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SAVE THE DATE – FRIDAY, August 10, 2018 – Free Continuing Education Course

On behalf of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, Local Dental Pilot Project (LDPP) in collaboration with California State University, Los Angeles, we would like to invite you to attend our upcoming Continuing Education Course titled:    “A Review of Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF)” Date: Friday, August 10, 2018 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm    This course will be presented by:   Mina Habibian DMD, MSc, PhD Clinical Associate ...
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Dr. Mulligan and Dr. Clark’s Japan Visit

Dr. Glenn Clark and Dr. Roseann Mulligan  visited four Universities in Japan (including Okayama University and Meikai University), and shared about Educational Technology, Orofacial Pain, and Geriatric Dentistry.  In addition Dr. Clark  gave the keynote lecture and was awarded honorary membership in the Asian Academy for Temporomandibular Joint in Kita-Kyushu Japan. Thanks to our colleagues in Japan for your hospitality! ...
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July 18th – Open House: Community Oral Health

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm PST If you are interested in improving access to oral health care with a community-based approach, consider attending our  Community Oral Health Open House. This event is brought to you by the Community Oral Health programs which provides a unique and innovative opportunity for clinicians, educators and administrators who want to learn more on a wide variety of issues while focusing on ...
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July 18th – Virtual Webinar: Complications and Risks in Pain Management

It has become increasingly clear that pain management, specifically opioids, has become a rising issue. Join us as we touch on issues related to complications of opioids use, problems with pain management procedures, and other issues, with a big nod towards prevention. Join us for a FREE webinar where we'll explore the complications and risk associated with pain management. This live, interactive webinar takes place from 8:00 am to 9:00 ...
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Dr. Steven Richeimer at the 25th Napa Pain Conference

Dr. Steven Richeimer, Director of the Online Certificate and Master of Pain Medicine, will be speaking at the 25th Napa Pain Conference (August 16-19). He will be giving talks on Pain Psychology and Pharmacologic Alternatives to Opioids. He would love to meet you there! For more information, please visit http://www.napapainconference.com/ ...
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Telehealth: It’s here to stay. Are you onboard? – Webinar

As a healthcare professional, if you’re not using some form of telehealth, you may be neglecting a good number of your patients. Thursday, June 28th, 2018 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST Join us for a FREE webinar to learn the five reasons you should incorporate two-way communication between you and your patient using audio and/or video technology. Register at: http://nextstep.usc.edu/telehealth-webinar If you are interested in expanding your knowledge of Pain ...
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June 19th – Virtual Webinar: Alternative to Opioids

It has become increasingly clear that opioids are not good for patients and often create problems. But what alternatives are there? Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm PST Join us for a FREE webinar where we'll explore the non-pharmacological approaches, pharmacological alternatives, and strategic polypharmacy uses to treat pain patients and avoid opioids. Register at: http://nextstep.usc.edu/pain-medicine-opioids-webinar If you are interested in expanding your knowledge of Pain Medicine, ...
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May 15 – Virtual Webinar: Guided Tour of Nerve Blocks

Nerve blocks, which are any deliberate interruptions of signals traveling along a nerve, are frequently used for the purpose of pain relief. Nerve blocks tend to last anywhere between several hours to days and often involve the injection of an anesthetic a corticosteroid, and other agents onto or near a nerve. Join us as we discuss nerve blocks in relation to pain medicine. Tuesday, May 15th 4:30 pm - 5:30 ...
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