Oral Health: Kansas School Oral Health Screening Program (1029736)
 Course ID: 1029736
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number: 1029736
 Cost (US$): 0.00
(The Kansas Dental Board continuing education committee approved this course for continuing education credit for dental professionals on 1/24/2012.)
 Credit Type(s): 2 CEU/CE
 Certificate: KDHE - General Certificate 5-2011 ONLINE
Course Description: Kansas School Oral Health Screening Program (1029736) (revised 12-2011, reviewed 8/4/15)

The Bureau of Oral Health, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, wishes to thank the Delta Dental of Kansas Foundation, Children’s Mercy Family Health Partners, and Health Resources Service Administration (HRSA) for their support in this School Oral Health Screening Initiative.

MISSION of the Kansas Oral Health Screening Initiative:
To design and implement a statewide Children’s Oral Health Screening Program in Kansas schools that satisfies Kansas Law so children with dental disease can be identified and referred for treatment, and the screening data can be used for program planning at the Bureau of Oral Health.

This course provides official continuing education credit for Dental Professionals. All other professions may utilize the course certificate to self submit for education credit to their boards of practice.

Objectives -
At the conclusion of this training learners will be able to:
- Describe how Kansas State Statute K.S.A. 72-5201 relates to schools and oral health screenings.
- Recognize why parental notification to parents is recommended.
- Define screening terminology.
- Organize OH screenings in your schools and select the appropriate supplies.
- Identify the roles of school nurse and  oral health screener’s.
- Conduct oral health screenings that are consistent with other screeners statewide.

This training was developed by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment; Bureau of Oral Health. It is designed to teach dental screeners in Kansas about the uniformed school screening process.

Many organizations and individuals contributed to this training.  The screening protocols discussed are based on the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) screening guidelines.  The Kansas school screening advisory council included local dentists, dental hygienists, nurses, safety net professionals along with other oral health advocates.

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Subject Area(s):
Chronic Diseases
Disability
Maternal / Child Health
Nutrition
Oral Health
Prevention / Promotion
Audience(s):
Nurses
Dental Professionals
Public Health
Healthcare
Background/Role(s): None
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Intermediate
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals:
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: Bureau of Oral Health
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Bureau of Oral Health Staff
Phone: 785-296-5116
email: kboh@kdheks.gov
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I had a bit of a prob with the sound. other wise it was a very good class!
 
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March 24, 2014
I don't think it's an option if you want to be a school screener.
 
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February 26, 2014
I was a little nervous about screening, this cleared up all my questions.
 
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February 05, 2014
Very beneficial if taken PRIOR to an oral screening!
 
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