Linking School Nurses to Health and Wellness Resources
Oral Health Continuing Nursing & Health Professional Education Programs

Smiles for Life - A National Oral Health Curriculum

A comprehensive oral health curriculum developed by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Group on Oral Health. The curriculum is designed to enhance the role of primary care clinicians in the promotion of oral health for all age groups through the development and dissemination of high-quality educational resources.

 

Questions and Answers on School Oral Health Programs

A webinar presented by the Association of State & Territorial Dental Directors, School and Adolescent Oral Health Committee in conjunction with NASN.

 

American Association of Pediatrics Oral Health Curricula for Health Professionals

 

Oral Health Professional’s Guide to Serving Young Children with Special Health Care Needs

Five modules designed for oral health professionals to ensure children with special health care needs have access to health promotion and disease prevention services that address their unique oral health needs.  Although it is designed for dental professionals, school nurses will find this tutorial valuable. (Does not provide nursing continuing education hours) 

 

NASN Radio:  Nurse's Guide to Student Oral Health (2011)

In this 12 minute radio broadcast, Dr. Mary J. Hayes and Susan Zacharski, RN, MEd are interviewed. Dr Hayes is an American Dental Association spokesperson for pediatric dental issues and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Ms. Zacharski has been a school nurse for more than 23 years. Funding for this segment is supported by a grant from the ADA Foundation.

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