2013 Basic Users Cone-Beam CT Course
Course Date, Registration and Travel Information
"With the technological advances in restorative and reconstructive dentistry in the past decade, combined with the commitment we have to best treat our patients and profession, this is an excellent comprehensive basic course for anyone wanting a working knowledge of all aspects of Cone-Beam CT."
— Peter A Patsavas D.D.S.
On Saturday, June 15, the ADA will host the 2013 Basic Users Cone-Beam CT Course — Level 1. Eight CE credits will be offered for attendees. The course will be held in the Hillenbrand Auditorium at the ADA Headquarters, located on 211 E. Chicago Ave. in Chicago.
Registration began on March 11 and ends on June 10.
Contact the ADA’s Member Service Center at 312.440.2500 to pay the registration fee. Please have your credit card ready; we accept American Express, MasterCard and Visa. The ADA Member Service Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m CDT.
The Basic Users Cone-Beam CT Course travel page contains information about booking airfare, rental cars and hotels.
This course will identify the principles behind Cone-Beam CT (CBCT), including:
- CBCT image and technique selection
- Reducing radiation risk
- Understanding 3D anatomical variations
- Recognizing key pathological processes
- The process of CBCT interpretation and reporting.
The participants will be able to:
- Understand the basic principles of CBCT
- Identify the risks associated with ionizing radiation and how to minimize exposure
- Recognize when to prescribe CBCT scans based upon high-yield criteria and minimized radiation dose
- Review associated anatomy and the basics of pathology
- Discuss basic interpretation to create a report of CBCT images and identify when to refer for a second opinion or over-read
- Understand CBCT technique tips.
- Recognize Errors and artifacts.
|Member Graduate Student||$295|
|Non-member graduate student||$795|
*All fees include continental breakfast, lunch and snack.
|8 – 8:50 a.m.||CBCT Basic Principles|
|8:50 – 9:40 a.m.||Radiation Safety|
|9:40 – 9:55 a.m.||Break|
|9:55 – 10:45 a.m.||Guidelines/ Technique Selection|
|10:45 – 11:35 a.m.||Anatomy|
|11:35 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.||Lunch & Learn: Scanning Protocols|
|12:45 – 1:35 p.m.||Principles of Interpretation & Review of Cases|
|1:35 – 1:50 p.m.||Break|
|1:50 – 2:40 p.m.||Incidental Findings|
|2:40 – 3:30 p.m.||Reporting & Legal/ Ethical Methods|
|3:30 – 4:20 p.m.||Quality Assurance|
|4:20 – 5 p.m.||Q & A / Software upload|
|The American Dental Association 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 acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. ADA designates this activity for eight continuing education credits.|