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Drug Trends — Where Are We Today? (Part 1 of ADA & DEA Series)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 08/05/2022
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Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This presentation was recorded on July 13, 2022

Course Overview
This is the first in a three-part course series presented in partnership by the ADA and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). This session, presented by Linda Stocum, staff coordinator from the DEA Diversion Control, Liaison Section, focuses on who the DEA is and what they do.

Learning Objectives
• Understand where the United States is in the opioid crisis and learn about current drugs about which to be aware
• Summarize DEA’s "One Pill Can Kill" campaign
• Find pertinent information on DEA regulations and other resources

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Simple Steps to Avoid Breaches and Fines (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 08/05/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=691|102367
Description:

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

Course Overview
Whether you are a small dentist's office or large group practice, HIPAA data breaches and violations can occur if you are not taking the proper steps to protect your practice.
Just over 20 percent of all breaches occur as a result of security failures, technical issues, or cybercriminals. The rest are administrative, which is the area where employees interact with protected health information (PHI). In this course, find out how implementing an effective compliance program will help your business avoid breaches and fines. We will simplify HIPAA compliance, walk you through the full extent of the regulation, and provide you with actionable tips that you can implement within your practice today.

Learning Objectives
Review past breaches and fines in the healthcare industry
How to protect your business from being breached or fined
Predictions of what will happen in the future and what to look out for

Speaker
Kelly Anne Koch, Senior Account Manager, Director of Dental Relations for Compliancy Group

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Strategies & Tactics for Seeking Funding for Systems-Level Oral Health (Oral Health Systems Change Webinar Series Session 2)
Author(s): Not Available
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 08/03/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=689|102365
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This webinar was recorded on June 30, 2022.

Background
The North Carolina Oral Health Collaborative (NCOHC) — a program of the Foundation for Health Leadership & Innovation (FHLI) — has pursued an approach to advancing oral health care access and equity through policy-driven systems change, accomplishing multiple legislative and regulatory changes affecting oral health care delivery, workforce, and payment in recent years. This work has been supported by forward-thinking funders that have largely replaced portfolios focused on limited, "static" programs with ones emphasizing systems-level reform. NCOHC is committed to helping other oral health coalitions, state agencies, community-based organizations (CBOs), public-private partnerships, and funders advance this approach in their respective states. 

Purpose
• To educate oral health coalitions, state agencies, CBOs, public-private partners, and current and potential funders on the importance of systems-level reform in advancing oral health care access and equity.
• To equip grant-seeking organizations with the strategies and tactics necessary to pursue related funding.

Presenters
• Zachary Brian, DMD, FICD, DirectorNorth Carolina Oral Health Collaborative
• Katie Eyes, MSW, Vice President, Program and StrategyBlue Cross Blue Shield NC Foundation

Course Outline
Getting Personal: Building Relationships with Potential Funders
The First Step: Elements of a Successful Grant Application
Common Mistakes in the Grant-Seeking Process (and How to Avoid Them)
Expert Counsel: How Thought Leadership Impacts Grantor Decision-Making
Framing the Narrative: How to Leverage Storytelling in the Grant-Seeking Process

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

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Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of Acute Dental Pain
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 07/08/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=685|102360
Description:

Overview
This course educates dental providers on the new evidence-based clinical practice guideline (CPG) for the management of acute dental pain. The CPG was developed as part of the FDA funded research project titled, "Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Acute Dental Pain: Development, Implementation, and Evaluation Using Data Analytics to Target An Implementation Strategy." The project is a collaboration between the ADA Science & Research Institute, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Presenters
Deborah Polk, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Paul A. Moore, DMD, PhD, MPH, Professor emeritus, University of Pittsburgh

Learning Objectives
After completing this course, you should be able to:
• State the benefits of NSAIDs over opioids
• List examples of recommendations from the clinical practice guideline for the management of acute dental pain
• Use communication skills with patients
• Incorporate patient responses into and develop a plan for a patient’s pain management
• Begin to incorporate the guideline into practice

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.

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

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Why a Systems Change Approach for Oral Health? (Oral Health Systems Change Webinar Series Session 1)
Author(s): Not Available
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 07/06/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=684|102350
Description:
American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This webinar was recorded on June 19, 2022.

Background
The North Carolina Oral Health Collaborative (NCOHC) — a program of the Foundation for Health Leadership & Innovation (FHLI) — has pursued an approach to advancing oral health care access and equity through policy-driven systems change, accomplishing multiple legislative and regulatory changes affecting oral health care delivery, workforce, and payment in recent years. This work has been supported by forward-thinking funders that have largely replaced portfolios focused on limited, "static" programs with ones emphasizing systems-level reform. NCOHC is committed to helping other oral health coalitions, state agencies, community-based organizations (CBOs), public-private partnerships, and funders advance this approach in their respective states. 

Purpose
• To educate oral health coalitions, state agencies, CBOs, public-private partners, and current and potential funders on the importance of systems-level reform in advancing oral health care access and equity.
• To equip grant-seeking organizations with the strategies and tactics necessary to pursue related funding.

Presenters
• Zachary Brian, DMD, FICD, DirectorNorth Carolina Oral Health Collaborative
• Katie Eyes, MSW, Vice President, Program and StrategyBlue Cross Blue Shield NC Foundation

Course Outline
• "Static" Programs vs. Systems-Level Reform: What’s the Difference?
• Success Stories: Recent Wins in Systems-Level Advocacy for Oral Health Across the U.S.
• Sustaining Success: an ROI-based Case for Systems-Focused Grantmaking
• Why Make the Shift? — A Funder’s Perspective

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

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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
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=678|101700
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.

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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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
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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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
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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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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