Hematopoietic Stem Cell Therapy and Oral Health
Addressing the oral complications caused by hematopoietic stem cell transplants is integral to maintaining health in this patient population.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss hematopoietic stem cells, their role in transplant therapy, and the oral manifestations of these treatments.
- Explain the prevalence of hematopoietic stem cell transplant therapy and resulting oral complications.
- List management strategies and the need for interdisciplinary teamwork when caring for this patient population.
This course was issued in April 2019 issue and expires April 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.