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Caring for Patients with Eating Disorders..... Filmed Live at Townie Meeting

Caring for Patients with Eating Disorders..... Filmed Live at Townie Meeting

Caring for Patients with Eating Disorders..... Filmed Live at Townie Meeting

Ms. Linda Douglas, RDH
Ms. Linda Douglas, RDH
on behalf of Dental Town

$36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00

$36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00

$ 36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00
$ 36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00
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Launch date: 08 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 08 Mar 2017

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Description

Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all psychiatric illnesses, and dental professionals are in an ideal position to help improve outcomes for such patients. This course provides an overview of eating disorders and their oral and systemic warning signs, plus insight into the psychological, systemic and oral-health aspects of eating disorders. It includes suggested oral-care protocols to minimize complications, and communication strategies to facilitate disclosure and timely referral to therapists specializing in treating eating disorders. We will also discuss the ethical dilemmas we might face when communicating with the families of individuals with eating disorders.This course was recorded at Townie Meeting 2016 and is free to view for all those that attended.

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Objectives
Describe the oral and systemic complications of eating disorders. Discuss the psychological and social aspects of eating disorders. Describe an evidence-based, oral-care protocol for these patients. Increase awareness of health-promoting resources for individuals with eating disorders.
Ms. Linda Douglas, RDH

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Ms. Linda Douglas, RDH
on behalf of Dental Town

Ms. Linda M. Douglas graduated as a dental hygienist from the Royal Dental Hospital in London, England in 1982. After graduation she worked in periodontology before moving to Toronto, Canada, where she has worked in private practice since 1990. Ms. Douglas’ desire to support patients with eating disorders has instigated her in-depth study of eating disorders, and their effect on oral health.

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

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 1.50 Hours

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