Mitigation of Medical Risk for the General Dentist – Part 1

$50.00

Risks from common medical conditions and of circumstances occurring within the dental office will be explored. Specifics will address risk assessment of patients, risk mitigation within the operatory room and of dental materials along with common pharmacological agents prescribed by both physicians and dentists. In addition, this course will introduce participants to a basic medical physical examination and expand dental skills regarding medical history taking.

RCDSO Expiry Date: April 23, 2022

To qualify as a Core Category 1 course, the course certificate must be issued no later than this date.

Completion of this online course qualifies for 3 Core CE Points.

Mitigation of Medical Risk for the General Dentist – Part 1

The purpose of this course is to educate the general dentist on how to minimize medical risks during dental procedures and generally within the dental setting. Risks from common medical conditions and of circumstances occurring within the dental office will be explored. Specifics will address risk assessment of patients, risk mitigation within the operatory room and of dental materials along with common pharmacological agents prescribed by both physicians and dentists. In addition, this course will introduce participants to a basic medical physical examination and expand dental skills regarding medical history taking.

Lecture 1
Originally presented December 5, 2020

  1. Every Patient is a New Patient 
    1. Medical Update – Learn important questions to ask
      1. Learn basic vital assessment for the dentist
      2. Learn basic physical exam for the dentist to identify deteriorating patient
  2. The Regular Patient
    1. Hypertension
    2. Coronary Artery Disease
    3. Asthma
    4. COPD and Tobacco Smoking
    5. Diabetes
    6. Endocrine Disorders