Interactive and Fun!
Dress ready to stretch with us. Bring a yoga mat and comfy clothes.
Register below course descriptions
8:00 -9:00 sign in, coffee and breakfast in the Rock Room
9:00-10:30 Intro to Forensic Odontology -Rock Room
10:30-12:00 Minimizing Repetitive Stress Injuries-on the steps outside
12:00-1:00 Lunch provided can be enjoyed anywhere in the Amphitheatre
1:00-4:00 Best Practices for Prescribing Opioids and Alternatives to Opioids
Intro to Forensic Odontology
Instructor: Melissa Masters BS, LDH
Credit Value: 1.5
Course description: This class will introduce the field of Forensic Odontology and how it can be used in the criminal justice system. We will explore some of the possibilities and the limitations of bite mark identification, dental record keeping, enamel rod patterns, age determination and identifying sex of victims through DNA.
*Learn the identification methods used in Forensic Dentistry
*Know the importance of keeping detailed dental records
*Understand the potential and the limitations of Dental Forensics
Minimize Repetitive Stress Injuries
Instructor: Bonnie Wilson ERYT-200, RYT-500
Credit value: 1.5
Course Description: A demonstration of Yoga poses that can be done to strengthen & lengthen the over used muscles and tendons of the body caused by working with patients will be presented on the steps of the Amphitheatre. Preventing and treating these injuries is critical to performing our every day work tasks and keeping us healthy for our careers. Please dress appropriately to participate with the stretches and bring a yoga mat if possible
Course objectives :
•Assess-discuss the importance of proper ergonomics to reduce work related pain and injury.
•Introduce-demonstrate and practice yoga poses/stretches that can improve posture.
•Encourage home practice with written list of poses.
Best Practices for Prescribing Opioids and Alternatives to Opioids
Instructor: Nicole Greco
Credit Value: 4
Pain affects our patients' quality of life and functioning; however, Dentists are challenged by an opioid crisis and strict prescribing laws. It is imperative Dentists are equipped with the knowledge base necessary to navigate pain management and the prescribing laws but they should also be equipped with the tools necessary to effectively treat pain and also identify possible abuse and addiction, and offer alternatives for pain management.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
· Understand and recite the Guidelines for Prescribing and Dispensing Opioids
· Identify and properly refer patients with suspected substance abuse disorders
· Properly utilize the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to identify possible abuse and/or additional prescription use.
* Understand how natural alternatives to opioids control and affect pain sensation, pain tolerance and pain signaling.
* Describe cannabinoids, kratom, arnica, psilosybin and more for pain management.
* Discuss and define the differences between cannabis and opioids mechanism of action and pharmacology.
* Learn strategies for patient education related to opioid abuse and the proper strategy for suspected opioid abuse.
About Nicole: Nicole holds a MA in Health Education from Columbia University and a BS in Dental Hygiene from NYU. Nicole spent over 14 years in formal education, serving in various positions from high school dental assisting instructor to the Dean of Dental Hygiene. Nicole has spent many years education patients on the use of cannabis to replace opioids, benzodiazepenes and more. She is now looking to share the miracles she has witnessed working in holistic dentistry and alternative medicine.
Yoganomics at Red Rocks
If you need help with registration contact us at 773-964-4861
or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
After 5/14 you can call or email to see if there is still space available. We always plan for a couple of last minute changes.
Refunds are available until 4/21. All refunds are subject to fees. If the seminar gets rescheduled due to Covid restrictions you can attend the rescheduled event or take a credit towards future seminars for up to one year.
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