Aug 18, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PERIO 5417 - PERIODONTAL PRACTICE AND PATIENT MANAGEMENT COURSE

[1 Credit]
The purpose of this course to teach second and third year periodontics residents all aspects of management of a periodontal practice and ethical practice of periodontics. All possible aspects for a career in periodontics will be covered including but not limited to group practice set up, traditional practice set up etc. Additionally, communication skills with patients and health professionals will be taught to enhance human relations with doctor-doctor, doctor - patient, doctor-staff, doctor-publiccommunications etc. All options of private practice acquisitions will be covered including but not limited to associateship, new practice, etc. Finally, reimbursement models will be reviewed such as PPO, HMO, financing options etc. as well as marketing strategies. It is extremely important for an upcoming periodontist to receive information on the topic of practice management, ethics of periodontal practice and options of private practice acquisitions. Residents, can thus be prepared to meet the demands of their profession as soon as they complete the residency program.