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Management of Patients with Complex Medical Conditions

Mai-Ly Duong, DMD, MPH, MAEd, MAGD, FSCD, FACD, FICD, FPFA Thursday, May 20, 2021 7:30pm-9:00pm CST Subject Code: 750 Length: 1.5 hours Audience: Dentists, Hygienists Fee: $125 (non-members); $75 (members); $37.50 (students) Course Description: The National Center for Health Statistics reports approximately 71.6% of adults over age 20 are overweight or obese. Studies show that approximately 40-50% of adults are taking multiple drugs and have multiple chronic illnesses. Managing these types of patients and prevention of medical emergencies is more important than ever. This course is targeted towards dental health providers who endeavor to provide safe and comfortable dental experiences for patients who have chronic and/or uncontrolled illnesses such as cardiac disease, kidney disease, terminal illnesses and infectious diseases. 2-3 Learning Objectives: · To discuss importance characteristics of a growing population with complex medical conditions · To identify specific strategies to prevent medical emergencies related to chronic illnesses · To manage the link between oral-systemic health conditions in adults with complex medical conditions · To identify clinical treatment options associated with common oral health disease in adults with complex medical conditions Speaker Bio: Dr. Mai-Ly Duong received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) and Masters in Public Health (MPH) from A.T. Still University. She serves as a full-time Associate Professor at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health in The Center for Advanced Oral Health. She works to support students, residents, and faculty treating individuals with special needs and complex medical conditions. She also works as a part-time associate dentist at Sundance Dental Care. Following dental school, she completed a certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry from NYU Langone Medical Center. She also completed a Masters in Education (MAEd) with a dental emphasis from the University of the Pacific.
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Course Description: The National Center for Health Statistics reports approximately 71.6% of adults over age 20 are overweight or obese. Studies show that approximately 40-50% of adults are taking multiple drugs and have multiple chronic illnesses. Managing these types of patients and prevention of medical emergencies is more important than ever. This course is targeted towards dental health providers who endeavor to provide safe and comfortable dental experiences for patients who have chronic and/or uncontrolled illnesses such as cardiac disease, kidney disease, terminal illnesses and infectious diseases. Learning Objectives: · To discuss importance characteristics of a growing population with complex medical conditions · To identify specific strategies to prevent medical emergencies related to chronic illnesses · To manage the link between oral-systemic health conditions in adults with complex medical conditions · To identify clinical treatment options associated with common oral health disease in adults with complex medical conditions
Mai-Ly Duong, DMD, MPH, MAEd, MAGD, FSCD, FACD, FICD, FPFA
May 20, 2021
$75.00
$125.00

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