2003 offers a record number of new and revised courses in the ADAA roster of home study opportunities. (Look What's New In CE).
If you haven't snagged your copy of the 2003 Professional Development Catalog from ADAA's continuing education division, you'll want to order one right away. Call, write, fax or drop us an e-mail.
And there are other good ideas for professional growth too. You can get a package of materials to prepare for all three national exam topics--chairside, infection control and radiation--and you can order ADAA's popular career video "Your Future in Dental Assisting" a 7-minute capsule to aid in career planning presentations.
Watch this space for future developments all year long as we keep you up to date on "What's New in CE"
Newly Revised Courses:
* Dental Assistant's Management of Medical Emergencies
* Alginate Impressions and Diagnostic Study Model Techniques
* Prevention of Disease Transmission in the Dental Office
* Introduction to Computerized Dental Systems
* Designing a Comprehensive Health History
Purchase all three national exam prep courses and save:
#0109 (Chairside) #0008 (Infection Control) #9806 (Radiology)
If bought separately, cost $205; as a package, only $150; Non member: $225
Code Number: 3-pack
Management of HIV/AIDS Patients in Dental Practice (NEW) Since the first reported outbreaks of HIV/AIDS, great strides have been made in the treatment of disease-related opportunistic infections, neoplasms and neurological disorders. Combined use of multiple anti-viral agents and preventive treatment for pregnant women has increased the number of infected persons living longer and seeking regular dental care. This disease continues to devastate countries in Africa and Southeastern Asia and has increased significantly in China and Russia. In the United States high-risk groups have started to reject prevention schemes. Learn the consequences for today's modern dental practice. #0204 4 Credit Hours $36 Member $50 Non-member Carbonated Beverages--The Pouring Rights Dilemma (NEW) Learn why we are seeing an increase in soda drinking with children and how it is affecting dentistry today. Includes the harmful effects of soft drinks to enamel and supplies alternatives to soft drink consumption. Describes the "pouring rights" concepts, why schools are using it, and ways to combat the marketing methods used by soft drink companies on and off school grounds. #0207 1 Credit Hour $15 Member $22 Non-member Gingival Health--Periodontal Assessment (NEW) An introduction to finding, locating, and assessing periodontal diseases. Included is the importance of the initial examination, the recording of in-depth information in the patient record, and types of clinical evidence that can be found on radiographs. Also covered are the pitfalls involved with inaccurate sulcus depth readings, mobility and furcation classifications. #0208 2 Credit Hours $22 Member $32 Non-member Radiation Biology, Safety and Protection for Today's Dental Assistant (NEW) This summary demonstrates how the study of radiation biology began and how radiation safety and protection measures evolved form early research efforts to formally established organizations that examine leading scientific thought and provide guidance and recommendations on radiation protection and measurement. The subsequent information will provide an overview of radiation biology and the safety and protection measures that the dental assistant can implement to reduce radiation exposure to dental patients as well as minimize occupational exposure. #0209 5 Credit Hours $45 Member $56 Non-member Medications as Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease (NEW) As our population ages, increased numbers of patients will be using a variety of medications. These medications may benefit the general health of a patient, but consideration must also be given to the impact of these agents, both prescription and over-the-counter, on gingivitis and periodontitis. The risk factors associated with the use of various types of medication and periodontal disease are discussed. #0210 2 Credit Hours $22 Member $32 Non-member Hepatitis: What Every Healthcare Worker Needs to Know (NEW) This course provides an overview of Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E with a special emphasis on the bloodborne viruses. An explanation of modes of transmission, epidemiology and prevention of these potentially life-threatening infections is presented in a clear and informative manner. Know which hepatitis viruses may pose a risk in the dental healthcare setting and important precautions for prevention of the spread of hepatitis, including the latest vaccine recommendations, infection control precautions, and post exposure management. #0212 4 Credit Hours $36 Member $50 Non-member CONTINUING EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES INFECTION CONTROL Hepatitis: What Every Healthcare Worker Needs to Know #0212 (4 Hours) $36 ADAA Member $50 Non-member Management of HIV-Infected Patients in the Dental Practice #0204 (4 Hours) $36 ADAA Member $50 Non-member Prevention of Disease Transmission in the Dental Office #0201 (5 Hours) $45 ADAA Member $56 Non-member Infection Control in the Dental Offices: A Review for National IC Exam #0008 (12 Hours) $55 ADAA Member $75 Non-member INTRAORAL FUNCTIONS Alginate Impression and Diagnostic Study Model Techniques #0202 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member Home Irrigation: An Evidence-Based Therapy #0111 (2 Hours) $22 ADAA Member $32 Non-member General Chairside Assisting: A Review for a National Chairside Exam #0109 (24 Hours) $85 ADAA Member $110 Non-member Oral Health Maintenance of Dental Implants #9802 (1 Hour) $15 ADAA Member $22 Non-member Air Abrasion in Dentistry #9801 (1 Hour) $15 ADAA Member $22 Non-member Dental Implants: The Third Tune's the Charm #9705 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member Pit and Fissure Sealants #9703 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member Fabrication of Provisional Crowns and Bridges #9701 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member RADIOLOGY Radiation Biology, Safety and Protection for Today's Dental Assistant #0209 (5 Hours) $45 ADAA Member $56 Non-member Intraoral Radiographic Technique #0205 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member Introduction to Basic Concepts in Dental Radiology #9806 (18 Hours) $65 ADAA Member $85 Non-member Radiographic Pitfalls and Errors #9010 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member Diseases of the Teeth and Jaws #9009 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member Radiation Physics, The Dental X-Ray Machine & Diagnostic Imaging Theory #9002 (6 Hours) $49 ADAA Member $66 Non-member PHARMACOLOGY Medications as Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease #0210 (2 Hours) $22 ADAA Member $32 Non-member The Importance of Pharmacology in Dental Care #9805 (5 Hours) $45 ADAA Member $56 Non-member TREATMENT OF DISEASE/CONDITIONS Gingival Health--Periodontal Assessment #0208 (2 Hours) $22 ADAA Member $32 Non-member Carbonated Beverages--The Pouring Rights Dilemma #0207 (1 Hour) $15 ADAA Member $22 Non-member The Dental Assistant's Management of Medical Emergencies #0206 (5 Hours) $45 ADAA Member $56 Non-member Understanding Nicotine Addiction and Tobacco Intervention Techniques for the Dental Professional #0112 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member Geriatric Dentistry: Reviewing for the Present, Preparing for the Future #0108 (4 Hours) $36 ADAA Member $50 Non-member Understanding the Dangers & Health Consequences of Spit Tobacco Use #0010 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member Oral Brush Biopsies in Routine Dental Practice: The Role of the Dental Assistant #0007 (2 Hours) $22 ADAA Member $32 Non-member Prevention and Management of Oral Complications of Cancer Treatment: The Role of the Oral Health Care Team #0006 (2 Hours) $22 ADAA Member $32 Non-member An Introduction to the Hospital Operating Room, Revised #9905 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member Alternative Medicine in Dentistry #9904 (2 Hours) $22 ADAA Member $32 Non-member Sports Related Dental Injuries and Sports Dentistry #9902 (2 Hours) $22 ADAA Member $32 Non-member PRACTICE MANAGEMENT Designing a Comprehensive Health History #0301 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member Introduction to Computerized Dental Systems #0203 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member Advanced Dental Practice Management Concepts #0107 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member Basic Concepts of Dental Practice Management #0106 (5 Hours) $45 ADAA Member $56 Non-member The Dental Assistant's Role in Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect #0009 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member Maintaining Proper Dental Records #9803 (1 Hour) $15 ADAA Member $22 Non-member HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES IN THE DENTAL OFFICE Toxic Waste and the Dental Assistant #9903 (1 Hour) $15 ADAA Member $22 Non-member Nitrous Oxide & Oxygen Sedation: An Update on Biohazard Issues #9901 (2 Hours) $22 ADAA Member $32 Non-member Hazard Communication & Hazardous Waste Regulations #9804 (3 Hours) $27 ADAA Member $38 Non-member Mercury Hygiene in the Dental Office #9303 (2 Hours) $22 ADAA Member $32 Non-member VIDEOTAPE Your Future in Dental Assisting #9804V $10 ADAA Member $20 Non-member AUDIO-CASSETTE COURSES The audio-cassette course includes an audio-cassette and a written study guide. Additional study guides may be purchased for $17 members, $22 non-members. Both the audio-cassette and the study guide are necessary to complete the course. The Dental Auxiliary's Role in Pain & Anxiety Control #AC-1-84 (3 Hours) $28 ADAA Member $39 Non-member Patient Management in Pediatric Dentistry #AC-1-88 (3 Hours) $28 ADAA Member $39 Non-member CD ROM COURSES Self-contained interactive CD ROM courses include a printed test which must be mailed in for credit. Clinical Procedures in Fixed Prosthodontics #CD-l-01 (2 Hours) $30 ADAA Member $40 Non-member Sensitivity in Dentistry #CD-2-01 (4 Hours) $50 ADAA Member $64 Non-member EXAM STUDY AIDS National Exam Study Aid Three Pack (includes #0109, #0008, #9806) #3-Pack (54 Hours) $150 ADAA Member $225 Non-member General Chairside Assisting: A Review for a National Chairside Exam #0109 (24 Hours) $85 ADAA Member $110 Non-member Infection Control in the Dental Office: A Review for National IC Exam #0008 (12 Hours) $55 ADAA Member $75 Non-member Introduction to Basic Concepts in Dental Radiology #9806 (18 Hours) $65 ADAA Member $85 Non-member
Returns and Exchanges
If you are not completely satisfied with your ADAA product, simply return it within 30 days, with your reason for return, and let us know if you want a replacement, refund or an exchange. Materials must be received in salable condition and shipping prepaid. Upon return, a $8.00 charge will be assessed per order for restocking and handling. On orders of three or more courses, there will be a charge of $11.00 assessed.
If material you receive is damaged or incorrect, please contact our office within 30 days for a replacement.
All prices listed in this catalog are effective December 1, 2002. Illinois residents must add 8.75% sales tax to the total amount of the order. Prices are subject to change without notice. If this occurs, any necessary adjustments will be made to your order.
Please allow 2-4 weeks for normal shipment. Rush orders cannot be accepted. Make check or money order payable to American Dental Assistants Association, 35 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 1730, Chicago, IL 60601, Attention: Division of Education. Charge your order by fax at 312-541-1496 or call 312-541-1550, ext. 211 (8:30 am-4:30 pm, CT).
All foreign orders must be paid in U.S. currency. Additional shipping charges will be applicable to destinations outside the U.S. An invoice will be sent for the additional postage and the order will be shipped when remittance is received.
Continuing Education Credits
All ADAA courses are approved for continuing education credits by the Dental Assisting National Board ** and most state agencies requiring dental assisting education. (Check with your state board if you have any questions.)
"DANB Approval" indicates that a continuing education course appears to meet certain specifications as described in the DANB Recertification Guidelines. DANB does not, however, endorse or recommend any particular continuing education course and is not responsible for the quality of any course content.
Academy of General Dentistry
* Approved PACE Program Provider
Only tests for courses currently produced by the ADAA will be accepted for grading. Due to revision and updating of courses, we recommend that the courses be taken within a year of purchase. Only the original answer sheet will be accepted for grading--no photocopies allowed. All ADAA non-members must submit a test processing fee of $10.00 with each test. There is no fee for ADAA members.
** Dental Practice Management courses are not approved for credit by the California Board of Dental Examiners.
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