2017 Spring CE/Business Meeting


Alaska Dental Hygienists’ Association
Spring CE/Business Meeting
Saturday April 29, 2017

ANCHORAGE: Southcentral Foundation Nuka Wellness & Learning Center
Tribal Drum Room 110, 4805 Tudor Centre Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508
FAIRBANKS: Live Streaming to Murie Bldg at UAF room 107
Morning Speaker: Kris Potts, RDH, BS, FAADH
Afternoon Speaker: Sherri Lukes RDH, MS, FAADH

Please print this registration form if you wish to attend:  AK DHA APRIL 29 2017 Registration Information

Morning CoursePreventive Prehabilitation of the Oncology Patient

Speaker: Kris Potts, RDH, BS, FAADH

Course Description: It’s more than screening for oral abnormalities and cleaning the
teeth of patients diagnosed with Oral Cancer. Cancer of any type affects everyone, if not
personally then as a friend, family member or the patient that comes into your office. This
course covers oral concerns of cancer patients and their caregivers, products to aid in
their treatment of those oral concerns and, a few other aspects of care you may not have
previously considered.

Afternoon Course: Oral Pathology and the Assessment Process: It’s Risky Business

Speaker: Sherri Lukes RDH, MS, FAADH

Course Description: This course will review the assessment portion of the dental
hygiene process of care, specifically in relation to oral pathology and lesion detection.
The range of descriptors for lesions and anomalies will be presented with lesion
examples for each descriptor. Cases with the various types of lesions will be presented
with a differential diagnosis discussion with audience participation. Emphasis will be
placed on detecting lesions that are suspicious for oral cancer and differentiation of
similar appearing lesions.

Pre-Registration ends Saturday, April 8th . After April 8th registration will only be accepted at the door.

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