Presentation on theme: "Lifelong Learning: The Key to a Successful Dental Career Presented by Courtney L. Brady, DMD Mai-Ly Duong, DMD."— Presentation transcript:
Lifelong Learning: The Key to a Successful Dental Career Presented by Courtney L. Brady, DMD Mai-Ly Duong, DMD
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet Outline CE: Career Growth and Employment Opportunities Licensure: CE Requirements PACE and CERP CE as an Investment CE Delivery Types AGD Fellowship/Mastership Construct
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet Your Post-Degree Learning Path… Successful clinicians don't just wait for things to happen.
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet Staying Relevant Continual professional development and professional growth are the best ways to remain relevant within a professional setting.
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet Key Reasons To Invest in Professional Development 1. To attract and retain patients 2. To better serve those patients 3. To increase performance and productivity 4. To maintain career interest and fulfillment
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet CE Delivery Types Online Conventional Classroom Self-Instruction
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet Online CE Advantages A major reason professionals turn to online classes is because of the convenience.
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet Online CE Disadvantages A key factor in assessing your potential for effective online learning is your level of self-discipline.
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet Conferences and Professional Travel
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet Live CE Advantages Classroom learning typically offers multi-sensory appeal.
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet Live CE Disadvantages Classroom learning is structured and requires time away from the office..
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet Self-Instruction Self-Instruction Defined: The ability of one to cognitively plan, organize, direct, reinforce, and evaluate one’s own independent learning without an instructor's prompting.
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet State CE Requirements Each state dental board has its own requirements. Find the link to your state dental board at www.dentalboards.org.
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet Keeping Track As an AGD member, all of your CE data will be stored online and can be printed at any time.
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet Continuing Education Programs PACE: Program Approval for Continuing Education CERP: Continuing Education Recognition Program
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet AGD Fellowship Award Construct
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet AGD Mastership Award Construct
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet Plan Your Annual CE Budget Is your professional development a “cost” or an “investment?” If it is strongly aligned to core needs of the business: an investment. If it builds capabilities that are strategically important for future growth and opportunity: an investment.
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet Tips Determine what you can better do online vs. in person. Prioritize conferences that include peer networking and hands-on training sessions. Do your homework. That means more than just registering for a conference. Always – as in EVERY SINGLE TIME – register early for in-person conferences.
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet You Offer Your Patients One Product: Your Talent and Expertise
@ASDAnet #ASDAnet So, ask yourself: Thirty years from today, looking back to this moment, what would you like to say about your career? What will you be most proud of? What might you regret? What opportunities should you have pursued? What risks do you wish you would have taken?