2h 04m 03s
Anesthesia, Pain Mgmt, Sedation, Pharmacology
How is dental practice is affected by chemical dependancy of our patients? Dr. Aviv Ouanounou discusses all the implications.
The problem of substance abuse has emerged as a major issue in society and has become an area of major focus for healthcare professionals. Statistically, more than 20 million Americans are affected by substance abuse, which includes the use of alcohol and other drugs, including prescribed medications. In this course, we will discuss alcohol and the various drugs of abuse and their mechanism of action. We will review modifications in dental treatment that may be necessary when treating a patient who is chemically dependent or recovering from chemical dependency. Finally, we will review the drugs used in dentistry and their potential interactions with these drugs of abuse.
This webinar qualifies for 3 AGD PACE credit. Subject Code 340. See below for province/state specific credits.
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