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Practice Management

 
COVID-19 PPE and Me: Issues, Questions, Concerns, and Workarounds (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 11/23/2020
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Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020.

Course Overview
All aspects of reopening your practice after COVID-19 are discussed, including implementing effective protocols for efficient productivity, staff concerns, patient perception and scheduling. Practice real estate, location suitability and facility modifications will also be reviewed. Exit plans, pre- and post-COVID, are one of the primary topics analyzed, along with practice entry opportunities pre- vs. post-COVID. There will be a discussion on practice values post-COVID in light of the continued availability of lender financing. The possible impact on the future of corporate practice will also be explored. Finally, contingency planning for future unbelievable events and the importance of strategic planning will be considered.

In this course, the learner should be able to:
Understand the issues related to enhanced personal protective equipment (PPE) use during the COVID-19 pandemic
Recognize the ergonomics challenges and current concerns related to the use of this PPE
Discuss potential workarounds or "hacks" to improve comfort

Moderator
Dr. Manish Chopra, PT, MBA, MS

Presenters
Ms. Tamara James, MA, CPE
Mr. Timothy Caruso
Dr. Robert A. Werner, MD, MS

Disclaimer
The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

This course is free for ADA members and $69 for non-members
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.

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Regulatory Compliance During COVID-19 (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 09/14/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=474|76087
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020.

Course Overview
OSHA compliance is more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. This timely program covers the required personal protective equipment, engineering controls, and written policies you must have to be in compliance with both OSHA’s recently published guidance for dental practices and CDC’s multitude of recommendations for healthcare settings. We will review the monitoring of patients and employees for COVID-19, disinfection, equipment considerations, and handling employee exposures. Course content also includes required annual review of the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard and infection control guidelines.

Learning objectives:
• Learn the required PPE requirements during the pandemic. 
• Develop and implement a Respiratory Protection Program.
• Understand respirators and fit testing.
• Identify process for screening patients for COVID-19.
• Discuss disinfection of treatment rooms and HEPA filtration.

Presenter
Olivia Wann, R.D.A., J.D., Founder & managing member-owner of Modern Practice Solutions

Disclaimer
The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

This course is free for ADA members and $69 for non-members
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.

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Mom's Guide to Fluoride (Community Water Fluoridation 75th Anniversary Recorded Webinar 3)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 08/28/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=472|76085
Description:

This is Part 3 of 4 in the 75th Anniversary of Community Water Fluoridation ADA Webinar Series from the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention's National Fluoridation Advisory Committee

Recorded on July 27, 2020

Overview
Healthcare professionals often wear other "hats": community leader, son, pastor, activist, parent.

"Mom’s Guide to Fluoride" includes three mothers that are also researchers, dental leaders, and environmental scientists. They explain their balance as professional and parent to connect with their community and encourage drinking optimally fluoridated water for the health and well being of all families. Attendees will learn about the power of storytelling to share a message with patients, legislators, and the community. Their first-hand experience with tough fluoride questions will be answered, and their use of evidence-based science will be shared with attendees.

Speakers
Dr. Brittany Seymour, Director - Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Dr. Angeles Martinez Mier, Cariologist - Indiana School of Dentistry
Dr. Effie Greathouse, Environmental Scientist and founder of "Fluoride Exposed"

After this presentation, attendees will be able to:
Use storytelling to defend and explain community water fluoridation
• Understand how dentists can use their "other hats" to connect with patients and community members to advocate for fluoridation
• Explain why community water fluoridation is important for communities and for parents to encourage drinking safe tap water

This course is free and open to all
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts here . 

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit forgot user ID .

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Fluoridation Public Hearings and Grassroots Campaigns (Community Water Fluoridation 75th Anniversary Recorded Webinar 4)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 08/28/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=473|76086
Description:

This is Part 4 of 4 in the 75th Anniversary of Community Water Fluoridation ADA Webinar Series from the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention's National Fluoridation Advisory Committee

Recorded on July 29, 2020

Overview
The focus of this panel presentation is to learn from experts about speaking to audiences about community water fluoridation at public hearings, during grassroots campaigns, or at city council meetings. They are all leaders in their state when it comes to taking the best information and tailoring it to a local audience. Their expertise includes state fluoridation initiatives, local hearings, letter writing campaigns, and responding to difficult questions by those hesitant about this public health practice.

Speakers
Dr. Howard Pollick, Health Sciences Clinical Professor - UCSF School of Dentistry
Dr. Jayanth Kumar, California State Dental Director
Dr. John Fisher, Immediate Past Chair - Better Oral Health for Massachusetts Coalition
Dr. Myron Allukian Jr., Past President - American Public Health Association

After this presentation, attendees will be able to:
Respond to campaigns related to community water fluoridation with the perspective of strategic partnership
• Know next steps when a fluoride challenge begins in their community
• Locate the best information to mobilize a grassroots campaign

This course is free and open to all
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts here.

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit forgot user ID.

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Practicing After COVID (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 08/27/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=471|76084
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020.

Course Overview
All aspects of reopening your practice after COVID-19 are discussed, including implementing effective protocols for efficient productivity, staff concerns, patient perception and scheduling. Practice real estate, location suitability and facility modifications will also be reviewed. Exit plans, pre- and post-COVID, are one of the primary topics analyzed, along with practice entry opportunities pre- vs. post-COVID. There will be a discussion on practice values post-COVID in light of the continued availability of lender financing. The possible impact on the future of corporate practice will also be explored. Finally, contingency planning for future unbelievable events and the importance of strategic planning will be considered.

In this course, the learner will:
• Identify all aspects of reopening your dental practice, including establishing protocols, staffing, patient perceptions, real estate and leases.
• Discuss the post-COVID practice exit and entry plans that work.
• Understand why post-COVID practice values remain constant as compared to pre-COVID practice values in light of current lender financing.

Presenters
William P. Prescott, E.M.B.A., J.D.

Disclaimer
The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

This course is free for ADA members and $69 for non-members
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.

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Fluoridation Advocacy — How to Share Evidence-Based Findings to Lay Audiences (Community Water Fluoridation 75th Anniversary Recorded Webinar 2)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 08/18/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=466|76079
Description:

This is Part 2 of 4 in the 75th Anniversary of Community Water Fluoridation ADA Webinar Series from the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention's National Fluoridation Advisory Committee

Recorded on July 14, 2020

Overview
Over the 75 years of community water fluoridation, the "climate" of advocacy has changed. Through social media messaging, blog posts, and twitter - we want our community leaders to be aware of the different ways to connect with their community and promote cavity prevention through optimally fluoridated water. This session will offer a deep dive from different perspectives on how they have promoted community water fluoridation through a base of evidence and a platform that meets the community where they are.

Speakers
Dr. Lorena Espinoza, Associate Director of Science, CDC Oral Health Program
Dr. Josefine Wolfe, Chair of the APHA Oral Health Section
Mr. Kip Duchon, water fluoridation engineer and advocate
Dr. Charlotte Lewis, Pediatrician and fluoridation advocate

After this presentation, attendees will be able to:
• Explain the inequities due to lack of access to community water fluoridation
• Identify the health disparities in regard to dental caries in relation to community water fluoridation
• Recognize why community water fluoridation promotes safe and healthy drinking water across communities

This course is free and open to all
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts here.

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit forgot user ID.

 

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Updates on COVID-19: Provider Relief Fund and Labor Laws (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 08/14/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=465|76078
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Thursday, Aug. 12, 2020.

Course Overview
This recorded webinar covers the application deadline extension and changed eligibility requirements for Provider Relief Funding. Additionally, an attorney from the ADA will discuss labor laws and how they apply to dental offices during the pandemic.

In this course, the learner will:
• Discuss updates to the provider relief fund
• Identify different types of funding available
• Discuss how to apply for provider relief fund
• Discuss current legal requirements for who is entitled to paid COVID-19 leave

Presenters
Mike Graham, ADA SVP of Government and Public Affairs
Cathy Albrecht, ADA Senior Associate General Counsel
David Linn, ADA Legislative and Regulatory Manager

Disclaimer
The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

This course is free for ADA members and $69 for non-members
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.

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Managing Your Online Presence in Uncertain Times (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 07/30/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=458|75638
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Thursday, July 15, 2020.

Course Overview
This one-hour webinar was presented by PBHS, the ADA’s endorsed provider for website marketing. PBHS will help attendees develop an understanding of the changing landscape of the dental industry during these turbulent times and the importance of maintaining an online presence to connect with current and prospective patients. Attendees will learn how to correctly position their practice to effectively communicate and reassure their patients and their communities.

Speakers
Greg Sexton, Associate Director of Business Development and Marketing, PBHS
Kathryn Inman, Director of Social Media Marketing, PBHS

Disclaimer
The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

Learning Objectives
• Learn how to effectively use live chat tools to expand access to care and immediately connect with patients the moment they land on your website.
• Drive engagement on social media with relevant content and utilize Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to connect with current and prospective patients.
• Understand how Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Advertising can be responsibly leveraged during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This course is free for ADA members and $69 for non-members
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.

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Updates on SBA Loans, Provider Relief Fund, Labor Issues and Congressional Action (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 07/29/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=462|76075
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Thursday, July 28, 2020.

Course Overview
In this recorded webinar, Mike Graham moderates a panel of ADA staff members as they provide updates and guidance on SBA loans, the HHS Provider Relief Fund and congressional activity on the next COVID-19 relief legislation. Labor and workforce related questions will also be answered.

Learning objectives:
• Discuss the most up to date information about SBA loan programs
• Identify updates and details on the HHS provider relief fund
• Learn about what Congress is currently negotiating on to be included in the next COVID relief package and outlook for passage

Presenters
Mike Graham, ADA SVP of Government and Public Affairs
Cathy Albrecht, ADA Senior Associate General Counsel
David Linn, ADA Legislative and Regulatory Manager
Megan Mortimer, Congressional Lobbyist for the ADA

Disclaimer
The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

This course is free for ADA members and $69 for non-members
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.

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How to Collect What You Produce (Guidelines for Practice Success Recorded Webinar 3)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 07/17/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=452|75632
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Dec. 7, 2017 . 

Overview
Managing the financial aspects of a dental practice can be overwhelming. Dentists who manage successful practices typically don’t rely on "on the job" training: instead, they make the conscious business decision to dedicate the time and resources it takes to know what to do and the best way to do it.

Speakers
Cathy Jameson, PhD, Founder and speaker, Jameson Management and Marketing
Pamela Porembski, D.D.S., Director of ADA Council on Dental Practice

This course covers:
• Why using your own capital to finance your patients’ dentistry isn’t profitable
• How to avoid common misunderstanding when discussing financial responsibilities with patients
• Ways to help patients overcome the "fear of cost" objection to treatment

Disclaimer
The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

About this series
This program is the third in a series of webinars based on content from the ADA’s Guidelines for Practice Success™ (GPS™) modules and recaps some of the information available in the GPS module on Managing Finances.

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