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Dental Public Health Policy & Advocacy

Dental Public Health Policy & Advocacy

Dental Public Health Policy & Advocacy

Robin Knowles
Robin Knowles
on behalf of American Association of Public Health Dentistry

$35.00 $ 35.00 $ 35.00

$35.00 $ 35.00 $ 35.00

$ 35.00 $ 35.00 $ 35.00
$ 35.00 $ 35.00 $ 35.00
Normal Price: $35.00 $35.00

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Launch date: 14 Jul 2016
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Last updated: 22 Nov 2018

Reference: 163684

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Mrs Candace Lewis (24 Mar 2017)
Focuses on the governing houses for care.

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This one hour course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the legislative process, how laws and policies are developed and implemented in the U.S., the impact on oral health policies, and the role of the dental health professional in advocating for and influencing oral health policies. The course discusses the US policies that regulate or affect the provision of oral healthcare, including coverage of dental care and state practice.

Objectives

Objective 1
Identify the roles of the dental profession in advocating for optimal oral and general health for the US population, including under-served and vulnerable populations.
Objective 2
Describe the roles of dental and public health organizations in oral health advocacy.
Objective 3
Educate and promote awareness about the importance of oral health to policy makers and regulatory agencies or officials.
Objective 4
Describe how laws and policies are developed and implemented in the US.
Objective 5
Discuss the US policies that regulate or affect the provisions of oral healthcare, including coverage of dental care and state practice acts.
Objective 6
Describe the role of inter-professional collaborations in advocating for policies that, prevent and treat dental diseases.
Robin Knowles

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Robin Knowles
on behalf of American Association of Public Health Dentistry

Robin Knowles is a Professor of Dental Hygiene at Tunxis Community College in Farmington, Connecticut where she serves as course leader for Community Oral Health I & II and teaches dental hygiene clinic and Research Seminar II. She has extensive experience in school based dental programs and developed the dental program at a community health center in Hartford. She recently completed a year as President of the CT Oral Health Initiative, a non-profit oral health advocacy organization and is currently working on an interdisciplinary project to develop education models addressing oral health for low income pregnant women. Email rknowles@tunxis.edu

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program ( ADA CERP)
  • 1.00 Credits

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