Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify and discuss potential dental procedure-specific risk factors.
  • Identify and discuss patient-specific risk factors.
  • Discuss endocrine and metabolic pharmacology.
  • Identify endocrine and metabolic abnormalities based on the patient’s drug history.
  • Determine perioperative endocrine and/or metabolic risk based on procedure- and patient-specific variables.