15th Annual Dental Management of Patients with Oral Cavity Cancer

Pittsburgh, PA US
April 8, 2020

This educational seminar will be presented to provide fundamental information necessary for a comprehensive approach to the early recognition and diagnosis of oral cancer.  This is intended to improve the practitioner’s ability to provide long-term post treatment care of the oral cancer patient.

Target Audience

Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Physicians, Nurses.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Review the principles of dental care in the patient with oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer.
  • Recognize the importance of screening for oral cavity cancer and be able to perform the screening at each dental encounter.
  • Identify causes and patients at risk for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer.
  • Explain how radiation and chemotherapy are used in the treatment of oral cavity cancer and their acute and chronic post-treatment effects.
  • Recognize the challenges of post treatment dysphagia and osteoradionecrosis.
  • Identify strategies and options to help patients stop smoking.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
04/08/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
04/08/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/08/2020 - 4:00pm

12:30 PM               Registration

1:00 PM                 Introduction _ David Eibling, MD

1:05 PM                 Biopsy Techniques for Oral Cavity Lesions _ Kurt Summersgill. DDS, PhD

1:20 PM                 HPV Related Oropharyngeal Cancer _ Farzad Masroor, MD

1:40 PM                 Treatment Choices for OC and OP Cancer _ Viran Ranasinghe, MD       

1:55 PM                 Smoking Cessation _ David Eibling, MD

2:15 PM                 BREAK

2:25 PM                 Radiotherapy _ David Clump, MD, PhD

2:55 PM                 Mucositis _ Susan Calderbank, DMD

3:15 PM                 Survivorship Care:  Meeting the Needs of Head and Neck Cancer Survivors _ Marci Nilsen, PhD

3:45 PM                 Evaluating and Minimizing Post-Treatment Dysphagia _ Tamara Wasserman-Wincko, MS, CCC-SLP

4:15 PM                 Dental Evaluation and Treatment in Head and Neck Cancer _ Bernard Costello, DMD, MD

4:55 PM                 Discussion and Questions

5:00 PM                 Adjournment

BST S120
203 Lothrop Street, Room S120
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

Course Faculty

Bernard Costello, DMD, MD*

Dean and Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

 

David Eibling, MD*

Professor of Otolaryngology

Department of Otolaryngology

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Susan Calderbank, DMD

Associate Professor University of Pittsburgh

School of Dental Medicine

General Dentist

Montefiore Dental Center

 

David Clump, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Farzad Masroor, MD

Fellow, Head and Neck Surgery

Department of Otolaryngology

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Marci Nilsen, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, Department of Acute and Tertiary Care

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Viran Ranasinghe, MD

Fellow, Head and Neck Surgery

Department of Otolaryngology

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Kurt Summersgill, DDS, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of

Diagnostic Sciences; Program Director, Oral

and Maxillofacial Pathology Residency

School of Dental Medicine, University of

Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

 

Tamara Wasserman-Wincko, MS, CCC-SLP

Director, Speech-Language Pathology Division

Department of Otolaryngology

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

All course directors and faculty are located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  *Denotes Course Director

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician: The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants: The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 3.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3.75 contact hours.

Other health care professionals: Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 3.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.75 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/08/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
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When E-mailing/Mailing Payment & Registration form (last page of the brochure) Attention:

Jackie Lynch

Department of Otolaryngology

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Eye and Ear Institute

203 Lothrop Street, Suite 500

Pittsburgh, PA  15213

Fax:  412-647-2080

 

REGISTRATION FEES

$60.00 Professional

$50.00 Staff

Tuition fee is waived for all residents, fellows, CENTS Members, but registration is required.