Mastery III


Mastery Course Three

As the final didactic step in the Mastery Program, Mastery Course III provides the participant with the proficiency to manage a broad spectrum of cases and severities of obstructive sleep apnea. A focus on titration goals, understanding maximum medical improvement, and side effect management furnishes practitioner confidence and promotes best patient care.

After completing all three courses, dentists will be eligible for the ABDSM certification examination.
 
Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, attendees will be able to:
  1. Explore alternative and emerging therapies for SDB.
  2. Anticipate oral appliance efficacy for individual cases and consider combinations of therapies for best clinical outcomes.
  3. Explain the etiology and prevalence of pediatric SDB, the differences with adult SDB and the efficacies of treatment options.
  4. Incorporate pediatric screening and referral protocols.
  5. Continue to build an understanding of the medical practice model and medical insurance coding and billing requirements.
  6. Perfect an appropriate algorithm for patient management that begins with screening and ends with long-term follow-up.
 Prerequisites:
  • Successful completion of Mastery Courses I and II, including all pre-session assignments.
 Pre-Session Assignments:
  • Read assigned articles
  • Read a SOAP note sample and take a treatment planning quiz
  • For each of the two Guided Patient Cases, do the following:
    • Submit final intra-oral photo of the appliance in place from the anterior perspective
    • Complete online surveys
Details about the pre-session assignments will be emailed to attendees following Mastery Course II. 

Topics:
 Medicare Basics, DME and Part B
 Medical Legal Considerations
 Long Term Follow Up
 The Protrusive Bite Revisited    
 Literature Review
 Women's Sleep Health
 Facility Accreditation
 HIPAA and Cyber Security
 Maximum Medical Improvement
 Side Effects of OAT-Tooth Movement
 Side Effects and Case Presentation
 Pediatrics
 DSM in Practice

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