Time (PT): 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Time (ET): 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Cumulative Trauma Disorders: Upper Extremity
Live, Interactive Webcast Continuing Education Course
3 Hours Credits
Instructor: Dr. Vera A. Brown, D.M.D., A.R.T. Provider
General Dentistry is highly physically demanding, leaving practitioners riddled with pain, numbness and a dependence on pills to get through the day. Cumulative Trauma Disorders of the Upper Extremity are common occurrences in dentists and staff. This course will help you understand CTDs, it’s effects on you, how to prevent them, and extremely effective treatments available. Dr. Vera is a disabled dentist who suffered with CTDs for over 10 years. Join her as she helps you understand your body’s anatomy, mechanics, prevention and treatment of Cumulative Trauma Disorders.
After completing this course, the clinician will be able to:
- Understand how soft tissues are affected from dentistry.
- Review healthy and unhealthy standing posture.
- Review healthy and unhealthy seated posture.
- Understand the effects of Cumulative Trauma Disorders as they relate to dental professionals.
- Review the Radial, Median and Ulnar Nerves and how they may become affected by dentistry.
- Understand pain patterns that develop from repetitive motions.
- Understand how some positions in dentistry lead to nerve entrapment.
- Learn what you can do to protect yourself against CTD.
About Live, Interactive Webcast Continuing Education Seminars:/strong>
A live, interactive webcast seminar is similar to attending a continuing education seminar in your community,
except that you attend via your computer. Each course is done live in a format that allows your participation.
Anyone who has access to a computer that can play sound can participate in an ACES webcast seminar. No
special computer knowledge or equipment is required to participate in our webcast seminars.
When you enroll in any ACES webcast course, you will be sent an e-mail with complete information on how to
join the online seminar and a copy of the course syllabus. At the conclusion of your live seminar, you will complete
a course examination online. You will then be able to print your continuing education certificate from your computer.
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:
Instructor: Dr. Vera Brown - No relevant financial relationship to report
Education Advisory Committee (EAC): Members of the EAC have no relevant financial relationships to report
ACES ownership and staff: No relevant financial relationship to report
Advanced Continuing Education Systems is an ADA CERP Recognized provider for dental continuing education.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Advanced Continuing Education Systems designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.
Advanced Continuing Education Systems (Provider RP4393) has been approved by the Dental Board of California as a provider of dental continuing education.
To learn more about ACES and this course: call 888-844-ACES