Topics may include:
- Imaging techniques
All imaging techniques including radiographic, MRI, SPECT, and PET to aid in the diagnosis of pathology.
- Diagnosis, management and treatment of oral pathologies
Education on differential diagnosis of oral conditions that are potential pathologies of the head and neck. Protocol development for diagnosing and managing these diseases.
- Analysis and interpretation of clinical laboratory tests
Education related to the analysis and interpretation of clinical laboratory testing and how this related to disease or health.
- Cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment modalities
Screening tools and technology to aid in diagnosing or treating the cancer patient pre and post diagnosis or treatment.
- Health History and review of systems (ROS)
Methods to improve gathering of health history and review of systems to identify risks and potential disease.
- Sleep medicine
The education devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders and disturbances. Education around sleep and the treatment of sleep disorders such as sleep apnea and others. Oral appliance therapy with and without CPAP.
- Biopsy techniques
Incisional, excisional, brush and other techniques used to obtain tissue so one can look at tissue microscopically for signs of disease.
- Emerging concepts, techniques, therapies and technology
New technology in advancing oral medicine or diagnostic techniques.
- Product/technology training
Training on proper use of specific products/instruments developed to aid with implant techniques and/or treatments. Product training courses should be directed to current users or a product and focus on proper/safe use. Courses cannot contain any marketing information intended to encourage participants to purchase the product.