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The ABC's of HbA1c

  • Times Square 718 East Union Hills Drive Phoenix, AZ, 85024 United States (map)

This lecture reviews the recommended paradigm for the assessment of a diabetic patient. Katrina will discuss the CDT-approved code released in 2018, permitting in-office point of service HbA1c testing as well as recommendations for patient (A) assessment, (B) blood sample gathering and (C) counseling. Course is appropriate for dentists, dental specialties, dental hygienists and dental assistants.

Course Objectives include: (1) Review current recommendations for assessment and medical history gathering of a diabetic patient; (2) Identify equipment and the clinical provision for gathering HbA1c tests as related to the CDT-approved in-office point of service HbA1c testing code for 2018; and (3) Discuss counseling strategies and guidelines for the implementation of dental services for diabetic patients.

Please come hungry and have dinner from an excellent variety of food from their menu. As soon as you know that you will coming to our meeting AND EATING at 6 p.m. or just arriving for the speaker at 7 p.m, please RSVP to CentralAZDentalHygienists@gmail.com and let us know your plans. Come check out our location and network with a great group of dental hygienists!!!

Keep in mind that the room we are using at the restaurant has a limit of 46 people, so please be sure to send your RSVP!! One c.e.u. will be awarded, FREE OF CHARGE to ADHA members with a nominal fee of $15.00 for NON-members for the c.e. Please pay at the door when you arrive. RSVP to CentralAZDentalHygienists@gmail.com