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Thursday, Sept. 19

7 – 8 a.m. Open AA, NA, Al-Anon Meetings (Room 2B)
All – Day Range of Motion Clinic – Timothy Caruso, PT, MBA, MS, CERT. MDT (Room 2A)
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast/Meet and Greet Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks: Chair, CDP, Executive Director, ADA, President AADA and intro for keynote

8:45 – 9:45 a.m.

Keynote: (Hillenbrand Auditorium)
“Insights From an Epidemic: The Medicine Abuse Project” - Stephen J. Pasierb, M.Ed. (Steve Pasierb)/The Partnership for Drugfree.org
9:45 – 10:45 a.m. "It’s Not What Happens to You; It’s What You Do With It" – J. Dale Kennedy, D.D.S.
10:45 a.m.

Workshops

Health & Ergonomics Session
Ergonomics - Robert Mellendick, CSP, RRE & Brian Roberts

Well-Being/Drug/Alcohol Addiction Session
From Science to Serenity: How we can Apply Current Research to Addiction and Recovery – Al J. Mooney

Opioid Program Session
8 Reliable Principles to Safe Opioid Prescribing – Lynn R. Webster, MD

12:15 p.m. Networking Lunch (2nd Floor)
1 p.m.

Workshops Continue

Health & Ergonomics Session
Ergonomics Session with Tim Caruso and Dave Pleva

Well-Being/Drug/Alcohol Addiction Session
Clinical Spirituality in the Treatment of Addictive Disease – Edward Reading, Ph.D., LCADC 

Opioid Session
Opioid Addiction: How Is Dentistry Impacted? - Penelope Ziegler, MD

2:30 p.m. Health Break
2:45 p.m.

Workshops Continue

Health & Ergonomics Session
Sodium, Blood Pressure and Strategies to Reduce Dietary Intake – Jessica Levings/CDC

Well-Being/Drug/Alcohol Addiction Session
Burnout and Stress: Symptoms, Causes and Prevention - Issac Boose, MEd, LPC-S, LMFT, CAADC sponsored by Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services

Opioid Program Session
Opioid Prescribing and perceptions about abuse by dentists (sponsored by PCSS-O) – Paul Moore, DMD, PhD, MPH

4:30 p.m. Sessions End

Friday, Sept. 20

7 a.m. Open AA, NA, Al-Anon Meetings in Room 2A
8 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. General Session: Treatment of Pain in the Opioid Epidemic - Mel Pohl
9:45 a.m. Health Break

10 a.m.

Workshops

• Health & Ergonomics Session
Beyond Practice Management: The road less traveled (repeat of session) - Don Deems, DDS, FAGD

• Well-Being/Drug/Alcohol Addiction Session
Motivational Interviewing - George Brenner LCSW, LMFT, LCAC

• Opioid Program Session
What you need to know about prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) - Jinhee Lee, PharmD (SAMHSA)

11:30 a.m. Lunch
1 p.m.

Workshops Continue

Health & Ergonomics Session 
B.A.L.A.N.C.E. – Find out where it is for ME – Lori Hanson

Well-Being/Drug/Alcohol Addiction Session
The Heart of Recovery: The Wheel of Function – David “Chip” Dodd

Opioid Program Session
TBD

2:30 p.m. Health Break
2:45 p.m.

Workshops Continue

Health & Ergonomics Session
Beyond Practice Management: The Road Less Traveled (repeat from Sept. 20, 10 a.m. session) - Don Deems, DDS, FAGD

Well-Being/Drug/Alcohol Addiction Session
Spirituality and Recovery - Isaac Boose – sponsored by Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services

Opioid Program Session
Pain Management, Addictive Disorders and Patient Monitoring: The Dentist’s Role – Patrick Sammon, Ph.D. and John Lindroth, DDS

4:15 p.m. Closing Session

Anything is Possible: Once you upgrade your operating system – Lori Hanson

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