1. Review the Course Information
Title: Oral Health in the Elderly
Origin: PAFP and WellSpan Health CME Conference - Gettysburg 2019
Presenter: Craig Pate, DDS
- Recognize that an aging patient’s oral health state can be complicated by comorbid conditions (e.g., hypertension, diabetes mellitus) and physiologic changes associated with aging;
- Understand the potential physical, sensory, and cognitive impairments associated with aging that may make home oral health care and patient education/communications challenging;
- Identify dental conditions associated with aging including dry mouth (xerostomia), root and coronal caries, and periodontitis.
Faculty Disclosure Statement: The speaker has no conflict of interest, financial agreement, or working affiliation with any group or organization. The speaker has attested that their presentation will be free of all commercial bias toward a specific company and its products. The speaker indicated that the content of the presentation will not include discussion of unapproved or investigational uses of products or devices.
CME Credits: 0.75 credits
Handouts: download here
Patient Safety (y/n): Yes
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3. Watch the Video
4. Take the Post -Test
This enduring material, Oral Health in the Elderly, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 0.75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Certificate Explanation
You must complete the post-test as proof of participation in order to receive your CME certificate. After completion of the post-test, you will be directed to a webpage where you can download your CME certificate.