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AADB Mid-Year Meeting scheduled for April

February 06, 2012

The American Association of Dental Boards’ 2012 Mid-Year Meeting takes place April 22-23 at ADA Headquarters.

The American Dental Education Association and ADA are co-sponsors of the event.

The April 22 session begins at 1 p.m. with Prescription Drug Abuse: Considerations for Regulators, Educators and Practitioners; New Developments Related to the Dental Therapist; and the Status of ADA RFP for Portfolio-Style Examinations.

The program continues April 23 with an update on the AADB Assessment Services Program introduced at the 2011 annual meeting in Las Vegas and now in its pilot phase. Also discussed will be Changes in National Board Dental Examinations and Implications for Dental Education. After lunch, a presentation on Commercial Influence and Product Training in the Continuing Education Arena takes place.

The Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations Advisory Forum follows at 3 p.m., and the event closes with a reception sponsored by the JCNDE and AADB.

The preliminary program is on the AADB website, . Registration and housing forms can be downloaded from the site if paying by check; those paying by credit card can register online.

For more information, contact AADB at the toll-free number, Ext. 7464, or 1-312-440-7464.