Oral Health Module
This course consists of 5 learning sub-modules related to the importance and best practices of oral health in clinical practice. Each submodule takes about 5-minutes to complete. In the Anticipatory Guidance module, There is a link to Smiles for Life, a national oral health educational program in which you can complete additional modules for your specific patient populations. A resource link to help you find a link to a dentist for your patients is also available in the Anticipatory Guidance Module.
This Module takes approximately 1 hour to complete, for which you can earn 1 Continuing Education credit. You may complete each sub-module at your own pace.
Oral Health Pre-Test - Please complete the pre-test. It only takes about 3 minutes. Test results are reported as AGGREGATE DATA ONLY for us to evaluate the effectiveness of each learning module. Thank you!
Module 1: Introduction - This is an introduction to the Oral Health course. Oral Health Expert, Dr. Erin Hartnett, discusses the structure of the course and learning outcomes. We recommend viewing this content before beginning Modules 1 - 5.
Module 2: Why is Oral Health Important? - This module describes the importance of Oral Health. Its content covers oral health within the context of public health, risks associated with childhood caries (ECC), and symptoms and treatment.
Module 3: Risk Assessment, Oral Exam, and Fluoride Varnish - This module explains how to identify children at risk for tooth decay, how to give a proper oral health exam, and how to apply fluoride varnish.
Module 4: Anticipatory Guidance - This module gives some ideas about anticipatory guidance you can give to your patients, including infant teeth cleaning and positioning, and brushing and flossing.
Module 5: Case Study - In this module, you apply your knowledge to real life scenarios.
Oral Health Post-Test - Please complete the post-test. Like the pre-test, it only takes about 3 minutes and test results are reported as AGGREGATE DATA ONLY for us to evaluate the effectiveness of each learning module. Thank you!
Evaluation - Please complete this brief evaluation to receive CE credit.