BLS/AED/First Aid Certification and Recertification

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All participants will have a pass-along fee of $38 for the certification cards provided by the American Red Cross.

AAMS Members: $38 pass-along fee.
Non-members: $60 per person.

Dr. Armond Kotikian is a Board Certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He is an active member of the Armenian American Medical Society (AAMS), holding multiple leadership positions, including serving as the president in 2018 and 2019. He completed dental school at UCLA, then served a one-year residency in hospital dentistry at the Long Beach Veterans Administration Hospital. Subsequently, he pursued a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Kotikian earned his MD from Wayne State School of Medicine, followed by two years of general surgery training, and completed his oral and maxillofacial Surgery residency at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 2009.

He is in private practice in Glendale and is also an assistant professor at USC in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He specializes in complicated dental implant cases, wisdom tooth extraction, and office anesthesia. In the hospital setting, he performs facial trauma reconstruction, orthognathic surgery and treats patients with obstructive sleep apnea patients and oral pathology lesions.

Dr. Kotikian is a member of numerous organizations, including the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the Southern California Orofacial Academy. In addition, he routinely lectures on subjects related to his field at local and national levels. He has been featured in the LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Glendale Newspress, and other local publications for his work in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Kotikian has also been featured on CNN Headline News local edition, ABC 7 in LA, and the Diane Sawyer nightly news on ABC.

Dr. Armond Kotikian, for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

  • The Armenian American Medical Society is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • The Armenian American Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of (4) hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
  • These credits may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.
  • The Armenian American Medical Society is accredited by the Dental Board of California to provide continuing dental education. The Armenian American Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of (4) hours of Continuing Dental Education.

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