PLS / OHS :: SEMINARS :: G. Bridging the Gap: Diversity and Cultural Competency in Dental Care (Wednesday, 4/11/18)

G. Bridging the Gap: Diversity and Cultural Competency in Dental Care (Wednesday, 4/11/18)

G. Bridging the Gap: Diversity and Cultural Competency in Dental Care (Wednesday, 4/11/18)

G. Bridging the Gap: Diversity and Cultural Competency in Dental Care (Wednesday, 4/11/18)

This lecture presentation on Cultural Competency provides insight for the dental healthcare professional on unique verbal and non- verbal communication skills.  Participants will be enlightened on how recognizing cues, which are often a critical in healthcare decisions and values, impact the treatment and care of patients. This workshop serves to promote team cohesiveness in regards to self-awareness, attitudes, beliefs, biases, and behaviors.  Additionally, topics such as harassment and discrimination in the workplace are included. A variety of teaching methods to engage the participants will be used.

Course objectives:
 
Upon course completion participants will:
1.       1. recognize issues related to cultural competency and oral healthcare
2.       2. define the benefits of providing culturally and verbally appropriate oral health care and treatment planning
3.       3.  implement appropriate practice management and effective communication strategies related to cultural competency
4.       4. identify barriers to effective communication
5.       5.  articulate how effective communication skills and styles can affect the ability to promote culturally diverse oral health services and acceptance

Disclaimer:
  Per ADA CERP guidelines state that participants must be cautious using limited knowlege in treating patients. Additional research is always advised.

Cathie Collier, RDH, B.Ed, MS,
received her bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene Education from the Fones School at the University of Bridgeport, where she later served as DH Clinical Coordinator. Her recent accomplishment earned her a Masters degree in Health and Healing. As a national lecturer, she provides training in Occupational Health and Safety, Infection Control, HIPAA regulations, CPR and Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office. She has assisted numerous dental practices throughout New England with program recommendation and practice compliance. Cathie is a clinical instructor at Lincoln College of Dental Hygiene and also serves on faculty at the Emergency Care Institute at Bridgeport Hospital and on the PLS Advisory Board.  Wendy Mazzamauro, RDH will be a contributing speaker.

Cathie and Wendy present continuing education courses to dental offices and study clubs through Professional Learning Services.  For  information, contact Joyce Turcotte RDH, M.Ed., jturcotte@pls.org
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Disclosure: The speakers have nothing to disclose







SKU 18CW2
Target Audience Dental professionals and staff
Day Wednesday
Date April 11, 2018
Time 1:30 - 3:30 pm (1:00 PM regisrtration and light refreshments)
Location Schein Dental, Harvest Business Park, 101 N. Plains Industrial Rd., #3D
City Wallingford, CT
CEUs 2
Teaching Method Lecture
 
Tuition: $60.00
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