SPECIAL CARE PATIENTS PACKAGE 2 -10 HOURS - LSU10

$69.95
Contact hours will be awarded until this package's expiration date of 12/7/2019.

Created specifically for dentists, this package of 4 continuing education courses offers 10 credit hours related to the care of patients with special needs. Individual course topics include human trafficking, mental health issues, making treatment of special needs patients part of growing your practice, and working with anxious patients.

This package replaces LST10.

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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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Making Treatment of Special Needs Patients a Part of Your Growing Practice - L0801
This basic level course, appropriate for dentists, hygienists and assistants, reviews the background of deinstitutionalization which cre...

This basic level course, appropriate for dentists, hygienists and assistants, reviews the background of deinstitutionalization which created the demand for special needs dentists in the community, and discusses how through hospital affiliation, mobile dentistry, and relationships with specialists, treating special needs patients can be a fulfilling and important part of their practice. These relationships can enhance the professional reputation of the dentist and provide professional partnerships and practice growth.

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Mental Health Issues and Special Care Patients - L0800
Appropriate for dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants, this basic-level course reviews the type, severity and stages of ment...

Appropriate for dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants, this basic-level course reviews the type, severity and stages of mental illnesses, the effect that mental illness has on mood, motivation and self-esteem, the lack of perception a person with mental illness may have of their oral health problems, the effect of patients' habits and lifestyles on their ability to sustain self-care and dental attendance, the side effects of medication and finally, how to help these patients overcome barriers to oral health care.

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Working with Fearful and Anxious Dental Patients - L0880
The purpose of this intermediate-level course is to familiarize the dentist and every member of the dental team with nonpharmacological ...

The purpose of this intermediate-level course is to familiarize the dentist and every member of the dental team with nonpharmacological techniques and strategies for guiding and supporting fearful dental patients. The course will address the nature and prevalence of dental fear and how to identify and guide the fearful patient. The learner will be made aware of the ways in which his or her own behavior, demeanor, and appearance, as well as the ambiance of the dental office, may contribute to dental fear.