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The Penn OMS Residency Coronavirus Comeback Conference

CE Credits: 3.0 Hour(s)
Date Course Online: May 30, 2020
Last Revision Date: N/A
Course Expiration Date: May 30, 2021
Cost: Free; registration required
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Description

The purpose of the conference is to highlight the foreseeable challenges and help guide and support the OMFS resident, as well as, other graduate dental resident post-COVID-19 nationwide shutdown.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop an overall understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on OMS residency programs.
  • Disseminate strategies to protect OMS residents as we resume practice post the COVID-19 shutdown.
  • Share strategies for obtaining PPE.
  • Ensure residents are aware of maintenance of wellness during a stressful crisis.
  • Provide guidance and resources to help improve patient safety and reduce risk.
  • Provide guidance on planning for long-term financial security amid the uncertainty of COVID-19.
  • Provide additional online education and training resources for the resident.
  • Understanding the OMS job market and what recruitment will look like after the shutdown.

Program Schedule

Time Topic and Speaker
10:00 AM Welcome
Lee Carrasco, DDS, MD, Associate Professor and Chief of Penn OMFS, University of Pennsylvania
10:05 AM Changing the Culture of Safety and Maintaining a Robust Residency Program
Helen Giannakopoulos, DDS, MD, Associate Professor and Director, Post-Doctoral Oral & Maxillofacial Residency Program, University of Pennsylvania
10:20 AM The Push for More PPE Now and Beyond: 3-D Printed Mask Production
Kenneth Kufta, DMD, MD, Penn OMS Resident PGY-4
PPE Drive
Jennifer Caughey, DMD, Penn OMS Resident PGY-1
10:40 AM Managing Anxiety and Wellness
Thea Gallagher, PsyD,
Assistant Professor and the Director of Outpatient Clinic at the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety (CTSA), Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
11:00 AM Q&A
Helen Giannakopoulos, DDS, MD,
Associate Professor and Director, Post-Doctoral Oral & Maxillofacial Residency Program, University of Pennsylvania
11:10 PM Patient Safety and Risk Management
James Q. Swift, DDS, FACS,
Chair, Board of Directors, OMSNIC and Professor, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
11:30 AM Managing your Resident Surgical Log (RSL)
Leslee Keri, Manager, Patient Safety and Risk Management, OMSNIC
11:50 AM Q&A
Helen Giannakopoulos, DDS, MD,Associate Professor and Director, Post-Doctoral Oral & Maxillofacial Residency Program, University of Pennsylvania
11:55 AM Financial Planning
J. Haden Werhan, CPA, PFS, Thomas Doll
12:15 PM Corporate Online Education Opportunities
Gene Curran, Depuy Synthes
Casey Courneen, KLS Martin North America
12:35 PM OMS Job Market and Recruitment Outlook
Scott Price, Broker and Practice Transitions
12:55 PM Q&A and Conclusion
Helen Giannakopoulos, DDS, MD,Associate Professor and Director, Post-Doctoral Oral & Maxillofacial Residency Program, University of Pennsylvania
 


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University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 3.0 continuing education credits.

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