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7-Night St. Lucia CME AWAY® Resort

Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort

DentistryDomestic ViolenceOncologyPsychiatry

From October 22nd, 2022 - October 29th, 2022

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Faculty & CME Details

Dr. David Clark

Dr. David Clark



About The Speaker

Dr. Clark is the former Clinic Director of Dental Services at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences in Whitby, Ontario.  He is currently an Instructor in Dentistry, Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. He is also a part-time clinical instructor in the Dental Hygiene Program at Durham College, Oshawa, Ontario.

He obtained his DDS at the University of Toronto in 1976 and his MSc. in Oral Pathology in 1986. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, the Pierre Fauchard Academy and Academy of Dentistry International. He received the Award of Distinction from the Academy of Dentistry International in 2015 for his dedication and contributions to the field of Continuing Dental Education. He received the Award of Merit from the Ontario Dental Association in 2016.

His hospital-based practice was devoted to the general dental care of individuals undergoing primary care for various forms of psychiatric illness often co-existing with other medically compromising conditions.

Dr. Frank Stechey

Dr. Frank Stechey



About The Speaker

Dr. Frank Stechey, a general dentist in Hamilton, Ontario; a Treatment Coordinator and Restorative Instructor at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry and George Brown College; Past President of the Hamilton Academy of Dentistry plus Ontario’s provincial dental regulatory body, the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO). With interests in both ‘forensic’ & ‘sports’ dentistry for over 40 years, he has dealt with cases of product liability, victim (child, spousal, domestic violence, senior, human trafficking) abuse, mass disaster training & response, homicides & various aspects of victim identification. Of 256 forensic dentists who volunteered & responded in New York City at the World Trade Center (9/11) disaster, Dr. Stechey was the first of only 10 “foreign” dentists (and only Canadian) invited to join New York City’s dental identification team. He help establish a medical-dental clinic at Hamilton’s Children’s Aid Society, dealing with abused children under 16 years of age and was its first Dental Director. He is a qualified Court expert witness and recognized as a Fellow in eight dental & professional organizations including the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Academy of Dentistry International, Pierre Fauchard Academy & the International College of Dentists.

CME Topics

Forensic Dentistry, Domestic Violence, Oral Cancer and HPV and Psychiatric Illness and Dentistry: Challenges for Oral Care

This course is designed for dentists, family physicians, specialists, all allied multi-disciplinary health care professions & staff treating patients / clients in their respective disciplines. The aim is to provide evidence-based material, with practical and relevant clinical pearls easily implemented into all health care based medical or dental practices for the benefit of mutual patients within any multi-disciplinary health care profession. Conference attendees will be invited to complete a pre-course Needs Assessment to assist the faculty with the development of their presentations.

Dr. David Clark

  • Oral Cancer: Why is a diagnosis still often too late?
  • Clinical Oral Pathology: “Lumps and Bumps”
  • “Stick out your tongue”: What your tongue can reveal about your health
  • Psychiatry and Dentistry: Challenges to Oral Care
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A predictable risk for treatment failure
  • Oral Cancer and HPV: What we should now know
  • Geriatric Syndrome: Oral and Maxillofacial Dysfunctions

Dr. Frank Stechey

  • History, role & scope of forensics in everyday health care practice
  • (Dental) Health Care Professional’s (D)HCP’s role in abuse, trauma, domestic violence, identification & trafficking investigations
  • What constitutes on-going “dental recordkeeping” & its importance from office visits to abiding to an evidence search warrant
  • (D)HCP’s mandated Regulatory & governmental Acts, laws plus associated penalties related to “Duty to Report”
  • Recognizing signs & symptoms for 89% of all (unknown) abuse / trauma victims
  • “Silent” messages from victims of abuse, domestic violence & trafficking
  • Four simple questions to protect patients, save lives and increase your patient base

This course is designed for family physicians, specialists, and allied health care professionals. The aim is to provide evidence-based material, as well as practical and relevant clinical pearls that will be easy to implement into one’s own medical practice. Conference attendees will be invited to complete a pre-course Needs Assessment to assist the faculty with the development of their presentations.

Conference Tuition Price
FP $1345
Specialist $1345
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $1145
Conference Tuition Book Before January 19th, 2022 Book After January 19th, 2022
FP $1195 $1345
Specialist $1195 $1345
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $995 $1145

Venue Information


An idyllic all-inclusive resort located on its very own peninsula, Sandals Grande St. Lucian is often described as the “closest vacation to a picture-perfect postcard.” Cradled to the west by Rodney Bay – boasting the calmest waters in all of Saint Lucia – and to the east by the majestic Atlantic Ocean, this magnificent adults-only resort showcases awe-inspiring panoramic views and Over-The-Water Bungalows that will linger in your heart forever. Volcanic mountains draped in blankets of green rise majestically from an impossibly clear blue sea. A sheltered mile-long beach extends an open invitation for days of endless water play. This is paradise as it was meant to be, full of natural beauty, rich in history, and resplendent in pure romance.

Additional Noteworthy Features

All Included, All Unlimited, All The Time

  • Unlimited fine dining at 12 restaurants
  • 6 bars, including swim-up bars
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and anytime snacks
  • Unlimited Premium Liquors
  • Unlimited Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks® wines
  • Stocked bars in every room
  • All tips, taxes and gratuities
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • 4 pools
  • Unlimited land and water sports
  • PADI-Certified SCUBA diving (and all equipment)
  • Professional instruction for water sports
  • State-of-the-art fitness center and spa
  • Day and night entertainment including live shows
  • Romantic Tranquility Soaking Tubs on patios and balconies
  • Butler service in top-tier categories
  • Free WiFi (in room and all common areas)


  • Discover Diversity. The Bayside Restaurant represents the culinary diversity of an equally diverse locale. With flavorsome Caribbean cuisine, guests from near and far can enjoy Bayside by day for buffet-style breakfast and lunch; and bask in its enchanting essence with dining by night for an exquisite a la carte dinner. Indoors or on the terrace, romance abounds. Dine beneath the stars, indulge in candlelit dinners, or gaze out onto a seemingly endless blue waterscape while welcoming over the cool, sea breeze. No matter what time of day, Bayside is the place to indulge your palate with international delicacies including seafood favorites like Surf & Turf and Grilled Snapper, and a variety of international favorites such as Oven-Roasted Chicken Pesto-Glazed Rack of Lamb, Green Thai Curry, and Pan-Crusted Pizza baked in a clay pizza oven! Savor the flavors of this enchanting restaurant and toast to the distinct character of a lively eatery, nestled just a short distance from the sparkling, Caribbean Sea.

Itinerary & Schedule

Date Location Notes / CME Details
October 22nd Pigeon Island Gros Islet, St. Lucia
October 23rd Pigeon Island Gros Islet, St. Lucia 8:00 am—12:30 pm
October 24th Pigeon Island Gros Islet, St. Lucia 8:00 am—12:00 pm
October 25th Pigeon Island Gros Islet, St. Lucia
October 26th Pigeon Island Gros Islet, St. Lucia 8:00 am—12:00 pm
October 27th Pigeon Island Gros Islet, St. Lucia 8:00 am—11:15 am
October 28th Pigeon Island Gros Islet, St. Lucia
October 29th Pigeon Island Gros Islet, St. Lucia

Pre-And-Post Trip Information

There are no Sea Courses pre or post tours for this CME AWAY. Please click here to design your own!

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