Sensory Processing Disorder and Dental Care: An Overview

Lea Morgan, OTR/L, Sensory Processing Disorder and Dental Care: An Overview
Speaker: Lea Morgan, OTR/L
Category: Pediatric
CE Credits: 2.25
Format: MP4 Video
Have you noticed an increase in atypical behaviors and responses from your patients? Are you struggling with disrupted visits due to patient discomfort? Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is more preva...more
  • 5.0 (1 Review)
  • Running Time: 1.5 hours
  • Released: 11/14/2022
  • Expiration Date: 11/14/2025
CE Details
Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 2.25 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 430.

The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.

Synopsis:
Have you noticed an increase in atypical behaviors and responses from your patients? Are you struggling with disrupted visits due to patient discomfort? Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is more prevalent in children than autism, and as common as ADHD. Understanding SPD will help you make adjustments in your practice to increase positive outcomes. This course’s practical overview will equip you to facilitate a more positive dental experience for your patients that struggle with SPD.This valuable course includes the following: Introduction - Including why this information is applicable to dental professionals
Overview of Sensory Processing - What is SPD and why a dental office is such a challenging environment for children with SPD
Eight Specific Areas of Sensory Processing Disorder - Including how to support weaknesses in each area during a dental visit
Additional Considerations for the Dental Professional - Including info on waiting room, social stories, intake information, dental fear and being proactive


Description of Speaker:
Lea is a pediatric occupational therapist with 24 years of clinical experience. She works with children that have a variety of delays and disorders but is especially passionate about supporting children with “unseen disabilities”. She founded SIPP to educate other professionals about SPD and to increase positive community experiences for children with SPD. Lea is an engaging and effective communicator and shares practical information through her webinars.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • Understand sensory processing
  • Understand how sensory processing disorder impacts your patients
  • Develop confidence to utilize sensory strategies to improve the quality and experience of office visits for everyone
  • Improve patient and parent satisfaction
  • Decrease difficult and cancelled visits

Disclosure:
In the past 12 months, the lecturer/speaker declare that they have had a financial interest, arrangement or affiliation within the field of dentistry or health care with the following: Universities of Kentucky, Texas Houston, Alabama Birmingham, and Sensory Informed Pediatric Practice CEUs LLC.

CE Reviews

Overall

5.0  (1 Review)
 1 person would recommend this course to a friend.
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand
5.0
Course material was informative, organized, and up to date
5.0
Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised
5.0
Extremely informative and helpful
drkatie75
User: drkatie75
Date: 11/28/2022
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand
5
Course material was informative, organized, and up to date
5
Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised
5
This course gave clear and helpful knowledge of the different areas of SPD and strategies for management in practice. This knowledge helps dentists communicate with parents and patients from a place of better understanding, education and confidence.
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For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at hogo@dentaltown.com
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