Face Forward: Advancing Technologies in Orthognathic Surgery

Orland Park, IL US
November 29, 2013
This activity will address the clinical unawareness of the diagnosis, treatment options, and current technologies available in the treatment of the patient with a dentofacial skeletal abnormality. They will be given important information that will allow them to provide better care to these patients.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for pediatricians and other health care professionals interested in the treatment of the patient with a dentofacial skeletal abnormality.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how to diagnose the patient with a dentofacial anomaly;
  • Identify symptoms associated with dentofacial anomalies;
  • Recognize patients who are candidates for orthognathic surgery;
  • Analyze surgical options available for the dentofacial anomaly patient;
  • Explain the technologies available that enhance care of the dentofacial anomaly patient.



Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Eve Poczatek
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 Participation
Event starts: 
11/29/2013 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
11/29/2013 - 9:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants
15690 Harlem Ave.
Orland Park, IL 60462
United States
  Russell R. Reid, MD, PhD
  Associate Professor of Surgery
  Bernard Sarnat Scholar of Craniofacial Research


The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.


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