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Providing Dental Care to a Select Group of Medically Compromised Patients-dental Care Considerations
Dec 06, 2020 | CEUs : 3 | USD $145.00 | Fairfield, New Jersey
Providing Dental Care to a Select Group of Medically Compromised Patients-dental Care Considerations is organized by Dental Studies Institute (DSI) and will be held on Dec 06, 2020 at Dental Studies Institute, Fairfield, New Jersey, United States of America. Credits: 3 CEU’s 1.Pregnant Patients & Nursing Mothers: Managing Dental Considerations Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this presentation the attendee will understand: Pregnant patient: • Provide appropriate treatment to pregnant patients who present for routine care or emergency care • Prescribe medications to prevent fetal damage • Describe physiologic changes during pregnancy possibly affecting dental c are • Identify safe dental care during all three trimesters – x-rays, treatment, medications Nursing mother: • Prescribe medications which will not harm the newly born child• • Educate the new parent as to caries risk for the newborn, based on the mother’s oral hygiene • Explain safety concerns for the newborn who is being breastfed – oral health of the baby, medications • Provide guidelines to help maintain a “clean mouth” for the newborn • Identify current guidelines for dental health of the newborn and communicating this to the parent 2.The Geriatric Patient: (“mature") Managing Dental Considerations Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this presentation the attendee will understand: • Distinguish that care of this type of patient involves an awareness of both medical and pharmacological issues • Understand that communication is critical – what you say to the patient or guardian is as critical as the care you may provide • Assessing dental needs based on age, patient capabilities and the residence setting • Factors that may be less critical in a younger patient population 3. Patients with Kidney Disease: Managing Dental Considerations Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this presentation the attendee will understand: • Discuss the growing problem of kidney disease due to uncontrolled hypertension and diabetes • Assessment of renal function and providing safe medications • Potential complications during treatment that must be anticipated • What dialysis is and treatment considerations 4.Managing the Patient with Cancer: Head, Neck and Other Cancers Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this presentation the attendee will understand: • Current theories behind cancer development • An overview of new therapies that patients may present with • Dental care treatment considerations for patients about to undergo cancer treatment, in treatment, or completed treatment • Dental management of patients with head and neck cancers, before, during, and after their care 5.Managing the Dental Patient with Infectious Disease (Hepatitis, HIV and HPV) Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this presentation the attendee will understand: • The common presentation to the dental office of Hepatitis C, HPV and HIV • An overview of the basic pathophysiology of these disorders and dental treatment considerations
Dec 13, 2020 | CEUs : 6 | USD $145.00 | Fairfield, New Jersey
Managing Medical Emergencies - Including Mandatory Emergency Protocol Course is organized by Dental Studies Institute (DSI) and will be held on Apr 29, 2020 at Dental Studies Institute, Fairfield, New Jersey, United States of America. Credits: 6 CEU’s Course Description: This course will teach you and your staff the fundamentals of handling medical emergencies. It will answer the following questions: *Is there a protocol for managing a medical emergency in your office? *What action would be taken? *Who is responsible for documentation? *What drugs or equipment should be readily available in the office? This course will prepare your office and staff for a variety of emergencies. This course is recommended for the entire dental team. Learning Objectives: • Understanding of the most common medical emergencies in presentation and treatment options. • Review of vital signs, medical health history, and documentation • Understanding what drugs are in an emergency drug kit, their indications, contraindications, dose and route of administration Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.