The geriatric patient population is growing rapidly, retaining their teeth for their entire lives, and presenting for treatment suffering from various ailments and taking numerous prescription medications. Dental professionals need to be up to date with the major medical conditions affecting this population and the medications that they are taking. A review of the most common medical conditions affecting the aging population and the most common medications and oral side effects noted in these patients. California Dental Board approved CE. AGD PACE National approved CE. Remote self-directed distance learning online dental continuing education course.
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So confusing and scary to see the length of lists of drugs that so many geriatric patients have on their health histories. This course helped categorize them and give me a good handle on recognizing what they're prescribed for.
Helpful breakdown of the many drugs our elderly patients are taken. Can't believe how many drugs are being prescribed for older patients.
Kerry Hanson Geriatrics
Kerry Hanson Im here!!! 79 years old and lucky in the health with couple problems. Now you can add exposure to issues like C-19 virus. thanks again God Bless