Drugs in Dentistry Outline

Drugs Used In Dentistry    $48.00

4 Contact Hours

Course Outline

1. Analgesics

bulletPain Control
bulletAnalgesic Agents
bulletNonopioid Analgesics
bulletAspirin and Related Salicylates
bulletAspirin in dentistry
bulletAdverse effects
bulletAcetaminophen
bulletAnalgesic Alternatives to Aspirin and Acetaminophen
bulletAdverse effects
bulletOpioid Analgesics
bulletMorphine
bulletTolerance and dependence
bulletCodeine
bulletPrinciples of Opioid Analgesic Use
bulletAdverse Reactions of Opioids
bulletCombinations of Peripherally Acting Analgesics and Opioids

2. Anti-anxiety Drugs

bulletBenzodiazepines
bulletPharmacologic effects
bulletAdverse reactions

3. Autonomic Nervous System Drugs

bulletCholinergic Agents
bulletAnticholinergic Agents
bulletNeuromuscular Blocking Drugs
bulletAdrenergic Drugs
bulletAdverse effects
bulletAdrenergic Blocking Drugs

4. Local Anesthetics

bulletAnesthetics in Surface Applications
bulletBenzocaine
bulletTetracaine hydrochloride

5. Recentry-Approved Dental Drugs

6. References

7. Post-Test

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you'll be able to:

Analgesics

1. Define pain and provide an understanding of pain management.

2. State and dispel three misconceptions about pain.

3. List four factors that lower the patient's pain threshold and two that raise it.

4. Compare and contrast the nonopioid and opioid analgesics with respect to the following:

bulletSite of action
bulletMechanism of action
bulletEfficacy
bulletAddiction and tolerance
bulletToxicity

5. List 3 categories of nonopioid analgesics and various drugs within each category.

6. State and describe three major effects and four other effects of aspirin.

7. Name the therapeutic uses of aspirin.

8. Distinguish between psychologic dependence, physical dependence, tolerance and pseudoaddiction.

9. Illustrate the stepwise approach for the management of pain as recommended by the World Health Organization.

10. Outline the principles of proper analgesic use.

11. Discuss 5 adverse reactions of opioids.

 Autonomic Nervous System Drugs

12. Explain the function of the autonomic nervous system (ANS).

13. Describe the action of vasoconstrictors.

14. List the duration time of local anesthesia when combined with various concentrations of epinephrine.

15. Describe the precautions that a dentist should take with patients taking adrenergic blocking agents.

 Anti-anxiety Drugs

16. Describe the pharmacologic effects of benzodiazepines.

17. List at least 9 adverse side effects of benzodiazepines.

18. Identify 4 categories of anti-anxiety agents and various drugs with their nonproprietary and proprietary names within each category.

 Local Anesthetics

19. Describe 3 advantages of vasoconstrictors added to local anesthetic solutions.

20. List 3 adverse reactions of local anesthetic agents and 3 precautions to take to avoid them.

 Recently-Approved Dental Drugs

21. List 4 new dental drugs approved by the FDA and describe their application in dentistry.

 

Drugs in Dentistry Outline

Drugs Used In Dentistry    $48.00

4 Contact Hours

Course Outline

1. Analgesics

bulletPain Control
bulletAnalgesic Agents
bulletNonopioid Analgesics
bulletAspirin and Related Salicylates
bulletAspirin in dentistry
bulletAdverse effects
bulletAcetaminophen
bulletAnalgesic Alternatives to Aspirin and Acetaminophen
bulletAdverse effects
bulletOpioid Analgesics
bulletMorphine
bulletTolerance and dependence
bulletCodeine
bulletPrinciples of Opioid Analgesic Use
bulletAdverse Reactions of Opioids
bulletCombinations of Peripherally Acting Analgesics and Opioids

2. Anti-anxiety Drugs

bulletBenzodiazepines
bulletPharmacologic effects
bulletAdverse reactions

3. Autonomic Nervous System Drugs

bulletCholinergic Agents
bulletAnticholinergic Agents
bulletNeuromuscular Blocking Drugs
bulletAdrenergic Drugs
bulletAdverse effects
bulletAdrenergic Blocking Drugs

4. Local Anesthetics

bulletAnesthetics in Surface Applications
bulletBenzocaine
bulletTetracaine hydrochloride

5. Recentry-Approved Dental Drugs

6. References

7. Post-Test

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you'll be able to:

Analgesics

1. Define pain and provide an understanding of pain management.

2. State and dispel three misconceptions about pain.

3. List four factors that lower the patient's pain threshold and two that raise it.

4. Compare and contrast the nonopioid and opioid analgesics with respect to the following:

bulletSite of action
bulletMechanism of action
bulletEfficacy
bulletAddiction and tolerance
bulletToxicity

5. List 3 categories of nonopioid analgesics and various drugs within each category.

6. State and describe three major effects and four other effects of aspirin.

7. Name the therapeutic uses of aspirin.

8. Distinguish between psychologic dependence, physical dependence, tolerance and pseudoaddiction.

9. Illustrate the stepwise approach for the management of pain as recommended by the World Health Organization.

10. Outline the principles of proper analgesic use.

11. Discuss 5 adverse reactions of opioids.

 Autonomic Nervous System Drugs

12. Explain the function of the autonomic nervous system (ANS).

13. Describe the action of vasoconstrictors.

14. List the duration time of local anesthesia when combined with various concentrations of epinephrine.

15. Describe the precautions that a dentist should take with patients taking adrenergic blocking agents.

 Anti-anxiety Drugs

16. Describe the pharmacologic effects of benzodiazepines.

17. List at least 9 adverse side effects of benzodiazepines.

18. Identify 4 categories of anti-anxiety agents and various drugs with their nonproprietary and proprietary names within each category.

 Local Anesthetics

19. Describe 3 advantages of vasoconstrictors added to local anesthetic solutions.

20. List 3 adverse reactions of local anesthetic agents and 3 precautions to take to avoid them.

 Recently-Approved Dental Drugs

21. List 4 new dental drugs approved by the FDA and describe their application in dentistry.