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Event Details


Date:  April 4, 2017 (Tuesday) 

Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST 

Location:  QCDS Headquarters, 86-90 188th Street, Jamaica NY 

Credits: 2 

Meals: Dinner (served at 6pm) 


Course Title:  Data Protection for Dentists Update

Presenter: Dr. Bijan Anvar 

Course Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST

Course Description:

Dr. Anvar’s follow up in his lecture series on data protection will cover definitions and discussions of viruses, ransomeware, and other types of malware that can jeopardize your personal and business information, as well as your patient information. He will also recommend strategies for protecting your data and information as well as protocols that should be adopted to help minimize a breach. Implications for HIPAA will be discussed.


Presenter Biography:

Dr. Bijan Anvar, the past-President of the Queens County Dental Society, has served in many positions within QCDS. In addition, he has also been president of the Institute for Continuing Dental Education and is also the immediate past-chair of the Council on Dental Practice for the New York State Dental Association, having been a member of that council for many years. Dr. Anvar has served as the QCDS EDPAC and Dental Practice chair, and sits on the NYSDA task force for information and technology. He is a graduate of the ADA’s prestigious Institute for Diversity in Leadership and is on the ADA committee for the Institute for Diversity in Leadership, with the goal of expanding the program. Dr. Anvar was instrumental in creating the New York Missions of Mercy event, which was held in 2014 in Albany, and co-chaired the committee that created this event. He also created the first New Dentist Conference in New York State. Dr. Anvar has lectured on oral cancer for QCDS, and has served as the QCDS Bulletin co-editor. He received his D.D.S. and graduated with honors in oral surgery from the New York University College of Dentistry. Most recently, Dr. Anvar has been accepted into the ADA’s Success Speaker Corps.



QCDS Members:   $0

Non-QCDS Members:  By invitation only


QCDS is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider approved by the NYSDA.

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 www.ada.org/cerp. IMPORTANT CE REMINDER FOR DENTISTS TAKING MCE COURSES In order to receive credit for NYS mandatory continuing education purposes, you must make sure that the entity sponsoring a continuing education course is approved to provide MCE credit by NYSDA, NYSED, ADA CERP, or AGD PACE. NYSDA approves only its thirteen component dental societies and the New York State Dental Foundation. Information regarding sponsors approved by NYSED is available from the New York State Education Department, State Board for Dentistry, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12234-1000; phone 518-474-3817 ext. 550; fax 518-473-0567; or this site. A list of such sponsors approved by ADA CERP is available at www.ada.org/98.aspx. A list of such sponsors approved by AGD PACE is available at www.agd.org/education/pace/findaprovider/ If you are unsure whether a sponsor offering a continuing education program is approved, feel free to contact the Dental Board by phone at 518-474-3817, ext. 550 or by e-mail at dentbd@nysed.gov.


(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST


QCDS Headquarters

86-90 188th Street, Jamaica NY

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