Course Four

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COURSE #4                              

Friday October 28, 2022


Virtual Webinar  Presented by Tom Viola, R.Ph., C.C.P.  

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Virtual presentation: “I Have Become...Profoundly Numb”

Learning Objectives

•Identify the different cardiovascular diseases and classes of medications used in their treatment.

• Explore the clinical implications of these medications including adverse reactions and contraindications to dental therapy.

• Discuss the newest anticoagulants available including their adverse reactions and patient care considerations.

• Describe the treatment modifications and care planning strategies recommended for dental patients.


With over 30 years’ experience as a pharmacist, educator, speaker and author, Tom Viola, R.Ph., C.C.P. has earned his reputation as the go-to specialist for delivering quality continuing education content through his informative engaging presentations.

Tom’s programs provide an overview of the most prevalent oral and systemic diseases and the most frequently prescribed drugs used in their treatment. Special emphasis is given to dental considerations and strategies for effective patient care planning.

As a clinical educator, Tom is a member of the faculty of twelve dental professional degree programs and has received several awards for outstanding teacher of the year. Tom instructs dental hygiene students and practice dental hygienists in pharmacology and local anesthesia in preparation for national board exams. As a published writer, Tom is well known internationally for his contributions to several professional journals in the areas of pharmacology, pain management and local anesthesia.

In addition, Tom has served as a contributor, chapter author and peer reviewer for several pharmacology textbooks. As a professional speaker, Tom has presented continuing education courses to dental professionals internationally since 2001.