Oral Care for Patients with Special Health Care Needs – 3 Hours

$30.00

Description

Individuals with Special Health Care Needs (SHCN) are more susceptible to oral diseases throughout their lifetime. Oral diseases can directly affect the health and quality of life of individuals with particular systemic health problems or conditions. These recommendations aim to educate healthcare providers, parents, and other organizations about managing oral care for patients with SHCN.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define the special health care needs (SHCN) population in pediatric dentistry.
  • Discuss the primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care of pediatric dental patients with SHCN.
  • Discuss the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s recommendations for managing dental patients with SHCN.
  • Discuss the practical oral care for people with developmental and Intellectual disabilities.
  • Discuss the health challenges and strategies for care for people with developmental disabilities.
  • Discuss oral health problems and strategies for caring for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

 

Contact Hours : 3  Hours

Prerequisite: None 

Course Fee: $30 / Participant 

Authors: Dr. Ritika Agrawal MDS (OMFS), FHNSO (Dr. Agrawal has worked in a variety of settings for people with special needs, including group homes, long-term care facilities, and traditional dental clinics. Dr. Agrawal works in dental settings addressing the access to care issues faced by underserved populations, including those with special needs.)

AGD PACE Subject Code: 750– Special Patient Care (Oral Care for Patients with Special Health Care Needs)

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.

Provider/Author Disclosure: Biologix Solutions LLC does not have a commercial interest in any products or services discussed or shared in this educational activity nor with the commercial supporter. No manufacturer or third party has had any input into course content development.

Dental Continuing EducationBiologix Solutions LLC – Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 4/20/2013 to 4/30/2025. Provider ID# 352738

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