Medication Use in Dentistry

Medication Use in Dentistry

by NetCE, Mark Szarejko

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Overview

As the number of medications and range of uses grow, dental prescribing has become increasingly complex. The purpose of this course is to provide dental professionals with the knowledge necessary to effectively prescribe and to monitor the effects of commonly used drugs. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.

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

1. Outline the various types of local anesthetics used in dentistry.
2. Evaluate the appropriate uses of analgesics for dental pain.
3. List antibiotics and antifungal medications that may be used to prevent or treat dental infections.
4. Discuss the role of antiviral medications in dental practice.
5. Describe the effective use of anxiolytic medications in easing dental patient anxiety and fear.
6. Identify special populations for whom prescribing practices may need to be adjusted.

This 5-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161740361
Publisher: NetCE
Publication date: 09/01/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,162,573
File size: 231 KB

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