Psychologist and humorist, Bruce Christopher, is America's foremost "Enter-Trainer" today. His best-selling keynotes consistently sell out to standing room only crowds at national conventions. When you are faced with morale problems, communication conflicts, patient service issues, managing change, need for teamwork, or just a great time of laughter...this Psychologist it is!
8:00 – 9:00 AM
Keynote: “Are We Having Fun Yet? Attitude, Humor and Peak Performance in Your Practice”
CE Hours = 1 Practice Management
As practices attempt to achieve their goals, no barriers are greater than attitude, self-esteem and team enthusiasm. This humorous session will help your practice to leap from procrastinations and crash through comfort zones. Your team will learn how to make fears disappear, work together, move forward, and have fun doing it!
9:30 – 11:00 AM
“Why are Women so Strange and Men so Weird? How to Communicate Effectively with the Opposite Sex in the Practice and at Home”
CE Hours = 1.5 Practice Management
At the heart of any practice is relationships; between staff, patients, and doctors. It is no doubt that communication runs your office! This session takes a very humorous look at how men and women think, speak, and make decisions differently. Interpersonal effectiveness is a key factor in personal and practice success. Laugh and learn about men and women.
Dr. PK Clark
Bio and Course Descriptions to come!
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
"Demystifying Dental Implants by Protocol Driven Systems”
CE Hours = 2 academic/clinical
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
"Learn a Safe and Predictable Way to Place Implants with LAD Protocol”
CE Hours = 3 academic/clinical
Amanda McKnelly, MS, LAC and Craig Uthe, MD
Amanda McKnelly, MS, LAC has over 10 years of experience in working with individuals who have acute psychiatric issues and with individuals who have substance use related issues. She has worked with licensed medical professionals in various capacities including assisting in case management with SD HPAP and as a provider through a local agency.
Craig Uthe, MD is a Family Physician at Sanford Clinic. He is certified with the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Uthe is currently working in Sanford administration as Medical Director of Clinic Services and Physician Wellbeing. He is the Executive Director of Sanford’s executive/physician leadership development program Leading the Way. Dr. Uthe is Certified in the MBTI and the Hogan Assessment and provides internal physician coaching. He worked at the Sanford Family Medicine 49th & Oxbow Clinic from 1991-2015 and continues his clinical practice consulting challenging addiction cases. Dr. Uthe has been the Medical Advisor for the South Dakota Health Professionals Assistance Program since 1999 and serves on the Sanford Controlled Substance Stewardship Committee.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Invest in Yourself: Wellbeing, Burnout & Self-Awareness
CE Hours = 1
Objectives of this course include: Understand the spectrum of wellbeing and burnout; Be familiar with intrinsic and extrinsic factors influencing wellbeing and burnout; Introduce self-awareness and other resources available to promote wellbeing and mitigate burnout; and Discuss HPAP and the resources available.