Welcome to Smiles for Ohio—Fluoride Varnish: Training for Primary Medical Care Providers Serving Children Enrolled in Medicaid. This series of four modules is designed to provide Medicaid/Healthchek primary medical care providers and other health care providers with knowledge needed to reduce the incidence of dental caries among children under age 3 and to contribute to the establishment of a dental home.
Course Objectives for Physicians
Course Objectives for Nurses
Post-Tests and Continuing Education Credits: Participants who complete this self-study course may take the post-tests (credit and non-credit options). Physicians licensed in Ohio will receive 1.0 hour of AMA Physician Recognition Award category 1 continuing medical education credit through the joint sponsorship of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Ohio Department of Health. Nurses licensed in Ohio will receive 1.25 contact hours of continuing nursing education credit through the Ohio Department of Health.
Cost: The curriculum is free.
Course Development: The curriculum was adapted from Maryland’s Mouths Matter: Fluoride Varnish and Oral Health Screening Program for Kids—Training for EPSDT Medical Providers in Maryland and was reviewed by a team of experts. Click here for a list of adapters and reviewers. Support for the development of the curriculum was provided by the HealthPath Foundation of Ohio. After completing the curriculum, fill out the course evaluation (completion of the evaluation is a requirement for CE credit). Your feedback will help improve the curriculum.
Note: Returning participants who have registered but have not finished the post-tests will be directed to the login page in order to complete the post-tests.