Continuing Education

MOST local component CE events are 1.5 Hours CEUs
Members are FREE; Non-members $40
Credit cards now welcome!
General Agenda:
Registration/Check in: 5:30 PM-6:00 PM
Component meeting: 6:00 PM
Sponsor information: 6:20 PM
CE Presentation: 6:30-8:00 PM


Tuesday, October 2, 2018 

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“The Application & Implementation of Teledentistry” 
Amber Lovatos, RDH, BSDH

​Amber Lovatos is a 2013 dental hygiene graduate from the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree from the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio where her studies have concentrated on researching the applications and implementations of teledentistry.  She was recently awarded the Texas Dental Hygienists Future Leader Award, the ADEA Crest Oral-B Scholarship for Dental Hygienist Students Pursuing Academic Careers, and the IOH Irene Woodall Graduate scholarship. In her short time as a dental hygienist, she has practiced both in Texas and Minnesota, taught career and technology classes, and is currently employed as a dental hygiene instructor.

1.5 Hours CEUs
Agenda:
Registration/Check in: 5:30 PM-6:00 PM
Component meeting: 6:00 PM
Sponsor information: 6:20 PM
CE Presentation: 6:30-8:00 PM
LocationLupe Tortilla Arbor Walk.
​Buffet provided. Please purchase your own alcoholic beverages.
Directions
Sponsor: Cloud Dentistry

 


Wednesday, November 7, 2018 

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James P. (JP) Fancher, DDS, MA, PhD, D-ABFO

Dr. Fancher is actively engaged in practicing forensic odontology, with current casework focused in the Central and South Texas regions. His initial experience in forensics was while on active duty in the USAF where he completed numerous forensic dental cases, and he was part of the team that identified the remains for the Americans murdered at the Pentagon on 9/11/2001. He is a forensic odontology consultant for the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office, Central Texas Autopsy in Lockhart, and The Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State University. Current projects have included exhumations and identification attempts of unidentified border crossers in South Texas; dental identification of the victims of the balloon accident in Maxwell, TX; and dental identification of victims of the Memorial Day 2015 Flood on the Blanco River. Dr. Fancher completed the forensic odontology fellowship at UT Health, San Antonio, in 2010. He also completed a Masters of Arts degree in biological anthropology with a focus in forensics at Texas State University in 2015. He became a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Odontology in February 2018.

1.5 Hours CEUs
Agenda:
Registration/Check in: 5:30 PM-6:00 PM
Component meeting: 6:00 PM
Sponsor information: 6:20 PM
CE Presentation: 6:30-8:00 PM
LocationLupe Tortilla Arbor Walk.
​Buffet provided. Please purchase your own alcoholic beverages.
Directions
Sponsor: Cloud Dentistry

 


Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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“Motivational Interviewing for the Clinical Hygienist” 
Leslie Sirrianni, LCSW

Leslie Sirrianni, LCSW, is a clinical social worker with direct counseling experience working with diverse populations, to include homebound older adults, adolescents, and families. In her current position as Training Coordinator for the Health Behavior Research and Training Institute at the University of Texas, Steve Hicks School of Social Work, Leslie delivers trainings and coaching support to community providers with an emphasis on using the motivational interviewing approach to address behavior changes in brief interventions. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).

​Agenda:
Registration/Check in: 5:30 PM-6:00 PM
Component meeting: 6:00 PM
Sponsor information: 6:20 PM
CE Presentation: 6:30-8:00 PM
LocationLupe Tortilla Arbor Walk.
​Buffet provided. Please purchase your own alcoholic beverages.
Directions
Sponsor: Cloud Dentistry

 


January 31 – February 2, 2019
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Galveston, TX

Interested in becoming an Austin delegate?
Email: Greateraustindha@gmail.com


February 23, 2019
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Omega Seminars

Austin location TBD


Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Speaker TBD

1.5 Hours CEUs
Agenda:
Registration/Check in: 5:30 PM-6:00 PM
Component meeting: 6:00 PM
Sponsor information: 6:20 PM
CE Presentation: 6:30-8:00 PM
LocationLupe Tortilla Arbor Walk.
​Buffet provided. Please purchase your own alcoholic beverages.
Directions
Sponsor: Cloud Dentistry


Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Speaker TBD

1.5 Hours CEUs
Agenda:
Registration/Check in: 5:30 PM-6:00 PM
Component meeting: 6:00 PM
Sponsor information: 6:20 PM
CE Presentation: 6:30-8:00 PM
LocationLupe Tortilla Arbor Walk.
​Buffet provided. Please purchase your own alcoholic beverages.
Directions
Sponsor: Cloud Dentistry


Thursday, May 2, 2019 

IMG_3932“Student Presentations” 
Austin Community College Dental Hygiene c/o 2019

The 2nd year dental hygiene students participate in service learning community projects from the fall of 2018 to the spring of 2019. The students will present an overview of their projects at our May meeting. This will be the 2nd year in a row we have hosted the students and invited them to explain their findings.

2 Hours CEUs
Agenda:
Registration/Check in: 5:15 PM-5:45 PM
Component meeting: 5:45 PM
Sponsor information: 5:50 PM
CE Presentation: 6:00-8:00 PM
Induction of new officers: during break
Location: Austin Community College- Eastview Campus, building 8000
Sponsor: Dental Auxiliary Services – Austin