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Conference Fall 2015

Diabetes Teamwork: Collaboration, Coordination and Control

An Inter-Professional Continuing Education Course

The National Dental Association and the Center of Excellence presents the  Fall, 2015 Oral Health Conference.

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Collaboration 5a

Course Summary

Despite advances in health care and technology, diabetes in the U.S. is on an upward spiral. Glaring disparities still exist in some population groups as classified by age, sex, income, race/ethnicity.

This course will focus on the roles and responsibilities of each health team member in providing patient-centered, coordinated care.

Actionable steps will be presented to harness the collective energy of community partners and inter-professional health teams to stem the tide of diabetes across all age groups in targeted populations.

Course Information
  • Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015
  • Time: Registration and Continental Breakfast, 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
  • Presentation: 9:00 a.m. – Noon
  • Location: Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry, Room 134
  • Credit: 3.0 units of Continuing Education
  • AGD Codes: 734 Clinical Diagnosis, 735 Clinical Treatment, 742 Medical Health History/Factor
Intended Audience

Physicians, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals and health professions students.

Course Objectives
  1. Discuss recent trends in the disease progression
  2. Provide an overview of current tests, methods, and key disease indicators
  3. Discuss traditional and alternative treatments
  4. Provide update on current research on impact of diet and exercise
  5. Increase awareness about the oral-systemic link
  6. Present cross-cutting ways to promote and enhance the inter-professional health team
Course presenters

Multi-Disciplinary Panel

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