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CDS Group West Midlands Division in conjunction with BSDH

Event Type
Event Subject
Development Outcomes (D)
Topic Groups (Community Dentistry)
Thursday 5 November 2020
19:30 - 20:30
Local Services e-learning
Address, ONLINE
Nicolas Ransford
Booking Fees
  • Dental care professional: £0.00
  • Essential member: £0.00
  • Expert member: £0.00
  • Extra member: £0.00
  • Senior member: £0.00
  • Non member: £0.00
  • Student member: £0.00

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Medical magic in Special Care Dentistry - Webinar

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Date ​Thursday 5 November 2020


Branch / SectionCDS West Midlands Division

 FREE for all attendees


​​​CPD​1 hour CPD
​​​​AimsTo overview the key medical aspects of Special Care Dentistry.
Learning objectives
  • Update on the importance of a patients medication list and contemporary pharmacology
  • Present risk assessment tools focusing on cardiac risk and seizure disorders
  • Review the roles of sedation and the hospital setting in risk reduction.
Learning content
  • Results of a recent service review on systemic medication taken by SCD patients
  • Evidence based cardiac risk and seizure disorder assessments-
  • Evidence review on the role of sedation in managing patients with severe disability and cardiac risk
  • Results of a service evaluation on the use of a hospital setting.
Development outcomesD

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Nick Ransford

Nick qualified from Birmingham in 1983 and worked in Community Dental Services in Shropshire and then Warwickshire where he eventually became Clinical Director. He returned to Birmingham in 2009 as Consultant and was Head of Special Care Dentistry 2015 to 2020. His special interest is medically compromised patients and sedation and to date he has had 10 papers published in the BDJ and JDOH on SCD topics including sedation, cardiac risk, seizure disorders and systemic medication. He has also served as examiner on the RCS Eng Diploma and the Eastman MSc qualifications in SCD and is past president of the British Society of Disability and Oral Health.

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