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Category:Dental Hygiene, Dental Laboratory Technology, Dental Technology
Address:Westin Hotel Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America 46204
Phone:800/322-8651 or 847/885-1272
Event dates:8/1/2008 - 8/2/2008 (This event has already taken place)
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Leading the TMD Community

Speakers/Presenters:

Topics to be Covered:

  • Charles R. Holt, DDS
  • Stacy V. Cole, DDS
  • Paul M. Clifford, DDS
  • Sharon Carr
  • Richard W. Greenan
  • Edward P. Spiegel, DDS
  • and Rose Nierman, RDH
  • Anatomy, neurology and pathology
  • patient examination and principles of diagnosis
  • pharmacology
  • managing the stress of a TMD practice
  • radiology
  • legal aspects of history taking
  • and insurance principles of a TMD practice
Contact:central@aacfp.org
Organizer phone:800/322-8651 or 847/885-1272
Offering type:Lecture
Specialty:Dentistry
Event frequency:Every Year
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Total events:
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Target audience:Dental Hygienists
Other target audiences:Dental office staff, including both technical and front office.
Host Sponsor:American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
Est. # of exhibitors:
Currency:US Dollars
Language:English
CE Credits:AACP is an ADA CERP Recognized Program Provider. January 1993 to December 2009. AACP is an approved PACE program provider. FAGD/MAGD credit. June 1, 2007 to may 31, 2011.
Organizer URLwww.aacfp.org

Description:

This course aims to establish a foundation for dental assistants challenged with meeting the needs of TMD and Craniofacial Pain patients. Part 1 will be offered during AACP's 24th Annual Symposium in Indianapolis, IN and will emphasize clinically-relevant knowledge and skills. Part 2 will be held in fall, 2008, in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Qualified assistants who successfully complete parts 1 & 2, and earn a passing grade on the final exam, are eligible to receive a certificate from the AACP.

Schedule:

FRIDAY, AUGUST 1: Registration (7:00 am - 8:00 am); Opening Ceremonies (8:0 am -- 8:30 am); Stacy V. Cole, DDS/Anatomy, Neurology and Pathology(8:30 am - 10:00 am); Break (10:00 am - 10:30 am); Stacy V. Cole, DDS/Anatomy, Neurology & Pathology -- continued (10:30 am - 11:30 am); Charles R. Holt, DDS/Patient Examination and Principles of Diagnosis (11:30 am - 12:30 pm); Lunch On Your Own (12:30 pm - 2:00 pm); Rose Nierman, RDH/Insurance Principles of a TMD Practice (2:00 pm - 3:30 pm); Break (3:30 pm - 4:00 pm); Edward P. Spiegel, DDS/Legal Aspects of History Taking (4:00 pm -- 5:00 pm); Graduation Ceremonies (5:00 pm - 6:00 pm); President's Reception (6:00 pm - 8:00pm). AUGUST 2nd: Registration (7:00 am - 8:00 am); Sharon Carr/Managing the Stress of a TMD Practice (8:00 am -- 9:30 am); Richard W. Greenan/Radiology (9:30 am - 10:00 am); Break (10:00 am - 10:30 am); Richard W. Greenan/Radiology - continued (10:30 am - 12:30 pm); Lunch On Your Own (12:30 pm - 2:00 pm); Richard W. Greenan/Radiology - continued(2:00 pm - 3:00 pm); Paul M. Clifford, DDS/Pharmacology (3:00 pm - 3:30 pm); Break (3:30 pm - 4:00 pm); Paul M. Clifford, DDS/Pharmacology -- continued (4:00 pm - 5:30 pm); Adjourn (5:30 pm).

Registration Fee Details:

Assistant employed by AACP Member: $320; Assistant employed by non-member: $470.00.

Other items that tuition includes:

Course syllabus book, refreshment breaks, plus free admission to Friday evening's President's Reception.

Travel and hotel arrangements:

Ask for the AACP rate of $159.00(S/D occupancy plus tax)at the Westin Hotel (ph: 1.800.WESTIN.1 or 317/262-8100). It is available on a first-come, first-served basis until July 7, 2008, or until all rooms in the AACP block are sold -- whichever happens first. 
 
Contact Person:Gary Shaw
TitleCertified Meeting Planner
Contact Emailcentral@aacfp.org
Organizer Address 11901 N. Roselle Road
Organizer Address 2Suite 920
Organizer CitySchaumburg
Organizer State: (US)Illinois
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
Organizer Zip or Postal Code60195
Organizer CountryUnited States of America
Organizer Phone800/322-8651 or 847/885-1272
Organizer Fax847/885-8393
Structural makeupNon-Profit
Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsAmerican Academy of Craniofacial Pain
Event Site/VenueThe Westin Hotel/Indianapolis, IN
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
Peripherally organized activities:FRIDAY, 8/1: Haden Stack Award Presentation & Graduation Ceremonies (5:00 pm - 6:00 pm); President's Reception (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm) FRIDAY, 8/1 - SATURDAY, 8/2: Exhibits & Table Clinics (Friday, 7:00 am - 8:00 pm; Saturday, 7:00 am - 5:30 pm)
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
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Target BoundariesInternational
Refund Policy:Registration refunds (less 10%) must be received by AACP at least 14 days prior to symposium start date. Reservations at the Westin Hotel may be cancelled without penalty if notice is received at least 48 hours prior to scheduled arrival and a cancellation number is obtained from the hotel.
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?No
Registration Contact: Liz Long
Registration E-Mail: central@aacfp.org
Registration Phone: 800/322-8651 or 847/885-1272
Registration Fax: 847/885-8393
Web Page www.aacfp.org
Can one register for your CE on your web site?Yes
E-mail registration:central@aacfp.org
Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?Yes
Online housing reservations: 
 
Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?No
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?NA
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?Yes
Will there be shuttle service available?NA
Are there any particular aspects of your conference that you consider unique to your field?Qualified dental assistants and auxiliary staff members who attend all classes in parts 1 and 2 of this program, and earn a passing grade on the final exam, are eligible to receive a certificate from the AACP. For complete requirements, contact the AACP Central Office.
Additional notes:Enrollment is limited. Spaces in this course will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Full payment of the registration fee is required in order to reserve a space in this course.

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