Kent Chapter Meeting

Kent Chapter Meeting

Friday,

July 12, 2024

11:30am — 2:30pm

Kent Senior Center

600 E. Smith St

Kent, WA 98030

Presentation Topic:

My Mouth Is The Gateway To My Body

Presented by Paula Nguyen, BA, RDH, Mobile Dental Hygienist with Everlasting Smiles 4 U

Learning Objectives:

  1. Why Mobile Dentistry?
  2. What Happens During The Appointment?
  3. What Is The Difference Between Periodontal Disease and Gingivitis?
  4. What Is Decay?
  5. Fluoride
  6. Oral Systemic Link
  7. Medical Dental Integration
  8. Why Is Saliva Important?
  9. What Medication and Conditions Causes Xerostomia (Dry Mouth)
  10. Recognizing Abnormalities: Inside and Outside of the mouth
  11. Nutrition
  12. Home Remedies
  13. Which Homecare Products Should I Use?
  14. When Should I Call for Help?

1.0 CEU available to all AFH Council members who attend.

Seminar Description:

This education session will help increase awareness of utilization trends of hospice services & hospice eligibility requirements. The attendees will have a better understanding of signs and symptoms of impending death as well as common end-of-life symptoms for their Adult Family Home residents. Attendees will learn about pharmacology and non-pharmacology interventions at the end of life, including the EvergreenHealth Hospice “Comfort Kit” and its indications. Participants will explore best practices for the management of end-of-life symptoms. There will also be an opportunity for participants to share their own experiences and discuss lessons learned.

Lunch Sponsor:

Date

Jul 12 2024
Expired!

Time

11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Location

Kent Senior Center
600 E. Smith St Kent, WA 98030

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