UNDERSTANDING VIRAL INFECTIONS SUCH AS COVID-19 AND PATIENT CARE OF THOSE INFECTED – ATTEND AT OUR SCHOOL
By: Institute for Continuing Education

Course Description

Live Interactive Webinar: Attend from your location (please have a laptop/desktop, iPad or smartphone to participate)

Webinar link is emailed prior to the webinar date.

or

Attend at our school: limited seats will be available.

6 CEUs for NJ Chiropractors

Understanding Viral Infections and Patient Care of those Infected
Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

This course is taught by a dentist who will use dental examples to explain certain things. Most can easily be adapted to other healthcare settings.

Morning Session
 What exactly is a virus?
o How does its shape, function and calculating brain enable viruses to “hijack our body cells”.
 Brief overview of the human immune system
o Understand how our immune system is the main “police department” that focuses on arresting, imprisoning and deleting viral attackers.
o But wait a minute, how do these smart creatures evade “being arrested?”
 Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, HPV
o Understand the body structure, invasion tactics, pathologic effects on human cells and current “defense mechanisms” to fight the different viral invaders….and these vary with each type of virus.
o Dental care considerations when treating patients with each of these viral infections.

Afternoon Session
The COVID-19 (SARS-Cov-2) Pandemic
(Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome – Coronavirus-2)

 SARS-Cov-2
o The anatomy, invasion tactics, and use of the cell’s genes to make new viral “children” to attack more cells.
 The scope of human organ damage and effects on body physiology caused by SARS-CoV-2
 Current testing for the possibility of a COVID-19 infection
 Current medical therapies to fight the SARS-CoV-2 virus
 Vaccination to prevent infection.
o What does a vaccine do?
o Vaccines FDA approved or pending approval.
o How to the FDA approved vaccines work in cells to promote defense?
 Coronavirus Variants
o What they are
o Risk factors for infection vs. those for current COVID-19 Infection
 COVID-19 in the Dental/Healthcare Office
o Office management protocols during COVID-19 including x-rays
o Patient education as to infection safety in the dental office
o Staff commitments to functioning safely
o Dealing with patients who refuse to wear a mask
o Liability for infections supposedly obtained in the office – patients or staff
o Treating older adults
o Orofacial manifestations of COVID-19
o Teledentistry/telemedicine – guidelines

Location: DSI: 7 Spielman Road Fairfield, NJ or You can Participate in this seminar from your location via live interactive webinar.

Course Details

  • UNDERSTANDING VIRAL INFECTIONS SUCH AS COVID-19 AND PATIENT CARE OF THOSE INFECTED – ATTEND AT OUR SCHOOL
  • By:    Institute for Continuing Education
  • Instructor:     Dr. Harold Cohen, DDS
  • Total CE Hours:    6
  • Course Format:     Live In Person Seminar
  • Course Start:    05/21/2021   09:00am
  • Course End:    05/21/2021   03:30pm
  • Time Zone:    Eastern
  • Location State:    New Jersey
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  • Course Categories:     DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Anatomy  -6 CE Hours
    • Communicable Diseases  -6 CE Hours
    • History and Exam  -6 CE Hours
    • Patient Communication  -6 CE Hours