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1018 An Introduction to the Herpes Viruses (AGD 148)

1018 An Introduction to the Herpes Viruses (AGD 148)

1018 An Introduction to the Herpes Viruses (AGD 148)

Joe Knight, PA; Contributing Author Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
Joe Knight, PA; Contributing Author Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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Launch date: 10 Aug 2016

Expiry Date: 31 May 2018

Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

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1018 An Introduction to the Herpes Viruses (AGD 148)
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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

The herpes viruses continue to affect patients worldwide. The use of immunosuppressant medications, the AIDS epidemic and crowded living conditions will continue to present a challenge to our healthcare system. Learn the symptoms, epidemiology, transmission, and treatment of various types of herpes viruses.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
Describe the symptoms of an active herpes infection.
Objective 2:
Identify the signs of an active herpes infection.
Objective 3:
Differentiate between herpes type 1, herpes type 2, varicella, and Epstein-Barr infections.
Objective 4:
Discuss how the different herpes viruses are transmitted.
Objective 5:
Identify which forms of herpes have available vaccines.
Objective 6:
Summarize the principal complication of a “shingles” outbreak.
Joe Knight, PA; Contributing Author Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA

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Joe Knight, PA; Contributing Author Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Joe Knight is a family practice Physician Assistant and a medical and science writer in Fresno, California. His medical interests include academic dentistry and sport medicine.

About the Contributing Author
Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Education at Indiana University Purdue University, Fort Wayne. A DANB Certified Dental Assistant since 1985, she worked in private practice over twelve years before beginning her teaching career in the Dental Assisting Program at IPFW. She is very active in her local and Indiana state dental assisting organizations. Prof. Leeuw’s educational background includes dental assisting - both clinical and office management, and she received her M.S. degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision. She is also the Continuing Education Coordinator for the American Dental Assistants Association.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Reference number: AGD 148

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