Tuesday, December 1st, 2020, 12:00-1:00PM EST
The dental visit is an untapped opportunity to manage older adults with diabetes using an interprofessional collaborative care approach. This webinar will help participants to understand the benefits of implementing and monitoring blood glucose and hemoglobin A1C testing for older adults in their health center oral health services.
At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
· Explain the value of utilizing the dental office for screening and monitoring diabetes in their older patient population.
· Develop strategies for overcoming obstacles to full screening implementation and tracking.
· Promote a collaborative approach for hand-off communication and referrals for older adult patients.
Intended Audience: Health center providers and staff who care for older adults