The Expert Care Experience: Role of Oral Health Professionals in Caring for People with Parkinson's
Someone with Parkinson's disease (PD) will sit in your office chair.
Learn from oral health professional team members including a dentist geriatrician, dental hygienist, speech-language pathologist and endodontist with Parkinson's about the unique oral health needs of people with Parkinson's and how to address them.
Learners will test their skills through branch logic and acquire shared decision-making tools in this course.
Pre-requisite course: Fundamentals of Parkinson's for Professionals
Parkinson's Care: Utilizing a Team Approach
Oral Health Implications of Parkinson's Disease
Role of Dental Hygienists in Parkinson's Disease Care
Role of Speech-Language Pathologists in Parkinson's Disease Care
Treatment Plan Considerations
Learner Interactive/Branch Logic
Credit Claiming and Certificates
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of:
- Allied Dental Staff
- Speech-Language Pathologists
At the end of this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Identify the unique needs of people with Parkinson’s disease when accessing oral health care.
- Discuss ways to address oral health challenges commonly experienced by people with Parkinson’s and utilize tools to guide modifications for care.
- Recognize the role of the oral health team within the interprofessional care team for people with Parkinson’s.
- Discuss the impact of PD-specific medication on oral health treatments and the impact of oral health medications on people with PD.
Commercial Support Disclosure:
The Parkinson’s Foundation developed this education series with support from the CVS Health Foundation.
Parkinson’s Foundation adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CE activity, including faculty, planners, reviewers, or others, are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities (commercial interests). All relevant conflicts of interest have been mitigated prior to the commencement of the activity.
In support of improving patient care, Parkinson's Foundation is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Parkinson's Foundation 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. 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.
Parkinson's Foundation designates this activity for 1.00 continuing education credits.
Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider, or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at CCEPR.ADA.org.
Speech Language Pathologists
LSVT Global is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. This course is offered for up to 0.15 continuing maintenance hours.
This event is offered for up to 0.15 ASHA CEUs.
- 1.00 ADA
- 0.15 ASHA CE
- 1.00 Participation
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