The Texas Oral Health Coalition is pleased to partner with UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston to provide continuing dental education credit for their telementoring ECHO sessions.
Please see upcoming scheduled sessions below and when registration will open for each. For additional details about UTHealth Project ECHO please visit https://txohc.org/education/.
International participants will need to check time change from Houston, Texas (Central Time CT). Please visit https://www.worldtimebuddy.com
Full-day virtual conference * Date: November 9, 2020 * Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Central
Hot Topics in Aging is an annual interprofessional continuing education conference bringing together health professionals, researchers, and community members engaged in the care of older adults. The goal of the conference is to discuss timely and relevant topics in aging in order to improve care provided to older adults in all settings. This year’s full-day Zoom conference agenda will address a range of aging-related health issues, with a special focus on oral health and its connection to overall health for older adults.
1. Describe the relationship between oral health and systemic disease in older adults.
2. Name 3 medications that can impact oral health of older adults
3. Describe the impact of dysphagia and drooling on psychological well-being of older adults
4. List 2 barriers for older adults to access dental care & local solutions to these barriers
5. Describe the Age-Friendly Health System framework (Institute for Healthcare Improvement) and its relevance in the care of older adults
|Speaker Name||Presentation Title||Conflict of Interest and Biography||Image Authenticity||Handouts|
|Maureen Beck||Local AFHS Champion|
|Angela Catic||Oral Health & the 4Ms of an Age-Friendly Health System||Presentation Slides|
|Heather Cooper||Impact of medications on oral health||Presentation Slides|
|David Fray||Access to dental care: Barriers and strategies||Presentation Slides|
|Lindsey Heidrick||Dysphagia, drooling, impact on psychological well-being|
|Holly Holmes||Impact of medications on oral health||Presentation Slides|
|Rachel Jantea||Introduction to Oral Health & Aging|
|Cameron Jeter||Oral health is more than clean teeth||Presentation Slides|
|Min Ji Kwak||Local AFHS Champion||Plenary Handout|
|Ezenwa Onyema||Local AFHS Champion||Plenary Handout|
|Leslie Pelton||IHI Age-Friendly Health System (AFHS) Initiative|
|Nahid Rianon||Local AFHS Champion||Plenary Handout|
|June Sadowsky||Introduction to Oral Health & Aging | Oral healthcare: Tips for the non-dental professional||Oral healthcare: Tips for the non-dental professional|
|Lokesh Shahani||Local AFHS Champion||Plenary Handout|
|Janet Yellowitz||Special dental healthcare needs of vulnerable older adult populations||Presentation Slides|
|Anna Zulfiqar||Impact of medications on oral health||Presentation Slides|
Texas Oral Health Coalition
Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.
7/1/2019 to 6/30/2021.
Provider ID# 346144
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the Academy of General Dentistry Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) through the joint program provider approval of Texas Oral Health Coalition, Inc. (Provider 1) and UT Health UT School of Dentistry (Provider 2). The Texas Oral Health Coalition (Provider 1) is approved for awarding FAGD/MAGD credit. (AGD ID # 346144)
This telementoring ECHO session was made possible by Grant Number K01HP33459 from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an operating division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Health Resources and Services Administration or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.