Improving Children's Health: Integrating Dental & Medical Services

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Date & Location
Saturday, September 29, 2018 7:00 AM - 4:45 PM   IU School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, IN

Target Audience
Dental, Family Practice, Medicine, Nursing, Parent/Family, Pediatrics, Social Work

Overview
The benefits of this conference will include: learning from experts, reviewing examples of successful programs and developing strategies/messages to support improving children’s
health through integrating medical and dental services.This is critical because tooth decay is the number one most common chronic childhood disease.The American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommended the first dental visit should be at or before the age of one year. The first visit provides a foundation for prevention through education.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  1. Develop strategies to support early childhood visits.
  2. Recognize the importance of early oral health intervention thought research, data, experiences, dental, and medical practitioners.
  3. Identify where reimbursement is available for these visits in your practice.
  4. Demonstrate how to perform a caries risk assessment, apply fluoride varnish, and provide oral health counseling in the primary care setting.

Accreditation

The Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.Marriage and Family Therapist and Mental Health Counselor Board to provide Category I Continuing Education program.  This activity qualifies for 7 Category I CEU as outlined by the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board.