45 PM
Self Instructional - Webinar
Dispensing and In-Office Sedation: Laws, Permits, and You
Join Blake Strickland, State Investigator for the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama, to refresh your understanding of prescription drug dispensing and in-office sedations.
1/1/2021
- 6/30/2021 11:45 PM
Self Instructional - Webinar
Medical Marijuana
Dr. Sims will review common causes of nausea and vomiting and recommend anti-emetics that can be used to prevent nausea and vomiting or treat nausea and vomiting. She will review adverse effects of those antiemetics.
1/1/2021
- 6/30/2021 11:45 PM
Self Instructional - Webinar
Treating Nausea and Vomiting
Dr. Sims will review common causes of nausea and vomiting and recommend anti-emetics that can be used to prevent nausea and vomiting or treat nausea and vomiting. She will review adverse effects of those antiemetics.
1/29/2021
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Zoom Online Meeting
Periodontal Update for the Hygiene Team
There is emerging evidence to support the existence of a two-way relationship between some systemic diseases and periodontitis, with systemic inflammation increasing the risk for periodontitis, and periodontal inflammation negatively affecting systemic health. Understanding of this relationship and incorporating strategies for chair side screening and making appropriate referrals and management of these patients will help dental care providers to better address patients oral and overall health and will also strengthen the role of dental hygienist as an integral component of the interdisciplinary healthcare.
February
2/19/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UAB School of Dentistry
CPR Training (Basic Life Support)
The BLS Healthcare Provider Course teaches CPR skills for helping victims of all ages (including doing ventilation with a barrier device, a bag mask device, and oxygen); use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO). This course meets the updated requirements for licensure and is intended for participants who provide healthcare to patients. For certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.
2/19/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Zoom Online Meeting
Forensic Dentistry & Radiographic Oddities
Dental professionals can be asked to provide an important component in identifying accident and crime victims. The process of the identification of human remains will feature real crime stories. Radiopaque bony lesions can be difficult to distinguish and it is vital to recognize the conditions that require intervention from those that require no treatment. Numerous clinical examples will highlight these important lesions with focus on the distinction of reactive and developmental from neoplastic.
2/26/2021
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Zoom Online Meeting
The Opioid Epidemic with Recommendations for Managing Dental Pain
Dr. Sims will review the common opioids of abuse and those drugs’ effects on oral health and dental treatment. She will provide guidance for treating patients to reduce opioid exposure and those who are recovering from drug abuse. This course meets the Alabama Board requirements for prescribing controlled substances.
March
3/4/2021 6:30 PM
Zoom Online Meeting
Medications for Osteoporosis and Risk of ONJ
Dr. Sims will review anti-resorptive medications, the pharmacology of these medications and the potential oral adverse effects. She will provide recommendations for the dentist and dental team when caring for patients taking these antiresorptive medications.
3/5/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Zoom Online Meeting
Implant Rehabilitation of Edentulous Patients - Treatment Plan, Clinical Steps, Complication and Solution
In this course, the speaker will share with the audience the treatment of edentulous patients from the treatment planning to the placement of the final restoration. The maintenance and clinical complications of the prosthesis will be discussed as well.
3/26/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UAB School of Dentistry
CPR Training (Basic Life Support)
The BLS Healthcare Provider Course teaches CPR skills for helping victims of all ages (including doing ventilation with a barrier device, a bag mask device, and oxygen); use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO). This course meets the updated requirements for licensure and is intended for participants who provide healthcare to patients. For certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.
April
4/9/2021
8:00 AM - 4/11/2021 12:00 PM
Zoom Online Meeting
Infiltration Anesthesia for Dental Hygiene Procedure
This four-day course will offer training for Alabama hygienists to provide local anesthesia (infiltration) administration to the dental patient. With 40 hours of CE training under the guidance of Dr. Patrick Louis, and conforming to the AL State Board of Dental Examiners regulations, this course will present the participant with the mechanics to provide pain management. As with any hands-on training course, the participant should realize that competency and proficiency requires repeated administration and periodic self-reeducation.
4/16/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UAB School of Dentistry
CPR Training (Basic Life Support)
The BLS Healthcare Provider Course teaches CPR skills for helping victims of all ages (including doing ventilation with a barrier device, a bag mask device, and oxygen); use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO). This course meets the updated requirements for licensure and is intended for participants who provide healthcare to patients. For certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.
May
5/14/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UAB School of Dentistry
CPR Training (Basic Life Support)
The BLS Healthcare Provider Course teaches CPR skills for helping victims of all ages (including doing ventilation with a barrier device, a bag mask device, and oxygen); use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO). This course meets the updated requirements for licensure and is intended for participants who provide healthcare to patients. For certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.
5/14/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Zoom Online Meeting
Pharmacology Review - Most Prescribed Medications Your Patients are Taking
Having an understanding of the medications taken by patients is essential for the dental team to provide the best care possible to their dental patients. Dr. Sims will review the importance of and strategies for taking useful medical and medication histories. Learning how to ask the right questions in the right way will provide helpful information to the dental team.
July
7/16/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UAB School of Dentistry
CPR Training (Basic Life Support)
The BLS Healthcare Provider Course teaches CPR skills for helping victims of all ages (including doing ventilation with a barrier device, a bag mask device, and oxygen); use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO). This course meets the updated requirements for licensure and is intended for participants who provide healthcare to patients. For certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.
August
8/13/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UAB School of Dentistry
CPR Training (Basic Life Support)
The BLS Healthcare Provider Course teaches CPR skills for helping victims of all ages (including doing ventilation with a barrier device, a bag mask device, and oxygen); use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO). This course meets the updated requirements for licensure and is intended for participants who provide healthcare to patients. For certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.
September
9/10/2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UAB School of Dentistry
CPR Training (Basic Life Support) 9AM OR 1PM
The BLS Healthcare Provider Course teaches CPR skills for helping victims of all ages (including doing ventilation with a barrier device, a bag mask device, and oxygen); use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO). This course meets the updated requirements for licensure and is intended for participants who provide healthcare to patients. For certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.
9/24/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UAB School of Dentistry
CPR Training (Basic Life Support)
The BLS Healthcare Provider Course teaches CPR skills for helping victims of all ages (including doing ventilation with a barrier device, a bag mask device, and oxygen); use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO). This course meets the updated requirements for licensure and is intended for participants who provide healthcare to patients. For certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.
9/25/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UAB School of Dentistry
CPR Training (Basic Life Support)
The BLS Healthcare Provider Course teaches CPR skills for helping victims of all ages (including doing ventilation with a barrier device, a bag mask device, and oxygen); use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO). This course meets the updated requirements for licensure and is intended for participants who provide healthcare to patients. For certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.
October
10/29/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UAB School of Dentistry
CPR Training (Basic Life Support)
The BLS Healthcare Provider Course teaches CPR skills for helping victims of all ages (including doing ventilation with a barrier device, a bag mask device, and oxygen); use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO). This course meets the updated requirements for licensure and is intended for participants who provide healthcare to patients. For certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.
November
11/5/2021
8:00 AM - 11/7/2021 12:00 PM
Zoom Online Meeting
Infiltration Anesthesia for Dental Hygiene Procedure
This four-day course will offer training for Alabama hygienists to provide local anesthesia (infiltration) administration to the dental patient. With 40 hours of CE training under the guidance of Dr. Patrick Louis, and conforming to the AL State Board of Dental Examiners regulations, this course will present the participant with the mechanics to provide pain management. As with any hands-on training course, the participant should realize that competency and proficiency requires repeated administration and periodic self-reeducation.