Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants have the opportunity to earn a free Residential Geriatric Oral Care Continuing Education credit by participating in a new online training sponsored by the Michigan Department of Community Health, Peak Performers, and the Michigan Oral Health Coalition.
After completing Beyond the Dental Office: Dental Care Needs in Michigan’s Nursing Homes, participants will:
- Understand the need for better oral health care among residents in long-term care facilities, and how to take action toward that need
- Understand issues and health treatment considerations related to the oral health care of the elderly
- Understand how to provide clinical care to this population
- Know where to get more details and training on dental care for the elderly
Go to www.peakdental.com/training to access the online training.