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Aging, Systemic Disease and Oral Health: Implications for Women Worldwide (Part I)

COURSE NUMBER: 302

Pam Hughes, RDH, MS; Maria Goldie, RDH, MS

Credit Hours:

2 Hour(s)

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This course will review global prevalence and risk factors of three common health conditions among aging women: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis. It explores prevention and treatment approaches, connections to oral health,...

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Overview

This course will review global prevalence and risk factors of three common health conditions among aging women: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis. It explores prevention and treatment approaches, connections to oral health, and specific treatment plans for each condition.


This is Part 1 of a 2-part series on women, aging and oral health. Part 2 is available in the dentalcare.com CE library.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assisting Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Sep 1, 2007

  • Last Revision Date:

    Jan 21, 2021

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Jan 20, 2024

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    750

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Identify three women’s health concerns observed worldwide.
  • Identify common risk factors linked to systemic diseases and oral implications from medication use.
  • Outline essential steps for the dental professional to use in adequately delivering comprehensive care.
  • Examine specific treatment protocols and product recommendations based on medical and/or dental assessments.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

Note:  Registration is required to take test.

Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Ms. Hughes had done consulting work for P&G.
  • Ms. Goldie reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course.
Pam  Hughes

Pam Hughes

RDH, MS

The P&G team wishes to express its sadness over the loss of our colleague and friend, Ms. Pam Hughes, on December 14, 2017. She was a dedicated, passionate dental hygiene educator and clinician who touched so many lives through her teaching ...

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Maria Goldie - CE Author

Maria Goldie

RDH, MS

Submission Information

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Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

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8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

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Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.