College of Dental Medicine Continuing Education

Western University of Health Sciences
Price: $140

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Course Description:

Part 1 – Diagnostic Measurements – Cephalometric:  Provides clinicians, dental hygienists and dental assistants with a guide to obtaining accurate cephalometric measurements and analysis as part of their patients’ diagnostic records. The program includes detailed information on lateral cephalometric analysis and a guide to assessing the patient’s skeletal pattern. Step-by-step instructions are provided for determining the patient’s skeletal age from the lateral cephalogram by evaluating the level of cervical vertebral maturation. In addition, the legal ramifications of inadequate diagnostic records are outlined.

Part 2 – Study Models: Provides clinicians, dental hygienists and dental assistants with a guide to obtaining accurate measurements and analysis of dental models as part of their patients’ diagnostic records. The course provides information regarding standard measurements for the dentition, with specific emphasis on both the Bolton analysis and the Moyer’s Mixed Dentition analysis. Clinical aspects of these analysis are illustrated and emphasize the essential role such measurements make in patient diagnosis and treatment planning. The legal ramifications of inadequate diagnostic records are outlined.

Author: Dr. Jeff Berger

CE Units: 4

Course Breakdown and Instructions:

Learning Objectives:

 

To successfully complete this course, you will need to study the material presented in the course presentation. This is a self-paced course that can be paused and returned to at a later time. Once you have reviewed the course presentation in its entirety, you will need to complete the final assessment below. Lastly, please make sure to submit the required course evaluation.

If you have any course-related questions please contact virtualu@westernu.edu. Your questions will be forwarded to the appropriate content expert and you will receive a response within 48 hours.

Assessment:

You must pass the final assessment with a score of 70% to receive CE credit. After the assessment has been submitted you will have the opportunity to review your incorrect answers.

Practice Assessment

Grading for this quiz does not count towards the final quiz grade. Multiple attempts to this assessment can be made.

Final Assessment

Be sure to complete the Getting it Straight Chapter 4 course presentations before attempting this assessment. You must pass the final assessment with a grade of 70% or higher in order to receive course credit. Multiple attempts of this assessment can be made.

Course Evaluation:

In order to receive CE credit, you must also complete the course evaluation survey.

 

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