Vident launches VITA U for traveling education

March 21, 2012

Campuses include Kansas City, Miami, Denver, Austin, Minneapolis, Cincinnati, Boston, Portland, Huntington Beach, Columbia Vident has announced its 2010 education initiative, known as VITA University, with a schedule bringing lectures on the business of operating a dental laboratory paired with a full day of hands-on technical workshops with a who's-who faculty of renowned instructors.

Campuses include Kansas City, Miami, Denver, Austin, Minneapolis, Cincinnati, Boston, Portland, Huntington Beach, Columbia

Vident has announced its 2010 education initiative, known as VITA University, with a schedule bringing lectures on the business of operating a dental laboratory paired with a full day of hands-on technical workshops with a who's-who faculty of renowned instructors.

The first day of education will comprise lectures by Dr. Mark Murphy, Owner of Funktional Consulting, on "Driving Customer Equity: A Strategy for Growth;" Mary Borg, President and Co-Founder of SafeLink Consulting Inc., on "Quality Dental Laboratory Systems and the Principles of Lea;" and Chuck Yenkner, Founder and President of Business Devlopment Associates, on "Thriving in Challenging Times."

The second day will feature a revolving faculty at each location covering a comprehensive range of fixed and removable restorative topics. 

Schedule

  • March 12-13--Kansas City, MO
    Trainers: Amos Harting; Richard Pavlak, MDT; Bill Mrazek, CDT; Jack Edwards, CDT; Ed Flocken, CDT

  • March 26-20--Miami
    Trainers: Felix Pages, CDT; Fausto Catena, CDT; Visctor Castro, CDT; Krs Kersten, CDT; Dennis Urban, CDT; Bill Mrazek, CDT

  • April 16-17--Denver
    Trainers: Abel Fernandez, CDT; Bob Williams; Mike McIntee, CDT; Jim Collis, CDT; Rich Pavlak, CDT

  • May 21-22--Austin, TX
    Trainers: Kris Kersten, CDT; John Park; Dr. Ed McLaren; Victor Castro, CDT; Bill Mrazek, CDT; Dennis Purinton; Ken Zaker, CDT

  • June 24-25--Minneapolis
    Trainers: Ken Chizick, RDT, CDT; Bob Williams, CDT; Felix Pages, CDT; Dennnis Purinton, CDT; Bill Mrazek, CDT

  • September 10-11--Cincinnati
    Trainers: Ken Chizick, RDT, CDT; Kris Piotrowicz, RDT; Bill Mrazek, CDT; Jim Collis, CDT; Rich Pavlek, CDT

  • October 1-2--Boston
    Trainers: Ken Zaker, CDT; John Park; Dr. Ed McLaren; Fausto Catena, CDT; Dennis Urba, CDT; Bill Mrazek, CDT

  • October 22-23--Portland, OR
    Trainers: Abel Fernandez, CDT; Bob Williams, CDT; Ken Zaker, CDT; Alice Sager, CDT; Bill Mrazek, CDT

  • November 5-6--Huntington Beach, CA
    Trainers: Mike McIntee, CDT; Dr. Ed McLaren; Kris Kersten, CDT; T.G. Hornischer, CDT; Bill Mrazek, CDT

  • December 10-11--Columbia, SC
    Trainers: Rich Pavlek, CDT; Ed Flocken, CDT; Mike McIntee; CDT; Dennis Purinton, CDT; Bill Mrazek, CDT


Tuition is $99 for the one-day lecture, $395 for the one-day hands-on workshops, and $450 for both days; up to 13 CE credits are offered. For additional program details or to register, call 800-828-3839 ext. 238 or visit vident.com/courses. A downloadable course catalog is available online