Columbia University College of Dental Medicine - Continuing Education Course
Annual Patricia McLean Symposium for the Dental Hygienist
This course is sponsored in part with an educational grant from Sunstar.
Date & Time:
Saturday, March 1, 2014
A networking sandwich lunch is included.
Continuing Education Credits: 5*
Location: Columbia University Medical Center, New York City
Education Fee: $125 Hygienists; $110 CDM Alumni; CDM Staff
Note: A limited number of scholarships, based on financial need, are available through the Patricia McLean Fund for Dental Hygiene. Applications must be in writing to: Melissa Welsh, CE Director, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.
Edie Shuman-Gibson, RDH, BSDH, MSc, FADIA
Joycelyn A. Dillon, RDH, MA - Assistant Professor and Chair, Dental Hygiene Department, New York City College of Technology
Presented by: Edie Shuman-Gibson, RDH, BSDH, MSc., FADIA
Plastic? Titanium? Ultrasonics? How do you, as a hygienist, decide what technology is the best choice for treating your implant clients? The field of dental implantology is vast, ever-changing and can be intimidating. It is vital to be able to thoroughly assess and address the maintenance needs of your implant clients, both in the office and at home. If you want to learn the most current, evidence-based maintenance protocols and how to implement them in your practice, then this course is for you! It will cover:
· History of and rationale for dental implants: Why Implants?
· Implant types, terminology and surface preparations
· Assessment and treatment parameters for peri-implant mucositis, peri- implantitis and peri-implant cementitis
· Maintenance protocols for both in-office and client home care
Upon completion of this course participants should be able to:
· Understand the types of implants, general terminology, and surface treatments available in the market today
· Identify and develop a protocol for treating peri-implant mucositis, implantitis, and cementitis
· Differentiate between the latest technology, instruments and products for in-office implant maintenance
· Develop customized home care protocols for your clients
The Older Adult Population Explosion: Is Your Practice Ready?
Presented by: Joycelyn A. Dillon, RDH, MA
Edie Shuman-Gibson, RDH, BSDH, MSc, FADIA is a humorous, charismatic, knowledge-wealthy presenter with nearly three decades in the field of dentistry, 20 exclusively in implants, and a mission and passion to affect CHANGE! She is a 2013 Sunstar/RDH Award of Distinction recipient. Edie is the former Executive Director, Certified Educator and Founding Fellow of the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries (ADIA). For over 7 years, Edie owned a private dental hygiene and cosmetic spa until spinal surgery ended her full time clinical career.
Currently, Edie is a Clinical Trainer/Advisor for The Implant Consortium, a Corporate Trainer for Balancing Life's Issues, Inc. and an independent speaking professional. She served on the Editorial Review Board for the Journal of Practice Hygiene, is a Thought Leader for Hu-Friedy, A Key Opinion Leader for Crown Seating, Sunstar and PDT instruments, a make-up artist, published authro and equestrian. Edie is also the Volunteer Coordinator for CASEA, Voices for Children (Court Appointed Special Advocates) in Gunnison Country, CO and, along with her husband Chris, runs a transitional living facility, for men recovering from addictions, called The New Adams House in Crested Butte, CO.
REGISTRATION: The fastest way to register for courses is online. You can also submit a completed CE registration form by fax to 212-342-5179 or by mail to: Continuing Education, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, 630 West 168th Street, Box 20, New York NY 10032. Registration may also be done by phone at 212-305-7124. Please make checks payable to: Columbia University. Early registration is advised to guarantee a place in all courses.
TUITION & FEES: Retired alumni not requiring CE credits may audit courses at no charge, dependent on space availability.
COLLEGE POLICY: Sponsorship of a course by the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine does not necessarily reflect the philosophy or endorsement of a procedure or product. We reserved the right to cancel a course or modify course content or faculty.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation of a course will result in a refund or credit. Refunds are granted only if notification is received in writing at least 72 hours prior to the course. Columbia University cannot assume responsibility for losses due to participants' travel arrangements. Tuitions for no-shows will be forfeited.
COURSE CREDIT: Columbia University College of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider 11/1/09 through 12/31/13, an Academy of General Dentistry Accepted Program Provider (#0027) for FAGD/MAGD Credit, and a registered provider with the Dental Board of California (RP 3954).
Participants: Continuing Education credits awarded for participation in the CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his/her licensing board(s) and to report credits to the appropriate authority. *Some states such as PA and NY do not accept credits for practice management courses. For the convenience of practitioners living in those states, Columbia will provide a certificate for partial credit for the portion of the course eligible for CE credits.