Clinical

The Role of Dental Hygienists and Therapists in Dental Sleep Medicine

Contributes1 hour to your CPD

£9.99

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Course Details:

This course takes a look at the practice of sleep medicine for Dental Hygienists and Therapists.

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more you pass the course, and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and take the assessment again when you feel confident.

Aims:

This course aims to raise awareness among Dental Hygienists and Therapists of their invaluable role in the practice of dental sleep medicine.

Objectives:

Learners will be able to:

  • Become proficient with the use of screening tools
  • Detail clinical signs that may be suggestive of a sleep breathing disorder
  • Discuss obstructive sleep apnoea

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • The pivotal role of Dental Hygienists and Therapist in Dental Sleep Medicine
  • The limitations of their scope of practice in the management of patients with Sleep Disordered Breathing