FUNDAMENTALS PACKAGE - 10 HOURS - LFS10

$69.95

Contact hours will be awarded until this package's expiration date of 11/10/2019.

This 10-hour package of continuing education includes 4 individual courses covering dental fundamentals. Appropriate for dentists, hygienists, and assistants, topics in this package include ethics, infection control, radiation safety, and management of medical emergencies.

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Dental Ethics and the Digital Age: 3 Hour, Updated 1st Edition - L0948
The practice of dentistry is multifaceted. Not only must dental professionals have the technical skills to treat patients appropriately ...

The practice of dentistry is multifaceted. Not only must dental professionals have the technical skills to treat patients appropriately and safely, they must also practice within a professional ethical framework that is sometimes more challenging than the dental procedures themselves. This basic-level course helps dental professionals gain a better understanding of dental ethics, professionalism, and current ethical challenges to the profession, with particular emphasis on the impact of the digital age. Dental professionals may be eager to incorporate the latest technologies into their practices and into their private lives, but must consider the ethical implications of doing so.

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Infection Control, Cross Contamination, and Instrument Sterilization, 2nd Ed. - L0926
Infection control is vital to the safe, effective treatment of patients in the dental office. This basic-level course is a refresher for...

Infection control is vital to the safe, effective treatment of patients in the dental office. This basic-level course is a refresher for dental healthcare professionals on infection control, cross contamination, and instrument sterilization techniques. Areas addressed include infection control guidelines; understanding standard versus universal precautions; sterilization and disinfection of patient care items; goals for ensuring disease containment through proper instrument recirculation techniques; handling of contaminated instruments from the treatment room through precleaning, cleaning, and preparation for sterilization; the most commonly used (and accepted) methods of dental instrument sterilization; environmental infection control; dental unit waterlines, biofilm, and water quality; and other infection control considerations.

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Management of Medical Emergencies: An Update, 2nd Edition - L0792
This basic-level course details the three major components of managing medical emergencies in the dental office: prevention, recognition...

This basic-level course details the three major components of managing medical emergencies in the dental office: prevention, recognition, and treatment. Appropriate for all dental professionals, the course discusses the importance of obtaining a thorough medical history of each patient as well as the need to be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of life-threatening emergencies. The symptoms and treatment for patients with inadequate blood flow to the brain, inadequate delivery of oxygen to the brain, hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and allergic reactions are described.

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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.