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Continuing Education

Educational Objectives

 

 


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The goal of this year’s Annual Meeting is to provide attendees with the most current information based on what has been learned for obtaining predictable results in implant therapy. The overall objective is to evaluate clinical, technological and biological breakthroughs made in implant dentistry. These advances will be explored relative to their influences on clinical practice.

Our aim is to provide a comprehensive program including addressing current challenges and solutions in both restorative and surgical techniques currently in use today including surgical and prosthodontic treatment planning, maintaining implant success, team management and solving implant complications. Information will be presented on team treatment collaborations, treatment options for edentulous patients and what the future holds in implant dentistry.

The ultimate goal is to provide the attendee information on the most predictable and proven techniques to integrate into clinical practice to improve patient care.

Target Audience

This program is targeting toward everyone who has an interest in implant therapy. This includes: students in training programs; dentists with limited experience and specialists with extensive training in implant dentistry; auxiliary staff, including hygienists, assistants and laboratory personnel. The educational method for this program is lecture only. No credit is available for the Corporate Forum sessions.

Continuing Education Credit

The Academy of Osseointegration is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply an acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ada.org/cerp.

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP).

The Academy of Osseointegration designates this activity for 30.75 continuing education credits.

Credit is awarded and based on actual number of contact hours, excluding Corporate Forum sessions, breaks, meals and registration periods. Attendees may claim fewer hours in accordance with their actual attendance. (CE credits are earned by attending all scientific sessions except for the Corporate Forum sessions.)

The formal continuing education program for the Academy of Osseointegration is accepted by the Academy of General Dentistry (Recognition #145608) for Fellowship/Mastership credit. The current term of acceptance extends from 5/1/2014 – 6/30/2018. The formal continuing education program for the Academy of Osseointegration is accepted by the Academy of General Dentistry (Recognition #145608) for Fellowship/Mastership credit.

The Academy of Osseointegration is also a recognized continuing education provider for the Dental Board of California (RP 3090).

The Academy of Osseointegration is the sole provider of continuing education and is responsible for the program content and faculty selection. The Academy assures that all continuing education presentations are independent of commercial influences.

In addition, the Academy of Osseointegration ensures that the scientific basis for clinical and technical CE content is presented in each course through a peer-review process. Speakers are also required to provide an assessment of the benefits and risks associated with any clinical recommendations or treatment options presented as well as provide references whenever possible.

Online Evaluation, Credit Claim and Continuing Education Verification

The AO will utilize a convenient online evaluation, credit claim and credit verification system for the 2018 Annual Meeting. This system will allow you to complete evaluations of the certified CE sessions that you attend.

Upon completion of the Overall Evaluation and credit claiming information, you will be able to immediately access, save and/or print your letter of participation.

To access the evaluation, claim credit and obtain your letter of participation, you can utilize:

  1. Kiosks outside of registration during the meeting
  2. Your office or home computer and printer following the meeting (recommended)