Calendarhttps://www.cds.org/RSS/Default.aspx?FolderId=143OSHA Training April 2014https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/OSHA_Training_April_2014.aspx OSHA Training April 2014<br />Chicago Medical Society Building, 33 W. Grand Ave., Chicago<br />4/30/2014 10:00:00 AM<br /><h1>OSHA Training Updates</h1> <p>Bloodborne Pathogens and Beyond: What every healthcare professional needs to know before OSHA is at the door</p> <p>Presented by the Chicago Medical Society in conjunction with the Chicago Dental Society</p> <h2>WHO SHOULD ATTEND?</h2> <p>OSHA requires annual training for all health care workers with potential occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The course is recommended for physicians, dentists, nurses, dental hygienists and dental assistants.</p> <p>Healthcare office managers with non-clinical responsibilities that are in charge of staff training and designated as the primary contacts for any in-house exposure incidents would also benefit from this training. Attend the 2-hour training course, update your exposure control plan, and satisfy most of your annual OSHA regulations today!</p> <h3>Earn 2 CE hours</h3> <h2>About the course</h2> <p>OSHA requires that all healthcare employers maintain a written Exposure Control Plan. The plan must include a risk analysis, Hepatitis B vaccinations, follow-up procedures, an evaluation of safer sharps and training. The 2-hour update covers the following topics: Healthcare worker Safety and health, common hazards from bloodborne pathogens associated with medical and dental offices, compliance with OSHA Regulations and Q &amp; A. OSHA requires that your plan be reviewed; that the newest technology be reviewed and that training is repeated on an annual basis.</p> <h2>Fees</h2> <ul> <li>Chicago Medical Society member or staff: $99/person</li> <li>Chicago Dental Society member or staff: $109/person</li> <li>Non-member: $139/person</li> </ul> <p>Student materials and exposure control plan are included with the registration fee.</p> <h2>Cancellation Policy</h2> <p>Individual cancellations must be received, in writing, by the CMS office no later than 72 hours prior to the program. &#160;Refunds will not be issued after 72 hours or for “no-shows.”</p> <h2>SEND REGISTRATIONS TO</h2> <address>Chicago Medical Society (OSHA)</address><address>515 N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60654</address><address>Fax: 312.670.3646 &#160;Email: emedrano@cmsdocs.org</address><address><a href="http://www.cmsdocs.org" title="Register Online" target="_blank">Register Online</a></address><h2>Questions?</h2> <p>Call the Education Department at: 312.670.2550, ext. 338, or <a href="mailto:emedrano@cmsdocs.org">email</a>.</p> <h2>CME disclosures, accreditation and designation</h2> <p>Ajay K. Chauhan, MD, Chairman, Howard Axe, MD, Vickie L. Becker, MD, Adrienne L. Fregia, MD, Robert W. Panton, MD, Loren S. Schechter, MD, Kathy M. Tynus, MD, Jorge P. Parada, MD, MPH, Course Director, and Cecilia Merino, Director of Education, do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.</p> <p>This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.</p> <p>The Chicago Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.</p> <h3>UPDATED LEARNING STRATEGIES</h3> <p>All workshops are taught by specialists in exposure control. The course is designed for clinicians and their staff. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:</p> <ul> <li>Implement a training program for healthcare employees that may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.</li> <li>Identify appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).</li> <li>Develop an emergency response plan</li> <li>Create a written exposure control plan for healthcare workers assigned as first-aid providers (update annually!)</li> <li><explain></explain></li> </ul> <p>Speaker: Sukhvir Kaur, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA-Chicago North Office. Ms. Kaur has disclosed that she does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.</p> Tom LongTue, 22 Apr 2014 15:12:44 GMTNorthwest Suburban Branch Meeting April 2014https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/Northwest_Suburban_Branch_Meeting_April_2014.aspx Northwest Suburban Branch Meeting April 2014<br />Maggiano's Little Italy, 1901 E. Woodfield Rd., Schaumburg<br />4/22/2014 6:00:00 PM<br /><p>Installation of Officers and Spouses Night</p> <p>&#160;</p> <p>Cocktails: 6 p.m.; Dinner: 7 p.m.; Program: 7:45 p.m.&#160;</p> <p>&#160;</p> <p>For information, contact <a href="mailto:baldassano-endo@att.net">Joseph Baldassano</a> or call 847.359.6979.</p> Tom LongTue, 22 Apr 2014 15:05:06 GMTAmerican Academy of Physiological Medicine & Dentistry Conferencehttps://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/American_Academy_of_Physiological_Medicine___Dentistry_Conference.aspx American Academy of Physiological Medicine & Dentistry Conference<br />Westin North Shore, 601 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago<br />4/25/2014 8:00:00 AM<br /><p>The American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry (AAPMD) hosts “The Silent Airway Connection,” a conference focusing on a multidisciplinary approach for diagnosing and treating sleep and breathing disorders, which may contribute to a range of serious physiological, cognitive, behavioral and performance conditions in children and adults. AAPMD is bringing together more than 20 leading medical, dental and research experts to report on upper airway obstruction and resulting sleep disordered breathing as a factor in heart disease, hypertension, stroke and diabetes in adults; childhood development; and workplace, academic and sports performance. The goal of AAPMD is to further the understanding of the condition and health problems related to sleep disordered breathing so that individuals can get proper diagnosis and treatment.</p> <p>Continuing education units are available for dentists, dental hygienists, physical therapists and professionals in speech-language pathology and audiology.</p> <p>Additional information as well as conference registration is available online at: <a href="http://www.aapmd.org" title="www.aapmd.org" target="_blank">www.aapmd.org</a>.</p> Tom LongTue, 22 Apr 2014 14:09:47 GMTEnglewood Branch 2014 Installation of Officershttps://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/Englewood_Branch_2014_Installation_of_Officers.aspx Englewood Branch 2014 Installation of Officers<br />Athena Greek Restaurant, 212 S. Halsted St., Chicago<br />5/31/2014 6:30:00 PM<br /> Tom LongFri, 18 Apr 2014 15:31:43 GMTOpioid Safety Seminarhttps://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/Opioid_Safety_Seminar.aspx Opioid Safety Seminar<br />Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, Lower Level, Oak Room, 155 E. Brush Hill Road, Elmhurst<br />5/21/2014 11:30:00 AM<br /><p>Free dental CE event hosted by the DuPage County Health Department and sponsored by the Chicago Dental Society.</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.5;">Heroin addiction often starts with prescribed opioids. Heroin and prescribed opioid-related overdose deaths are at epidemic levels nationally and in DuPage County. You are invited to be a part of the solution by learning best practices from national and local experts while receiving the latest tools and resources to support your practice.&#160;</span></p> <p>Space is limited and <a href="http://www.dupagehealth.org/opioidsafety" title="advance registration is required" target="_blank">advance registration is required</a>. The program is offered free of charge and lunch is included. Register online to save your spot today.</p> <p><a href="http://www.cds.org/uploadedFiles/Programs_and_Events/Opioid_Safety_Registration.pdf" title="Learn more about the seminar." target="_blank">Learn more about the seminar.</a></p> Tom LongMon, 14 Apr 2014 21:37:04 GMTSouth Suburban Branch 2014 Installation of Officershttps://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/South_Suburban_Branch_2014_Installation_of_Officers.aspx South Suburban Branch 2014 Installation of Officers<br />Cilantro Cocina Mexicana of Homewood, 18755 Dixie Hwy., Homewood<br />5/3/2014 6:30:00 PM<br /><p>5:30 p.m.</p> <p>$20 per person</p> Tom LongWed, 02 Apr 2014 16:45:28 GMTSouth Suburban Branch 2014 Fishing Triphttps://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/South_Suburban_Branch_2014_Fishing_Trip.aspx South Suburban Branch 2014 Fishing Trip<br />Sold Out<br />6/6/2014 8:00:00 AM<br /><p>Annual Fishing Trip ***SOLD OUT***<br /><em>All four boats have been filled. If you have a group of 5 and still would like to participate, please <a href="mailto:kpattersondds@aol.com">email Dr. Kevin Patterson</a> or call 708.849.8627 to arrange an additional charter.</em></p> Tom LongWed, 02 Apr 2014 16:44:49 GMTNorth Side Branch 2014 Installation of Officershttps://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/North_Side_Branch_2014_Installation_of_Officers.aspx North Side Branch 2014 Installation of Officers<br />The Boarding House, 720 N. Wells St., Chicago<br />5/3/2014 7:00:00 PM<br /><p>$75/person. <a href="http://www.cds.org/uploadedFiles/Branches/2014 Installation of Officers .pdf" title="Complete the invitation" target="_blank">Complete the invitation</a> and send it with a check made payable to CDS NSB to <a href="mailto:chelseaj290@gmail.com">Dr. Chelsea Jones</a>, 5821 W. Dempster, Morton Grove, IL 60053.&#160;</p> Tom LongThu, 27 Mar 2014 15:26:13 GMTSuburban Scramble 2014: North Suburban and Northwest Suburban Golf Outinghttps://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/Suburban_Scramble_2014__North_Suburban_and_Northwest_Suburban_Golf_Outing.aspx Suburban Scramble 2014: North Suburban and Northwest Suburban Golf Outing<br />Green Acres Country Club, 916 Dundee Rd., Northbrook<br />5/21/2014 8:00:00 AM<br /><p></p> <ul> <li>Registration: 7 a.m., Speaker: 7:15 a.m.</li> <li>Priority given to branch members who register before April 26.</li> <li>Registration opens to all others on a first-come, first-served basis after May 1.</li> <li>North Suburban and Northwest Suburban branch members: $185</li> <li>All others: $195</li> <li>Registration fees increase by $25 after April 26.</li> <li>Includes greens fees, golf cart, breakfast, lunch, a chance to putt for $5,000 and many prizes!</li> </ul> <p>RSVP: Complete the <a href="http://www.cds.org/uploadedFiles/Branches/North_Suburban/suburban_scramble-2014.pdf" title="reservation form" target="_blank">reservation form</a> and send checks made payable to North Suburban Dental Society to: Dr. John Vickery; 1290 Shermer Rd., Suite 3; Northbrook, IL 60062</p> <p>For more information, contact Dr. John Vickery, 847.480.9141, or Dr. Jeff Kemp, 847.255.3020</p> Tom LongMon, 24 Mar 2014 21:17:16 GMTRegional Meeting September 2014https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/Regional_Meeting_September__2014.aspx Regional Meeting September 2014<br />Drury Lane, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace<br />9/24/2014 9:00:00 AM<br /><p>Endodontics vs. Implants</p> <p>—James Bahcall, DMD, and Juzer Chinwalla, DDS</p> <p>CDS designates this activity for 5 continuing education credits.</p> <address>CDS 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, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at <a href="http://www.ada.org/cerp" title="www.ada.org/cerp" target="_blank">www.ada.org/cerp</a>.</address> Tom LongWed, 19 Mar 2014 15:24:30 GMT2014 CDS Webinarhttps://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/2014_CDS_Webinar.aspx 2014 CDS Webinar<br />online<br />5/14/2014 12:00:00 PM<br /><p>The Art of Dental Therapeutics</p> <p>&#160;</p> <p>Presented by Peter Jacobsen PhD, DDS</p> <p>&#160;</p> <p>The webinar is free to CDS members and $30 for non-members. It offers 1 CE credit.</p> <p>&#160;</p> <p><em>* If you are unable to participate on the day of the event, the webinar will be made available on demand the following day. However, the webinar will only be available to those who registered in advance and can only be viewed twice.&#160;</em></p> <p><a href="http://eo2.commpartners.com/users/cds/registernow.php?id=19652" title="Register Now button(1)" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.cds.org/uploadedImages/Programs_and_Events/Regional_Meetings/RegisterNow.1.gif?n=9762" alt="Register Now button(1)" title="Register Now button(1)" border="0" /></a></p> Tom LongWed, 12 Mar 2014 20:56:42 GMTNorth Suburban Branch Meeting April 2014https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/North_Suburban_Branch_Meeting_April_2014.aspx North Suburban Branch Meeting April 2014<br />Green Acres Country Club, 916 Dundee Rd., Northbrook<br />4/12/2014 6:00:00 PM<br /><p>Installation of Officers and End of Season Celebration Party <br />Reception and Cocktails: 6 p.m., Dinner: 7 p.m. following installation ceremony.<br /><em>Theme: Saturday Night Fever</em></p> <ul> <li>Season Ticketholders: No charge</li> <li>Spouses/Guests: $95</li> <li>Dance to fabulous music by DJ Markus</li> <li>Watch the exciting “Dancing with the Stars” production by Interclub Professional Dancers</li> <li>Dinner and fun with friends and colleagues</li> <li>Semi-formal attire</li> <li>Irresistible prizes and raffles, silent auction with proceeds benefitting the Chicago Dental Society Foundation</li> </ul> <p>RSVP: <a href="mailto:nscds201@gmail.com">Kyint Chwa</a>, 847.272.0600; Arlene Engert, 847.698.2161; or <a href="mailto:mkgaynor@sbcglobal.net">Mike Gaynor</a>, 847.446.6200</p> Tom LongMon, 10 Mar 2014 20:33:41 GMT2014 West Side West Suburban Branch Golf Outing(1)https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/2014_West_Side_West_Suburban_Branch_Golf_Outing(1).aspx 2014 West Side West Suburban Branch Golf Outing<br />Old Oak Country Club, 14200 Parker Rd., Homer Glen<br />6/4/2014 8:00:00 AM<br /><p>View the course at <a href="http://www.oldoakcc.com" title="www.oldoakcc.com" target="_blank">www.oldoakcc.com</a>.</p> <p><ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.5;">Tee off 8 a.m. shotgun start 7 a.m. registration</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.5;">Early Birdie Fee $100/player (Must register by May 21)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.5;">Bogie Fee $125/player (If you register after May 21)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.5;">Includes golf cart rental, BBQ lunch and prizes!</span></li> </ul> </p> <p><a href="http://www.cds.org/uploadedFiles/Branches/West_Side/wsub_golf_ad-mar2014.pdf" title="Register early" target="_blank">Register early</a>. Golf outing limited to 72 players.&#160;<span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.5;">RSVP by May 21.</span></p> <p>Send a check payable to West Suburban Dental Society along with the names in your foursome to:</p> <p>Dr. Mark Ploskonka, 1818 Kelly Ct., Darien, IL 60561</p> <p></p> <p>For more information, please <a href="mailto:ploskonka@msn.com">email Dr. Ploskonka</a> or call 630.926.3920.</p> Tom LongWed, 05 Mar 2014 20:14:59 GMTEnglewood Branch 2014 Golf Outinghttps://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/Englewood_Branch_2014_Golf_Outing.aspx Englewood Branch 2014 Golf Outing<br />Cog Hill Golf & Country Club Course 2, 12294 Archer Ave., Lemont<br />6/4/2014 12:30:00 PM<br /><p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.5;">12:30 p.m. shotgun start</span></p> <p><ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.5;">Golf/cart rental/dinner: $103/player</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.5;">Golf &amp; cart rental only: $60/player</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.5;">Dinner only: $43/person (at 6 p.m., choice of steak or fish)</span></li> </ul> </p> <p>RSVP &#160;Please complete and return the <a href="http://www.cds.org/uploadedFiles/Branches/Englewood/eng-golf_ad-mar2014.pdf" title="reservation form" target="_blank">reservation form</a> by Wednesday, May 21.</p> <p>&#160;</p> <p>Send checks made payable to Englewood Dental Branch to:&#160;</p> <p>Michael Meehan, DDS; 6745 W. 127th St.; Palos Heights, IL 60463.</p> Tom LongWed, 05 Mar 2014 17:22:59 GMTOSHA Training November 2014https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/OSHA_Training_November_2014.aspx OSHA Training November 2014<br />Chicago Medical Society Building, 33 W Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60654<br />11/14/2014 10:00:00 AM<br /><h1>OSHA Training Updates</h1> <p>Bloodborne Pathogens and Beyond: What every healthcare professional needs to know before OSHA is at the door</p> <p>Presented by the Chicago Medical Society in conjunction with the Chicago Dental Society</p> <h2>WHO SHOULD ATTEND?</h2> <p>OSHA requires annual training for all health care workers with potential occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The course is recommended for physicians, dentists, nurses, dental hygienists and dental assistants.</p> <p>Healthcare office managers with non-clinical responsibilities that are in charge of staff training and designated as the primary contacts for any in-house exposure incidents would also benefit from this training. Attend the 2-hour training course, update your exposure control plan, and satisfy most of your annual OSHA regulations today!</p> <h3>Earn 2 CE hours</h3> <h2>About the course</h2> <p>OSHA requires that all healthcare employers maintain a written Exposure Control Plan. The plan must include a risk analysis, Hepatitis B vaccinations, follow-up procedures, an evaluation of safer sharps and training. The 2-hour update covers the following topics: Healthcare worker Safety and health, common hazards from bloodborne pathogens associated with medical and dental offices, compliance with OSHA Regulations and Q &amp; A. OSHA requires that your plan be reviewed; that the newest technology be reviewed and that training is repeated on an annual basis.</p> <h2>Fees</h2> <ul> <li>Chicago Medical Society member or staff: $99/person</li> <li>Chicago Dental Society member or staff: $109/person</li> <li>Non-member: $139/person</li> </ul> <p>Student materials and exposure control plan are included with the registration fee.</p> <h2>Cancellation Policy</h2> <p>Individual cancellations must be received, in writing, by the CMS office no later than 72 hours prior to the program. &#160;Refunds will not be issued after 72 hours or for “no-shows.”</p> <h2>SEND REGISTRATIONS TO</h2> <address>Chicago Medical Society (OSHA)</address> <address>515 N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60654</address> <address>Fax: 312.670.3646 &#160;Email: emedrano@cmsdocs.org</address> <address><a href="http://www.cmsdocs.org" title="Register Online" target="_blank">Register Online</a></address> <h2>Questions?</h2> <p>Call the Education Department at: 312.670.2550, ext. 338, or <a href="mailto:emedrano@cmsdocs.org">email</a>.</p> <h2>CME disclosures, accreditation and designation</h2> <p>Ajay K. Chauhan, MD, Chairman, Howard Axe, MD, Vickie L. Becker, MD, Adrienne L. Fregia, MD, Robert W. Panton, MD, Loren S. Schechter, MD, Kathy M. Tynus, MD, Jorge P. Parada, MD, MPH, Course Director, and Cecilia Merino, Director of Education, do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.</p> <p>This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.</p> <p>The Chicago Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.</p> <h3>UPDATED LEARNING STRATEGIES</h3> <p>All workshops are taught by specialists in exposure control. The course is designed for clinicians and their staff. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:</p> <ul> <li>Implement a training program for healthcare employees that may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.</li> <li>Identify appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).</li> <li>Develop an emergency response plan</li> <li>Create a written exposure control plan for healthcare workers assigned as first-aid providers (update annually!)</li> <li><Explain the latest hazard communication requirements (new!)</li> </ul> <p>Speaker: Sukhvir Kaur, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA-Chicago North Office. Ms. Kaur has disclosed that she does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.</p> Tom LongThu, 27 Feb 2014 17:37:12 GMTOSHA Training October 2014https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/OSHA_Training_October_2014.aspx OSHA Training October 2014<br />Hilton Oak Lawn, 9333 S Cicero Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453<br />10/3/2014 10:00:00 AM<br /><h1>OSHA Training Updates</h1> <p>Bloodborne Pathogens and Beyond: What every healthcare professional needs to know before OSHA is at the door</p> <p>Presented by the Chicago Medical Society in conjunction with the Chicago Dental Society</p> <h2>WHO SHOULD ATTEND?</h2> <p>OSHA requires annual training for all health care workers with potential occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The course is recommended for physicians, dentists, nurses, dental hygienists and dental assistants.</p> <p>Healthcare office managers with non-clinical responsibilities that are in charge of staff training and designated as the primary contacts for any in-house exposure incidents would also benefit from this training. Attend the 2-hour training course, update your exposure control plan, and satisfy most of your annual OSHA regulations today!</p> <h3>Earn 2 CE hours</h3> <h2>About the course</h2> <p>OSHA requires that all healthcare employers maintain a written Exposure Control Plan. The plan must include a risk analysis, Hepatitis B vaccinations, follow-up procedures, an evaluation of safer sharps and training. The 2-hour update covers the following topics: Healthcare worker Safety and health, common hazards from bloodborne pathogens associated with medical and dental offices, compliance with OSHA Regulations and Q &amp; A. OSHA requires that your plan be reviewed; that the newest technology be reviewed and that training is repeated on an annual basis.</p> <h2>Fees</h2> <ul> <li>Chicago Medical Society member or staff: $99/person</li> <li>Chicago Dental Society member or staff: $109/person</li> <li>Non-member: $139/person</li> </ul> <p>Student materials and exposure control plan are included with the registration fee.</p> <h2>Cancellation Policy</h2> <p>Individual cancellations must be received, in writing, by the CMS office no later than 72 hours prior to the program. &#160;Refunds will not be issued after 72 hours or for “no-shows.”</p> <h2>SEND REGISTRATIONS TO</h2> <address>Chicago Medical Society (OSHA)</address> <address>515 N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60654</address> <address>Fax: 312.670.3646 &#160;Email: emedrano@cmsdocs.org</address> <address><a href="http://www.cmsdocs.org" title="Register Online" target="_blank">Register Online</a></address> <h2>Questions?</h2> <p>Call the Education Department at: 312.670.2550, ext. 338, or <a href="mailto:emedrano@cmsdocs.org">email</a>.</p> <h2>CME disclosures, accreditation and designation</h2> <p>Ajay K. Chauhan, MD, Chairman, Howard Axe, MD, Vickie L. Becker, MD, Adrienne L. Fregia, MD, Robert W. Panton, MD, Loren S. Schechter, MD, Kathy M. Tynus, MD, Jorge P. Parada, MD, MPH, Course Director, and Cecilia Merino, Director of Education, do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.</p> <p>This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.</p> <p>The Chicago Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.</p> <h3>UPDATED LEARNING STRATEGIES</h3> <p>All workshops are taught by specialists in exposure control. The course is designed for clinicians and their staff. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:</p> <ul> <li>Implement a training program for healthcare employees that may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.</li> <li>Identify appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).</li> <li>Develop an emergency response plan</li> <li>Create a written exposure control plan for healthcare workers assigned as first-aid providers (update annually!)</li> <li><Explain the latest hazard communication requirements (new!)</li> </ul> <p>Speaker: Sukhvir Kaur, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA-Chicago North Office. Ms. Kaur has disclosed that she does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.</p> Tom LongThu, 27 Feb 2014 17:36:00 GMTOSHA Training September 2014(1)https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/OSHA_Training_September_2014(1).aspx OSHA Training September 2014<br />Chicago Medical Society Building, 33 W Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60654<br />9/10/2014 10:00:00 AM<br /><h1>OSHA Training Updates</h1> <p>Bloodborne Pathogens and Beyond: What every healthcare professional needs to know before OSHA is at the door</p> <p>Presented by the Chicago Medical Society in conjunction with the Chicago Dental Society</p> <h2>WHO SHOULD ATTEND?</h2> <p>OSHA requires annual training for all health care workers with potential occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The course is recommended for physicians, dentists, nurses, dental hygienists and dental assistants.</p> <p>Healthcare office managers with non-clinical responsibilities that are in charge of staff training and designated as the primary contacts for any in-house exposure incidents would also benefit from this training. Attend the 2-hour training course, update your exposure control plan, and satisfy most of your annual OSHA regulations today!</p> <h3>Earn 2 CE hours</h3> <h2>About the course</h2> <p>OSHA requires that all healthcare employers maintain a written Exposure Control Plan. The plan must include a risk analysis, Hepatitis B vaccinations, follow-up procedures, an evaluation of safer sharps and training. The 2-hour update covers the following topics: Healthcare worker Safety and health, common hazards from bloodborne pathogens associated with medical and dental offices, compliance with OSHA Regulations and Q &amp; A. OSHA requires that your plan be reviewed; that the newest technology be reviewed and that training is repeated on an annual basis.</p> <h2>Fees</h2> <ul> <li>Chicago Medical Society member or staff: $99/person</li> <li>Chicago Dental Society member or staff: $109/person</li> <li>Non-member: $139/person</li> </ul> <p>Student materials and exposure control plan are included with the registration fee.</p> <h2>Cancellation Policy</h2> <p>Individual cancellations must be received, in writing, by the CMS office no later than 72 hours prior to the program. &#160;Refunds will not be issued after 72 hours or for “no-shows.”</p> <h2>SEND REGISTRATIONS TO</h2> <address>Chicago Medical Society (OSHA)</address> <address>515 N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60654</address> <address>Fax: 312.670.3646 &#160;Email: emedrano@cmsdocs.org</address> <address><a href="http://www.cmsdocs.org" title="Register Online" target="_blank">Register Online</a></address> <h2>Questions?</h2> <p>Call the Education Department at: 312.670.2550, ext. 338, or <a href="mailto:emedrano@cmsdocs.org">email</a>.</p> <h2>CME disclosures, accreditation and designation</h2> <p>Ajay K. Chauhan, MD, Chairman, Howard Axe, MD, Vickie L. Becker, MD, Adrienne L. Fregia, MD, Robert W. Panton, MD, Loren S. Schechter, MD, Kathy M. Tynus, MD, Jorge P. Parada, MD, MPH, Course Director, and Cecilia Merino, Director of Education, do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.</p> <p>This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.</p> <p>The Chicago Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.</p> <h3>UPDATED LEARNING STRATEGIES</h3> <p>All workshops are taught by specialists in exposure control. The course is designed for clinicians and their staff. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:</p> <ul> <li>Implement a training program for healthcare employees that may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.</li> <li>Identify appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).</li> <li>Develop an emergency response plan</li> <li>Create a written exposure control plan for healthcare workers assigned as first-aid providers (update annually!)</li> <li><Explain the latest hazard communication requirements (new!)</li> </ul> <p>Speaker: Sukhvir Kaur, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA-Chicago North Office. Ms. Kaur has disclosed that she does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.</p> Tom LongThu, 27 Feb 2014 17:34:57 GMTOSHA Training September 2014https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/OSHA_Training_September_2014.aspx OSHA Training September 2014<br />Chicago Medical Society Building, 33 W Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60654<br />9/10/2014 10:00:00 AM<br /><h1>OSHA Training Updates</h1> <p>Bloodborne Pathogens and Beyond: What every healthcare professional needs to know before OSHA is at the door</p> <p>Presented by the Chicago Medical Society in conjunction with the Chicago Dental Society</p> <h2>WHO SHOULD ATTEND?</h2> <p>OSHA requires annual training for all health care workers with potential occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The course is recommended for physicians, dentists, nurses, dental hygienists and dental assistants.</p> <p>Healthcare office managers with non-clinical responsibilities that are in charge of staff training and designated as the primary contacts for any in-house exposure incidents would also benefit from this training. Attend the 2-hour training course, update your exposure control plan, and satisfy most of your annual OSHA regulations today!</p> <h3>Earn 2 CE hours</h3> <h2>About the course</h2> <p>OSHA requires that all healthcare employers maintain a written Exposure Control Plan. The plan must include a risk analysis, Hepatitis B vaccinations, follow-up procedures, an evaluation of safer sharps and training. The 2-hour update covers the following topics: Healthcare worker Safety and health, common hazards from bloodborne pathogens associated with medical and dental offices, compliance with OSHA Regulations and Q &amp; A. OSHA requires that your plan be reviewed; that the newest technology be reviewed and that training is repeated on an annual basis.</p> <h2>Fees</h2> <ul> <li>Chicago Medical Society member or staff: $99/person</li> <li>Chicago Dental Society member or staff: $109/person</li> <li>Non-member: $139/person</li> </ul> <p>Student materials and exposure control plan are included with the registration fee.</p> <h2>Cancellation Policy</h2> <p>Individual cancellations must be received, in writing, by the CMS office no later than 72 hours prior to the program. &#160;Refunds will not be issued after 72 hours or for “no-shows.”</p> <h2>SEND REGISTRATIONS TO</h2> <address>Chicago Medical Society (OSHA)</address> <address>515 N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60654</address> <address>Fax: 312.670.3646 &#160;Email: emedrano@cmsdocs.org</address> <address><a href="http://www.cmsdocs.org" title="Register Online" target="_blank">Register Online</a></address> <h2>Questions?</h2> <p>Call the Education Department at: 312.670.2550, ext. 338, or <a href="mailto:emedrano@cmsdocs.org">email</a>.</p> <h2>CME disclosures, accreditation and designation</h2> <p>Ajay K. Chauhan, MD, Chairman, Howard Axe, MD, Vickie L. Becker, MD, Adrienne L. Fregia, MD, Robert W. Panton, MD, Loren S. Schechter, MD, Kathy M. Tynus, MD, Jorge P. Parada, MD, MPH, Course Director, and Cecilia Merino, Director of Education, do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.</p> <p>This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.</p> <p>The Chicago Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.</p> <h3>UPDATED LEARNING STRATEGIES</h3> <p>All workshops are taught by specialists in exposure control. The course is designed for clinicians and their staff. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:</p> <ul> <li>Implement a training program for healthcare employees that may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.</li> <li>Identify appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).</li> <li>Develop an emergency response plan</li> <li>Create a written exposure control plan for healthcare workers assigned as first-aid providers (update annually!)</li> <li><Explain the latest hazard communication requirements (new!)</li> </ul> <p>Speaker: Sukhvir Kaur, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA-Chicago North Office. Ms. Kaur has disclosed that she does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.</p> Tom LongThu, 27 Feb 2014 17:34:53 GMTOSHA Training Webinar August 2014https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/OSHA_Training_Webinar_August_2014.aspx OSHA Training Webinar August 2014<br />www.cmsdocs.org<br />8/13/2014 10:00:00 AM<br /><h1>OSHA Training Updates</h1> <p>Bloodborne Pathogens and Beyond: What every healthcare professional needs to know before OSHA is at the door</p> <p>Presented by the Chicago Medical Society in conjunction with the Chicago Dental Society</p> <h2>WHO SHOULD ATTEND?</h2> <p>OSHA requires annual training for all health care workers with potential occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The course is recommended for physicians, dentists, nurses, dental hygienists and dental assistants.</p> <p>Healthcare office managers with non-clinical responsibilities that are in charge of staff training and designated as the primary contacts for any in-house exposure incidents would also benefit from this training. Attend the 2-hour training course, update your exposure control plan, and satisfy most of your annual OSHA regulations today!</p> <h3>Earn 2 CE hours</h3> <h2>About the course</h2> <p>OSHA requires that all healthcare employers maintain a written Exposure Control Plan. The plan must include a risk analysis, Hepatitis B vaccinations, follow-up procedures, an evaluation of safer sharps and training. The 2-hour update covers the following topics: Healthcare worker Safety and health, common hazards from bloodborne pathogens associated with medical and dental offices, compliance with OSHA Regulations and Q &amp; A. OSHA requires that your plan be reviewed; that the newest technology be reviewed and that training is repeated on an annual basis.</p> <h2>Fees</h2> <ul> <li>Chicago Medical Society member or staff: $99/person</li> <li>Chicago Dental Society member or staff: $109/person</li> <li>Non-member: $139/person</li> </ul> <p>Student materials and exposure control plan are included with the registration fee.</p> <h2>Cancellation Policy</h2> <p>Individual cancellations must be received, in writing, by the CMS office no later than 72 hours prior to the program. &#160;Refunds will not be issued after 72 hours or for “no-shows.”</p> <h2>SEND REGISTRATIONS TO</h2> <address>Chicago Medical Society (OSHA)</address> <address>515 N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60654</address> <address>Fax: 312.670.3646 &#160;Email: emedrano@cmsdocs.org</address> <address><a href="http://www.cmsdocs.org" title="Register Online" target="_blank">Register Online</a></address> <h2>Questions?</h2> <p>Call the Education Department at: 312.670.2550, ext. 338, or <a href="mailto:emedrano@cmsdocs.org">email</a>.</p> <h2>CME disclosures, accreditation and designation</h2> <p>Ajay K. Chauhan, MD, Chairman, Howard Axe, MD, Vickie L. Becker, MD, Adrienne L. Fregia, MD, Robert W. Panton, MD, Loren S. Schechter, MD, Kathy M. Tynus, MD, Jorge P. Parada, MD, MPH, Course Director, and Cecilia Merino, Director of Education, do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.</p> <p>This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.</p> <p>The Chicago Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.</p> <h3>UPDATED LEARNING STRATEGIES</h3> <p>All workshops are taught by specialists in exposure control. The course is designed for clinicians and their staff. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:</p> <ul> <li>Implement a training program for healthcare employees that may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.</li> <li>Identify appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).</li> <li>Develop an emergency response plan</li> <li>Create a written exposure control plan for healthcare workers assigned as first-aid providers (update annually!)</li> <li><Explain the latest hazard communication requirements (new!)</li> </ul> <p>Speaker: Sukhvir Kaur, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA-Chicago North Office. Ms. Kaur has disclosed that she does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.</p> Tom LongThu, 27 Feb 2014 17:33:44 GMTOSHA Training July 2014https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/OSHA_Training_July_2014.aspx OSHA Training July 2014<br />St. Francis Hospital, 355 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60202<br />7/18/2014 2:00:00 PM<br /><h1>OSHA Training Updates</h1> <p>Bloodborne Pathogens and Beyond: What every healthcare professional needs to know before OSHA is at the door</p> <p>Presented by the Chicago Medical Society in conjunction with the Chicago Dental Society</p> <h2>WHO SHOULD ATTEND?</h2> <p>OSHA requires annual training for all health care workers with potential occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The course is recommended for physicians, dentists, nurses, dental hygienists and dental assistants.</p> <p>Healthcare office managers with non-clinical responsibilities that are in charge of staff training and designated as the primary contacts for any in-house exposure incidents would also benefit from this training. Attend the 2-hour training course, update your exposure control plan, and satisfy most of your annual OSHA regulations today!</p> <h3>Earn 2 CE hours</h3> <h2>About the course</h2> <p>OSHA requires that all healthcare employers maintain a written Exposure Control Plan. The plan must include a risk analysis, Hepatitis B vaccinations, follow-up procedures, an evaluation of safer sharps and training. The 2-hour update covers the following topics: Healthcare worker Safety and health, common hazards from bloodborne pathogens associated with medical and dental offices, compliance with OSHA Regulations and Q &amp; A. OSHA requires that your plan be reviewed; that the newest technology be reviewed and that training is repeated on an annual basis.</p> <h2>Fees</h2> <ul> <li>Chicago Medical Society member or staff: $99/person</li> <li>Chicago Dental Society member or staff: $109/person</li> <li>Non-member: $139/person</li> </ul> <p>Student materials and exposure control plan are included with the registration fee.</p> <h2>Cancellation Policy</h2> <p>Individual cancellations must be received, in writing, by the CMS office no later than 72 hours prior to the program. &#160;Refunds will not be issued after 72 hours or for “no-shows.”</p> <h2>SEND REGISTRATIONS TO</h2> <address>Chicago Medical Society (OSHA)</address> <address>515 N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60654</address> <address>Fax: 312.670.3646 &#160;Email: emedrano@cmsdocs.org</address> <address><a href="http://www.cmsdocs.org" title="Register Online" target="_blank">Register Online</a></address> <h2>Questions?</h2> <p>Call the Education Department at: 312.670.2550, ext. 338, or <a href="mailto:emedrano@cmsdocs.org">email</a>.</p> <h2>CME disclosures, accreditation and designation</h2> <p>Ajay K. Chauhan, MD, Chairman, Howard Axe, MD, Vickie L. Becker, MD, Adrienne L. Fregia, MD, Robert W. Panton, MD, Loren S. Schechter, MD, Kathy M. Tynus, MD, Jorge P. Parada, MD, MPH, Course Director, and Cecilia Merino, Director of Education, do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.</p> <p>This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.</p> <p>The Chicago Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.</p> <h3>UPDATED LEARNING STRATEGIES</h3> <p>All workshops are taught by specialists in exposure control. The course is designed for clinicians and their staff. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:</p> <ul> <li>Implement a training program for healthcare employees that may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.</li> <li>Identify appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).</li> <li>Develop an emergency response plan</li> <li>Create a written exposure control plan for healthcare workers assigned as first-aid providers (update annually!)</li> <li><Explain the latest hazard communication requirements (new!)</li> </ul> <p>Speaker: Sukhvir Kaur, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA-Chicago North Office. Ms. Kaur has disclosed that she does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.</p> Tom LongThu, 27 Feb 2014 17:32:03 GMTOSHA Training May 2014https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/OSHA_Training_May_2014.aspx OSHA Training May 2014<br />Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, 1775 Dempster St., Park Ridge, IL 60068<br />5/14/2014 10:00:00 AM<br /><h1>OSHA Training Updates</h1> <p>Bloodborne Pathogens and Beyond: What every healthcare professional needs to know before OSHA is at the door</p> <p>Presented by the Chicago Medical Society in conjunction with the Chicago Dental Society</p> <h2>WHO SHOULD ATTEND?</h2> <p>OSHA requires annual training for all health care workers with potential occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The course is recommended for physicians, dentists, nurses, dental hygienists and dental assistants.</p> <p>Healthcare office managers with non-clinical responsibilities that are in charge of staff training and designated as the primary contacts for any in-house exposure incidents would also benefit from this training. Attend the 2-hour training course, update your exposure control plan, and satisfy most of your annual OSHA regulations today!</p> <h3>Earn 2 CE hours</h3> <h2>About the course</h2> <p>OSHA requires that all healthcare employers maintain a written Exposure Control Plan. The plan must include a risk analysis, Hepatitis B vaccinations, follow-up procedures, an evaluation of safer sharps and training. The 2-hour update covers the following topics: Healthcare worker Safety and health, common hazards from bloodborne pathogens associated with medical and dental offices, compliance with OSHA Regulations and Q &amp; A. OSHA requires that your plan be reviewed; that the newest technology be reviewed and that training is repeated on an annual basis.</p> <h2>Fees</h2> <ul> <li>Chicago Medical Society member or staff: $99/person</li> <li>Chicago Dental Society member or staff: $109/person</li> <li>Non-member: $139/person</li> </ul> <p>Student materials and exposure control plan are included with the registration fee.</p> <h2>Cancellation Policy</h2> <p>Individual cancellations must be received, in writing, by the CMS office no later than 72 hours prior to the program. &#160;Refunds will not be issued after 72 hours or for “no-shows.”</p> <h2>SEND REGISTRATIONS TO</h2> <address>Chicago Medical Society (OSHA)</address> <address>515 N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60654</address> <address>Fax: 312.670.3646 &#160;Email: emedrano@cmsdocs.org</address> <address><a href="http://www.cmsdocs.org" title="Register Online" target="_blank">Register Online</a></address> <h2>Questions?</h2> <p>Call the Education Department at: 312.670.2550, ext. 338, or <a href="mailto:emedrano@cmsdocs.org">email</a>.</p> <h2>CME disclosures, accreditation and designation</h2> <p>Ajay K. Chauhan, MD, Chairman, Howard Axe, MD, Vickie L. Becker, MD, Adrienne L. Fregia, MD, Robert W. Panton, MD, Loren S. Schechter, MD, Kathy M. Tynus, MD, Jorge P. Parada, MD, MPH, Course Director, and Cecilia Merino, Director of Education, do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.</p> <p>This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.</p> <p>The Chicago Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.</p> <h3>UPDATED LEARNING STRATEGIES</h3> <p>All workshops are taught by specialists in exposure control. The course is designed for clinicians and their staff. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:</p> <ul> <li>Implement a training program for healthcare employees that may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.</li> <li>Identify appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).</li> <li>Develop an emergency response plan</li> <li>Create a written exposure control plan for healthcare workers assigned as first-aid providers (update annually!)</li> <li><Explain the latest hazard communication requirements (new!)</li> </ul> <p>Speaker: Sukhvir Kaur, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA-Chicago North Office. Ms. Kaur has disclosed that she does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.</p> Tom LongThu, 27 Feb 2014 17:30:48 GMTOSHA Training March 2014https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/OSHA_Training_March_2014.aspx OSHA Training March 2014<br />DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 1909 Spring Rd., Oak Brook, IL 60523<br />3/28/2014 10:00:00 AM<br /><h1>OSHA Training Updates</h1> <p>Bloodborne Pathogens and Beyond: What every healthcare professional needs to know before OSHA is at the door</p> <p>Presented by the Chicago Medical Society in conjunction with the Chicago Dental Society</p> <h2>WHO SHOULD ATTEND?</h2> <p>OSHA requires annual training for all health care workers with potential occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The course is recommended for physicians, dentists, nurses, dental hygienists and dental assistants.</p> <p>Healthcare office managers with non-clinical responsibilities that are in charge of staff training and designated as the primary contacts for any in-house exposure incidents would also benefit from this training. Attend the 2-hour training course, update your exposure control plan, and satisfy most of your annual OSHA regulations today!</p> <h3>Earn 2 CE hours</h3> <h2>About the course</h2> <p>OSHA requires that all healthcare employers maintain a written Exposure Control Plan. The plan must include a risk analysis, Hepatitis B vaccinations, follow-up procedures, an evaluation of safer sharps and training. The 2-hour update covers the following topics: Healthcare worker Safety and health, common hazards from bloodborne pathogens associated with medical and dental offices, compliance with OSHA Regulations and Q &amp; A. OSHA requires that your plan be reviewed; that the newest technology be reviewed and that training is repeated on an annual basis.</p> <h2>Fees</h2> <ul> <li>Chicago Medical Society member or staff: $99/person</li> <li>Chicago Dental Society member or staff: $109/person</li> <li>Non-member: $139/person</li> </ul> <p>Student materials and exposure control plan are included with the registration fee.</p> <h2>Cancellation Policy</h2> <p>Individual cancellations must be received, in writing, by the CMS office no later than 72 hours prior to the program. &#160;Refunds will not be issued after 72 hours or for “no-shows.”</p> <h2>SEND REGISTRATIONS TO</h2> <address>Chicago Medical Society (OSHA)</address><address>515 N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60654</address><address>Fax: 312.670.3646 &#160;Email: emedrano@cmsdocs.org</address><address><a href="http://www.cmsdocs.org" title="Register Online" target="_blank">Register Online</a></address><h2>Questions?</h2> <p>Call the Education Department at: 312.670.2550, ext. 338, or <a href="mailto:emedrano@cmsdocs.org">email</a>.</p> <h2>CME disclosures, accreditation and designation</h2> <p>Ajay K. Chauhan, MD, Chairman, Howard Axe, MD, Vickie L. Becker, MD, Adrienne L. Fregia, MD, Robert W. Panton, MD, Loren S. Schechter, MD, Kathy M. Tynus, MD, Jorge P. Parada, MD, MPH, Course Director, and Cecilia Merino, Director of Education, do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.</p> <p>This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.</p> <p>The Chicago Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.</p> <h3>UPDATED LEARNING STRATEGIES</h3> <p>All workshops are taught by specialists in exposure control. The course is designed for clinicians and their staff. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:</p> <ul> <li>Implement a training program for healthcare employees that may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.</li> <li>Identify appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).</li> <li>Develop an emergency response plan</li> <li>Create a written exposure control plan for healthcare workers assigned as first-aid providers (update annually!)</li> </ul> <p>Speaker: Sukhvir Kaur, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA-Chicago North Office. Ms. Kaur has disclosed that she does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.</p> Tom LongThu, 27 Feb 2014 17:29:23 GMTSouth Suburban Branch Meeting March 2014https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/South_Suburban_Branch_Meeting_March_2014.aspx South Suburban Branch Meeting March 2014<br />Olympia Fields Country Club, 2800 Country Club Dr., Olympia Fields<br />3/11/2014 6:00:00 PM<br /><p>The Science of Addiction: Genetics and the Brain</p> <p>—Richard Ready, MD</p> <p>&#160;</p> <p>Cocktails: 6 p.m.; Dinner: 7 p.m.; Program: 8 p.m.&#160;</p> <p>&#160;</p> <p>For information, contact <a href="mailto:thomasasarna@gmail.com">Thomas Sarna</a> or call 708.423.5990.</p> Tom LongMon, 10 Feb 2014 20:01:24 GMTRegional Meeting January 2014https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/Regional_Meeting_January_2014.aspx Regional Meeting January 2014<br />Drury Lane, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace<br />1/15/2014 8:30:00 AM<br /><p><p>Nutrition</p> <p>—David Meinz</p> <p></p><p><a href="http://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Regional_Meetings/Meeting_Registration.aspx" title="Register today" style="background-color: rgb(128, 181, 242);">Register today</a>.</p><p><br/></p> <p>Regional Meetings are free to all CDS members and their auxiliaries, as well as dental hygienist members of the Illinois State Dental Society. A fee of $250 is charged to dentists who are not ADA members. The fee may be applied to membership for the current year.</p> <p>Registration for Regional Meetings ends 30 minutes after the start of the program. Attendees will receive barcoded badges that capture the time of entry. Badges will be scanned at the end of the program as attendees leave. No partial credit will be issued. CE credit forms will be emailed/mailed after the meeting.</p></p> Tom LongMon, 13 Jan 2014 20:45:41 GMTEnglewood Branch Meeting January 2014https://www.cds.org/Dental_Education/Calendar/Englewood_Branch_Meeting_January_2014.aspx Englewood Branch Meeting January 2014<br />Francesca's Vicinato, 12960 S. LaGrange Rd., Palos Park<br />1/14/2014 6:00:00 PM<br /><p>Digital DNA</p> <p>—Brian Currier</p> <p>&#160;</p> <p>Cocktails: 6 p.m.; Dinner: 7 p.m.; Program: 7:30 p.m.</p> <p>&#160;</p> <p>For information, contact <a href="mailto:andrew.moormann@yahoo.com">Andrew Moormann</a> or call 630.850.7799.</p> Joanna BrownMon, 30 Dec 2013 19:33:17 GMT