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ASM 2018: Evaluating the Interprofessional Model of Care

As the Ontario Dental Association‘s Annual Spring Meeting approaches, we at CDA Oasis are pleased to bring you highlights of some of the speakers and the sessions that will be offered this year. It is my hope that you learn from the various conversations; and if you happen to be in Toronto, you find it interesting enough to attend the event. 

Dr. Sean Boynes is a dental anesthesiologist who received his DMD from the University of Pittsburgh and completed a three-year anesthesiology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He currently serves as Director of Interprofessional Practice at the DentaQuest Institute, overseeing national programs and initiatives focused on the integration and co-ordination of care. A prolific author
and speaker, Dr. Boynes has been recognized by many organizations for his work in health policy and clinical care.

ASM2018 is the single largest venue where the dental team members can earn continuing education credits all under one roof. The meeting offers a broad and diverse range of renowned speakers and topics for dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and office staff. There will be lectures, workshops and various exhibitors, showcasing the latest products and services from more than 300 companies.

I hope you benefit from the information presented in this conversation. Be sure to share your thoughts, suggestions, and questions with us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca

Until next Time!

Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager

Highlights

This interactive lecture will address oral health and medical issues unique to the geriatric population. Multiple aspects of geriatric medicine and geriatric dentistry will be presented in the context of clinical care. Lecture material will cover a broad range of introductory topics relevant
to clinical dentistry for older adults, including: comprehensive geriatric
assessment, medical risk assessment, dental management strategies, oral
pathology and orofacial pain disorders.

The session will allow attendees to:

  • Become familiar with clinically relevant aspects of geriatric medicine that relate to dental practice
  • Improve medical risk assessment skills and knowledge of dental management strategies/modifi cations for older adults
  • Improve clinical diagnosis and problem-solving skills for the more common oral pathologic and orofacial pain diseases seen in older adults

The session will take place April 27 at 9:30 am – 12:00 pm.

Full Interview (5.54″)

 

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