2018 Fall Meeting

Oral Oncology Fundamentals:
Oral Health and the Oncology Patient

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AAOM 2018 Fall CE Course
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | Boston, MA

Patients undergoing treatment for cancer are at risk for developing a wide spectrum of oral complications and adverse events. This course provides a practical, real-world approach to the assessment, diagnosis, and management of the most frequently encountered and clinically relevant oral complications in cancer patients.    

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Association Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

DFCI, DFCI Satellites and DFCCC nurses free of charge.

 


American Academy of Oral Medicine (AAOM) is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. AAOM designates this activity for 6 continuing education credits
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Oral Oncology Fundamentals:
Oral Health and the Oncology Patient

Patients undergoing treatment for cancer are at risk for developing a wide spectrum of oral complications and adverse events. This course provides a practical, real-world approach to the assessment, diagnosis, and management of the most frequently encountered and clinically relevant oral complications in cancer patients.    

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Recognize the importance of oral health and understand the principles of good oral health in the oncology patient
  2. Be able to assess risk and evaluate the oral cavity, including the dentition and soft tissues
  3. Understand the guiding principles of oral health management in the oncology patient