COD's Annual Meeting & CE Symposium 2019
Online Registration is now closed. Please visit the Registration Desk in Continental A/B Foyer on Saturday morning at 7am to check on availability.
Registration Fee: $49 early bird rate...$74 after May 11, 2019
(New diplomates are complimentary- RSVP required!)
7:30am-8:00am- Business meeting
8:00am-9:30am- CE Lecture
This year's business meeting features:
- State of the College Address by Kyoko Awamura, DDS, MPH, MSD, 2018-2019 President
- Introduction of the Class of 2019- New Diplomate Members
- Award Presentation- Dr. Ronald A. Bell Mentor of the Year Award
- Election of 2019-2020 Officers
Immediately following the Annual Meeting, the Foundation of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry proudly presents....
"The Role of the Pediatric Dentist in Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse" by
Thomas J. David, DDS
A. Child Abuse – Definition and Types
B. Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse by Healthcare Providers
C. Physical Child Abuse
D. Sentinel Injuries
E. Accidental vs. Intentional Injuries
Attendees should learn the definition as well as the types of child abuse. They should also understand pertinent laws concerning mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse. Participants should understand the important role that pediatric dentists play in recognition of signs and symptoms of physical child abuse. There will also be a specific discussion of the importance that sentinel injuries play in predicting future risk of child abuse. Parameters for discrimination of accidental vs intentional injuries will also be discussed. Finally, the importance of conducting a proper interview with suspected child abuse victims will be delineated.
Dr. Tom David has been active in Forensic Odontology for more than 35 years. He is a member of the American Society of Forensic Odontology (ASFO) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS). He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Odontology (ABFO) and a past President of the Board. He is a Consultant in Forensic Odontology to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), Division of Forensic Sciences and the State Of Georgia Medical Examiner’s Office since 1983. He has been a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Forensic Sciences, the flagship publication of the AAFS. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee, Graduate School of Medicine. As a member of DMORT (the Federal Disaster Response Team), he was deployed to NYC after 911. He was also deployed to Mississippi & Louisiana in response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He has testified as an expert witness in criminal and civil cases more than 100 times.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the Academy of General Dentistry Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) through program approval of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. COD is approved for awarding FAGD/MAGD credit.
A maximum of 1.5 CE credit hours are available.
COD Cancellation Policy and Liability for Annual Meeting & Symposium 2019
Refunds, minus a $20.00 administrative fee, will be issued on written cancellations received on or before May 1, 2019. Registration fees will only be refunded to the person who paid the registration fees, by the same method as the original payment (i.e. credit card, check, etc.) and in the case of a credit card only to the same credit card used to pay the registration fees. Telephone cancellations ARE NOT accepted. No refund requests will be offered after May 1, 2019.
COD reserves the right to cancel, shorten, delay, or otherwise alter or change the meeting in their discretion. If the entire meeting is cancelled COD’s sole obligation is to refund registration fees paid to COD for the meeting by a registrant. If the meeting is delayed, shortened or otherwise altered or changed, COD may in its discretion refund the registration fees paid to COD by a registrant on a prorated basis, but is under no obligation to do so. Registration fees will only be refunded to the person who paid the registration fees, by the same method as the original payment (i.e. credit card, check, etc.) and in the case of a credit card only to the same credit card used to pay the registration fees. COD is not liable for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, exemplary, punitive, or damages of any other kind, regardless of the nature of the cause of action that may be asserted. COD is not responsible and shall not pay for costs associated with travel, airfare, lodging, food, transportation or other costs or losses incurred by a registrant in connection with the meeting or as a result of the meeting being cancelled, shortened, delayed, or otherwise altered or changed. Registrants are solely responsible for such costs and losses and it is recommended that registrants consider purchasing sufficient insurance to cover such costs and losses. Under no circumstances shall COD’s liability to any registrant exceed the registration fees paid by the registrant to COD in connection with the meeting.