About this course

This continuing education course will provide an overview of some of the essential steps that need to be considered in handling elderly and medically compromised patients. It is approved by the Florida Board of Dentistry for 5 CE hours. --- This course will report to CE Broker within 24 hours and can be taken at your own pace, on any device.
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Course curriculum

  • 1
    Understanding the Needs of Geriatric Patients for Dental Professionals
    • Learning Objectives
    • Introduction
    • Population Trends and Demographics
    • The Association Between Oral Health Problems and Systemic Disease
    • Systemic Diseases that are Common Among the Geriatric Population
    • Oral and Systemic Cancers
    • Physiologic Changes During the Aging Process
    • Physical and Cognitive Defects and Oral Hygiene
    • Access to Dental Care: Issues for Geriatric Patients
    • Conclusion
    • References
    • Geriatric - Test
    • Course Evaluation

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