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Drug Interactions course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery,elfh,NHS

The session looks at the interactions of dentally prescribed drugs with other common medications and discusses the important safety considerations for their use.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you should be able to:

  • List the drugs used in dentistry that are commonly associated with drug interactions
  • Describe common drug interactions with both the human body and with other drugs
  • Explain how normal drug dosages may need to be adjusted for use in dentistry
  • List the key questions to ask when taking a medical history

Drugs are prescribed in dentistry for a number of purposes including anaesthesia, anxiety management, infection control, oral hygiene, pain relief and sedation. In order to ensure that the correct prescribing decisions are made, dental practitioners need to understand the effects that the different types of drugs can have on the patient.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should be able to:

  • Use the dental practitioner’s formulary
  • Recognise different types of analgesic, antibacterial and antifungal drugs
  • Name and be familiar with the range of drugs used to augment the delivery of dental care
Instructors / Speakers
Maureen Sweeney,
Dentist

Maureen Sweeney is a dentist at Eastman Dental Institute in London.

Delivery
Title
Drug Interactions course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
06_01_001
Access Duration (in months)
12
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