A survey of dentists' attitudes and knowledge of treating scleroderma patients: Discovery of an access to care issue
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Analyze how dentists’ attitudes and knowledge of scleroderma reduces scleroderma patients’ access to oral health care. Identify strategies to improve dentists’ knowledge of scleroderma.
Keyword(s): Access to Care, Oral Health Needs
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a student in the Public Health and Professional Degree Program, Tufts University School of Medicine. I will receive my MPH in May 2013. This poster represents my applied learning experience required for my MPH. I am an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Diagnosis and Health Promotion, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. I am a member of the Medical Advisory Board of the New England Chapter of the Scleroderma Foundation.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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