Santa Barbara Dental Hygienists’ Association Presents “Infection Control and the California Dental Practice Act”
BONUS: Dental Claim Coaching
With DR STEWART R. BALIKOV, D.D.S.
Date: Saturday, January 28, 2012
Place: UCSB Loma Pelona Center, Room 1108 *
Time: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Breakfast & Registration begins at 8:00 am
CE Units: 5
Registration form at www.sbdha.org California Dental Practice Act (2 units):
This seminar meets the California Dental Board Requirement for mandatory continuing education on the Dental Practice Act with emphasis on updates to the Act, including the scope of practice, requirements for license renewal, changes in the legal utilization of auxiliaries, laws governing the prescribing of drugs and the duties regarding domestic violence. Actions in violation of the Dental Practice Act will also be considered, as well as the penalties that the Dental Board has the power to impose.
Infection Control for License Renewal (2 units):
This program is designed to help the dental professional become current in the areas of office safety and infection control. The course will review the mandated minimum standards for infection control in the dental setting covering topics in general disease transmission, universal and standard precautions, disinfection, sterilization and proper waste management. This course will cover updated regulations as well as meet the California Dental Board Infection Control Regulations requirement. Please note that it does not meet the new 8 hour Infection Control education requirement for unlicensed dental assistants.
FREE BONUS CE: Dental Claim Coaching (1 unit):
As an added bonus, a Claim Coaching session will be conducted. This brief, fast-paced, no frills section will ‘spotlight’ some of the CDT codes that appear to cause common confusion in regards to understanding and application of the code. Also, claim filing tips for dated service and/or pre-determination submissions will be presented. These tips can be used with either paper or electronic submissions.
About the Speaker:Stewart R. Balikov, D.D.S.
Stewart R. Balikov, DDS, has been with Aetna Inc. since 2004 and is currently serving as the National Dental Director, Utilization Management, and the Dental Director for Aetna Dental of California Inc.
Dr. Balikov has been awarded Certified Dental Consultant from the American Association of Dental Consultants. He is a Certified Quality Assurance Consultant and instructor in the Quality Certification course for the California Association of Dental Plans. As a Quality Assurance Consultant, he has reviewed over 1,000 dental facilities, assessing over 10,000 patient records. Dr. Balikov presents on the California Dental Practice Act, Infection Control and Record Keeping & Documentation. In addition, he is a frequent instructor at the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association’s annual training session on Dental Fraud. Dr. Balikov is currently the President of the American Association of Dental Consultants. He is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and San Fernando Valley Dental Society. He is a 1983 graduate of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California and continues to maintain a limited practice in Beverly Hills, CA.
Sponsored by: Dentsply
ADHA RDH Member / RDA: $ 85 After 1/13/12 or At Door Registration - $95
Allied ADHA Members (DDS): $ 85 After 1/13/12 or At Door Registration - $95
Non-member RDH: $ 140 After 1/13/12 or At Door Registration - $150
Non-member DDS: $ 140 After 1/13/12 or At Door Registration - $150 Make check payable to: SBDHA and mail to
Please use parking structure 22 (second level or above). Complimentary parking is provided courtesy of SBDHA. Parking code is 12812 *View this link for UCSB campus map: http://www.sa.ucsb.edu/women/CMSMedia/Documents/Map%20to%20Loma%20Pelona.pdf