Friday, January 6, 2017 from 8:15 AM to 4:00 PM
Avoid Liability: Know Your Patients’
Medications and Their Impact on Dental
Dr. Hal Crossley
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Your patients are living longer thanks to their medications but many of the physician-prescribed medications used by your patients have dental implications and side effects affecting your treatment plan. Some of these medications are the drugs of choice of “doctor shoppers”. Some medications are more likely to cause violent behavior and others can cause a “scalded mouth syndrome” and in fact, others may cause sexual dysfunction. Should I use caution when prescribing NSAIDs with antihypertensives? Is antibiotic prophylaxis required for patients with orthopedic prostheses? And lastly, should I use caution with the patient using “medical marijuana”?
This presentation includes the indications, contraindications, and side effects of some of the more common physician- prescribed medications. These medications represent 30% of all prescriptions taken by your dental patients and familiarity with these drugs will provide the dental practitioner with a better appreciation for the health profile of your dental patient.
At the conclusion of this course, the attendees will know:
- Prescription, OTC medications, and foods that could adversely interact with dental drugs.
- Why your patients are taking their medications.
- What oral side effects may be caused by these medications
- Accepted uses and dental implications of “medical marijuana”
- Maximum doses for commonly prescribed pain medications.
- When not to prescribe NSAIDs.
- How to manage patients taking some of the newer anticoagulant medications
- How to combine analgesics to maximize their effects.
Registration will close 2 days prior to ALL course dates. Registration will not be processed until payment is received by Eventbrite. After the registration deadline, please contact the CE office to see if space is available (402-472-2611).
We reserve the right to limit the number of participants and to cancel any course. Confirmation letters are generally sent two weeks prior to the course. If registration and payment were sent at least two weeks prior to the course and no confirmation letter is received, please contact Connie Whitson at 402-472-2611 to verify that your registration.
Participants cancelling their registrations will receive a refund minus a $25 processing fee. Notice of cancellation must be made prior to the course.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE AFTER THE COURSE BEGINS.
Mary Riepma Ross Theater is located at 313 N 13th St. in Lincoln.
Parking is only complimentary for courses held on East Campus.
UNMC College of Dentistry Continuing Education Phone: 402-472-2611 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Connie Whitson For additional information on courses and speakers please visit www.unmc.edu/dentistry.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education 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 CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
The College is a member of the American Dental Education Association and the Association for Continuing Dental Education.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education designates this activity for 6 continuing education credits.