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1017 Understanding Nicotine Addiction and Intervention Techniques for the Dental Professional (AGD 158)

1017 Understanding Nicotine Addiction and Intervention Techniques for the Dental Professional (AGD 158)

1017 Understanding Nicotine Addiction and Intervention Techniques for the Dental Professional (AGD 158)

Laura M. Romito, DDS, MS; Arden G. Christen, DDS, MSD, MA; Lorinda Coan, RDH, MS; Stephen J. Jay, MD
Laura M. Romito, DDS, MS; Arden G. Christen, DDS, MSD, MA; Lorinda Coan, RDH, MS; Stephen J. Jay, MD
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: 164708

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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

In recent years, the stage has been set for all dental professionals to become actively involved as facilitators and leaders in tobacco education and control efforts. The course is designed to teach professionals specific skills they may utilize to help tobacco users become free of their addiction.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
Summarize the harmful effects of tobacco on the body and oral health
Objective 2:
Explain the addictive nature of nicotine
Objective 3:
Discuss the psychological and sociocultural aspects of tobacco use
Objective 4:
List the steps which can be initiated to create a smoke-free dental practice
Objective 5:
Describe the dental professional’s role in a dental office smoking cessation program
Objective 6:
Identify the cycle of change and its relationship to smoking behaviors
Objective 7:
Demonstrate the supportive role oral healthcare professionals can have in helping patients to become tobacco-free
Laura M. Romito, DDS, MS; Arden G. Christen, DDS, MSD, MA; Lorinda Coan, RDH, MS; Stephen J. Jay, MD

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Laura M. Romito, DDS, MS; Arden G. Christen, DDS, MSD, MA; Lorinda Coan, RDH, MS; Stephen J. Jay, MD
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

The authors serve on the faculty of Indiana University Schools of Dentistry and Medicine, Indianapolis, and University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN.

Laura M. Romito, DDS, MS: Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical and Applied Sciences. Director, Indiana University Nicotine Dependence Program.

Arden G. Christen, DDS, MSD, MA: Professor Emeritus, Department of Biomedical and Applied Sciences, Director, Indiana University Nicotine Dependence Program at Fairbanks Addictions Hospital, Indianapolis.

Lorinda Coan, RDH, MS: Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Dental Hygiene Program, University of Southern Indiana.

Stephen J. Jay, MD: Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Public Health, Indiana University School of Medicine and Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

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 158

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