Alzheimer’s disease is significantly growing, manifesting in upwards of 20% + of our population, and increasing. Health and dental care for Alzheimer’s patients demand innovative, interdisciplinary, and collaborative approaches. Understanding aging, age-related conditions as Alzheimer’s, and communicating with caregivers will enhance patient care, minimize dental disease, and provide a better overall dental experience. Chronic dental inflammation correlates with Alzheimer’s, and new approaches will reduce impact.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Define the geriatric patient
- Discuss common causes of dementia
- List ways to communicative effectively with geriatric patients
- Recognize geriatric patient needs
- Identify practical applications for geriatric dental care
Contact Hours : 4 (Four) Hours
Fee: $40 / Participant
Authors: Dr. Andrea R. Holzner, Ph.D.
Teaching Method: Online Independent Self-Study Course (Training + Post-Test). Requires Computer & Internet.
Course Completion Certificate : A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.
Target Audience: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and Dental Assistants.
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