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1110 Understanding Meth Mouth & Oral Interventions (AGD 157)

1110 Understanding Meth Mouth & Oral Interventions (AGD 157)

1110 Understanding Meth Mouth & Oral Interventions (AGD 157)

Noel Brandon-Kelsch, RDH
Noel Brandon-Kelsch, RDH
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

$47.25 $ 47.25 $ 47.25

$47.25 $ 47.25 $ 47.25

$ 47.25 $ 47.25 $ 47.25
$ 47.25 $ 47.25 $ 47.25
Normal Price: $47.25 $47.25

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Launch date: 11 Aug 2016

Expiry Date: 31 May 2018

Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

Reference: 164732

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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

Methamphetamines (MA) directly affect a person’s health, lifestyle, ability to function and mental status. Inexpensive to manufacture it has become the drug of choice for many. Dental professionals must have knowledge of the symptoms of use, possible side effects, drug interactions with medications and dental treatment considerations. This will aid in delivering appropriate dental treatment, intervention, patient education and prevention.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
Explain the popularity of MA.
Objective 2:
Restate the composition, history and interactions of MA.
Objective 3:
Deine the short-term and long-term physical and mental signs and symptoms of MA use.
Objective 4:
Locate intervention system and referrals for treatment.
Objective 5:
Distinguish the oral signs and symptoms of MA use.
Objective 6:
Develop treatment plans for dentistry needed for MA patients.
Noel Brandon-Kelsch, RDH

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Noel Brandon-Kelsch, RDH
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Noel Brandon-Kelsch is an international speaker, writer and Registered Dental Hygienist in Alternative Practice. She reaches clients by taking a backpack out on the street and delivering preventive tools. Her 20 years of service to clients experiencing the effects of methamphetamine abuse have led her to spread the message of hope and prevention to all health care professionals. She is passionate about oral health and has the uncanny ability to motivate and enlighten audiences through her unique humor and cutting edge information. She takes tough subject matter and presents it in such an interesting way that it becomes thought provoking even to those not involved in her industry. She is the infection control columnist for RDH magazine, a syndicated newspaper columnist, has been published in many books. She has brought the message of oral health to media networks from Disney Radio to ESPN. Noel has received many national awards including Colgate Bright Smiles Bright Futures, RDH Magazine Sun Star Butler Award of Distinction, USA magazine Make a Difference Day Award, President’s Service Award, Foster Parent of the Year, Hu-Friedy Master Clinician Award

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 157

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