17th Annual Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Review

 

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Saturday-Sunday, August 19-20, 2017

Are you looking for a comprehensive review of oral and maxillofacial surgery?

This condensed program will give you a complete review of the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery in just two days. You will receive updates on:

  1. anesthesia,
  2. maxillofacial trauma,
  3. cosmetic facial surgery,
  4. TMJ surgery,
  5. implant surgery,
  6. infections of the head and neck,
  7. reconstruction,
  8. dentoalveolar surgery,
  9. orthognathic surgery,
  10. cleft lip and palate/craniofacial surgery,
  11. maxillofacial pathology, and
  12. medical assessment and management of the surgical patient.

You will also benefit from the diversity and depth provided by 12 knowledgeable and dynamic speakers.

Why You Should Select This Review Course

You will:

  • benefit from the University of Minnesota's 16 years of experience in providing oral surgeons around the country with an annual review.
  • earn both continuing dental and medical education credit (AMA PRA Category 1 Credits).
  • obtain an evidence-based review that is free of commercial bias.
  • require minimal time away from practice and home.
  • receive an excellent study guide that includes handouts of all lectures, a flash drive with all lecture presentations and pathology images.

Benefits/Objectives

After this course you should be better able to:

  • assess the physical condition of the surgical patient and modify treatment based on systemic conditions.
  • summarize current dentoalveolar surgical methods including management of complications.
  • describe basic and advanced concepts in dental implantology.
  • develop criteria for the use and administration of local, conscious and general anesthetic agents.
  • diagnose, treatment plan, and surgically manage patients with dentoskeletal deformities, including cleft lip and palate, and craniofacial syndromes.
  • develop a comprehensive treatment plan for the patient with facial trauma that includes a sequence for managing hard and soft tissue injuries.
  • identify indications, apply surgical techniques and manage complications for the cosmetic facial surgical patient.
  • describe the standards used in the assessment and treatment of temporomandibular joint disease and facial pain.
  • identify the diagnosis and management of maxillofacial infections, distinguish minor and major infections and determine their consequences.
  • identify indications for local, regional, and microvascular reconstructive techniques for the head and neck.
  • recognize, differentiate and treat oral and maxillofacial pathological conditions.

Who Should Attend?

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons who want to obtain a convenient and intensive review of oral and maxillofacial literature and practice.
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residents who want to attend an affordable review course during the time frame when it is needed most.
  • Medical Specialists and Residents (Plastic Surgery, ENT) who want to focus on the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery.
  • General Dentists who want to keep up to date with information and procedures in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Educational Methods

Illustrated lectures, case presentation, discussion and audience response system.

Course Director/Speaker

James Q. Swift, D.D.S., Professor and Director, Advanced Education Program for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Speakers

Raj Gopalakrishnan, B.D.S., Ph.D., Professor and Director, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

Robert F. Guyette, D.M.D., M.D., Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; private practice, Facial & Oral Surgery, Scottsdale and Avondale, Arizona.

Bruce B. Horswell, M.D., D.D.S., M.S., F.A.C.S., Medical Director, FACES (First Appalachian Craniofacial Deformity Specialists), Department of Surgery, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

D. David Kim, D.M.D., M.D., F.A.C.S., Associate Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Fellowship Director, Head and Neck/Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery; Chief, Division of Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery at Louisiana State Health Science Center at Shreveport; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Stephen P.R. MacLeod, B.D.S., M.B.Ch.B., F.D.S.R.C.S. (Ed.&Eng.), F.R.C.S. (Ed.), F.A.C.S., Joseph R. and Louis Ada Jarabak Professor of Surgery and Director, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Medicine, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Robert A. Nadeau, D.D.S., M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Andrew P.J. Olson, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.P., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and Academic Hospitalist, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Medical School; board certified in in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Daniel S. Sarasin, D.D.S., Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; private practice, Cedar Rapids, Oral Surgery P.C. Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Dr. Sarasin currently serves as the President-elect of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

Steven R. Sewall, D.D.S., Professor and Chief, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Christopher F. Viozzi, D.D.S., M.D., Chair, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Daniel J. Wheeler, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Academic Hospitalist, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Medical School; board certified in Internal Medicine.

Testimonials

Some comments from previous participants:

"Good, quick review of many topics."

"Over all very well run course. I will return. Well worth the time to take this course." Dr. Steve Zent, Green Bay, WI

"Nice review course for experienced surgeon to keep up with the specialty." Dr. Stephen Nechvatal, Lapeer, MI

"Fantastic review that is concise and to the point, that prepares oral surgeons for examinations as well as general day-to-day practice and treatment." Dr. John Lovoi, Jr., League City, TX

"Great course."

 

 

Schedule

  • Final registration will begin at 7:00 AM on Saturday.
  • Continental breakfast will be available during registration on Saturday and on Sunday at 7:00 AM.
  • The program will run from 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM each day.
  • There will be 15-minute breaks mid-morning and mid-afternoon.
  • Lunch is included and will be served from approximately 12:15 to 1:00 each day.
  • A hosted reception will immediately follow Saturday's program.

If you have special dietary needs or are disabled and have special needs, please contact us at least two weeks prior to the program date.

Course details

Special Instructions

If you are traveling by air, please note that you will receive one large, 3-ring binder with lecture materials. You may wish to bring a bag that will accommodate this item on the trip home.

You will also receive a USB flash drive that includes the speakers' PowerPoint presentations during final registration on Saturday morning.  There will be power available at each conference table for your laptop computer or tablet during the program, should you choose to follow along electronically.

Refund policy

A full refund will be issued if you cancel at least one month (30 total days) before the program. If you cancel less than 30 days prior to the program $100 will be deducted from your refund. For registrations charged to your credit card the refund will be credited to your account. No cash refunds will be issued on charged registrations.

What to wear

We suggest that you bring a jacket or sweater to help you adjust to the seemingly inevitable changes in meeting room temperature.

Parking

Parking is available in the Washington Avenue Ramp. The Washington Avenue Ramp is located at 501 Washington Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455.

You will need to push the button on the stationary box in order to receive a parking slip and activate the gate. Detailed instructions for exiting the ramp will be provided during the program. Parking charges will be billed to Continuing Dental Education.

If the ramp is FULL or EVENT PARKING is in place, please inform the attendant that you are attending a Continuing Dental Education conference in the School of Dentistry.

PLEASE NOTE: If you park anywhere besides the Washington Ave. Ramp, you will be responsible for the parking fees.

The Commons Hotel Guests Only: If you are staying at the Commons Hotel, we encourage that you make parking reservations directly with the hotel. We cannot validate parking for overnight stays. Validated parking is only available during course hours.

 

Hotel accommodations

For your convenience, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Commons Hotel, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The special group rate is $149 per night for single or double occupancy. Hotel reservations may be made directly with the Commons Hotel by:

  • accessing the dedicated room reservation website
  • or by calling (612) 379-8888 or (800) 822-6757

The hotel will honor reservations received by July 19, 2017. Reservations received after this date will be accepted on a space- and rate-available basis. When making your reservation, please indicate that you are reserving a room in conjunction with this Continuing Dental Education course.

Tuition

$1,695 oral surgeon
$1,695 dentist
$895 oral surgery resident*

*Residents must provide written documentation from their program director that they maintain residency status at the time the course is being held.

Tuition includes continental breakfasts, lunches, reception and extensive handouts.

Credits

Dental Credits

19.25 hours

Minnesota Credits
15.25 fundamental
4 core
Managing Medical Emergencies - 2
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning - 2

AMA/PRA Credits

The U of MN is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education to physicians.

The U of MN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Time

7:30 AM to 6:30 PM (both days)

A reception will immediately following Saturday's program.

Location

The Commons Hotel
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Course Number

402018