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Oral, Maxillofacial & Head and Neck Pathology

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7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Fort Lauderdale, FL
October 6 - 13, 2019

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 CE Credits
14 Contact Hours
Course Fees:
$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 Nurses, Residents, Students & Others
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
John R. Kalmar, DMD, PhD
Program Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Columbus, OH
Director, Oral Pathology Consultants Laboratory and Sterilization Monitoring Services
Director, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

John R. Kalmar, DMD, PhD is a Clinical Professor in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Radiology at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry.

Dr. Kalmar received his DMD from Southern Illinois University. Following residencies in hospital dentistry (UNC- Chapel Hill) and oral pathology (Emory), he received a PhD in Pathology (Emory). From 1992-9, Dr. Kalmar served on the faculty in the Department of Pathology at the University of Rochester and the Eastman Dental Center. In 1999, he joined the faculty of The Ohio State College of Dentistry and has served the Buckeyes as Program Director in Oral Pathology, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and director of the Oral Biopsy and Sterilization Monitoring services.

Dr. Kalmar has published over 60 manuscripts and book chapters. Dr. Kalmar is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology (ABOMP) and a member of the Editorial Board of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. He is a Past President of the American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology (AAOMP) and currently serves as a Director of the ABOMP.

Mark W. Lingen, DDS, PhD, FRCPath
Professor, Department of Pathology
Scientific Director, Human Tissue Resource Center (HTRC)
The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Editor-in-Chief, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

Mark Lingen is a Professor of Pathology at the University of Chicago Medicine. He completed his dental school training, Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology residency and PhD in Cellular and Molecular Pathology at Northwestern University.

Dr. Lingen is the Editor in Chief of the journal Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology Oral Radiology (TripleO). His research dealing with the molecular diagnostics and oral cancer prevention has resulted in more than 160 publications.

Dr. Lingen is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology and is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and the Royal College of Pathologists.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Dentists, Dermatologists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Dental Staff
Program Purpose / Objectives
This activity will provide an update on oral and maxillofacial pathology and the diagnosis and management of common oral conditions
  1. Normal anatomy of the oral cavity, head and neck
  2. Visual and tactile examination of the oral, head and neck region
  3. Physical characteristics of lesions or tissue abnormalities of the oral cavity, head and neck
  4. Cutaneous lesions and abnormalities of the face, head and neck
  5. Infections of the oral mucosa
  6. Cutaneous infections of the face, head and neck
  7. Oral ulcerative disease
  8. Autoimmune mucocutaneous diseases of the oral cavity
  9. Oral and oropharyngeal cancer epidemiology and risk factors
  10. Clinical features of oral precancerous and cancerous lesions
  11. Commercial adjuncts for the detection of oral precancerous and cancerous lesions
  12. Common and significant soft tissue lesions of the oral and maxillofacial region
  13. Common and significant hard tissue lesions of the oral and maxillofacial region
  14. Use of cone beam computed tomography (cbCT) in the head and neck region
Learning Objectives:
  1. Review oral, head and neck anatomy and common anatomic variations as well as lesions or conditions with site-specific anatomic predilection
  2. Describe the conventional oral, head and neck examination, including both visual and tactile components; list the physical characteristics of oral lesions that inform the patient record; and describe a follow-up protocol for oral lesions
  3. Describe common and significant cutaneous lesions and conditions of the head and neck region
  4. Describe the features of common infectious conditions of the oral cavity, including bacterial, fungal and viral diseases
  5. List the etiologic basis for oral ulcerations and differential diagnostic considerations ranging from canker sores to squamous cell carcinoma
  6. List vesiculo-erosive conditions that may present as desquamative gingivitis and describe their diagnosis and management
  7. Understand the etiology and clinical features of oral precancerous and cancerous conditions and their distinction from tonsillar or oropharyngeal cancer
  8. Understand the scientific evidence for the use of commercially-available adjuncts in the detection and diagnosis of oral precancerous and cancerous lesions
  9. List common and significant soft and hard tissue lesions, of the oral and maxillofacial region, including associated radiographic features
  10. List the indications and clinical settings for the use of cone beam CT (cbCT) in assessing bony pathology
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.

Accredited Continuing Medical Education Accreditation: Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) .

Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program . Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.

US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurse Practitioners: can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education
Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

Jesek Seminars is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. Nationally Approved From 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2020.
Provider ID 217771

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 the joint program provider approval of Jesek Seminars and The University at Sea.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Cruise Itinerary
Sun Oct 06 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- 4:30 pm
Mon Oct 07 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 8:00 AM - 12 Noon
12:00 am -
Tue Oct 08 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 9:00 AM - 12 Noon; 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 am -
Wed Oct 09 Basseterre, St. Kitts
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thu Oct 10 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Fri Oct 11 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 8:00 AM - 12 Noon
- -
Sat Oct 12 Nassau, The Bahamas
10:00 am 7:00 pm
Sun Oct 13 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
6:15 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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