Whether your patient is pre-, during, or post-cancer therapy, updating the medical history can seem daunting. Why? Because each cancer comes with a unique set of challenges and contraindications. The problem: not knowing what you should be asking.
In this lecture, Dr. Jessica Metcalfe gets to the root of asking necessary medical history questions, explores the specific needs for certain cancer diagnoses, explains treatment planning from a unique perspective and provides you with the tools to feel comfortable treating the cancer patient throughout their therapy and beyond.
Description: Being a high-achiever is instinctive. You work hard devoting your time and energy to dentistry. Yet, you underestimate your abilities, explain away your successes, overwork to predict mistakes and are always exhausted. In this open and real conversation, Dr. Jessica breaks down barriers associated with self-doubt, perfectionism and mental well-being in the dental profession. It’s time to talk about the dark side of dentistry.
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Dr. Jessica E. Metcalfe is the founder of The Alchemist Dentist, an international speaker, a life coach, a mental health activist and a dentist to oncology patients. She works with professionals to help dismantle impostor phenomenon, perfectionism and prevent burnout. Dr. Jessica brings a unique perspective to challenging the way you see cancer patients in your day-to-day clinic.