Oral Health of Older Adults Living in Community Settings (June 27, 2024)

Program Information

These presentations focus on the discussion of integrating behavioral health strategies for patients of all ages who are showing signs of behavioral health challenges within their oral health care visit. The goal is to provide dental providers with a few tools and different perspective in giving patients completing their oral health care visit with more support. 

This activity meets on Thursdays from 6:30-7:30PM EDT

  • June 20, 2024
  • June 27, 2024

Target Audience

The Oral Health and Older Adults Webinars is designed to elevate social worker knowledge of oral-systemic health and opportunities to integrate this knowledge in their social work practice and communication with the interdisciplinary team.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to do the following:

  • Identify the unique oral health challenges faced by older adults in skilled nursing setting.
  • Identify the connection between oral health and overall health among residents in the skilled nursing setting.
  • Identify some signs patients are experiencing leads to Behavioral health challenges. 
  • Understand ways of communicating concerns with patients regarding behavioral health. 
  • Learn different strategies to help support patients showing behavioral health challenges. 
     
Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACE/ASWB
    Through Joint Accreditation Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers at its activities.
  • 1.00 Participation Hour(s)
    If you are not able to utilize any of the above credit types, you are able to download an unaccredited Participation Certificate for your records.
Activity opens: 
06/17/2024
Activity expires: 
12/31/2024

The webinar has sessions on two Thursday from 6:30-7:30PM EST. The topics and dates are as follows:

  • Oral Health of Older Adults Living in Skilled Nursing Settings (June 20, 2024)
  • Oral Health of Older Adults Living in Community Settings (June 27, 2024)

Weitzman Institute Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the Weitzman Institute to ensure that Continuing Education (CE) activities are independent and free of commercial bias. To ensure educational content is objective, balanced, and guarantee content presented is in the best interest of its learners' and the public, the Weitzman Institute requires that everyone in a position to control educational content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. An ineligible company is one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Examples can be found at accme.org.

Faculty participating in a Weitzman Institute-sponsored activity must disclose to the planning committee and audience all financial or other relationship(s) with ineligible companies.

Faculty Disclosures

No faculty disclosed a relevant financial relationship for this program.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned by Oral Health Ohio and Moses/Weitzman Health System Inc. and its Weitzman Institute and is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credential Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.   

By completing this activity, you provide Moses/Weitzman Health System Inc. the permission to share completion data with the ACCME and the certifying board(s).

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Please note that continuing education credit requirements differ by state, jurisdiction, and licensing agency. It is your responsibility to confirm if your licensing/credentialing agency will accept the credits offered by this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACE/ASWB
    Through Joint Accreditation Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers at its activities.
  • 1.00 Participation Hour(s)
    If you are not able to utilize any of the above credit types, you are able to download an unaccredited Participation Certificate for your records.
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Required Hardware/Software

This online activity requires use of a device connected to the Internet, such as a computer tablet or mobile device.