ORAL & OROPHARYNGEAL CANCER: WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW – NEW TRENDS AND RISK FACTORS

Course Date: February 18, 2023

Saturday, Feb 18th, 2023, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM | Active Learning Workshop/Livestream

Course Description:

This course is designed to inform primary care physicians, dentists, as well as medical and dental students, residents, nurses, hygienists, physician assistants, and medical/dental assistants, about oral and oropharyngeal cancer including HPV-associated oral and throat cancers. The course has been divided into two modules, including each of which is followed by case-based approaches to help attendees further understand this condition: epidemic, Risk Factors and Clinical Presentation, Prevention, Vaccination, and treatment options. The primary objective of this course is to provide audiences with a thorough understanding of how to better diagnose and treat patients who have oral or HPV-related oral and throat cancers.

Course Objectives:

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the disease burden of oral and HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer worldwide and in Canada.
  • Emphasizing the changing epidemiology of oral and oropharyngeal cancer and associated risk factors.
  • Understand the role and responsibility of today’s healthcare providers to diagnose and increase awareness.
  • Understand the pathophysiology and clinical presentations and new trend in the oral and oropharyngeal cancer

Speakers:

Firoozeh Samim DMD, MSc, PhD, Dip ABOMP, FRCD(c)
Catherine Nolet-Levesque DMD, MSc, PhD, Dip ABOMR, FRCD(c)

HALF-DAY LECTURE (IN-PERSON OR LIVESTREAM)

Dentists: $249 Others: $149
ODQ CEU: 3
CERP CEU: 3

FULL-DAY LECTURE & ACTIVE LEARNING WORKSHOP (IN-PERSON)

Dentists: $549 Others: $349
ODQ CEU: 9
CERP CEU: 6.5

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