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Understanding patients with alzheimer’s, anxiety and autism can transform the careers of dental professionals. The rates of diagnosis of all three of these conditions continues to increase, so the likelihood that these patients will seek dental care in a private practice is greater than ever. This course reviews the science and definitions of these medical conditions while exploring techniques to guide dental professionals and patients through a successful dental appointment.
1) Generate a basic understanding of Alzheimer’s, Anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
2) Review new techniques for proper patient assessment.
3) Explore behavior guidance protocols to help integrate these patients into the dental practice.
Course Number: T28
- Administrative Personnel
- Dental Assistants
- Dental Hygienists
- Dental Therapist
- Student Dentists
About the speaker
Karen Raposa, RDH, MBA
Ms. Raposa is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and received her MBA from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. She has served as a faculty member at dental hygiene colleges and is a frequent lecturer. She currently serves as Clinical Education Manager at Hu-Friedy Manufacturing Company in Chicago, IL.
|Fundamental CE Credits||0|
|Elective CE Credits||0|
|Core CE Credits||2.5|
|Core Topic||Patient Communication|
|Dentist Early Bird Fee||$25.00|
|Staff Early Bird Fee||$15.00|
|Dentist Regular Fee||$35.00|
|Staff Regular Fee||$25.00|