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Legal Implications of Practicing Dentistry in the Digital Age

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May 23, 2013
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco

Event Category: Continuing Education

*Our Recession Buster programs offer practitioners quality evening courses at an affordable price.

Do you know what people are saying about your practice online? Dentists are now using a variety of digital approaches to their practice.  This evening course will cover the use, misuse and risks of the Internet, social media and digital approaches to patient care, using case studies from litigated cases.

You Will Learn

  • The implications of using social media in the dental practice
  • How social media services (i.e. can affect your practice
  • Strategies for conflict management in the face of negative social media reviews
  • The legal implications of using and responding to negative reviews
  • Legal and practice implications of digital record-keeping and avoiding liability

Who Should Attend

All dentists and allied dental professionals are encouraged to attend.

Tuition: $75 (includes light sandwich supper)           
Program: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Check-in:  5:30 pm
Credits: This activity is designated for 3 units of continuing education credit

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Ali Oromchian, Esq., is regarded as one of the nation’s leading legal authorities on topics relevant to dentists. He is a frequent speaker on topics such as employment law, negotiations strategies, contract and estate planning throughout North America. Using humor, real world examples and his business experience, he communicates legal concepts with a unique, conversational style that is neither tedious nor too "lawyerly."

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry 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. University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.