Caring for the Patient with a Spinal Cord Injury
Understanding the clinical implications and the barriers to care faced by patients with this type of disability is key to helping them maintain their oral health.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the types of spinal cord injuries (SCIs).
- Discuss the barriers faced by individuals with SCIs when trying to access professional oral healthcare services.
- Describe the clinical implications of treating patients with this type of injury.
This course was issued in February 2022 and expires February 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.