Please join the Georgia Dental Hygienists’ Association for our Continuing Education Course at Chateau Elan!
There will be 4 Continuing Education Credits Awarded.
Saturday, October 11, 2014; 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Chateau Elan Winery and Resort, 100 Rue Charlemagne Dr, Braselton, Georgia 30517
Topic: Patient Education
Fostering a Motivated, Compliant Patient for Overall Health
Dental hygiene is truly an educational profession. To help our patients, we must first understand our patients. This presentation will provide a roadmap to building the relationships that will foster behavior modification and compliance in our patients.
Identification of challenges faced by dental patients
Communication – Motivational Interviewing vs. Confrontation
How to use open-ended questions
Utilization of the Transtheoretical Model of Change to promote behavior modification in the dental patient
Three steps to oral care and identifying the appropriate home care for individual patient needs
At the end of the presentation the attendee will be able to:
Answer the question of why patients don’t listen to me?
Understand why patients don’t respond to my recommendations
Be more effective in helping the patient WANT to be compliant
Learn with Local Vendors Topic: “Learn All Things New Dental” 1 CEU
GDHA Members $55 and Non-Members $65
REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.regonline.com/gdhaoctober2014