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1410 HIV-AIDS: What the Dental Team Needs to Know (AGD 148)

1410 HIV-AIDS: What the Dental Team Needs to Know (AGD 148)

1410 HIV-AIDS: What the Dental Team Needs to Know (AGD 148)

Janet Tuthill, RDH, MA; Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
Janet Tuthill, RDH, MA; Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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Launch date: 16 Aug 2016

Expiry Date: 31 May 2018

Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

Reference: 164810

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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

The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of HIV and AIDS and to update dental assistants on current trends and treatments of HIV and AIDS. As dental patients will be managing and living longer through the HIV and AIDS illnesses, the dental team must understand the treatment process and disease transmission prevention.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
describe HIV and AIDS.
Objective 2:
differentiate active and passive types of immunity.
Objective 3:
discuss how HIV affects the immune system.
Objective 4:
identify ways HIV is transmitted.
Objective 5:
describe oral manifestations common for the HIV+ patient.
Objective 6:
discuss methods to prevent transmission of HIV.
Objective 7:
describe how HIV is being treated.
Objective 8:
describe infection control measures to protect patients, dental healthcare workers and the community.
Objective 9:
describe confidentiality protocols to protect HIV+ positive patient information.
Janet Tuthill, RDH, MA; Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA

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Janet Tuthill, RDH, MA; Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Janet Tuthill, RDH, MA
Lead Author, Janet Tuthill, RDH, MA is Director of the Dental Assistant Program at Stony Brook University, School of Dental Medicine in Stony Brook, New York. Her recent publications include research on the role of allied dental health care providers in HIV and diabetes screening as well as issues related to access to care.

Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
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 Master’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)
  • 4.00 Hours -
    Reference number: AGD 148

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