Clinical partnerships for interprofessional education of family nurse practitioner and dental hygiene students
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Communication and informatics
Diversity and culture
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related nursing
Describe the process for developing an IPE program in a primary care facility and in elementary schools in a rural county with a high rate of dental disease. Explain the integration of oral health and primary care practice for family nurse practitioner and dental hygiene students. Describe the benefits of an inter-professional education program for family nurse practitioner and dental hygiene students List the barriers that exist when developing an IPE program
Keyword(s): Community-Based Partnership & Collaboration, Oral Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a co- principal of a grant focusing on a interprofessional education program in which family nurse practioner and dental hygiene students provide oral health prevention services to underserved populations with high rates of oral disease and low-levels of oral health literacy. Among my research interests are improving the oral health literacy of at-risk populations through interprofessional education and practice.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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