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Dental Therapists – Model Curriculum for Community College Settings


Online
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Date/Time: 2–3pm ET, March 29, 2017

The nation’s oral health workforce is evolving to include dental therapists and requires programs to educate these practitioners. Community colleges and dental therapy education programs are a good match in terms of core values and goals related to diversity and delivering care to underserved populations and communities. This webinar will review the recently released report “A Sample Dental Therapy Curriculum for Community Colleges.” It will include an overview of the report, opportunities for community colleges and a detailed review of the sample curriculum for a dental therapy associate degree program.

Speakers:

  • Caswell A. Evans, DDS, MPH, Associate Dean for Prevention & Public Health Sciences College of Dentistry University of Illinois at Chicago, Dental Therapy Curriculum Workgroup Chairperson
  • Mary Williard, DDS, Director Dental Health Aide Therapist Educational Program, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Dental Therapy Curriculum Workgroup Member
  • Anne M. Loochtan, PhD, Provost NOVA Medical Education Campus, Dental Therapy Curriculum Workgroup Member

Register here (https://cc.readytalk.com/r/di257z7uvka6&eom)

This Community Catalyst webinar will include an overview of the new dental therapy curriculum report, opportunities for community colleges and a detailed review of the sample curriculum for a dental therapy associate degree program.