Look what's new in CE.
Just look at the list presented here and see the six new courses and then check out the revised courses as well--there are five!
If you haven't received your current copy of the Professional Development Catalog from ADAA's Continuing Education Council, you'll want to order one right away. Call, write, fax or drop us an e-mail.
And there are other good ideas for professional growth too. You can get a package of materials to prepare for all three national exam topics--chairside, infection control and radiation--and you can order ADAA's popular career video "Your Future in Dental Assisting," a 7-minute capsule to aid in career planning presentations.
35 E. Wacker Dr., #1730, Chicago 60601 Phone: 312-541-1550 Fax: 312-541-1496 e-mail: email@example.com
Newly Revised Courses:
* Dental Assistant's Management of Medical Emergencies
* Alginate Impressions and Diagnostic Study Model Techniques
* Prevention of Disease Transmission in the Dental Office
* Introduction to Computerized Dental Systems
* Designing a Comprehensive Health History
Purchase all three national exam prep courses and save:
#0008 (Infection Control)
If bought separately, cost $205; as a package, only $150; Non-member: $225
Code Number: 3-pack
Management of HIV/AIDS Patients in Dental Practice (NEW) Since the first reported outbreaks of HIV/AIDS, great strides have been made in the treatment of disease-related opportunistic infections, neoplasms and neurological disorders. Combined use of multiple anti-viral agents and preventive treatment for pregnant women has increased the number of infected persons living longer and seeking regular dental care. This disease continues to devastate countries in Africa and Southeastern Asia and has increased significantly in China and Russia. In the United States high-risk groups have started to reject prevention schemes. Learn the consequences for today's modern dental practice. #0204 4 Credit Hours $36 Member $50 Non-member Carbonated Beverages--The Pouring Rights Dilemma (NEW) Learn why we are seeing an increase in soda drinking with children and how it is affecting dentistry today. Includes the harmful effects of soft drinks to enamel and supplies alternatives to soft drink consumption. Describes the "pouring rights" concepts, why schools are using it, and ways to combat the marketing methods used by soft drink companies on and off school grounds. #0207 1 Credit Hour $15 Member $22 Non-member Gingival Health--Periodontal Assessment (NEW) An introduction to finding, locating, and assessing periodontal diseases. Included is the importance of the initial examination, the recording of in-depth information in the patient record, and types of clinical evidence that can be found on radiographs. Also covered are the pitfalls involved with inaccurate sulcus depth readings, mobility and furcation classifications. #0208 2 Credit Hours $22 Member $32 Non-member Radiation Biology, Safety and Protection for Today's Dental Assistant (NEW) This summary demonstrates how the study of radiation biology began and how radiation safety and protection measures evolved from early research efforts to formally established organizations that examine leading scientific thought and provide guidance and recommendations on radiation protection and measurement. The subsequent information will provide an overview of radiation biology and the safety and protection measures that the dental assistant can implement to reduce radiation exposure to dental patients as well as minimize occupational exposure. #0209 5 Credit Hours $45 Member $56 Non-member Medications as Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease (NEW) As our population ages, increased numbers of patients will be using a variety of medications. These medications may benefit the general health of a patient, but consideration must also be given to the impact of these agents, both prescription and over-the-counter, on gingivitis and periodontitis. The risk factors associated with the use of various types of medication and periodontal disease are discussed. #0210 2 Credit Hours $22 Member $32 Non-member Hepatitis: What Every Healthcare Worker Needs to Know (NEW) This course provides an overview of Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E with a special emphasis on the bloodborne viruses. An explanation of modes of transmission, epidemiology and prevention of these potentially life-threatening infections is presented in a clear and informative manner. Know which hepatitis viruses may pose a risk in the dental healthcare setting and important precautions for prevention of the spread of hepatitis, including the latest vaccine recommendations, infection control precautions, and post exposure management. #0212 4 Credit Hours $36 Member $50 Non-member
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|Title Annotation:||dental assistants|
|Publication:||The Dental Assistant|
|Date:||Jul 1, 2003|
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