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Inflammatory Bowel Disease course for Dental Practitioners

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Royal Collge of Surgeons, NHS

Dentists treat patients who suffer from gastrointestinal diseases. It is important to have an understanding of, and stay aware of, the signs and symptoms of the oral manifestations of gastrointestinal diseases.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the anatomy, function and physiology of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Differentiate between the manifestations of Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and coeliac disease
  • List the common medications used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease
  • Explain the impact that inflammatory bowel disease has on the provision of dental care

The oral cavity is the portal of entry to the gastrointestinal tract. The mouth can often be involved when patients suffer from a gastrointestinal disease.


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Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • A basic knowledge of gastrointestinal anatomy and physiology
  • Experience of obtaining a medical and drug history from patients with gastrointestinal conditions
Instructors / Speakers
Lucy Westcott,
Dentist

After qualifying as a dentist in 2002, Lucy achieved her MFDS in 2005 and MBBS in 2009. Lucy is currently working as a foundation year one doctor and has an interest in teaching and medical education. Lucy is working as a content author of the e-DEN project.

Delivery
Title
Inflammatory Bowel Disease course for Dental Practitioners
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
02_01_010
Access Duration (in months)
12
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