This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 730.
There is no fee to view this course. There is a fee of $36 to take the exam and claim CE credits for this course.
This course is the first in a series of oral pathology presentations emphasizing common diseases prevalent among women, men, and children. For this course, the focus will be on three oral diseases—Sjögren’s syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and burning mouth syndrome (BMS)—that are more common in women and associated with unpleasant taste and pain in the tongue. The etiologies, clinical manifestations, symptoms and treatment options for these diseases will be emphasized.
Description of Speaker:
Deborah Levin-Goldstein is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University.
She has been a dental hygiene educator at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania for 34 years.
Levin-Goldstein has presented numerous continuing-education courses on a variety of topics to dental and dental hygiene societies, as well as Dentaltown’s Townie Meeting in 2013 and 2016. She has published in the Journal of Dental Hygiene and is a contributing author for six chapters in the textbook, Head, Neck and Dental Anatomy (Fourth Edition).
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
- Describe the etiology of autoimmune diseases.
- Describe the etiology, clinical manifestations, symptoms and treatment options for patients with Sjögren's syndrome.
- Describe the etiology, clinical manifestations, symptoms and treatment options for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
- Describe the etiology, clinical manifestations, symptoms and treatment options for patients with burning mouth syndrome.
- Describe the common characteristics shared by these three diseases.
The speaker declares that neither she nor any member of her family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program.
|Approved PACE Program Provider|
FAGD / MAGD Credit
Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or
provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.
1/1/2016 to 12/31/2018
Provider ID# 304396
|Farran Media 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.
|This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.|
The CE provider (Farran Media) uses reasonable care in selecting and
providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not
independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not
represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content
or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are
those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or
more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to
qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic
or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are
intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise,
skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.
Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward
license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant
to verify the CE requirements of his/her licensing or regulatory agency.
to see a list of computer requirements before taking the course.
State CE Requirements:
for CE requirements by state. Please note that this information is current as of the time of listing. This information is subject to change at any time from the state boards. For the most up-to-date information, please contact your state board directly.
There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.
For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education