Spring 2023 Mandatory & Fundamental Continuing Education Credits for the Entire Dental Team - Zoom Webinar

Now more than ever, it's essential for every dental professional to stay on top of their game. Our full day of team-centered continuing education provides you with the required continuing education credits you need and an opportunity to strategize and retool. The full-day course sheds light on the most commonly prescribed medications, how to advance care for LGBTQIA+ patients, infection control and safety standards, and the impact of CBD and THC on oral health. Your team will discuss professional insights and legislative updates with the Minnesota Board of Dentistry.

Course Type:

Register for Upcoming Sessions

May 5, 2023 8:30 am - May 5, 2023 3:45 pm

Session Location: 

Zoom Webinar

Course Number: CF3736

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Learn How To

Common Prescription Medications and Their Impact on Your Patients

  • Assess commonly prescribed medications to adults for contraception, sexually transmitted infections, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, asthma, smoking cessation, depression and mental health, insomnia, and pain management
  • Consider the most commonly prescribed medications for children
  • Discuss how common medications impact oral health and overall health

Creating an LGBTQIA+-friendly Dental Office

  • Consider the growing number of children and adults who identify as LGTQIA+ and recognize their dental care buying power
  • Discuss current LGBTQIA+ terminology
  • Rethink your communications and conversations to include—rather than exclude—your rural, suburban, and urban LGBTQIA+ patients and their families

Minnesota Board of Dentistry Updates

  • Discuss the role of the Board of Dentistry
  • Consider the Board's current initiatives
  • Assess Minnesota's expectations related to allied dental professionals, delegation of duties, and infection control

Infection Control and Safety: What's Missing and What's Enough?

  • Discuss CDC guidelines for infection control
  • Review Bloodborne Pathogens Standards
  • Advance SDS and GHS hazard communications
  • Consider general office safety standards

Weeding Through the Haze: THC, CBD, Hemp and Your Patients

  • Discuss the growing use of hemp-based products, CBD, and THC among adults
  • Describe how hemp-based products and recreational/medical marijuana impact oral and overall health
  • Recognize trends in the marketing, regulation, and use of emerging products, including electronic cigarettes (vapes)
  • Identify in-office communication strategies to address patient marijuana and hemp use