Interprofessional Education & Pediatric Medicine
This course aligns with CARE PD Goal A (Focus Areas I & III) which is to expand integrated oral and primary health care through interprofessional education/practice established through the UCLA Community Health and Advocacy Training in Pediatric Dentistry (CHAT-PD, 2010-2015) and built on through the UCLA Strategic Partnership for Interprofessional Collaborative Education in Pediatric Dentistry (SPICE-PD, 2015-2021). The course consists of two parts.
Dental residents will learn about common and uncommon childhood medical conditions, well child care including growth and nutrition, developmental milestones, patient and family health maintenance, and psychosocial stimulation to maximize intellectual potentials. This course includes outpatient rotations at the UCLA Medical Plaza Pediatrics Clinic. It includes pediatric dental residents teaching the pediatric medical residents about oral health.
On successful completion of this course, residents will be able to:
About the Instructor
PhD, FNP-BC, CPNP-AC/PC, FAHA, FAAN
MSN, RN. FNP