Mitigation of Medical Risk for the General Dentist – Part 2: Special Cases

$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: August 31, 2024

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

Mitigation of Medical Risk for the General Dentist – Part 2: Special Cases

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 2
Originally presented December 5, 2020

  1. Mitigation of Medical Risk for the General Dentist – Part 2: Special Cases
    1. Every Patient is a New Patient 
      1. Medical Profile – Review relevant medical history for the general dentist
        1. Exposure to mitigation of patient dental anxiety
    2. Special Cases
      1. The Surgical Patient on Blood Thinners
      2. The Sedation Patient
      3. The Allergic Patient
      4. The Emergency Patient