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8 Hour Radiation Safety Update (8 CE Credits)

Live/Virtual Webinar

This syllabus is intended to provide information for the continuing education course, “Essentials of Dental Radiography for the Dental Assistant: Oral Radiography Review Course.”  The course is designed to provide dental assistants with eight hours of continuing education in the didactic and clinical knowledge necessary to maintain certification in radiation hygiene, radiation protection, and radiographic techniques. Since the use of dental imaging is ubiquitous in dental practices, the course also provides a review of dental radiography appropriate for dental hygienists and dentists.

Lecture presentations will emphasize the potential hazards associated with the use of ionizing radiation and safety precautions to be utilized in dental radiography. Time permitting, the theory and techniques used for the placement, exposure, and processing of dental radiographs will be reviewed.  Basic concepts of digital imaging will be discussed, compared, and contrasted with conventional radiography as appropriate.  Professional, legal, and ethical considerations in dental radiography will be emphasized throughout the course.

Learning Objectives:  

  • Understand the theory and techniques used for the placement, exposure, and processing of dental radiographs
  • Understand the basic concepts of digital imaging
  • Compare and contrast digital imaging with conventional radiography
  • Understand the legal and ethical considerations in dental radiography

 

Follow the link for additional course details, cancellation policy, learning objectives etc.

Fees:   $155 MSDA Members & Auxiliary |  $255 Non Members
Instructor:   Ron Holderman, DDS, Ed.D, FAGD  
Location
:   LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE (LECTURE)

*The speaker has stated there is no conflict of interest. Signed conflict of interest forms are available upon request.

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8 Hour Radiation Safety Update (8 CE Credits)

Live/Virtual Webinar

This syllabus is intended to provide information for the continuing education course, “Essentials of Dental Radiography for the Dental Assistant: Oral Radiography Review Course.”  The course is designed to provide dental assistants with eight hours of continuing education in the didactic and clinical knowledge necessary to maintain certification in radiation hygiene, radiation protection, and radiographic techniques. Since the use of dental imaging is ubiquitous in dental practices, the course also provides a review of dental radiography appropriate for dental hygienists and dentists.

Lecture presentations will emphasize the potential hazards associated with the use of ionizing radiation and safety precautions to be utilized in dental radiography. Time permitting, the theory and techniques used for the placement, exposure, and processing of dental radiographs will be reviewed.  Basic concepts of digital imaging will be discussed, compared, and contrasted with conventional radiography as appropriate.  Professional, legal, and ethical considerations in dental radiography will be emphasized throughout the course.

Learning Objectives:  

  • Understand the theory and techniques used for the placement, exposure, and processing of dental radiographs
  • Understand the basic concepts of digital imaging
  • Compare and contrast digital imaging with conventional radiography
  • Understand the legal and ethical considerations in dental radiography

 

Follow the link for additional course details, cancellation policy, learning objectives etc.

Fees:   $155 MSDA Members & Auxiliary |  $255 Non Members
Instructor:   Ron Holderman, DDS, Ed.D, FAGD  
Location
:   LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE (LECTURE)

*The speaker has stated there is no conflict of interest. Signed conflict of interest forms are available upon request.

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CPR Renewal for the Dental Practitioner (NON-CREDIT COURSE)

MSDA Office 8901 Herrmann Drive, Suite A, Columbia, MD

Designed for all members of the dental team who need to renew CPR requirements for relicensure. CPR Instructors are affiliates of the American Heart Association (AHA). Upon suc­cessful completion of this training, participants will receive an American Heart Association (AHA) course completion card with a suggested retraining date of two years. This course fulfills CDE requirements for CPR certification renewal. This course is not awarded CEU. CPR class is held in person, at the MSDA office.

FEES: MSDA Member $100 | $200 Non-Member
$75 Dental Assistants / Hygienists / Office Staff

INSTRUCTOR: Ms. Kay Hickman

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The Complete Face: Botox Certification & Refresher Course

MSDA Office 8901 Herrmann Drive, Suite A, Columbia, MD

Join us at the MSDA headquarters in Columbia for this CE course with Gigi Meinecke.

THE COMPLETE FACE: Botox Live Patient Training Certification Course (8 CEs):

Designed to give you more than any other Botox course available, “The Complete Face,” upper and lower face cosmetic indications plus masseter and temporalis in one class.  The Complete Face provides a rich educational program experience that saves you time and money by not requiring multiple levels of training.  Reinvigorate your practice by adding Botox treatments with this Anatomically Based, Academically Rigorous and Scientifically Driven Seminar.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify specific areas of the aging face and features that can be improved with Botox treatment
  • Discuss indications for therapeutic treatment with botulinum toxins in the head/neck
  • Conduct a thorough patient consultation to evaluate the potential need for and assess the suitability of facial injectables
  • Avoid, recognize, and manage adverse events
  • Document treatment: photo-documentation & written documentation

Instructor: Gig Meinecke                                                                                                                                                        Date/Time: June 24, 2023 8am-5pm

 

BOTOX REFRESHER COURSE (4 CEs):

Are you ready for an update? Have you already completed a Botox course, but feel you would benefit from a “refresher?” Was your last training over a year ago? Or maybe you completed training and still don’t feel confident? All dedicated practitioners know that updates and reviews are critical.  Join us for this comprehensive didactic presentation and bring your knowledge, techniques, and skills up to date.

REQUIRED: To enroll in this refresher course, you should have completed at least six (6) hours of a foundational Botox course.  This refresher course only covers theory and anatomy and does not include a hands-on treatment component.  This is not a certification course.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Discuss the mode of action of all current FDA approved neurotoxins
  • Estimate dosing ranges for muscles of facial expression and masseter and temporalis
  • Describe storage, handling, and reconstitution for Botox

Instructor: Gigi Meinecke                                                                                                                                                      Date/Time: June 24, 2023 8am-12pm

This event is 2 separate sections. For full course details including cancellation policy, speaker details, fees and more, click on the link to register.

Dr. Gigi Meinecke holds publicly traded stocks in the following companies: Allergan, AbbVie, Evolus, and Revance whose products may be discussed in her lecture.

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Dermal Filler Certification & Refresher Course

MSDA Office 8901 Herrmann Drive, Suite A, Columbia, MD

Join us at the MSDA headquarters in Columbia for this CE course with Gigi Meinecke.

DERMAL FILLER LIVE PATIENT TRAINING CERTIFICATION COURSE (8 CEs):

This course covers the basic science of dermal fillers, safe injection techniques, proper patient facial evaluation and anatomy, safe protocols, pre/post procedure steps and more.  No other courses incorporate bluent end cannula training at the beginner level.  FACES dermal filler training is designed to build your confidence as an injector and prepare you to go back to your practice and be able to safely and confidently inject patients.  All FACES courses are designed to save you time and money by not requiring multiple levels of training.  Re-invigorate your practice by adding dermal filler treatements with this Anatomically Based, academically Rigorous, and Scientifically Driven Seminar.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify specific areas of the aging face and features that can be improved by dermal fillers
  • Conduct a thorough patient consultation to evaluate the potential need for and assess the suitability of facial injectables
  • Identify danger zones and pertinent neurovascular anatomy
  • Avoid, recognize and manage adverse events
  • Correct document treatment in writing and photographs.

Instructor: Gigi Meinecke                                                                                                                                                      Date/Time: June 25th 8am-5pm

DERMAL FILLER REFRESHER COURSE (4 CEs):

Do you need to build your injectable confidence? Have you already completed a dermal filler course, but know you need a “refresher?” Was your dermal filler training over a year ago? All dedicated practitioners know that educational reviews are critical. Update your knowledge and skills by joining us for this comprehensive half-day presentation.

REQUIRED: To enroll in this refresher course, you should have completed at least six (6) hours of a foundational dermal filler course. This refresher course only covers theory and anatomy and does not include a hands-on treatment component. This is not a certification course.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe the characteristics of hyaluronic acid fillers and how they affect duration
  • Outline the current available HA dermal fillers and their clinical applications
  • Give examples of facial anatomical danger zones and possible adverse events
  • Describe how hyaluronidase is used and the current protocol for vascular occlusion

Instructor: Gigi Meinecke                                                                                                                                                      Date/Time: June 25th 8am-12pm

This event is 2 separate sections. For full course details including cancellation policy, speaker details, fees and more, click on the link to register.

Dr. Gigi Meinecke holds publicly traded stocks in the following companies: Allergan, AbbVie, Evolus, and Revance whose products may be discussed in her lecture.

 

 

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CPR Renewal for the Dental Practitioner (NON-CREDIT COURSE)

MSDA Office 8901 Herrmann Drive, Suite A, Columbia, MD

Designed for all members of the dental team who need to renew CPR requirements for relicensure. CPR Instructors are affiliates of the American Heart Association (AHA). Upon suc­cessful completion of this training, participants will receive an American Heart Association (AHA) course completion card with a suggested retraining date of two years. This course fulfills CDE requirements for CPR certification renewal. This course is not awarded CEU. CPR class is held in person, at the MSDA office.

FEES: MSDA Member $100 | $200 Non-Member
$75 Dental Assistants / Hygienists / Office Staff

INSTRUCTOR: Ms. Kay Hickman

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