When

Friday, June 7, 2019 from 8:15 AM to 3:15 PM EDT
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Where

Water's Edge Events Center 
4687 Millennium Drive
Belcamp, MD 21017
 

 
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Contact

CHEP Inc. 
CHEP Inc. 
410-642-1195 
acaporellie@chepinc.org 
 

June 7, 2019 - Diagnosis, Management, and Long Term Care of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient 
Dr. Donita Dyalrum & Dr. Dima Ghunaim

Important Notes/Announcements:

  • By submitting your registration form, you are agreeing to CHEP's cancellation policy.  Please review in detail prior to registering.

Course Description:

This lecture will present the comprehensive care of the patient who has been diagnosed with precancerous/cancer lesion from management/reconstruction, to implant placement and post radiation management.  We will start with indentifying premalignant lesion; discuss risk factors, the use of adjunctive aids in diagnosis and management.  We will then discuss the management of the oral cancer patient from diagnosis, surgical management and the evidence for treatment.  We will then discuss the reconstruction to include dental rehabilitation.  Lastly we will end the session with a discussion on osteoradionecrosis, the evidence and management.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify premalignant lesion; discuss risk factors, the use of adjunctive aids in diagnosis and management.
2. Discuss the management of the oral cancer patient from diagnosis, surgical management and the evidence for treatment.
3. Discuss the reconstruction to include dental rehabilitation.
4. Discuss osteoradionecrosis, the evidence and management.

Speaker Information:

Dr. Dyalram is currently a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Maryland.  She is involved in training surgical fellows, residents and dental students.  In addition to trauma and dentoalveolar surgery, she maintains a clinical focus in head and neck oncology.  Her specialties include: head and neck surgery, microvascular surgery, maxillofacial trauma surgery and TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS).  She received her medical degree from SUNY Downstate School of Medicine in New York and her dental degree from New York University School of Dentistry.  She completed a general residency program at SUNY Downstate Medical Center/Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Dr. Dyalram also completed a two-year head and neck/microvascular reconstruction fellowship at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center in Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Ghunaim is a board certified Maxillofacial Prosthodontist.  She completed her dental and advanced prosthodontic training at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.  She then compelted a fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  Dr. Ghunaim then returned to the University of Maryland School of Dentistry to join the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as a clinical assistant professor.  She is involved in training of dental students and residents.  She specializes in the rehabilitation of patients with head and neck defects or deficits due to cancer therapy, traumatic injuries, alteration in growth and development or congenital birth defects.  She also focuses on the dental management of head and neck radiation patients.  Her specialties include: oral management of patients treated with head and neck radiation, prosthetic rehabilitation of tongue and mandibular defects, maxillary defects, soft palate defects, cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial anomalies, and facial defects.  Dr. Ghunaim is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists and a member of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics.  

Continuing Education:

Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.  ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.  ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, now does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.  

Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. designates this activity for 6.0 ADA continuing education credits.

Target audience: Dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, staff, 

 

Evaluation and Certificate:

All attendees are required to sign-in in order to receive credits.  Sign-in sheets will be available at the registration desk for up to 30 minutes prior to the start of the program and 30 minutes after the start of the program. 

An evaluation will be emailed to you within two business days of the program's completion.  Once you complete and submit this evaluation, your certificate will automatically generate to be saved or printed. 

Registration Information:

VAMHCS Employee (with ID): $35 prior to 5/24/19; $45 starting 5/24/19
Dentist - Community Rate: $195 prior to 5/24/19; $205 starting 5/24/19
Hygienist - Community Rate: $159 prior to 5/24/19; $169 starting 5/24/19
Assistant/Staff - Community Rate: $145 prior to 5/24/19; $155 starting 5/24/19

Prices increase two weeks prior to the program date as indicated above.  Registration will close end of day on May 4th; however, we do accept onsite registration.

Registration includes a continental breakfast starting at 7:30am, and a full buffet lunch.

If you are registering as a VAMHCS Employee, you will be required to show proof of current employment via government issued VA ID badge at check in.  If you do not have your badge, you will not be granted access to the program or you can choose to pay the regular rate.