OSAP symposium

Aug. 18, 2011
Event will present opportunities for speakers and organizations.
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland--The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention’s Educational Program Committee is seeking dental care professionals to conduct seminars, presentations, and workshops at its 2012 symposium.As a leading advocate for the safe and infection-free delivery of oral health care, OSAP draws an audience of dental care professionals from around the world.The theme for the 2012 gathering is "Connecting To Drive Compliance." The organization seeks professionals with expertise in areas such as compliance, preventing transmittable diseases, and increasing patient and provider safety. OSAP has two basic needs for the 2012 symposium:Individuals and organizations who would like to host a course or workshop can submit their program proposals to www.osap.org/resource/resmgr/Symposium_2012/OSAP_Call_for_Programs.pdf. The organization is particularly interested in those who can provide attendees with practical tools and best practices that they can take back to their schools, clients, clinics, practices or companies. Deadline is Sept. 19, 2011.Individuals or organizations who would like to submit scientific abstracts can do so at www.osap.org/resource/resmgr/Symposium_2012/OSAP_2012_Call_for_Abstracts.pdf. Categories of particular interest include infection prevention, patient safety, occupational safety and health, and environmental science. The abstract judged best overall will receive the Tenth Annual James A. Cottone Award for Excellence in Investigative Research, which is accompanied with a cash award through a grant from SPSmedical Supply Company. Deadline is March 5, 2012.Palenik named first director of research, scientific affairs for OSAPThe 2012 OSAP Symposium will be held June 21-23 at the Loews Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. For additional information, contact Therese Long by email at [email protected] or visit the symposium website at www.osap.org/.For more information, visit www.OSAP.org.To comment on this subject, go to community.pennwelldentalgroup.com/.