Townie® Poll

CE / Conventions

Poll conducted from 9/1/2014 To 9/30/2014

When do you look for CE courses to take online?
380 total votes
9%
When my license is due for renewal
54%
When I see an interesting course announced
29%
When I'm in the mood to learn something new
7%
I do not take online CE
When you attend live CE, what is your preferred course interval?
169 total votes
18%
3 hours (1/2 day course)
4%
2.5 hours (1/2 day course)
41%
6 hours (full day course)
38%
8 hours (full day course)
How do you obtain most of your CE hours?
167 total votes
22%
Single large dental meeting
54%
Multiple, local, single CE events
1%
Print CE
10%
Online CE
5%
Local study club
7%
Multi-visit continuum on a single topic
Which of the following is your primary consideration when choosing CE?
168 total votes
11%
Speaker
76%
Subject/description
7%
Time/date
7%
Location
Which of the following is your secondary consideration when choosing CE?
165 total votes
28%
Speaker
16%
Subject/description
22%
Time/date
33%
Location
What is your primary motivation to purchase something at a trade show?
163 total votes
53%
I go with a specific shopping list
20%
Purchase decision on the spot/discover something new
9%
Purchase based on how specific show special
13%
I avoid the exhibit hall
6%
I am unable to visit exhibit hall due to CE course schedule
When choosing an out of town meeting, what is your primary consideration?
166 total votes
26%
Location
4%
Hosting organization
34%
CE offerings
1%
Large group attending
2%
Small, more intimate group
34%
Cost to attend
In the last three years, have you attended a multi-date CE series?
167 total votes
62%
Yes
38%
No
When you are ready to retire, what would you like to do? (Assuming all pay same price)
167 total votes
34%
Find another solo practitioner and become their associate for a transition period
6%
Make a quick sale to a larger group and stay as their employee for a transition period
35%
Make a sale to another solo practitioner and leave
1%
Close the office and walk away
23%
I am not an owner of the practice where I work
What is your perception of the positions that new graduates are seeking?
160 total votes
27%
Many are seeking positions in private practice
48%
Many are seeking positions in corporate group practices
18%
Many are finding multiple part time positions
7%
Many are looking to purchase or open a practice

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