The Changing Landscape in Oral Health: An Introduction to Workforce Strategies Designed to Expand Access to Care

Presenters

  • Margaret Langelier, MSHSA

    Deputy Director, Oral Health Workforce Research Center
    Center for Health Workforce Studies
    University at Albany, SUNY

  • Jean Moore DrPH, MSN, FAAN

    Director, Center for Health Workforce Studies, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY

Topics

Emerging Models and Innovations, Oral Health, Scope of Practice (SOP)

Description

This webinar provides an introductory overview of the oral health workforce in America and highlight key themes emerging from the OHWRC’s work, including: strategies that facilitate oral health integration with primary care, particularly among safety net providers in clinics as well as community based settings; oral health service innovation, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary team based approaches to providing oral health services, including the use of dental therapists, advanced practice dental hygienists and community health coordinators.

Duration

1 hour

Event Date

March 13, 2018