251990 New Hampshire School - Based Oral Health Program and Resources

Monday, October 31, 2011: 1:30 PM

Nancy Martin, RDH, MS , Oral Health Program Manager, NH Division of Public Health Services, Concord, NH
School-based oral health programs have been a key contributor to improving the oral health of New Hampshire children. The NH's Oral Health Program Manager will discuss factors that have made school-based oral health programs successful in her state: public health supervision of dental hygienists, school and community buy-in, RDH care coordination for referrals to local dentists, program cost and long-term positive outcomes.

Learning Areas:
Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs

Learning Objectives:
Describe strategies of a successful school based oral health program List resources supportng the success of the NH Program

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Oral Health program Manager of the NH Program being described in this session.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.