Navigation Links
American Dental Association, The Forsyth Institute Collaborate to Pilot Evidence-Based Dentistry Training Course
Date:6/15/2009

CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry (EBD) and The Forsyth Institute announce the offering of an intensive, five-day training course in evidence-based principles and tools, including systematic reviews and applications for clinical decision making.

The collaborative "ADA/Forsyth EBD Course" scheduled from Oct. 19 to 23 at Forsyth headquarters in Boston, Mass., will link the evidence-based dentistry initiatives of the ADA with the breadth and depth of Forsyth's scientific research. The interactive course will include a pre-assignment and multiple hands-on activities throughout the week.

Accommodating up to 30 students, the curriculum includes:

  • Formulating clinical questions
  • Searching for evidence
  • Critical reading and appraisal
  • Implementation

The coursework focuses on human clinical trials to include:

  • Quantitative and qualitative outcomes
  • Risk calculation
  • Diagnosis
  • Systematic reviews

Distinguished faculty

The distinguished faculty includes Dr. Richard Niederman, D.M.D., M.A., director, Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry at The Forsyth Institute and Derek Richards, B.D.S., director, Center for Evidence-based Dentistry at Oxford University, UK.

Who should apply and how to do it

"The ADA/Forsyth EBD Course" is for dentists, members of the dental team, educators and researchers, including practitioners involved in practice-based research networks, and other dental professionals.

Interested candidates must fill out a questionnaire and submit current curriculum vitae. Reviewed on a rolling admission process, notification of accepted applications will occur, as decisions are made, but no later than August 19, 2009. Participants will be responsible for their travel and housing.

Upon completion, attendees receive continuing education credit from the ADA and a certificate of EBD from The Forsyth Institute.

For more information or to apply for the course visit www.ada.org/goto/EBDcourse

The Forsyth Institute is the world's leading independent organization dedicated to scientific research and education in oral health and related biomedical sciences. Established in 1910, Forsyth's goal is to lead the discovery, communication and application of breakthroughs in oral health and disease prevention that will significantly improve the health and well-being of the nation and the world. For more information about Forsyth, visit its web site at www.forsyth.org.

The ADA Center for Evidence-based Dentistry disseminates the most current scientific evidence and helps dentists implement it into practice. The Center has several ongoing programs to help dentists implement EBD, including the EBD Champion Program, the ADA Evidence Reviewer Workshop, and the EBD website.

The American Dental Association -- Celebrating its 150th anniversary, the not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing more than 157,000 dentist members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public's health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA's state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the best-read scientific journal in dentistry. For more information about the ADA, visit the Association's Web site at http://www.ada.org/


'/>"/>
SOURCE American Dental Association
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. American Red Cross and National Swimming Pool Foundation Promote Water Safety and Good Home Pool Maintenance With New Online Course
2. While the Dangers of Sun Exposure are Widely Understood Americans Fall Short of Adequately Protecting Themselves from the Sun
3. New York State Department of Transportation and American Lung Association in New York Announce Commit to Cleaner Air Week
4. Michael Simmons, DMD presented a poster at the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine Meeting
5. Statement by American Dental Association President Dr. John S. Findley on Passage of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
6. American College of Chest Physicians Celebrates the Nations Victory for Tobacco Control
7. American Investors Highlight Successes in Eastern Germany
8. American Lung Association in Iowa Thanks Senators Harkin and Grassley for Votes to Pass Legislation Granting FDA Authority Over Tobacco Products
9. Statement by American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown on Senate Passage of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act June 11, 2009
10. New American College of Surgeons risk calculator determines colorectal surgery risk
11. 12th Annual Health Confidence Survey: Americans Show Support for Several Health Coverage Options, But Their Views Could Change as More Details Emerge
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) , ... June 25, ... ... to helping both athletes and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented ... for the Oklahoma City area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches ... success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can result in ... than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic ... many turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping ... released tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, ... out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control ... use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he was going ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg ... Legal Elite. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered among ... Greenberg Traurig Shareholders received special honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016  Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT) (NASDAQ: ... novel therapeutics for the treatment of grievous blood-based ... closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering ... public offering price of $18.75 per share. All ... by GBT. GBT estimates net proceeds from the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: DHRM ) ... medical devices and wearable sleep respiratory products in ... with Hongyuan Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred ... to develop Dehaier,s new Internet medical technology business. ... Hongyuan Supply Chain,s sales platform to reach Dehaier,s dealers ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... NAMUR , Belgium , ...  (NYSE MKT: VNRX), today announced the appointment of ... Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director, effective ... the Company,s Audit, Compensation and Nominations and Governance ... Board, Dr. Futcher will provide independent expertise and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: