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DE0374: Current Concepts in Medications for Dentistry

 
Date: 4/10/2014 - 4/10/2014 Course Status: Completed
Facility: Tuba City Regional HC Location: Tuba City, AZ
Instructor: KENNETH MORAN Director: KENNETH MORAN
Level: Basic Audience: Dentists, Hygienists
Quota: 4 - 16 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (AGD - 016)
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The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
Summary:

This course is available to dentists and hygienists at Tuba City only. The purpose of this 1.5 hour course is to provide IHS dental providers with up to date information on medications as they relate to the profession. The course will include lecture, discussion, and question and answer formats.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
1. Name the medications that cause osteonecrosis of the jaws, describe their potential effects, and to employ that information to design treatment that reduces patient risk during dental care.
2. Identify those patients with total joint replacement at higher risk for dental related infections, analyze the risk, and integrate that knowledge into everyday practice.
3. Describe common drug effects and interactions, and employ that information to formulate treatment plans that safely optimize patient outcomes.

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.

None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.

Concerns or complaints about this course may be directed to Mary Beth Kinney or to ADA CERP (http://www.ada.org/goto/cerp).

Prerequisites:

None

Tuition Payment Information:

Tuition Policy:

Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.

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