University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

Cannabis and Oral Health

Thursday, May 20, 2021

8:00 PM-9:00 PM Eastern

 

Live Webinar Online


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Registration open through 5/20/2021 7:00 PM



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Course Description

Course Description: 

The use of cannabis and cannabis-based products continue to rise in the United States and Canada. Unfortunately, research is often conflicting or unclear as to the benefits or harm of cannabis to the body or oral tissue. This lecture will provide a succinct overview of the forms of cannabis, how it is used and the health implications for the practicing dentist.

 

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this lecture, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe various types of cannabis, how they are consumed, current use patterns 
  2. Describe how cannabis affects the body and potential physical and oral harm that may result  
  3. Discuss the current research on the benefits and harms of medical marijuana and cannabis-based drugs.
  4. Identify strategies on how to incorporate patient-use assessments, educational materials, counseling strategies 

 

This course is part of the ACDE Webinar Series. (see right)

 

This course is hosted by: A.T. Still University Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health


Presenter(s)

Joan M. Davis, PhD

 


Professor Joan M. Davis Ph.D., is a strong advocate for clinical decision-making to be based on evidence-based principles. To that end, she has developed clinical review and research curriculum for both dental hygiene and dental curriculum for more than 10 years. A champion for tobacco treatment in the dental setting, she developed and maintains the Tobacco Free: Tobacco Dependence Curriculum for Oral Health Educators website (https://tobaccofree.atsu.edu ) which offers a comprehensive tobacco treatment curriculum for dental care faculty worldwide. Recently, she was invited to write the section on Oral Health and Cannabis Use for the soon to be published 2020 Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health. Dr. Davis has presented and published nationally and internationally on interprofessional education, cannabis and oral health and tobacco treatment for professional healthcare educators. As a Fulbright Scholar Specialist, Dr. Davis collaborated with dental educators at the Turku University of Applied Sciences in Turku, Finland, Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Szeged in Szeged, Hungary, in 2016—where she focused on harmonizing curricular competencies and tobacco cessation. She currently is the Assistant Dean, Research at the A.T. Still University, Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health in St Louis, MO, USA


 


Details
Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Time: 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:

 

Live Webinar Online

 

Tuition:

All Registrants - $39

There are No Discounts for ACDE Series Courses.

Credit: Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 1
Course #: 57421W
AGD Code: 157

 

 

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ACDE Webinar Series

 

 

  • The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is a member of The Association of Continuing Dental Education (ACDE)
  • ACDE brings together individuals who represent college- and university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited dental schools in Canada and the United States.
  • We are here to serve you, the dental professional, in delivering high quality, evidence-based continuing dental education programs to meet your educational needs.

 

The ACDE Webinar Series:

  • ACDE and 31 of its member schools are jointly providing a series of live webinars featuring university-based key opinion leaders.
  • Each lecture is hosted by a different school, but CE Verifications of Participation will be provided by the school with which you registered.


Continuing Education

 

Live Webinar Online

 

 

Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 1

Licensure Boards typically treat live webinars the same as a live course.

 

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About Us


University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

 

The University of Pittsburgh 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.

The University of Pittsburgh designates this activity for the number of continuing education credits listed with each course summary.