PHARMACOLOGY PACKAGE - 11 HOURS - LYS11

$81.95

Contact hours will be awarded until this package's expiration date of 8/25/2019.

This 11-hour package of continuing education includes 3 individual courses covering pharmacology. Appropriate for dentists, hygienists, and assistants, topics in this package include herbal-drug interactions, premedication for dental procedures, and pharmacologic agents used in dental practice.

Correspondence
View Less
View More
Herbal-Drug Interactions Important in Dentistry - L0790
This basic-level course describes the prevalence and risk for interactions involving herbal medicines and lists the herbal medications a...

This basic-level course describes the prevalence and risk for interactions involving herbal medicines and lists the herbal medications and drugs of greatest concern to dental professionals. A stoplight approach to risk assessment is discussed and a general strategy to avoid the most common herbal-drug interactions is suggested. Critical patient populations (including women who are pregnant or breast feeding) are emphasized and specific herbal-drug interactions that can lead to increased bleeding, decreased blood glucose levels, and sedation changes are discussed.

Correspondence
View Less
View More
Pharmacologic Agents Commonly Used in Dental Practice: A Review, 2nd Ed. - L0802
This intermediate-level course reviews the pharmacology and indications for use of the most common medications employed in dentistry. It...

This intermediate-level course reviews the pharmacology and indications for use of the most common medications employed in dentistry. It addresses the pharmacology, side effects, adverse reactions, precautions, and any special dental considerations related to the use of the medications most frequently employed in dentistry. The principles learned will be directly applicable in determining the most suitable approach for drug selection and prescribing and will help address patient and staff concerns around potential risks. Information presented in this course should be considered essential knowledge for all dental professionals, both seasoned and newly credentialed.

Correspondence
View Less
View More
Premedication for Dental Procedures, 2nd Edition - L0778
This intermediate-level course reviews the pharmacology of antimicrobial agents and presents current guidelines and therapeutic choices ...

This intermediate-level course reviews the pharmacology of antimicrobial agents and presents current guidelines and therapeutic choices to optimize antibiotic prescribing practices. The course addresses the differences among antibiotics typically prescribed for orofacial infections and the selection and timing of appropriate prophylactic antibiotics for special populations such as orthopedic, cardiac, and immunosuppressed patients. The principles learned are directly applicable to the appropriate selection of antimicrobial therapy for the pregnant or breast-feeding patient and assist in recognizing those patients with a significant allergic history and determining how to best, and safely, treat them.