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Understanding and Management of Oral Mucositis 2024

June 26 @ 8:00 pm 9:00 pm EDT

Free 1 CE credit

COURSE SUMMARY: 

Oral mucositis is a debilitating condition characterized by inflammation and ulceration of the oral mucosa, commonly observed in patients undergoing cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Dentists play a crucial role in the prevention, early detection, and management of oral mucositis, significantly impacting the overall quality of life for their patients.

This comprehensive continuing education webinar aims to provide dentists with in-depth knowledge and practical skills to effectively manage oral mucositis in their practice. We will explore cutting-edge research, emerging therapies, and technological advancements in the field of oral mucositis management. Participants will gain insights into innovative approaches and potential future directions in the treatment of this condition.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 

  • Describe the etiology and pathophysiology of oral mucositis.
  • Recognize the risk factors and common clinical presentations of oral mucositis in various patient populations.
  • Evaluate evidence-based prevention and management strategies for oral mucositis in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
  • Discuss emerging therapies and innovations in the field of oral mucositis management.

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