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This course will cover infective endocarditis and prosthetic joint prophylaxis, as well as hypertension, based on the current guidelines of the AHA, AAOS, and NIH. Hypertension guidelines and the medication classes used to manage the hypertensive patient will be presented. Oral manifestations will be included.
›› Recognize significant cardiovascular events from the patient history
›› Understand the pharmaco-genetics of drug metabolism
›› Obtain a concise consultation from the patient's physician
›› Understand the current guidelines (JNC-7) and the pathophysiology of hypertension
›› Recognize commonly occurring antihypertensive medications, their action, as well as adverse intraoral reactions