Little Known Ways to Handle Great Amounts of Stress.. How are you and your patients coping? Tuesday, February 9, 2021; 6:30 - 8:30 PM ET; Live webinar
Today it seems as if the world spinning out of control. As a result, our stress levels continue to rise. Stress can create long term effects on our health, our relationships, and our jobs. The same is true for your patients. Understanding how to process and balance stressful situations can result in a more positive outcome personally and professionally. This presentation addresses issues related to mental health, identifies trigger points of stress and anxiety related disorders, and how to develop and apply coping skills.
According to the ADA dental providers must be able to address patient’s fears and anxiety related to dental procedures.
The physical and mental stability are an essential component to health. Many of us are dealing with a variety of mixed emotions that can affect us physically and emotionally.
Objectives: Upon Completion of this program participants will:
- Identify triggers of stress and anxiety
- Recognize the effects of stress and anxiety on both physical and emotional levels
- Discuss ways to cope with negative emotions
- Identify ways to reduce stress and anxiety for our patients
Disclaimer: As per ADA guidelines, participants must use caution when using limited knowledge in treating patients. It is always recommended to do further research.
Cathie Collier, RDH, B.Ed, MS, received her Bachelor in Dental Hygiene Education degree from the Fones School at the University of Bridgeport, where she later served as DH Clinical Coordinator. Her recent accomplishment earned her a Masters degree in Health and Healing.
NOTE: Cathie frequently teaches for PLS on these topics: OSHA, Infection Control, HIPAA, Medical Emergencies, Cultural Competency, Sexual Harassment, Instrumentation and CPR. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a topic in your office.
Disclosure: The speaker has no conflicts to disclose.
CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS)
PLS is an ADA CERP recognized provider (11/2014 –12/2021). 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 state or provincial Boards of Dentistry.
Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.