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1419 Oral Cancer Genetics: From Diagnosis to Treatment (AGD 736)

1419 Oral Cancer Genetics: From Diagnosis to Treatment (AGD 736)

1419 Oral Cancer Genetics: From Diagnosis to Treatment (AGD 736)

Natalie Kaweckyj, LDARF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA
Natalie Kaweckyj, LDARF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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Launch date: 17 Aug 2016

Expiry Date: 31 May 2018

Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

Reference: 164837

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1419 Oral Cancer Genetics: From Diagnosis to Treatment (AGD 736)
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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

Understanding oral cancer genetics can help dental professionals treat patients immediately after diagnosis, during cancer therapy, and after the cancer has been eliminated. Learn to recognize signs and symptoms, the effects of various cancer treatments on the oral cavity, and how to ease patient discomfort.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
List the characteristics associated with oral cancer risk factors
Objective 2:
Summarize the basics of tumor formation
Objective 3:
Understand the basics of cancer genetics and development
Objective 4:
Recognize the signs and symptoms of oral cancer
Objective 5:
Identify areas most common to oral cancer formation
Objective 6:
Describe the various treatment modalities
Objective 7:
Understand how oncogenes and tumor suppressor cells work
Objective 8:
Describe the staging of oral carcinomas
Objective 9:
Explain what metastasis is
Objective 10:
Recognize the six classes of chemotherapy drugs and their effects on cells
Objective 11:
Distinguish between benign and malignant tumors
Objective 12:
Explain the treatment considerations necessary in treating dental patients with oral complications
Objective 13:
Differentiate between the types of supplemental fluoride according to existing oral restorations
Objective 14:
Explain the home delivery procedures of supplemental fluoride application
Natalie Kaweckyj, LDARF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA

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Natalie Kaweckyj, LDARF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, 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 (CDPMA), Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA), Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant (COMSA), Certified Preventive Functions Dental Assistant (CPFDA), 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 on several ADAA Councils after having served on the ADAA Board of Trustees 2002– 2012. She served as ADAA President in 2010-2011. She is the current Business Secretary and legislative chairman for the Minnesota Dental Assistants Association (MnDAA) and a three time past president of MnDAA. She also is a Past President of the Minnesota Educators of Dental Assistants (MEDA) and still an active member. 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)
  • 5.00 Hours -
    Reference number: AGD 736

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