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UM Bannatyne: Basic Medical Sciences Building: Room-Theatre B
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Within the expanding population of older people, more patients are experiencing health problems with the propensity for complications from dental treatment. Many of these medical problems or their treatment render the dental patient immunocompromised and therefore more susceptible to oral and systemic complications including infection, antimicrobial resistance, etc. Dentists and dental hygienists have a responsibility to ensure their patients’ health and safety. This course provides practical guidance that will assist clinicians in determining the severity and relative stability of common immunocompromised disorders so course participants will know how to proceed to provide the best possible care and avoid complications. Concise, clinically-focused information will detail the basic disease process for various immunocompromised conditions, along with incidence and prevalence, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, currently accepted medical therapies, and recommendations for specific dental management. Dr. Rhodus will provide practical tips to expedite easier detection and management of immunocompromised medical conditions. Ample time will be allotted for Q and A.
- Describe the changing epidemiology of immunocompromising medical problems in dental patients
- Review the medical manifestations and treatment options for immunocompromising medical problems in dental patients
- Identify the oral manifestations and potential complications of immunocompromising medical problems in dental patients
- Review the current dental management for patients with immunocompromising medical problems in dental practice
Nelson L. Rhodus, DMD, MPH, FICD, FRCSEd
Morse Distinguished Professor
Director, Division of Oral Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Oral Medicine
University of Minnesota
The lecture will be available to paid registrants via livestream from your electronic device.
Registrants will receive connection information via email the week of the event.
6 Hours of Continuing Dental Education (CDE) Credit
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022. Provider ID# 214210 AGD Code 754
Registrants can receive a refund provided they give written notice no later than fourteen (14) days prior to the event. An administration fee will be retained to cover staff costs of processing refunds and other costs associated with cancellations.
The University of Manitoba reserves the right to cancel or postpone any educational program due to an insufficient number of registrations. The decision to cancel will normally be made at least fourteen (14) days prior to the program date. Each registrant will be notified by email and provided with a full refund of all registration costs. The University of Manitoba is not liable for any loss, damages or other expenses that such cancellations may cause, including, but not limited to, non-refundable airline fares, hotel penalties or lost income.