DENTAL ASSISTANT PACKAGE - 10 HOURS - LAT10

$69.95

Contact hours will be awarded until this package's expiration date of 8/22/2019.

Created specifically for dental assistants, this package of 4 continuing education courses offers 10 credit hours and covers topics including human trafficking, dental sealants radiation safety, and oral health for female patients.

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Dental Sealants: Clinical Considerations for Selection and Placement - L0777
This basic-level course reviews the latest research and recommendations regarding the use of dental sealants. The course discusses the e...

This basic-level course reviews the latest research and recommendations regarding the use of dental sealants. The course discusses the epidemiology of caries disease and the materials currently used in dental sealants. Research findings on the effectiveness of sealants are presented, as well as the clinical considerations that must factor into any practitioner's decision to use dental sealants. Techniques for actual placement of dental sealants are outlined along with information on post-placement evaluation and follow-up care. Finally, safety concerns, including systemic toxicity, are discussed.

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Human Trafficking: Overview for Healthcare Professionals - L0909
This intermediate level course for healthcare professionals is an introduction into the complex crime of human trafficking, with a focus...

This intermediate level course for healthcare professionals is an introduction into the complex crime of human trafficking, with a focus on sex and labor trafficking and the common symptoms and conditions that occur in trafficked persons. The course provides insights into the facts surrounding human trafficking and relevant health risks for the trafficked person.

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Oral Health Issues for the Female Patient, 2nd Edition - L0891
Oral health encompasses the craniofacial complex and includes the teeth, periodontium, mucosa, gingiva, oral pharynx, temporomandibular ...

Oral health encompasses the craniofacial complex and includes the teeth, periodontium, mucosa, gingiva, oral pharynx, temporomandibular joints, and muscles used for mastication. While men and women face many common oral health issues, it is no longer acceptable to consider oral health to be gender neutral. Indeed, women differ from men in their oral health needs and concerns. This basic-level course explores the variables affecting Women's oral health and discusses the issues and concerns that dental professionals face in providing care to their female patients.

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Radiation Health, Safety and Protection, 2nd Edition - L0796
Understanding the forms of radiation and the risks and effects associated with dental radiography is essential to providing the highest ...

Understanding the forms of radiation and the risks and effects associated with dental radiography is essential to providing the highest quality of care to the dental patient. Appropriate for all dental professionals, this basic-level course outlines radiation risk, the effects of exposure to ionizing radiation, and the measurement and regulation of radiation dose. The course discusses the ALARA concept, its application in dentistry, and best practices to reduce radiation exposure to the dental patient.