Developing interventions to promote oral cancer screening and oral health in nursing homes
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe the facilitators and barriers associated with providing quality oral health care and oral cancer screening Explain the importance of oral health and oral cancer screening for long-term care residents Identify future intervention strategies to increase oral health and oral cancer screening in long term care facilities
Keyword(s): Oral Health Needs, Cancer Screening
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I worked on this study under the close supervision of the Co-I, Dr. Peter Maramaldi, who has served as a PI, Co-I, and consultant on multiple evidence-based health promotion and cancer screening studies funded by NCI, NINR, NIDCR, American Dental Association and the DentaQuest Foundation. Nearing the end of my training, I am currently serving on research teams by testing designs, conducting interventions, and managing data at Boston Children's Hospital.
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.