Stress Management for Health Care Professionals

Stress Management for Health Care Professionals 

This course is designed to help dental professionals, including students, learn to deal with the uncertainty of modern living and the demands of personal and professional life in order to provide better care for their patients and themselves. Readers will learn to identify major sources of stress and to change perceptions of these stressors when they cannot be avoided, making them better able to focus on the job of providing dental care. Also, the reader will become familiar with the fight or flight response, definitions and causes of stress, the signs and symptoms of stress, the health consequences of stress, appropriate and effective stress management, and understand the stressors which occur in the dental practice.


Hours: 4.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program


Dynamic Dental Educators is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-AC-SWK-DDE-5019-V2
Hours: 4
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 8/30/2022
Learning Objectives:
Review the biological mechanism of the stress response
Distinguish between acute, chronic and traumatic stress
Recognize stress as a psychosocial factor in the manifestation of disease
Discover specific health conditions which result from elevated and chronic levels of stress
Become familiar with symptoms of chronic stress
Learn ways of managing stress appropriately and effectively
Understand the stressors which occur in a dental practice.



  • For the course outline, please refer to the Table of Contents found in the course PDF.

Instructor: Dynamic Dental Educators
Disclosure: Dynamic Dental Educators has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Dental Professionals; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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