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1308 Eating Disorders: Understanding the Basics and the Oral Implications (AGD 150)

1308 Eating Disorders: Understanding the Basics and the Oral Implications (AGD 150)

1308 Eating Disorders: Understanding the Basics and the Oral Implications (AGD 150)

NATAlIE KAWECKYJ, lDARF, CDA, CDPMA, COMSA, MADAA, BA
NATAlIE KAWECKYJ, lDARF, CDA, CDPMA, COMSA, MADAA, BA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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Launch date: 14 Aug 2016

Expiry Date: 31 May 2018

Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

Reference: 164771

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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

An eating disorder is a term used to describe health and psychological disorders characterized by a disturbance in one’s attitude and behaviors relating to eating, body weight, body image and thoughts about one’s self. There are many different types of eating disorders encountered within the dental field. This course will survey some of the more common disorders encountered in dentistry today.

Objectives

After completing this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
list the physical characteristics of anorexia nervosa.
Objective 2:
recognize the clinical evidence of bulimia nervosa.
Objective 3:
understand the etiology of the common eating disorders.
Objective 4:
describe the differences and similarities between anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
Objective 5:
identify the medical consequences of anorexia and bulimia nervosa.
Objective 6:
outline the treatment protocols for anorexia nervosa.
Objective 7:
understand the differences between the three forms of bulimia nervosa.
Objective 8:
recognize the potential medical complications of the binge eating disorder.
Objective 9:
summarize the signs of compulsive overeating disorder.
Objective 10:
define Unofficial Eating Disorder.
Objective 11:
identify warning signs of anorexia athletica and describe common medical complications.
Objective 12:
recognize the potential nutritional consequences in baryophobia.
Objective 13:
identify the signs and symptoms of othorexia nervosa.
Objective 14:
describe the etiology of pica and understand potential medical complications of the disorder.
Objective 15:
recognize the various food behaviors in children.
Objective 16:
define nutritional consequences with food avoidance emotional disorder.
Objective 17:
recite the potential dental concerns with selective eating disorder.
Objective 18:
explain how other food related disorders are similar to the most commonly diagnosed eating disorders
– anorexia and bulimia nervosa.
Objective 19:
name behaviors associated with body dismorphic disorder.
Objective 20:
give examples of the various phobias related to food and eating.
Objective 21:
list symptoms of the night eating disorder.
Objective 22:
describe pervasive refusal syndrome.
Objective 23:
understand Prader-Willi syndrome.
Objective 24:
prepare advice that can be offered to prevent eating disorders.
Objective 25:
compare and contrast different methods in the delivery of fluoride.
Objective 26:
outline tips on caring for the oral cavity for patients suspected of having an eating disorder.
NATAlIE KAWECKYJ, lDARF, CDA, CDPMA, COMSA, MADAA, BA

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NATAlIE KAWECKYJ, lDARF, CDA, CDPMA, COMSA, MADAA, BA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Natalie Kaweckyj currently resides in Minneapolis, MN, where she is the Clinic Coordinator and Compliance Analyst for a nonprofit pediatric dental clinic. She is a Licensed Dental Assistant in Restorative Functions (LDARF), Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), Certified Dental Practice Management Administrator, Certified Orthodontic Assistant, Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant, and a Master of the American Dental Assistants Association. She holds several expanded function certificates, including the administration of nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia. Ms. Kaweckyj graduated from the American Dental Association-accredited dental assisting program at ConCorde Career Institute and has received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Psychology from Metropolitan State University. She is currently writing her dissertation for her master’s in Public Health. She has worked clinically, administratively and academically. Ms. Kaweckyj is currently serving as ADAA President Elect, and has served on the ADAA Board of Trustees since 2002.She is current legislative chairman for the Minnesota Dental Assistants Association (MDAA) and three time past president of MDAA. She also just concluded her term as President of the Minnesota Educators of Dental Assistants. In addition to her association duties, Natalie is very involved with the Minnesota state board of dentistry as well as with state legislature in the expansion of the dental assisting profession. She is a freelance writer and lecturer and is always working on some project. She has authored many other courses for the ADAA.

Current Accreditations

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

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 3.00 Hours -
    Reference number: AGD 150

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