Special Needs for the G.P. -- An Overview of the Most Common Disabilities
Thursday, May 7
Time: 8:30 - 11:30 am
Course Code: T 160
Quick Summary: Special needs patients pose unique challenges to the entire dental team, but being better prepared to care for them can mean everything to these families.
Fee: Doctors $63 All Others $22
Course Description: This course will educate participants on various types of special needs patients, the specifics of their disabilities, and how it relates to dentistry and the overall health of these patients.
- Define various forms of special needs and their common characteristics.
- Understand associated behaviors and dental concerns of each covered disability.
- Determine the best treatment options for each special needs patient based on their individual disability and level.
Course most appropriate for: Dentists, Hygienists, and Assistants
C.E. Hours: 3 clinical hours
Academy of General Dentistry Code: 436