Online Course Now Available for Providing Oral Health Services to Medicaid LTC Residents

A FREE online course addressing oral health services to Medicaid LTC residents is now available.  The course addresses professional service providers which include dental professionals and students, social workers, geriatric care managers, gerontologists, gerontology students, counselors, ombudsman/patient advocates, nursing home administrators and administrative staff members. The course has received accreditation for one hour of continuing education credit through ADA/CERP and NCERS/NAB. It also meets the regulation requirements governing the practice of social work as established by the Virginia Board of Social Work under 18VAC140-20-105 for one continuing education credit.

An interdisciplinary educational approach is utilized to 1) increase knowledge related to the importance of maintaining oral health of LTC residents, 2) improve the understanding of and encourage the use of DMAS 225 to assist with coverage of dental care services provided to LTC residents, 3) improve and increase the provision of dental care treatment to residents of LTC facilities. No prior skill level or experience required by attendees.

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