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Local Anesthetic Agents in Dentistry (ce646) - Introduction

Local Anesthetic Agents in Dentistry

COURSE NUMBER: 646

Thomas Viola, RPh, CCP

Credit Hours:

1 Hour(s)

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Participants in this course will be introduced to evidence-based information related to the pharmacology of local anesthetic agents; issues related to potency, onset, and duration of action. Factors to be considered in selecting a local an...

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Overview

Participants in this course will be introduced to evidence-based information related to the pharmacology of local anesthetic agents; issues related to potency, onset, and duration of action. Factors to be considered in selecting a local anesthetic for perioperative pain management; and precautions to consider with the use of local anesthetic agents.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Feb 9, 2021

  • Last Revision Date:

    Jun 4, 2021

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Jun 3, 2024

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    340

Learning Objectives

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


  • Discuss the pharmacology of LAs.
  • Discuss the factors to consider in selecting the most effective and least toxic LA for perioperative pain management.
  • Discuss precautions to consider with the use of LAs.

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

  • Mr. Viola reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course. He has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Thomas Viola

Thomas Viola

RPh, CCP

With over 30 years’ experience as a board-certified pharmacist, clinical educator, professional speaker and published author, Tom Viola, RPh, CCP, has earned his national and international reputation as the go-to specialist for making pharma...

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Submission Information

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Recognition

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Approved PACE Program Provider

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Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.


8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

Provider ID# 211886

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AADH Approved Program Provider

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.