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Improving the Oral Health of Long Term Care Facility Residents

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By providing education and training resources to caregivers, dental teams can help improve the daily oral hygiene of long term care facility residents.

After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the federal mandate regarding assistance with daily oral hygiene in long term care facilities (LTCFs).
  2. Discuss safety concerns during the provision of daily oral hygiene for LTCF residents.
  3. Detail six strategies for overcoming care-resistant behavior.
  4. Identify educational resources for training LTCF staff on how to perform daily oral hygiene services.

This course was issued in the May 2016 issue and expires 5/31/19. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

Belmont Business Media is an ADA CERP-recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ada.org/cerp. Belmont Business Media Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 7/1/2023 to 6/30/2026. Provider ID 317924
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