Call for Abstracts: 2014 Special Care Dentistry Association Annual Meeting
April 10-13, 2014 Chicago, Illinois
As SCDA professionals, it is vital that we share our ideas and perspectives with peers and colleagues. By presenting at 2014 SCDA Annual Meeting, you'll benefit from the event's educational and professional development opportunities. Plus you'll also be sharing your experiences, challenges, and fresh approaches with fellow professionals from around the world.
Why should you present at the SCDA Conference?
As a presenter, you will interact with an audience of professionals who will learn how to apply your insights to meet their daily challenges. Many professionals have found this speaking experience gratifying and helpful for their career development.
And of course, you will benefit from the educational and networking opportunities which are the hallmark of the SCDA Annual Educational Conference.
The following general topics are areas of interest for the 2014 program, although other oral-related topics may also be accepted for sessions:
Continuum of care for aging patients with special needs
Oral and medical/physical conditions in adults with physical and cognitive disabilities
Clinical care issues for patients at high risk for complications
Access to care issues and solutions for patients with special needs - taking the dental practice to the patients
Community collaborative practice models - Dentistry's role in interdisciplinary care delivery
Ethics, advocacy and trends in special care dentistry
Training the dental community to care for patients with special needs
Advocacy and public awareness of the oral health needs of patients with special needs
Patient Management and Practice Models for alternative settings
Clinical care issues for patients with HIV, HPV, MRSA, VAP.
Treatment Modalities unique to patients with special needs
Clinical tips, including techniques and materials for treating individuals with special needs
Hands on training sessions relevant to treating patients with special needs
Abstract submissions need to contain a brief descriptive paragraph outlining the presentation as well as 2-3 learning objectives written to the continuing education standards. Abstracts should be limited to 150 words and will be published. Presentation should be either 60 or 75 minutes long. Please note: Presentations must be educational in nature and not includeany sales, product or marketing information. Speakers are encouraged to prepare and present original material. The Program Committee will carefully review all abstracts. Abstracts and presentations must utilize person first language.
Deadline for Short talks: July 12, 2013
Deadline for Poster and Roundtables: November 1, 2013
Note: Submissions become the property of SCDA and will not be returned. SCDA has the right to publish your entry.