Early Detection of Oral Cancers Seminar (A collaboration with the Ohio Dental Society)
Friday, February 15, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)
General Medical Practitioners may not have as many opportunities as their dental counterparts in identifying in their patients, the clinical signs and risk factors of oral cancer.
This course is designed to build collaboration between healthcare and dental care providers. Medical practitioners will be provided tools to identify, appropriately refer, and provide timely treatment to patients with oral cancers.
Speaker: Kristin McNamara, DDS, MS, College of Dentistry, OSU
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? ONCOLOGISTS/HEMOTOLOGY, FAMILY MEDICINE, PEDIATRICIANS, SURGEONS, ENT, ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, NURSES, AND MEDICAL STUDENTS
After participation in the event participants will be able to:
· Adequately identify benign oral lesions.
· Adequately identify pre-neoplastic and neoplastic oral lesions.
· Classify various diagnostic tools for the identification of intra-oral lesions.
· Provide appropriate and timely referral to treatment specialists.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Oral Cancer Lecture
ADENA HEALTH SYSTEM IS ACCREDITED BY THE OHIO STATE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION TO PROVIDE CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION FOR PHYSICIANS. ADENA HEALTH SYSTEM DESIGNATES THIS LIVE EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY FOR A MAXIMUM OF 4.25 AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CREDIT™.
Category 1 AMA PRA Credits are applicable toward continuing education for nursing licensure.
PLEASE ATTEND AND COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC EVALUATION (LINK WILL BE SENT TO YOUR REGISTRATION ADDRESS) WITHIN 48 HOURS OF THE EVENT TO CLAIM YOUR CREDITS AND RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE.
There are no commercial interests to disclose by the panel presenters, event planners or CME Committee members.
When & Where
Institute for Learning
The Adena Institute for Learning is housed in the PACCAR Medical Education Center, the leading education facility located on the campus of Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. The Institue is comprised of multiple Accademies that support Adena's mission "To Heal, To Educate, To Care" by providing evidence based, timely and effective education to physicians and staff.
Opened in September 2008, the PACCAR Medical Education Center is a dream that became a reality thanks to the cooperation of Adena, local, state, and federal officials, and the community. Through philanthropic grants, our community raised over $5 million to support the construction of the PACCAR Center while Adena Health System contributed $10 million.
The PACCAR Medical Education Center...bringing the future of medicine to Southern Ohio and beyond.