At a time when both dentistry and medicine are galloping ahead at break-neck speed, it is critical for the dental professional to understand developments in medicine that can critically impact care of their patients.
Part A: Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Valvular Heart Disease
In 2017, the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) updated their guidelines for managing patients with valvular disease. How do the updates affect you?
In Part A, you’ll learn to identify the patients best served and most likely to respond to antibiotic prophylaxis.
Part B: Practical Issues for Antibiotic Premedication
According to interactive polling, 90% of dentists cannot answer questions about antibiotic premedication correctly. Why?
In Part B, you’ll uncover hidden nuances in the administration of antibiotic premedication.
This is MODULE FOUR in a 13-module video lecture series, UCS Companion Video Series, developed and presented by Dr. Leslie Fang.
This module is worth 1 Credit Hour. Receive significant savings when purchasing the full series.
Purchase of this course grants access for one year and requires an internet connection, computer with video and audio capabilities, and in some cases, Adobe Reader to view handouts and articles.
Watch the video and complete the quiz to earn one CE credit.
Scientific support and additional resources are available here.
NOTE: Many dental boards require that a specified portion of your CE credits be via in-person attendance at live courses. Check your state's rules!
Learn the updated guidelines for managing patients with valvular heart disease
Learn how to identify patients best served and most likely to respond to antibiotic prophylaxis
Learn to answer questions about antibiotic premedication
Uncover hidden nuances in the administration of antibiotic medication
(AGD Code - Definition - Hours)
134 (Prescription Medication Management) - 1 hour
Total Credit: 1 hour
Original release date: 1/28/2019
DOCS online courses are available to the purchaser for one year from date of purchase.
No refund of course tuition is available.