Activity

Activity ID

2126

Expires

December 31, 2020

Format Type

Other

CME Credit

20

Fee

$0-$199
CME Provider

American Academy of Pediatrics

Description

The EQIPP: Oral Health course focuses on the importance of the dental home, caries risk assessment, anticipatory guidance, and fluoride varnish application. All of which can be done by the pediatric primary healthcare providers (PPHP) in the office. The main goals of this course are to provide pediatricians and other healthcare professionals with factual information on Oral Health and to increase the number of pediatricians who understand how to implement Oral Health care and services.

Diplomate Engagement

Comparative performance to peers.

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Educational Objectives

To understand the importance of a dental home.
To identify the roles of PPHP in facilitating the establishment of dental home.
To recognize the various facets involved and barriers in setting up a dental home.
To understand the dental caries process and impact of Early Childhood Caries (ECC).
To know the process of performing a caries risk assessment.
To identify groups that are at high risk for dental caries.
To understand the importance of maternal oral health.
To provide age-specific oral health anticipatory guidance.
To deliver oral health and injury prevention patient education.
To become familiar with fluoride varnishwho should apply it and how it is applied.
To address families' concerns about fluoride varnish.
To understand the process for procuring, storing, and billing for fluoride varnish.
To measure and improve care delivery and processes concerning oral health care.

Keywords

Oral Health, Primary Care, Fluoride Varnish, Oral Health Risk Assessment, Quality Improvement, Medical Knowledge

Competencies

Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Systems-based Practice

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Academic Medicine, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes

Quality Improvement, Ambulatory Education, Oral Health

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