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Northeastern University. 2016. Innovations in oral health toolkit [upd.]. Boston, MA: Northeastern University, multiple items.

Annotation: This toolkit for faculty provides guidance on integrating oral health into existing health professions curricula. Contents include guidance on using the toolkit, the philosophy and methodology behind the toolkit, steps for building a sustainable program, and web-based resources. Topics include assessing readiness, creating awareness and securing support, faculty development, simulation learning, case-based learning, service learning, and cooperative education. A video that describes the toolkit is also available.

Contact: Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, Telephone: (617) 373-2000 Secondary Telephone: (617) 373-3768 Web Site: http://www.northeastern.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Health professions, Interdisciplinary approach, Multimedia, Oral health, Professional education, Service learning, Teamwork

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. 2015. Area health resources files. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, multiple items.

Annotation: This family of health data resource products is drawn from a county-level database assembled annually from over 50 sources. It includes (1) databases that can be downloaded; (2) comparison tools that enable local health planners, administrators, and researchers to compare a county's or state's available health resources and health status indicators to those available from other counties or states based on selected criteria; and (3) a mapping tool that enables users to prepare maps that compare the availability of health professionals as well as environmental factors impacting health at the county and state levels. Data categories include health care professions (including dentists and other oral health professionals); hospitals and health care facilities; and census, population data, and environment. Selected national and state data not available for smaller geographic areas are included.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Data sources, Health facilities, Health professions, Health status, Hospitals

Interprofessional Education Collaborative Expert Panel. 2011. Core competencies for interprofessional collaborative practice: Report of an expert panel. Washington, DC: Interprofessional Education Collaborative, 47 pp.

Annotation: This report presents a common core set of competencies relevant across six health professions (nursing, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, and osteopathy) to address essential preparation of clinicians for interprofessional collaborative practice. It also recommends learning experiences and educational strategies for achieving the competencies and related objectives. The report concludes with a discussion of key challenges to interprofessional competency development.

Contact: National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, University of Minnesota Academic Health Center, Minneapolis, MN Web Site: http://nexusipe.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Collaboration, Competency based education, Health professions, Interdisciplinary approach, Professional education

Interprofessional Education Collaborative. 2011. Team-based competencies: Building a shared foundation for education and clinical practice–Conference proceedings. Washington, DC: Interprofessional Education Collaborative, 21 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes discussions from a conference held on February 16-17, 2011, in Washington, DC, to review draft core competencies and create the ground work for an action plan for using the competencies to transform health professional education and health care delivery in the United States. Topics include the need for collaborative care, factors that could influence change, and steps to advance interprofessional collaboration in education and practice. The conference agenda, participant list, and references and resources are also included.

Contact: National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, University of Minnesota Academic Health Center, Minneapolis, MN Web Site: http://nexusipe.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Competency based education, Educational change, Health professions, Interdisciplinary approach, Professional education

Sharps G, Meckstroth-West R, Muto BJ, Gooch-Erbacher B, Cunningham K, Shulman E. 2009. Oral health in West Virginia's Head Start and Early Head Start children. [Charleston, WV]: West Virginia Partners for Oral Health, 24 pp.

Annotation: This continuing education course discusses the role of health professionals in West Virginia in delivering oral-health-care education to parents and other caregivers of children enrolled in Head Start. It also explores the delivery of preventive care by dentists and dental hygienists to meet the oral health needs of young children enrolled in Head Start. Topics include the Head Start program and its commitment to the promotion of oral health, the pathophysiologic and risk factors of dental caries, the dental home concept, and anticipatory guidance for parents and other caregivers.

Contact: West Virginia Community Voices, 2207 East Washington Street, Charleston, WV 25311, Telephone: (304) 344-1872 E-mail: tolliver2@verizon.net Web Site: http://www.wvvoices.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Continuing education, Early Head Start, Head Start, Health professions, Oral health, Preventive health services, West Virginia, Young children

Dower C, Christian S, O'Neil E. 2007. Promising scopes of practice models for the health professions. San Francisco, CA: University of California, San Francisco, Center for the Health Professions, 25 pp.

Annotation: This brief examines issues in the legal scopes of practice for the health professions within the context of improving access to care in California. The brief highlights the California scopes of practice for a sample of four occupations (nurse practitioners, physical therapists, physician assistants, and paramedics) and compares them to more expansive scopes of practices in other states or institutions. The brief also discusses efforts to improve scope of practice decision-making via review mechanisms, health boards with independent rule-making authority, and national uniformity.

Contact: University of California, San Francisco, Healthforce Center for Research and Leadership Development, 3333 California Street, Suite 410, San Francisco, CA 94143, Telephone: (415) 476-8181 E-mail: healthforcecenter@ucsf.edu Web Site: http://healthforce.ucsf.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Allied health personnel, Health professions, Models, Oral health, Reports, Work force

Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health. 2001. Maternal and child health competencies. Washington, DC: Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health, 8 pp.

Annotation: This paper lists the core competencies for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) professionals intended to provide a basis for curriculum development and continuing education programming for MCH graduate education programs and MCH professionals. The competencies address MCH and general public health content in the areas of the scientific basis of MCH and public health, methodological and analytical skills, management and communication skills, policy and advocacy skills, and values and ethics in MCH public health practice.

Contact: Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health, 1720 2nd Avenue South, Ryals 310G, Birmingham, AL 35294-0022, Telephone: (205) 975-0531 Fax: (205) 934-3347 E-mail: jmcdouga@uab.edu Web Site: http://www.atmch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Competency based education, Health professions, MCH training, Professional education, Professional training

Gies WJ. 1926. Dental education in the United States and Canada: A report to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. New York, NY: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, ca. 665 pp. (Bulletin no. 19)

Annotation: This report examines the importance of dentistry as a healing science and an essential component of higher education in the health professions. Topics include a general history of dental education in North America and a discussion of the conditions in the practice of dentistry that determine its education requirements. Statistical statements and descriptive accounts of all the dental schools in the United States and Canada in 1925-26 are included, as well as a general plan for the reorganization of dental education to promote the development of dental practice as a division of health service.

Contact: Dalhousie University, DalSpace Institutional Repository, E-mail: dalspace@dal.ca Web Site: https://dalspace.library.dal.ca Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental education, Dental schools, Dentistry, Health professions, History, History, Oral health, Organizational change

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.