DescriptionImprove your ability to assess and treat the geriatric patient with this lecture/discussion-based educational activity. Gain knowledge and skills that will enable you to make appropriate decisions regarding who to treat, how much treatment to provide, and under what conditions treatment should be provided.
Topics of this lecture/discussion-based learning include:
Health History Assessment
Assessment of Mental Status
Common Geriatric Conditions of Significance in Dental Care
Treatment Techniques of Root Caries in the Elderly Dental Patient
Preventative Dental Care
VideoconferencingMAHEC has the ability to provide a videoconference of this event to other satellite locations in the MAHEC region. Please contact the planner of the course to arrange a videoconference. Rosalyn Wasserman
Group RegistrationsRegistering 2 or more participants with one payment? Please use the PDF Brochure/Registration Form, and send completed paper registrations for the full group to the Registration Team at MAHEC.
Dental Healthcare Providers
- Perform a health history as well as doing a pharmacological and brief mental health assessment of geriatric patients
- Provide preventative dental care, caregiver/patient education and treat common geriatric dental conditions
- Treat root caries in the geriatric dental patient
- Recognize potential signs of elder abuse
- Allen D. Samuelson, DDS
20DE001 - Geriatric Dental Care - On-site at MAHEC or via Videoconference
9/20 8:00 AM–9/10 12:15 PM
20DE001 - Geriatric Dental Care - On-site at MAHEC
9/20 8:00 AM–12:15 PM
Planning 20DE001 - Geriatric Dental Care - via Videoconference (See course Description if interested in creating a videoconference site.)
9/20 8:00 AM–12:15 PM
The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.40 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.
4.000 Contact Hours
MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 4.00 Contact Hours.
4.000 ADA CERP
The North Carolina Health Education Centers (NC AHEC) are an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
The North Carolina Area Health Education Center designates this activity for up to 4.0 hours of continuing education credits.
Disclosure Statement/Conflict of Interest: In accordance with the ADA CERP Standard V., everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests and this information will be made available to participants at the start of the activity. As a continuing education provider, MAHEC, as part of the North Carolina Health Education Centers, is responsible for ensuring the content, quality and scientific integrity of all continuing dental education activities for which credit is provided. MAHEC is also responsible for taking steps to protect against and/or disclose any conflict of interest of the faculty/instructors presenting those courses.