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.

NEW - Tennessee Licensees - Beginning October 11, 2018 dentalcare.com will submit your CE course information to CE Broker.

Note for Tennessee and Louisiana Licensees:
For your “proof of completion” to be electronically reported to CE Broker within 30 days of program completion, please add your Tennessee/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 Tennessee/Louisiana License number.

Note for Florida Licensees:
For your “proof of completion” to be electronically reported to CE Broker within 30 days of program completion, please 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. For accurate submission into Florida CE Broker:

  • Dentists must have a “DN” in front of their license number, i.e., DN12345
  • Hygienists must have a “DH” in front of their license number, i.e., DH12345
  • Do not add "0’s" in front of the license number – the system will reject the “proof of completion”

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