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Inflammation, Chronic Illness, & the Brain - DVD (w/Home-study exam)

Identifies clinical signs & symptoms of inflammation. Demonstrates the connections between inflammatory processes and chronic illness. Describes the role of inflammation in specific illnesses such as heart disease, COPD, diabetes, arthritis, and dementia. Lists practical strategies to reduce levels of inflammation in clinical practice. Explains the rationale for good dental prophylaxis and skin care in patients with chronic illness. Describes how the information in this course can be utilized to improve patient care and patient outcomes. Describes, for this course, the implications for dentistry, mental health, and other health professions.
$81.00

Learning Objectives

  1. identify clinical signs & symptoms of inflammation.
  2. demonstrate the connections between inflammatory processes and chronic illness.
  3. describe the role of inflammation in specific illnesses such as heart disease, COPD, diabetes, arthritis, and dementia.
  4. list practical strategies to reduce levels of inflammation in clinical practice.
  5. explain the rationale for good dental prophylaxis and skin care in patients with chronic illness.
  6. describe how the information in this course can be utilized to improve patient care and patient outcomes.
  7. describe, for this course, the implications for dentistry, mental health, and other health professions.
Products specifications
Instructor M. Albers, Ph.D., R.D.
Contact Hours: 6
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