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Vaccinations by Dentists — A New Role in Primary Care
CE Credit(s):
1
Member Price:
$0.00
Retail Price:
$0.00
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American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Jan. 27, 2021

Course Overview
What role can dentists play in providing vaccinations for their patients? This webinar addresses why dentists should be considered primary care providers, and how their background makes them well-trained for providing vaccines. Participants will learn about the collaborative process for developing and passing legislation, the additional training recommended for dentists to include vaccinations as part of their scope of practice, and its implementation in the state of Oregon.

Get an overview of the vaccines most likely to be initiated first in dental practice, learn about potential barriers as well as vaccinations amid the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and about current and future opportunities for dentists in the overall healthcare system.

 

After this course, the learner should be able to:
Summarize the role of dentists in the healthcare system & evaluate the potential for vaccination by dentists in their own state
• Develop a plan for legislation/advocacy for vaccination by dentists in their own state
• Create a plan for incorporating vaccination in their own practice

Presenter
Phillip T. Marucha, D.M.D., Ph.D.

Disclaimer
The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

This course is free and open to all
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