Intimate Partner Violence and Elder Maltreatment: Implications for the Dental Professional

Introduction
Introduction

This continuing education course will provide information on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Elder Maltreatment (EM), describe their victims and perpetrators, and outline the dental professionals’ responsibilities to recognize, report, treat, and prevent such cases.

Dental Students: This is part one of a two-part continuing education series. The second part is Dr. Stephen Jessee’s “Child Abuse and Neglect” course. For students taking these courses, both courses should be completed. As healthcare providers, you are obligated to understand these topics and report, as appropriate.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The authors report no conflicts of interest associated with this course.

Acknowledgements

Drs. Amos Deinard and Stephen Jessee and Ms. Marniasha Ginsberg appreciate very much the editorial input provided by Dr. Larry Kuhl of Delta Dental State of Washington, and Dr. Lynn Douglas Mouden, Director of Office of Oral Health, Arkansas Dept. of Health; Professor, UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health. Sean Burke thanks the staff of the Minnesota Elder Justice Center, Program Director Marit Peterson, and Executive Director Amanda Vickstrom.

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.

Note: Registration is required to take test.

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SUBMISSION INFORMATION

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Submission

To have your "proof of completion" information automatically submitted to the AGD, make sure to add your AGD membership number in the field provided on the Share Your Test Score page. Allow at least 30 days for your credit transfer to appear in your AGD account.

Florida CE Broker

In order for your "proof of completion" information to be automatically submitted to Florida CE Broker, add your Florida License number in the field provided on the "Share Your Test Score" page. If you are licensed in multiple states, please enter just your Florida License number. Allow at least 30 days for your credit transfer to appear in your account.

For accurate submissions into the Florida CE Broker system, dentists needs to have a DN in front of their license number and hygienists need to have a DH in front of their license number. The Florida CE Broker System does not accept "0's" in front of the license number.

Louisiana CE Broker

In order for your "proof of completion" information to be automatically submitted to Louisiana CE Broker, add your Louisiana License number in the field provided on the "Share Your Test Score" page. If you are licensed in multiple states, please enter just your Louisiana License number. Allow at least 30 days for your credit transfer to appear in your account.

For accurate submissions into the Louisiana CE Broker system, dentists needs to have a D in front of their license number and hygienists need to have an H in front of their license number. The Louisiana CE Broker System does not accept "0's" in front of the license number.

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