The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. 2019 seminars are listed for your reference, 2020 information will be available this fall. Click on each seminar below for more information, including pricing.
This course is designed to familiarize the entire health care team with those medical conditions necessitating antibiotic therapy prior to dental treatment. Emphasis will be placed on the latest American Heart Association’s recommendations for prevention of endocarditis. Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2015) from the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs regarding prophylaxis for patients with prosthetic joints will also be presented.
1) The disease known as infective endocarditis.
2) Most current American Heart Association recommendations for prophylaxis for prevention of endocarditis.
3) Most current ADA evidence-based clinical practice guidelines regarding prophylaxis for prosthetic joints.
Course Number: T1928
- Dental Assistants
- Dental Hygienists
- Dental Therapist
- Student Dentists
About the speaker
Barbara Steinberg, D.D.S.
Dr. Steinberg received her D.D.S. from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and completed a residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania. She is Clinical Professor of Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine, as well as Adjunct Associate Professor of Oral Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Steinberg specializes in the treatment of medically compromised patients. She is a nationally and internationally invited lecturer in the areas of dental treatment of the medically compromised patient and women’s health, and she has authored numerous articles and contributed to major textbooks on these subjects. She is Executive Editor of the Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry. Dr. Steinberg is a former spokesperson for the American Dental Association on women’s oral health issues and now serves on the Health, Nutrition and Fitness Board of Women’s Day Magazine.
|Fundamental CE Credits||0|
|Elective CE Credits||0|
|Core CE Credits||3.0|
|Core Topic||Dx & Tx; Patient Communication|
|Dentist Early Bird Fee||$35.00|
|Staff Early Bird Fee||$35.00|
|Dentist Regular Fee||$45.00|
|Staff Regular Fee||$45.00|