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1014 Complementary Alternative Medicine Techniques (AGD 130)

1014 Complementary Alternative Medicine Techniques (AGD 130)

1014 Complementary Alternative Medicine Techniques (AGD 130)

Esther K. Andrews, CDA, RDA, RDH, MA
Esther K. Andrews, CDA, RDA, RDH, MA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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Launch date: 10 Aug 2016

Expiry Date: 31 May 2018

Last updated: 28 Apr 2017

Reference: 164706

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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

Complementary and alternative medicine used in dentistry is inclusive of various treatment modalities. Dental patients continue to request these therapies to prevent invasive procedures, relieve anxiety, and save on cost. Various methods of alternative treatment are covered.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
Define Complementary and Alternative Medicine terminology.
Objective 2:
Recognize that patients may choose complementary and alternative procedures in addition to conventional dentistry.
Objective 3:
Explain the alternative medical systems of homeopathy and naturopathy, Chinese medicine and Ayurveda.
Objective 4:
Consider mind-body interventions used to enhance treatment, such as support groups, meditation, prayer, art, music, dance, imagery, relaxation, biofeedback, hypnosis and paranormal health remedies.
Objective 5:
Conceptualize how substances found in nature, such as herbs, food, vitamins, minerals, dietary supplements, and natural therapies, are used for biologically based therapy.
Objective 6:
Discuss manipulative and body based methods of physical therapy, chiropractory or massage therapy.
Objective 7:
Describe energy therapies.
Esther K. Andrews, CDA, RDA, RDH, MA

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Esther K. Andrews, CDA, RDA, RDH, MA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Esther Andrews earned a Master of Arts from Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI; an Associates of Applied Arts and Science from Grand Rapids Community College in Grand Rapids, MI; and a Bachelor of Science and Associates of Applied Science from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI. Currently she practices dental hygiene in Chicago.

Her newest textbook, titled Practice Management for Dental Hygienists was published by Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins in Baltimore, MD.
Honors and awards bestowed include:
• 2005 Dental Assisting National Board Achievement for 30 year continuous Certification,
• 2004 American Dental Assistants Association Journal Award, and
• 2000 Life membership in the American Dental Assistants Association.

She is a frequent contributor to the Journal.

Current Accreditations

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

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

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