|Date:||Friday, September 27, 2019|
|Location:||UNMC College of Dentistry|
|Speaker:||Dr. Janice A. Townsend|
|Credits:||3 CE hours|
|Registration:||REGISTER ONLINE NOW|
|Class Time:||1:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.|
|Fee:||Dentist: $156 Auxiliary: $78|
Pain Control in Pediatric Dentistry: Fact or Fiction
Pain control for children measures for Infants and children must take into account their unique physiology. This lecture will provide an overview of how pain perception and modulation changes through childhood and its implications for pain control practices. Pain management strategies will be reviewed including local anesthetic agents and techniques and systemic analgesics. Special emphasis will be placed on emerging technologies and evidence.
Following this lecture attendees will be able to:
- contrast traditional views of pediatric pain perception with contemporary knowledge
- choose local anesthetics that best fit the needs of specific procedures
- select local anesthetic techniques to optimize pain control
- formulate safe systemic analgesic plans
Method of teaching: Lecture/discussion
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
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Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
The college is a member of the American Dental Education Association and the Association for Continuing Dental Education.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.