Medical Problems in Dentistry
CPD: 6.5 Enhanced CPD
GDC Development Outcomes: – B, C and D
Aimed at: Dental Therapists and Hygienists
Lunch and Refreshments are included
Refresh dental professional knowledge on the common medical condition, their management and how it may affect dental treatment/complications with dental treatment
The speaker will
- Outline the common medical conditions of our dental population
- Discuss in detail how these conditions are managed and how it may or may not have an impact on the planned dental treatment and outcome
Anticipated Learning Outcomes
Following the session, the delegates will be able to:
- Be able to carry out a risk assess the impact these conditions may or may not have on the planned dental treatment and outcome
- Be able to predict the impact the dental treatment may have upon the medical condition
- Be able to manage these conditions if they become an emergency
Professor St. John Crean
Executive Dean of College of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) following previous posts of Director of Dental Research and Knowledge Transfer from October 2009, Dean of the School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education in Jan 2010. As well as Undergraduate and Postgraduate Dentistry, St John is also responsible for the MB BS Programme (which commenced in September 2015) and the MPharm programme in the School of Pharmacy.
Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at Blackpool Victoria Hospitals Trust and an Honorary Consultant at University of Morecambe Bay Hospitals Foundation Trust, subsequent to previous 2 year post of Associate Director of Undergraduate Dental Studies and Year 3 Lead at Peninsula Dental School.
Currently the Robert Bradlaw advisor in the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Editor in Chief of the Faculty Dental Journal (FDJ). Previously President of the Northwest Branch of the British Dental Association but remains Chairman of the Fylde Section St John holds numerous examiner-ships at home and abroad advising on the establishment of many dental undergraduate and postgraduate courses and has research interests in safely managing medicalised patients in dentistry and exploring the role of oral bacteria in systemic disease.
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