CDA Presents Study Clubs
LOCATIONS: ONLINE, ANAHEIM DURATION: April - August 2023C.E. CREDIT: 6 TOTAL UNITS COST: $495 for members; $495 plus CDA Presents registration fees for non-members AUDIENCE: Dentists only
In this special study club offering, Jamison Spencer, DMD, MS will take you on a deep dive into the world of sleep apnea and its role in bruxism and how you can expand your treatment offering for those patients. The study club includes 3 pre-recorded videos, a hands-on workshop at CDA Presents Anaheim 2023, and two virtual follow-up treatment planning discussions.
Any dentist, including early and mid-career dental professionals, who seeks to diversify patient care, increase clinical capabilities and expand available treatment modalities in their practice.
IN-PERSON + ONLINE
Enjoy a blend of hands-on workshops and convenient virtual sessions. You’ll learn with the same group of peers throughout the program, getting ample opportunity to connect with each other and your instructor.
Join all six sessions to complete the program and be eligible for full C.E. credit. Check individual sessions for dates, locations and details.
Format: 1 hour on-demand video Dates: Online recordings available April 17, 2023 In this first on-demand session, understand the basics of normal sleep and sleep disordered breathing, steps you can take to help yourself, your family and your patients get a good night's sleep, and how sleep apnea affects normal sleep.
Format: 1 hour on-demand video Date: Online recordings available April 17, 2023 In this second on-demand session, learn about the clinical aspects of screening your patients for sleep-related breathing disorders, including what to look for intraorally and what questions to ask the patient or parent, as well as how sleep apnea is ultimately diagnosed.
Format: 1 hour on-demand video
Date: Online recordings available April 17, 2023
In the final on-demand session, the ultimate question of "what is the best appliance" will be answered, along with a straightforward method for appliance selection to help maximize outcomes and avoid side effects.
Format: 3-hour workshop at CDA’s convention in Anaheim Date: May 20, 2023, at 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. or 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. (choose one) In this in-person, interactive workshop, in-depth lectures on all aspects of sleep medicine are combined with hands-on experience. Explore practical matters related to treatment of patients with obstructive sleep apnea, spanning initial screening, referral for diagnosis, appliance selection, records, fitting and follow up. Hands-on components will include appliance selection, bite registration and chairside technique for morning occlusal guide fabrication.
Format: 1 hour live online webinar Date: June 15, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. 1 month after the workshop, a live Zoom meeting will allow you to discuss your sleep apnea treatment planning with Dr. Spencer and your peers. You will gain momentum in treating OSA patients at your practice.
While the final two sessions are optional and no C.E. is offered, we highly recommend you take advantage of these times to round out your study club experience. You will have an opportunity to discuss sleep apnea treatment plans with Dr. Spencer and your peers.
Format: 1 hour live online webinar Date: August 17, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. 3 months after the program, a final live Zoom meeting will allow follow-up discussions regarding your sleep apnea treatment planning and progress with Dr. Spencer and your peers.
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