Oral Effects of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Therapy
As part of a multidisciplinary team, dental professionals play a pivotal role in managing oral complications from hematopoietic stem cell transplants.
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 the March 2019 issue and expires 3/31/22. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.