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Rocky Mountain Dental Hygiene Study Club

Since 2007 the Rocky Mountain Dental Hygiene Study Club has brought quality continuing education right to your doorstep in Northern Colorado.  RMDHSC is an affiliate of the Mountain West Dental Forum, a chapter of the worldwide phenomenon the Seattle Study Club.  We look forward to seeing you as a part of the study club this year!

A Unique Opportunity For Quality Dental Hygiene Continuing Education.

Through peer-based, ongoing learning, camaraderie, and sharing of experiences, we build enthusiasm and passion in dentistry.

The mission of RMDHSC is to offer clinicians experiences that exceed their highest expectations of excellence, on the path to achieving their full professional potential in being a “complete clinician”.

Rocky Mountain Dental Hygiene Study Club 2018 – 2019 Academic Session Information and Registration:

1.) Periodontal Potpourri: Evolution of Periodontal treatment modalities and Soft tissue grafting

     Friday, October 12, 2018 from 8:00am to Noon; Breakfast Included

Presenter: Dr.’s Jessica Allen, Nick Shumaker, Leslie Paris

at The Hilton Garden Inn, 2821 E. Harmony Road, Fort Collins, CO 80528

Event Summary: Periodontal Potpourri

Dr. Allen will kick-off this event with her presentation on Muco-gingival defects and Soft tissue grafting.  In addition to reviewing the steps necessary for a thorough Muco-gingival evaluation, Dr. Allen will review the multitude of treatment modalities incorporated with soft tissue grafting procedures. Dr. Shumaker/ Paris will offer a detailed presentation on the evolution of periodontal treatment modalities. The attendant should be able to leave this course with the knowledge to be able to successfully evaluate muco-gingival defects and understand soft tissue treatment options. In addition, the attendant will learn about past, present and future periodontal treatment modalities.  4 hours of CE credit.

2.) Treatment Planning Session

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm; Dinner Included

Presenter: Advisory Board Members

at The Hilton Garden Inn, 2821 E. Harmony Road, Fort Collins, CO 80528

Event Summary: Treatment Planning

These sessions represent the inner core and essence of study clubs.  GPs, Specialists, and RDH’s alike are free to test their diagnostic acumen and treatment planning skills.  The result is the ability to discuss treatment options with peers in a non-threatening environment.  3 hours of CE credit

3.) An Evening of Pharmacology: Dr. Thomas French  The Top 50 Prescribed Drugs

Thursday, February 21st , 2019 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm Dinner included

Presenter: Dr. Thomas French

at The Hilton Garden Inn, 2821 E. Harmony Road, Fort Collins, CO 80528

Event Summary: An Evening of Pharmacology

Dr. Tom French iscurrently a Senior Instructor in the Department of Pharmacology in the University of Colorado School of Medicine.He is the Coordinator for Professional Teaching in the department and the Pharmacology Content Steward for the Essential Core Curriculum in the School of Medicine.

Dr. French is also the course director and lecturer for Pharmacology courses in the CU School of Dental Medicine and Physician Assistant programs at the University of Colorado and Red Rocks Community College. He was the Course Director and lecturer for the pharmacology course in the former B.S. in Dental Hygiene program at the University of Colorado for 22 years. He has presented numerous CE programs to dental hygienist and dentists on a variety of pharmacology topics.Dr.French will discuss the Top 50 Prescribed Drugs, their contraindications and drug interactions. 3 hours of CE credit

4.) Your Patients and Oral Systemic Link: What Every Dental Professional Should Know 
Walk the Walk and Talk the Talk: Effective Communication and Case Acceptance

Friday, April 5th, 2019 from 8:00am to Noon; Breakfast included

Presenter: Erika Spring, RDH

at The Hilton Garden Inn, 2821 E. Harmony Road, Fort Collins, CO 80528

Event Summary: As a result of learning that her father’s death may have been affected by the lack of proper hygiene care, Erika Spring has a passion for teaching about the Oral Systemic Link.  She will be sharing practical, proven, and life-saving strategies to diagnose, treatment plan and even get patients to say yes. Be ready to learn:

  • How lack of time and money could be killing our patients
  • The 30-second tool that could save your patient’s life
  • Ways to help your dentist see the profit upside of protocol implementation
  • How to reduce patient fear by exhibiting true concern
  • How to change the change the case acceptance conversation from dollars to value
  • A sure-fire method to giving a consistent message to your patients 4 hours of CE credit

5.) Team Appreciation Kevin Joyce “Damn Straight Communication”

Friday May 3rd, 2019 from 8:00pm to 12:00pm; Breakfast  included

Presenter: Mr. Kevin Joyce

at The Marriott, 350 E Horsetooth Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80525

Event Summary:  “Damn Straight Communication”

Kevin Joyce creates and hosts transformational live experiences for organizations and communities. An actor, teacher, organizational leadership consultant and musician, Kevin’s keynotes and interactive programs invite courageous communication and innovation for groups seeking to grow, evolve and embrace change. A renowned event and program emcee, Kevin has hosted over 300 events, conferences and meetings in the last 15 years. Seattle Study Club members know his character Livingston Stanley Cooke III as the host of Color Wars at the 2016 Symposium. His performances combine humor, client stories, music and characters with the best in leadership and organizational thinking to create customized keynotes that delight, enliven and inspire. As a trainer, designer of meetings and consultant, Kevin uses improvisation, Systems Thinking and Liberating Structures® to custom-design energetic, provocative events that move teams and groups to confront their dysfunctions, and the mindsets that drive them. Kevin has designed meetings at the United Nations General Assembly and the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. He led $4 billion healthcare system leadership retreats, trained Navy personnel in high performance, and designed team-building and communications programs for wealth management professionals. Kevin holds a Master’s degree in organizational leadership, focused on cultivating the innate intelligence in individuals and groups, and the alignment of values and action. His 30-year performance and training career has spanned three continents, combining the worlds of theater, corporate events, television and leadership retreats. He is co-principal of EnJoy Productions along with his wife and partner of 32 years, Martha Enson. They live on beautiful Vashon Island, WA, with their daughter, two dogs and a huge garden.

This workshop is taught by the inimitable Livingston Stanley Cooke III, accompanied by Kevin Joyce. In this hilarious, 3-hour experiential workshop, LSC III delivers a provocative primer on courageous communication and collaboration, designed for people who hate that kind of thing. Fortunately, this is not that kind of thing. Instead, it’s a rollicking exploration of how FEAR hinders collaboration, innovation and efficiency—a user-friendly, deep dive into your organization’s challenges with newfound skills and humor. No really, stop wasting time, energy and money. • Engage in mind-bending games and experiments. • Challenge yourselves and your colleagues. • Discover connections between authenticity, job performance and “success.” • Help your team  get over themselves and be inspired (in spite of powerful resistance).  4 hours of CE credit

**Your 2018-2019 Registration Form is attached**

**Attendance RSVPs will be collected ahead each event this year**

Registration is accepted at any time until August 31st, 2018

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