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Medical Considerations for the Patient with Special Health Care Needs

Scott Howell DMD, MPH, FSCD

Individuals with special needs often present with complex medical conditions.  This presentation will discuss important medical conditions frequently observed in individuals with special needs that may require treatment modifications.  The discussion will include important information to include when requesting a medical consultation and resources that are helpful to aid the dental professional’s understanding of the management of medical conditions.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify resources to aid in managing medical conditions
  2. List four primary medical considerations that may require treatment modifications when treating a patient with special needs (or special healthcare needs)
  3. Describe key elements to include in a medical consultation

  • CategoriesPatient Management
  • LanguageEnglish
“Medical Considerations for the Patient with Special Health Care Needs” is co-sponsored by Tribune Group GmbH. Tribune Group GmbH is a recognized ADA CERP and AGD PACE provider. At the end of the podcast, after passing the C.E. Quiz, you will be able to download your ADA CERP and AGD PACE C.E. Certificates.