School of Dentistry
and Wisconsin Dental Association
7-Night Caribbean Cruise from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
January 19 - 26, 2014
Course Hours: 9
Sept 1, 2013
IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Joseph A. Best, D.D.S., Pd.D.
Dr. Best graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 1989. He then went on to attend the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York. Dr. Best achieved a Ph.D. in pharmacology in 1995, and then earned his certificate in oral and maxillofacial surgery in 1997. Dr. Best subsequently joined as a faculty member of the the University of Rochester Eastman Department of Dentistry in 1997. He currently serves on the faculty of the Marquette University School of Dentistry.
Dr. Best has been the noteworthy recipient of numerous awards, grants, and honors to include an oral and maxillofacial surgery foundation fellowship, the AADR Hatton Award, and the Dentist Scientist Award from the University of Rochester. Dr. Best has published several articles relating to his research in various professional journals, and has been invited to speak on numerous occasions at formal gatherings.
Dr. Best has extensive training and experience in all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is board certified with the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, and Waukesha County Dental Society.
Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.
Program Purpose / Objectives
Marquette University School of Dentistry and the Wisconsin Dental Association are pleased to offer continuing education sessions during the full days at sea aboard the Silhouette presented by Joseph A. Best, D.D.S., Pd.D.
Course Title: A patient-based review of Medicine and Anesthesia
Course Description: Today dentists are being asked to provide anesthesia for patients with complex medical problems. This course will walk participants through the anesthetic management of medically compromised patients in a case-based format. Issues of local anesthetic selection use of oral sedation and nitrous oxide will be discussed. The course will also review common medical problems and how they impact dental care. Management of common medical emergencies will also be presented as well as issues related to office preparation for a medical emergency.
Understand common medical problems and how they impact dental care
Understand anesthetic choices for medically compromised patients
Understand how to manage common medical emergencies in a dental office
Understand how to prepare a dental office to manage a medical emergency
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
Marquette University School of Dentistry and the Wisconsin Dental Association are ADA CERP Recognized Providers. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Marquette University School of Dentistry and the Wisconsin Dental Association designates each activity for the listed credit hours of continuing education credits.