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Session: Current Issues in Vision Care and Oral Health (organized jointly by VC and OH)
3087.0: Monday, November 8, 2004: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Current Issues in Vision Care and Oral Health (organized jointly by VC and OH)
The papers presented in this session cover innovative concepts in the vision care and oral health professions. The selected papers represent current issues within the professions and reflect changes in thinking or new ideas that will impact each profession in the future.
Learning Objectives: Following this session the attendee will be able to articulate several "forward thinking" ideas and concepts in vision and oral health such as: 1. Understanding current opinion of children wearing contact lenses, using fluoride programs in schools, and educating children about oral health, 2. Understanding workforce issues in optometry, and 3. Evaluating new vision measurement techniques.
Moderator(s):Debbie Hettler, OD MPH FAAO
8:30 AMKids and contact lenses  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD
8:48 AMOptometric Workforce Databases
Mort Soroka, PhD, Trafford Crump, MPA, Amy Bennett, MPA
9:06 AMPC-Based Visual Function Tests: A Novel Method of Follow-up in Longitudinal Studies
Hossein Bahrami, MD, MPH, Michele Melia, PhD, Gislin Dagnelie, PhD
9:24 AMMove over Tinkerbell, there's a new fairy in town  [ Recorded presentation ]
mary h mcclean, RDH, Kimberlee D. Wyche, MD, MPH, Michelle P Vaughan, DDS
9:42 AMSchool based fluoride varnish program: Effect on participation rates
Harpreet K. Singh, RDH, MS, Corinna S. Culler, RDH, MPH, Michelle Henshaw, DMD, MPH
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Vision Care Section
Endorsed by:Oral Health; School Health Education and Services; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA