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Prevention and Early Detection of Oral Cancer (NYS Mandated)

Prevention and Early Detection of Oral Cancer (NYS Mandated)

Prevention and Early Detection of Oral Cancer (NYS Mandated)

Alexander Ross  Kerr, DDS, MSD
Alexander Ross Kerr, DDS, MSD
on behalf of New York State Dental Foundation

$90.00 $ 90.00 $ 90.00

$90.00 $ 90.00 $ 90.00

$ 90.00 $ 90.00 $ 90.00
$ 90.00 $ 90.00 $ 90.00
Normal Price: $90.00 $90.00

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Launch date: 03 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 07 Mar 2017

Reference: 169482

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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.

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More than 50% of oral cancer cases are diagnosed after they have spread. Nearly 35,310 new oral cavity and pharynx cancer cases will be diagnosed and more than 7,590 will die in the US in 2008 (The American Cancer Society). This course reflects some of the most current research and findings regarding oral cancer. This course will equip oral health care providers with the knowledge to help reduce the morbidity and mortality of oral cancer through preventive activities such as early detection and risk factor modification.This course fulfills the New YorkState mandated oral cancer and smoking cessation requirement.

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Objectives
At the end of this course the dentist will:Recognize and diagnose oral precancerous and cancerous lesions.Understand the significance of red, white and other oral lesions.Recognize indicators requiring a biopsy and the various biopsy techniques available to them.Gain an overall understanding of prevention and early detection for oral cancer.Better understand the dental team`s role in educating patients of the dangers of tobacco and develop interventions for their patients.
Alexander Ross  Kerr, DDS, MSD

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Alexander Ross Kerr, DDS, MSD
on behalf of New York State Dental Foundation

Alexander Ross Kerr, DDS, MSDAlexander Ross Kerr, D.D.S., M.S.D. Is a Clinical Associate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology and Medicine, New York University College of Dentistry. His research focus is on the evaluation of current and emerging technologies for the early detection of oral cancer and tobacco cessation in the dental practice setting.

Current Accreditations

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

  • American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program ( ADA CERP)
  • 4.00 Credits

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