NOTE: The LDA House of Delegates will NOT be held the same weekend as the NODC/LDAAS.
The HOD is in March; NODC/LDAAS is in May.
LDA House of Delegates
Baton Rouge Marriott
5500 Hilton Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Standard Room - $121 per night, not including applicable state and local taxes (currently 14%)
Reservations may be made by calling the hotel at (800) 228-9290 or (225) 924-5000. All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. Reservations by attendees must be received on or before March 5, 2018. NOTE: WHEN MAKING YOUR ROOM RESERVATION, PLEASE RESERVE THE ROOM IN THE REGISTRANT'S (OR DELEGATE'S) NAME OR INCLUDE THE REGISTRANT/DELEGATE IN THE LIST OF PEOPLE STAYING IN THE ROOM.
Off I-10, this functional, high-rise hotel is 4 miles from Louisiana State University and 4.8 miles from the Louisiana Art & Science Museum. Relaxed rooms and suites come with pillow-top mattresses, sitting areas, coffeemakers and flat-screen TVs. WiFi is available. Some rooms also feature minifridges and/or pull-out sofas. Amenities include a casual Cajun restaurant, a wood-paneled lobby bar, a seasonal outdoor pool, an exercise room and a business center. Parking and common-area WiFi are complimentary.
Directions when in Baton Rouge or from the airport:
Take I-110 South to I-10 East. Exit College Drive (Exit 158). Turn left onto College Drive. Turn right onto Corporate Blvd. Turn right onto Trust Drive and then left onto Hilton Avenue.
Directions from New Orleans:
Take I-10 W toward Baton Rouge. Take the College Drive exit turn slight right onto College Drive. Turn Right onto Corporate Blvd. Turn Right onto Trust Drive. Turn left onto Hilton Avenue.
NOTE: There will be a quarterly LDA Board Meeting at the LDA Office AFTER the LDA House of Delegates adjourns. We anticipate that meeting will start at 11:30 a.m. While the LDA office will be open at that time, and we anticipate the board meeting will start about then, the board meeting cannot start any earlier than 45-60 minutes after the HOD adjourns.
The Bluffs, 14233 Sunrise Way, St. Francisville, LA 70775
8:00 a.m. - Registration and Coffee
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. - C.E. (Dr. Roy, see below)
11:30 a.m. - lunch (included in registration)
12:15 p.m. - golf (separate registration)
CDEBR Members: $30, register through Continuing Dental Education of Baton Rouge (CDEBR) by calling 225.621.2700
LDA House of Delegates Members: $30, register through LDA (on this link below or by calling 225.926.1986)
Non-CDEBR or non-HOD Members: $60 (can register through CDEBR or through the LDA)
Golf Fee per person for all attendees (must register by Monday, March 19, can register through CDEBR or through the LDA): $65
Course Description: This 3-hour course will present three lectures related to opioid prescribing and the opioid epidemic. The first hour will present the CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain, as well as a description of the evolution of the opioid epidemic. The second hour will describe addiction and present a model for how addiction develops, and the third hour will review drugs that are associated with the development of addiction and how to avoid dangerous prescribing practices.
Course Objectives - Upon completion of this course, attendees should have a better understanding of:
- Current guidelines for the prescription of opioids.
- The relationship between prescribed medications and addiction.
- Identifying addiction and recovery in patients appropriate for opioid prescriptions.
- How to prescribe opioids appropriately for dental patients.
(as of 11-29-17)