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The Procter & Gamble company is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider and is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry for Fellowship, Mastership, and Membership Maintenance Credit. See details below.
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Managing Adult Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
Palma A. Freydinger DDS; Fady F. Faddoul DDS, MSD
Participants in this course will be introduced to information essential to diagnose and respond to adult medical emergencies in oral healthcare settings. Special emphasis is placed on factors to be considered in risk-assessment, recognizing medical emergencies that are immediately life-threatening and must be acted upon promptly (e.g., cardiac arrest); and those problems that, while not immediately life-threatening, require timely stabilization (e.g., hypoglycemia).
This course will provide information for the dental healthcare team on the common causes, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition. Early treatment can help prevent acute pain and, in severe cases, chronic pain, periodontal involvement and possible tooth loss. Educating the patient on bruxism and the importance of maintaining a healthy oral environment will also be covered.
Syllabus: Infection Control/Exposure Control in Oral Healthcare Settings
The syllabus, which may be modified to meet individual institutional requirements, provides a comprehensive description of a 12-module online course.
The course is intended to meet educational requirements of Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students as mandated by OSHA and other federal, state, local and professional organizations related to Standard and Transmission-based Precautions.
Each module may be taken online followed by an examination. A PDF is also available for each module. Module 12 will be a video summary and how-to demonstration of critical topics.
Successful completion of all modules may be followed by a question and answer period by the institutional course director before each student demonstrates competence in a clinical setting.
The Procter Gamble Company is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Concerns or complaints about a dental CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at: http://www.ada.org/cerp
Approved PACE Program Provider
The Procter Gamble Company is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership, and Membership Maintenance Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 8/1/2013 to 7/31/2017.
Provider ID# 211886
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Note to Florida Dental Professionals: Procter & Gamble is an approved dental CE provider for the Florida Board of Dentistry, provider number 50-3035-1. We will electronically report continuing education completed by Florida dental professionals toward license renewal to CE Broker within 30 days of program completion.
Note to Iowa Dental Professionals: Procter & Gamble is approved by the Iowa Dental Board as a sponsor of dental continuing education courses and programs. Courses on the following topics are not considered eligible for credit towards renewal by the Iowa Dental Board: personal development, business aspects of practice, personnel management, government regulations, insurance, collective bargaining, and community service presentations. If you have any questions, visit http://www.dentalboard.iowa.gov.
Note to Texas Dental Professionals: Procter & Gamble courses satisfy the requirements in Texas for "Self-Study" and "Computer Interactive Courses."
Disclaimer: 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.