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CME : 6.00

Self-Medication and Substance Abuse: Clinical Dental Considerations 2018

Feb 16, 2018   |   Boston, Massachusetts  United States of America
Specialties : Dentistry
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Conference Summary

Self-Medication and Substance Abuse: Clinical Dental Considerations is organized by Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and will be held on Feb 16, 2018 at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is Dentists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6 Credit Hours.

Course Description:
Many patients add or substitute prescription and non-prescription drug products in their medication regimen, unaware of potentially serious adverse outcomes, and often without mention during a review of their medical history. This program will provide participants with an overview of the dental considerations of the most popular prescription and non-prescription drugs and supplements patients use to self-medicate, Using case scenarios, special emphasis will be given to techniques useful in successfully identifying self-medication and obtaining a complete patient medication history.

Conference Objectives are :
• Identify the most commonly used prescription and non-prescription drugs, herbal and nutritional supplements patients use to self-medicate
• Describe the illicit and licit uses of these products and their clinical dental considerations
• Discuss techniques useful in identifying self-medication and for obtaining a complete and accurate medical history
• Discuss the strategies necessary for successfully managing self-medicating patients

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Speaking

Thomas A. Viola
Thomas A. Viola

Dentistry

Registration Desk

Contact No. +1 617-636-6828,
617-636-6629
Email
DentalCE@Tufts.edu

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Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
1 Kneeland St
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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