Friday, January 17, 2020
Crowne Plaza Hotel
PLEASE NOTE: CGI will be filming during the conference. You will be asked to fill out a video consent form upon arrival.
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Louisiana Dental Services (LDS)
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Louisiana Dental Services (LDS)
The L.H. Bowden Leadership Development Conference trains LDA leaders to work effectively within the association. Registration is free, and attendance is COMPULSORY for component officers as well as for LDA officers, directors, and committee chairs. The LDA is offering mileage reimbursement to all compulsory attendees, and hotel reimbursement (one night) for those traveling from 100 miles away or more.
7:30 a.m. - Sign-in/Breakfast
8:15 a.m. - Introduction and Welcome
8:25 a.m. - LDS Update
8:35 a.m. -"Louisiana’s Heroin Epidemic and the Overuse of Opioids"
9:45 a.m. - course ends/Break
10:00 a.m. - Key LDA Issues
10:15 a.m. - Workshop begins
Noon - Lunch (provided) and speaker
|Meeting & Accommodations Hotel|
Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge
Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge is offering Bowden registrants accommodations at the standard rate of $109 per night (current tax rate is 16%). Reservations include complimentary WiFi in guest rooms (and meeting space). Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly, (800) 678-4065 or visiting the hotel website www.crowneplaza.com/execcenterbtr. Use code LDA when making reservations online. Check-in at the hotel is 4 p.m. and check-out is 11 a.m. Reservations must be made by January 3 to utilize the group discount.
Address: 4728 Constitution Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
10:15 a.m. to noon
Presenters will include:
Dr. Kristi Soileau, LDA President
Dr. David Carlton, LDA President-Elect
Ward Blackwell, LDA Executive Director
ADA staff members, Nicole Mangiaracina and Jeanine Pekkarinen
Leadership will be lead in an interactive program that will focus on current LDA leadership issues, LDA/ADA resources, membership trends, and much more! You will have the opportunity to ask questions of both ADA and LDA staff in order to gauge a better understanding of your roll as association leaders.
All participants will receive a pre-meeting survey that will help guide the conversation to your specific needs as leaders.
|Speaker & Course Description|
Friday, January 17, 2020 (8:35 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.)
William "Beau" Clark, MD, FACEP, D-ABMDI, Coroner
"Louisiana’s Heroin Epidemic and the Overuse of Opioids"
Lecture: 1 Hour of Clinical C.E. Credit
This nation is seeing its deadliest drug epidemic ever. Over the past 5 years, East Baton Rouge Parish has seen an alarming increase in the number of people dying from heroin and opioid overdoses which mirrors this national trend. This session will discuss why this epidemic has occurred and what some of the solutions are to overcoming this crisis.
- Understand the definition, potency and tolerance of Heroin and how an overdose occurs.
- Understand the statistical analysis of Heroin and Opioid deaths in East Baton Rouge Parish.
- Understand why this Heroin and Opioid epidemic has occurred.
- Understand who the drug dealer is and who the drug user is in Louisiana.
- Understand the solution to the Heroin and Opioid epidemic