Crossley HaroldClues to Your Patients' Health: What's In Their Bag of Pills?

Dr. Crossley is sponsored by the Rossner Lecture Series through Touro Foundation

Thursday, May 9

Time:  8:30 - 11:30 am
                                                     
Course Code:  T 130
 
Quick Summary:  An immense risk of caring for patients today arises from the medications they are taking.  Complications and/or poor treatment outcomes can be attributed to these medications.  You need to know what your patients are taking and how it affects your care.
 
Fee:  Dentists $70   All Others $30
 
Course Description:  Many of the physician-prescribed medications used by your patients have dental implications affecting your treatment plan.  How can I minimize prescribing opioid medications for post-operative pain?  What is the new FDA warning about codeine and tramadol in children? This presentation includes the indications for the most common physician-prescribed medications.
 
Learning objectives:
  1. Prescribed medications that could adversely interact with dental drugs.
  2. Why your patient is taking their medications.
  3. Dental implications of common physician-prescribed medications.
  4. How to combine analgesics to maximize their effects.
  5. Current recommendations for SBE and orthopedic prosthesis prophylaxis.
Course most appropriate for:  Dentists, Hygienists, and Clinical & Business Assistants
 
C.E. Hours:  3 clinical hours
 
Academy of General Dentistry Code:  134