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1115 Blood Pressure Guidelines and Screening Techniques (AGD 130)

1115 Blood Pressure Guidelines and Screening Techniques (AGD 130)

1115 Blood Pressure Guidelines and Screening Techniques (AGD 130)

Connie M. Kracher, PhD, MSD
Connie M. Kracher, PhD, MSD
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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Launch date: 12 Aug 2016

Expiry Date: 31 May 2018

Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

Reference: 164741

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Course Availability

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

This course teaches the dental health professional to be aware of the causes of hypertension. It describes the appropriate method of taking blood pressure and how to determine recommendations for follow–up and lifestyle medications for patient treatment.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
Recognize causes of hypertension.
Objective 2:
Determine how to assess identiiable causes of hypertension.
Objective 3:
Explain the terms systolic, diastolic, and pulse pressures.
Objective 4:
Identify the various blood pressure categories.
Objective 5:
List factors that inluence blood pressure.
Objective 6:
Explain the equipment needed to determine blood pressure.
Objective 7:
Demonstrate how to take blood pressure.
Objective 8:
Discuss follow-up recommendations for patient treatment.
Objective 9:
Explain lifestyle modiication recommendations
Connie M. Kracher, PhD, MSD

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Connie M. Kracher, PhD, MSD
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Connie Myers Kracher is Associate Professor of Dental Education, Director of the Dental Assisting Program, and the Chair of the Department of Dental Education at Indiana University - Purdue University, Fort Wayne. She holds a PhD from Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, a Master of Science in Dentistry from the Indiana University School of Dentistry in Oral Biology, and a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis. In addition to her CDA, she holds a Certificate in Expanded Restorative Procedures (EFDA). Dr. Kracher is a frequent contributor to the Dental Assistant Journal and is the author of three additional ADAA educational courses: Sports Related Dental Injuries & Sports Dentistry, Oral Health Maintenance of Dental Implants, and, Current Concepts in Preventive Dentistry.

Current Accreditations

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

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Reference number: AGD 130

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