This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 2.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 160.
The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.
The fee to view the entire series is $295. This cost includes all fees to take all exams and claim your CE credits.
This course will survey the current landscape of medical and dental treatments for sleep apnea to help you decide how and if to evolve into this life-saving arena. The overview will cover marketing, physician communication, basic treatment philosophies, appliance choices, medical billing and the financial and emotional impact on your practice and team. Sleep medicine has progressed in diagnosis and treatment protocols and outcome predictability. It is estimated that 25 percent of the population is at risk for this life-threatening condition, and dentistry is at the front lines. Mark will help you begin to chart a course into the various aspects of this treatment construct. This course will help you determine if you want to treat these patients.
Description of Speaker:
Mark Murphy is the principal of Funktional Business Consulting, lead faculty for clinical education at ProSomnus, a member of the guest faculty at the University of Detroit Mercy and is a regular presenter on business development, practice management and leadership at the Pankey Institute. He has served on the boards of directors of the Pankey Institute, Identalloy Council, the Foundation for Dental Laboratory Technology, St. Vincent DePaul’s Dental Center and the Dental Advisor. He lectures internationally on leadership, practice management, communication, case acceptance, planning, dental sleep medicine, occlusion and TMD. He has a knack for presenting pertinent information in an entertaining manner.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
- General understanding of the sleep-related conditions and the role of the dental team.
- Effective communication with the physicians and their offices.
- Develop a matrix for marketing sleep appliance therapy to current patients and prospects.
- Overview of the medical billing process and the financial and emotional impact on your practice.
The speaker declares that neither he nor any member of his family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program. He does declare that he does have a financial interest in consulting and educating dental professionals on the topics that he lectures on as well as a financial interest in a product that he mentions.
Farran Media is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association
to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not
approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards
of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at
For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at
Farran Media is a nationally approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2022.
Provider ID# 304396
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 2.5 hours of verifiable CPD.
The CE provider (Farran Media) uses reasonable care in selecting and
providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not
independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not
represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content
or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are
those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or
more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to
qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic
or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are
intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise,
skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.
Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward
license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant
to verify the CE requirements of his/her licensing or regulatory agency.
State CE Requirements:
for CE requirements by state. Please note that this information is current as of the time of listing. This information is subject to change at any time from the state boards. For the most up-to-date information, please contact your state board directly.
There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.
For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education