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SAVE-THE-DATE: Welcome Back Fall 2021 NY ALCA Chapter Meeting and Speaking Engagement
9/9/20214pm6pm

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Geriatric Dentistry and the Homebound Patient: Is this a Dental Emergency?

Approved for 1.5 NYSED/SW and NACCM CEUs

Participants must be signed-in for the whole presentation and submit the evaluation form that will be emailed after the meeting.

Aging Life Care Association SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers, #0166.

This program is approved for 1.5 contact hours by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM).

Based on the regulations of the NYSED for social work CEU approval, all participants who are seeking social work CEUs must signed-in for the entire presentation as well as submit an evaluation form to obtain the full 1.5 CEU hours.

Summary:

This course will give you a quick but comprehensive guide to geriatric dentistry.

You will learn :

  • How to treat cavities on dementia patients without ever picking up a drill.
  • What to do when a crown or bridge falls off!
  • Is a swollen face a serious situation?
  • What to do with cracked, broken and loose dentures?
  • How to deal with an aggressive client who you know needs dental treatment but will not cooperate for treatment?
  • And much much more!

Speaker:

Dr. Alisa KauffmanDr. Alisa Kauffman graduated from Lehigh University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. She has devoted her entire career treating the homebound elderly frail and those with Alzheimer’s Disease and all forms of dementia in nursing care centers, assisted living facilities and in their homes.

Her first book, How to Become a Housecall Dentist, is a step-by-step guide for dentists interested in this unique niche practice.

Her second book, The Tooth and Nothing But the Truth is a comprehensive oral care guide for caregivers of the elderly.

Dr. Kauffman is passionate about making house calls to those who cannot get out of their homes. She believes, “When you love what you do, it doesn’t feel like work.”
Her latest venture is CaringAndAble.com, a website filled with live webinars and a list of resources, products and services to enable caregivers.

On October 10th, 2021 she will be honored as the Chair of the Alzheimer’s Walk for CaringKind

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