Orofacial Pain Continuing Education

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Shadowing Program

This program is tailored to health professionals who wish to join the OFP faculty and residents for a one-week experience, taking part in daily activities including three literature review sessions, several topic seminars, multiple case reports and patient conferences. Participants can also observe the evaluation and treatment of chronic orofacial pain patients in daily clinic sessions.

Participants have access to twenty-eight DVD lectures on various TMD and orofacial pain subjects. Each DVD lecture is approximately one hour long and can be viewed at various times throughout the week. Participants may also be invited to audit lectures for the fourth-year dental students, graduate students and other seminars and activities offered during that week.

No program participants are scheduled in July and August while our new full-time residents are getting comfortable with clinical protocol. We encourage only one participant each week, because this often enhances the learning experience. However, we will try to accommodate up to four participants who wish to enroll together.

Prior to attending the Shadowing Program, all program participants must be onboarded through UK's office of Observation and Learning Experience. When considering a desired enrollment date, please allow a minimum of three (3) weeks before your desired start date to complete the onboarding process.

This program offers 40 hours of CE credit for tuition of $1,195. For more information or to schedule a week in the Shadowing Program, please click here to submit a question.

Orofacial Pain Mini-Residency

This program is generally an in-person, one-week didactic continuing education program in which participants receive 36 hours of lectures and seminars in the area of TMD, orofacial pain and sleep disorders. Offered only one week a year, usually during June, the program is attended by participants from all over the world. It is a thorough and intense evidence-based review of many topics related to the diagnosis and management of orofacial pain and sleep disorders. 

Registration for this offering, generally held in early June, is available via the college's Continuing Education office here

Additional Continuing Education Offerings

Throughout the year, additional in-person and virtual offerings focusing on sleep apnea, sleep medicine, orofacial pain, and other related topics may be offered via the college's Continuing Education Office. View current offerings from the college here.

Subscribe to the college's CE enewsletter here

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