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2020 Seminars

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. Click on each seminar below for more information, including pricing.

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The Special Patient with Autism and/or Anxiety This is a Core CE seminar

July 30, 2020
12:00 am – 12:00 am
  • Karen Raposa, RDH, MBA

Learning about the patient with autism can also be extremely beneficial to the care and treatment of the patient with fear and anxiety. This course will review the data and definitions of Autism Spectrum Disorder and will explore the multitude of techniques that can help guide patients with both autism and anxiety through a successful dental appointment.

Learning Objectives:
1) Generate a basic understanding of Autism Spectrum and Anxiety Disorders.
2) Provide a review of how to properly assess the patient.
3) Establish and review techniques for treatment that encompass creativity and the latest in technology.

Course Number: T27

Recommended for

  • Administrative Personnel
  • Dental Assistants
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Therapist
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Office Managers
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

Karen Raposa, RDH, MBA

Ms. Raposa is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and received her MBA from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. She has served as a faculty member at dental hygiene colleges and is a frequent lecturer. She currently serves as Clinical Education Manager at Hu-Friedy Manufacturing Company in Chicago, IL.


Fundamental CE Credits 0
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 2.0
Core Topic Patient Communication


Dentist Regular Fee $25.00
Staff Regular Fee $25.00