University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

Oral Cancer and Premalignancy: Guide to Diagnosis and Management

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

8:00 PM-9:30 PM Eastern

 

Live Webinar Online


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Registration open through 12/14/2021 7:00 PM



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Course Description

Course Description:

This course serves as a review of the clinical and microscopic features of oral premalignant lesions and oral squamous cell carcinoma. The diagnosis and management of commonly encountered premalignant conditions of the oral cavity, such as leukoplakia and erythroplakia, will be discussed. In addition, this course will include a review of the varied clinical manifestations of oral squamous cell carcinoma. The role of soft tissue biopsy and biopsy techniques will also be covered.

 

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize clinical lesions that are considered premalignant, such as leukoplakia and erythroplakia
  2. Understand the role of tissue biopsy in everyday clinical practice and when/how to biopsy lesions
  3. Recognize the varied clinical appearances of oral cancer
  4. Develop sound treatment strategies and referral systems for management of patients with potentially cancerous oral lesions

 

 

This course is part of the ACDE Webinar Series. (see right)

This course is hosted by: Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

 


Presenter(s)

Scott Peters, D.D.S.

 



 

Dr. Scott Peters is an Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at Columbia University Medical Center, College of Dental Medicine. He received his B.A. in History from Columbia University, his D.D.S. from Columbia University, and completed his post-graduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology from Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, a fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, and the recipient of the Academy's William G. Shafer Award. Dr. Peters has been published in journals, including The Journal of the American Dental Association, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, Journal of Endodontics, Head and Neck Pathology, and Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, among others. He is a member of the Columbia University Oral Diagnostics Biopsy Service, and the clinical oral pathology service located at ColumbiaDoctors Midtown. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Peters teaches various courses including histology, pathophysiology, and oral pathology and stomatology at Columbia. He also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and provides oral pathology training to the dental residents at Kings County Hospital Center, Woodhull Hospital, and Harlem Hospital. Dr. Peters is a member of the American Dental Association and the New York State Dental Association. He serves as the new dentist representative on the New York State Dental Association Council of Hospital Dentistry and as a member of the AAOMP Committee on Professional and Public Relations.


Details
Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Time: 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:

 

Live Webinar Online

 

Tuition:

All Registrants - $59

There are No Discounts for ACDE Series Courses.

Credit: Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 1.5
Course #: 60521W
AGD Code: 730

 

 

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ACDE Webinar Series

 

 

  • The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is a member of The Association of Continuing Dental Education (ACDE)
  • ACDE brings together individuals who represent college- and university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited dental schools in Canada and the United States.
  • We are here to serve you, the dental professional, in delivering high quality, evidence-based continuing dental education programs to meet your educational needs.

 

The ACDE Webinar Series:

  • ACDE and 31 of its member schools are jointly providing a series of live webinars featuring university-based key opinion leaders.
  • Each lecture is hosted by a different school, but CE Verifications of Participation will be provided by the school with which you registered.


Continuing Education

 

Live Webinar Online

 

 

Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 1.5

Licensure Boards typically treat live webinars the same as a live course.

 

Following registration, an email will be sent, detailing instructions for logging in from home.


About Us


University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

 

The University of Pittsburgh 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.

The University of Pittsburgh designates this activity for the number of continuing education credits listed with each course summary.