This course will be held during the Pacific Northwest Dental Conference (PNDC) being held June 11-12, 2015 in Bellevue, WA at the Meydenbauer Center.
Speaker: Francis G. Serio, DMD, MS, MBA
Date: Friday, June 12, 2015
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Course Description: This lecture is designed for all dental team members who have always wanted to be involved in international or local dental volunteering but were unsure of where to start. Subtitled "Jumping Off the Cliff and Landing Softly," this lecture will describe the different types of projects, various organizations with which one can volunteer, characteristics of the international volunteer, how to organize such a project, and suggestions for equipment and procedures.
- Distinguish between training and service projects, including being able to describe the basic goals and challenges of each type of project
- Outline the steps needed to get involved in a volunteer dental project including project selection, assembling the staff, equipping the project, paying for it all, and issues of personal safety
- Describe the characteristics of the ideal volunteer, some of the challenges that volunteers face at home and on-site, and identify resources for further information.
Target Audience: Dentist, EFDA/Assistant, Front Office, Hygienist, Spouse, Team
CEU Credit Hours: 3
REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND LINKS:
CLICK HERE for more information about the PNDC and to register!
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PNDC Website: http://www.wsda.org/registration-info/