Kids Smile Fluoride Varnish Training
February 7th, 2018
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wedco District Health Department
Registration Deadline February 4th, 2018
Training will include Pediatric Oral Health Review, Dental Caries Etiology, Linkages of Systemic Disease with Oral Disease and Infections and Fluoride Varnish Application.
Oral Health Screening, Fluoride Varnish Application, Providing an Oral Disease Prevention Message, and Making Proper Referrals to Oral Health Professionals
Overall Course Objectives:
1. Describe the various oral health problems in infants and children.
2. Describe the steps in applying the fluoride varnish to the primary teeth of infants and children.
3. Describe the health status of Kentucky's children.
Julie Watts McKee, DMD graduated from the University of Louisville with a DMD in Dentistry. Through her private practice as a family dentist in rural Kentucky, she know the need for improved oral health status throughout all ages and demographics of our population. She also has over 15 years’ experience as a public health director of a multi-county health department that crossed upscale suburban, educated populations through the extremely poor, uneducated people.
8:00 a.m. Introductions and Pre-Test
8:15 a.m. Presentation Related to Nurses’ CE Requirements of the Board of Nursing
9:00 a.m. Review of Oral Development through Early Childhood
10:00 a.m. Review of Oral Problems and Disease in Infants and Children
10:50 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Epidemiology and Oral Health Status of Kentucky’s Children
11:30 a.m. Lunch Break
12:30 p.m. Early Childhood Caries Etiology and Prevention
1:30 p.m. Benefits of Fluoride in Children and Adults
2:00 p.m. Screening and Application of Fluoride Varnish
3:00 p.m. Oral Disease Prevention Messaging and Effective Referrals
3:20 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Post Test
4:00 p.m. Demonstration and Repeat Demonstration of Screening and Varnishing Technique
4:15 p.m. Questions and Answers
4:30 p.m. Dismissal
James C. Cecil, DMD, MPH
Joy Hoskins, RN, BSN, BA
Nursing Continuing Education Information:
The Kentucky Department for Public Health is a KBN continuing education provider. This course has been approved for 8.3 nursing contact hours, KBN Provider #07-0038-12-2019-007.
Disclaimer Statement: The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.
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Original Posting Date: 12-21-17 TKL