ExpiresDecember 31, 2020
American Academy of Pediatrics
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.
Comparative performance to peers.
ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type
ABMS MOC Part IV PI CME Activity
NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
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.
Oral Health, Primary Care, Fluoride Varnish, Oral Health Risk Assessment, Quality Improvement, Medical Knowledge
Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Systems-based Practice
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Academic Medicine, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military
National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes
Quality Improvement, Ambulatory Education, Oral Health