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Musculoskeletal Problems In The Dental Patient

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

This session describes the aetiology, presentation and management of common musculoskeletal disorders along with the impact they may have on the dental patient.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify patients with musculoskeletal problems
  • Discuss the pathology of important musculoskeletal disorders
  • Propose dental care appropriate to the common musculoskeletal disorders
  • Recognise and manage complications of dental health which can arise in patients with musculoskeletal problems

Dental practitioners are guaranteed to treat patients with musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders, as they account for almost 1 out of 6 of all appointments to the general medical practitioner.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • Be familiar with the range of musculoskeletal disorders which are common in the dental patient population
  • Have an understanding of the role pharmacology has in the management of these disorders
  • Be capable of performing a general inspection and appropriate examination of your patient population
Instructors / Speakers
StJohn Crean,
Module Editor for e-Den Modules 2, 5 and 6

Professor StJohn Crean BDS MBBS FDSRCS FFGDP(UK) FRCS FRCS(OMFS) PHD,

In October 2009, StJohn was appointed as Director of Dental Research Research and Knowledge Transfer, and since January 2010, he has been the Acting Head of the Institute of Post Graduate Dental Education at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

He was previously the Associate Director of Undergraduate Dental Studies and Year 3 Lead at Peninsula Dental School in Plymouth. He joined Peninsula Dental School from the post of Consultant in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery to North Glamorgan NHS Trust, with NHS duties at Royal Glamorgan and Prince Charles Hospitals, whilst holding an Honorary Professorship at University of Cardiff School of Dentistry.

StJohn is currently the Robert Bradlaw advisor at the RCS of England, working closely with the FDS and FGDP. He is also Associate Clinical Professor for the MSc in Dental Implantology at the University of Warwick and President of the BSOI.

StJohn holds numerous examinerships at home and abroad advising on the establishment of many dental undergraduate courses.

StJohn is also part of the Module Editorial Team at e-Den, and is Module Editor for Module 2 - Human Diseases and Medical and Dental Emergencies, Module 5 - Hard and Soft Tissue Surgery and Module 6 - Surgical and Non-Surgical Management of Head & Neck Disease.

Delivery
Title
Musculoskeletal Problems In The Dental Patient
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
02_01_006
Access Duration (in months)
12
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