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Being a Medicaid Provider in an Era of Accountability (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 3
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 06/08/2022
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Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This presentation was recorded on May 20, 2022.

Course Overview
Despite misconceptions and fears associated with being a Medicaid provider, treating this population can be rewarding and not cut adversely into your bottom line. Members of the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP) Medicaid Provider Advisory Committee will share insights, opportunities and challenges regarding program integrity, compliance, fraud, advocacy and how better to safeguard your practice while providing care to this growing population in an era of increasing accountability and scrutiny. Special emphasis will be given to the importance of proper documentation of medical necessity.

Learning objectives
• Implement efficient practice protocols to safeguard practice viability and protect oneself from unintentional non-compliance resulting in fraud allegations
• Document medical necessity within dentistry
• Recruit other Medicaid providers through positive advocacy and role modeling

Presenters
Dr. Sidney Whitman, pediatric dentist in New Jersey and chair of CAAP’s Medicaid Provider Advisory Committee
Dr. Allen Finkelstein, CEO Bedford Healthcare Solutions and MPAC member
Dr. Charles Czerepak, pediatric dentist in Illinois and MPAC member

Moderator
Dr. Steve Geiermann, senior manager, ADA CAAP

 

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.

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Resilience Webinar Series Part 2: Developing Your Own Emotional Resilience/Wellness Plan (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 06/01/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=674|101696
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This presentation was recorded on May 18, 2022

Course Overview
Building on the 10 resilience skills presented in part one, the second part of this webinar series will focus on how all dentists, no matter where they are in their career, can apply these techniques. Using case-based scenarios, we will discuss how cognitive flexibility, emotional tolerance, and finding meaning and purpose apply to oral health practice. Participants will be given the tools to develop their own tailored resilience plan.

Learning Objectives
• Apply resilience skills to common scenarios in oral healthcare
• Generate three personalized strategies to support resilience in your practice setting
• Generate two organizational strategies that can support resilience in oral health settings

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Preventing HPV Cancers in Action Part 3: 'Building Blocs' — Medical-Dental Collaboration Models and More
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 05/26/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=676|101698
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This presentation was recorded on April 20, 2022.

Course Overview
How does a dentist interested in promoting the HPV vaccine build a collaboration with a medical provider? What actions can states take to build collaborative partnerships that increase HPV vaccination? Please join Jessica Jack MD FAAP, Pediatrician, & Scott Hamilton, DDS, Pediatric Dentist, Denver Health, and Tommy Johnson, DMD, State Dental Director, Alabama Department of Public Health, to discuss partnership models and more.

This course is the third in the three-part series "HPV Cancers in Action" from the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access & Prevention (CAAP). More than ever, there is a need to increase awareness of HPV and of educating the public on the need for HPV immunization. The administration of the HPV vaccine is a safe and effective way to reduce the risk of HPV-related cancers, including certain head and neck cancers. HPV is now associated with more than 20,000 cases of head and neck cancer each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Learning objectives
• Understand how dentistry and medicine can collaborate to promote primary prevention of HPV
• Understand the lessons learned from a pilot project including dentists, pediatricians, and efforts to increase pediatric vaccination rates
• Experience an example of a multi-factorial, interdisciplinary collaboration to educate providers on HPV-related oral and oropharyngeal cancers and the importance of promotion of the HPV vaccine

 

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
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Non-members
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Design, Build and Market the Dental Practice of Your Dreams (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 05/25/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=675|101697
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of May 2022 .

Course Overview
Whether you are an existing practice owner looking to renovate/expand your office or add another location, or if you are just starting your practice ownership journey and want to build or purchase a practice, a tremendous amount of thoughtful consideration is required when it comes to the design, function, and marketing of your practice. In this session, you’ll hear from a panel of experts on how to plan and execute a design that aligns to your desired patient experience and goals for your practice, as well as how to propel the success of your newly completed design project through digital marketing.

Learning Objectives:
• Gain practical guidance on critical elements of the planning process for your design project including market/competitive research, establishing a team of experts, financial considerations, and developing a cohesive brand vision
• Understand important aspects of office design and layout to ensure visual appeal, optimal patient flow and safety while aligning your practice’s layout, equipment, and finishes to match your desired patient experience and philosophy of care
• Learn how to leverage digital marketing strategies and solutions to attract, convert, and engage with current and prospective patients

Presenters
Amanda Breneman, BMO Harris Bank
Bruce Johnstone, Apex Design Build
Greg Sexton, PBHS Inc.

 

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
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Non-members
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Resilience Webinar Series Part 1: How Can Dentists Develop Emotional Resilience in a World Full of Stress? (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 05/18/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=670|101695
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This presentation was recorded on April 19, 2022

Course Overview
Oral health care providers have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the last two years, providers have found innovative ways to prioritize patient safety and infection prevention, and weather financial setbacks. Focused on helping dentists in all career phases, this course gives learners 10 evidence-based resilience strategies to support their mental health and wellness. These techniques can support individuals, and can be used in all practice environments and educational settings, especially in times of uncertainty and prolonged stress. Presenter Sheela Raja, PhD, is an author, associate professor at University of Illinois Chicago, and director of the UIC College of Dentistry Resilience Center.

Learning Objectives
• Define toxic stress, trauma stewardship, compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and burnout
• Discuss risk factors for compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and burnout in oral healthcare providers
• Understand evidence-based resilience strategies for healthcare providers

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Preventing HPV Cancers in Action Part 2: Dentists As Vaccinators
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 04/14/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=664|101694
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This presentation was recorded on April 4, 2022.

Course Overview
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased awareness of dentists as vaccinators—including the HPV vaccine. Please join Rosie Wagner DDS, Founder, Smiles By Rosie Family Dentistry and Isaac Zeckel DDS, Chief Dental Director, HealthLinc, to discuss the benefits of dentists as immunizers, steps to becoming a dentist immunizer, medicolegal considerations, and ways to increase access to care by providing a new vaccination setting, with innovative vaccination approaches that utilize on-site interdisciplinary teams.

This course is the second in the three-part series "HPV Cancers in Action" from the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access & Prevention (CAAP). More than ever, there is a need to increase awareness of HPV and of educating the public on the need for HPV immunization. The administration of the HPV vaccine is a safe and effective way to reduce the risk of HPV-related cancers, including certain head and neck cancers. HPV is now associated with more than 20,000 cases of head and neck cancer each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Learning objectives
• Learn the steps in becoming an immunizer, including registration with one's state database, training on storage, handling, and administration of vaccines, and necessary equipment purchases
• Learn about one FQHC’s collaborative practice to educate patients and administer the HPV vaccine while in the dental operatory
• Describe ways to increase access to care by providing a new vaccination setting

Presented by the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP).

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
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Non-members
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Preventing HPV Cancers in Action Part 1: The Critical Role of the Dentist
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 03/28/2022
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Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This presentation was recorded on March 23, 2022.

Course Overview
The dentist plays a critical role in the detection of oral cancers and in educating their patients on the importance of HPV vaccination. In this presentation, Gary Heyamoto, DDS, MAGD, President, Academy of General Dentistry Foundation (AGDF) discusses the importance of performing a consistent, thorough clinical oral exam, how to discuss HPV vaccination with patients, be able to describe Anterior Mouth and Posterior Mouth from a medical perspective and learn how dentists can participate, as an office, in fighting HPV oral cancers through awareness and promotion of the HPV vaccine.

This course is first in the three-part series "HPV Cancers in Action" from the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access & Prevention (CAAP). More than ever, there is a need to increase awareness of HPV and of educating the public on the need for HPV immunization. The administration of the HPV vaccine is a safe and effective way to reduce the risk of HPV-related cancers, including certain head and neck cancers. HPV is now associated with more than 20,000 cases of head and neck cancer each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Learning objectives:
• Understand the importance of performing a consistent, thorough clinical oral exam & be able to describe Anterior Mouth and Posterior Mouth from a medical perspective
• Understand how to discuss HPV vaccination with patients
• Learn how dentists can participate, as an office, in fighting HPV oral cancers

Presented by the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP).

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
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Non-members
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Dental Office Design (A Dentist's Guide to the Law Series)
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 0.5
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 03/10/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=658|101688
Description:

Overview
This course outlines some of the legal issues a practice may encounter relating to dental office design. Topics discussed include compliance with the premises accommodation requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (AwDA) and similar laws, office lease and HIPAA considerations, and federal, state and local laws relating to video and audio surveillance and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) in the dental practice.  

In this presentation – which supplements the American Dental Association’s publication, A Dentist’s Guide to the Law: 246 Things Every Dentist Should Know – ADA attorneys will orient you to the following:
• Who can challenge a practice’s failure to comply with the AwDA premises requirements?
• Under what circumstances is a practice required to comply with the AwDA premises requirements?
• Do the terms of a practice’s lease or state or local laws influence or affect office design choices?
• Must dental office design accommodate HIPAA privacy concerns?
• What considerations apply in deciding whether to record video or audio in practice operatories or common areas?
•When and under what circumstances might my office choose to install an AED?

Presenters
Paula Tironi, ADA Senior Associate General Counsel
Amy Chase, ADA Associate General Counsel
Cathryn Albrecht, ADA Senior Associate General Counsel

This course is $49 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
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Making Sense of Dental Sealants (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 03/03/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=657|101687
Description:
American Dental Association on-demand webinar
Recorded February 2022

Course Overview
The 2022 National Children's Dental Health Month theme is "Sealants Make Sense". This webinar will highlight that theme with the latest HRSA/NHANES data of dental sealant placement prevalence, clarifications on the difference between dental decay and dental caries, as well as clarifying the differences between resin and glass ionomer dental sealants.

Speakers
Dr. Irene Hilton, Chair of the ADA Advisory Committee on Dental Sealants
Dr. Susan Sergie, Pediatric Dentist, Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation Dental Department
Dr. Katie Kosten, Director of Community Dentistry, Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine

Learning Objectives:
• Understand best practices for placing sealants and the advantages of different materials in specific conditions
• Describe clinical strategies for placing more sealants
• Respond to the common myths and misconceptions about dental sealants

 

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
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Human Trafficking: What ED Physicians Want Dentists to Know About Identifying At-Risk Patients (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 03/01/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=656|101686
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of February 2022.

Course Overview
Human trafficking is more prevalent than most think. Many ask, "What can I do as a dentist?" Get the ED physician perspective on what dentists need to know to increase awareness, best practices for screening & what to do when faced with these potential sensitive situations

Learning objectives:
• Recognize potential victims of human trafficking & implement strategies for screening at risk patients
• Apply interventions for potential victims of trafficking
• Discuss healthcare worker obligations in reporting/documentation of suspected trafficking and resources available to them

Presented by the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP).

Facilitator:
Merle A. Carter, MD, FACEP, executive vice chair of emergency medicine at Einstein Healthcare Network

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
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Non-members
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