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Research Article

Nurse Faculty Enrichment and Competency Development in Oral-Systemic Health

Table 1

Framework for faculty enrichment and competency development in oral health.

Competency domain Competency outcome Smiles for Life curriculum Faculty enrichment resources Integrative teaching-learning strategies

Read the following references:
Complete SFL Course 1: The Relationship of Oral to Systemic Health US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Surgeon General (2000). Oral health in America: A report of the surgeon general. Rockville, MD: Author.Retrieved from [11]Incorporate SFL Course 1 post-assessment questions in didactic teaching using audience response system
Review optional clinical cases corresponding to oral-systemic health Institute of Medicine (2011). Advancing oral health in America. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Retrieved from [4] Assign students to complete SFL Course 1 in preparation for a clinical simulation
Oral-systemic health interactionsIntegrate knowledge of oral health impact on systemic health into professional nursing practiceComplete post-assessment and achieve passing score of 80% or higherInstitute of Medicine. (2011). Improving access to oral health care for vulnerable and underserved populations. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Retrieved from [5]Incorporate SFL patient education handouts in clinical or simulation experiences
Review selected annotated oral health bibliography for references addressing associations between periodontal disease and diabetes mellitus, adverse pregnancy outcomes, cardiovascular diseaseNavigate the following websites:
Healthy People 2020, Oral Health at
Instruct students to use SFL pocket cards as a reference guide during clinical or simulation experiences
Navigate recommended oral health websitesWorld Health Organization Global Oral Health Programme at
Select a research article from SFL annotated bibliography and facilitate an evidence-based journal club discussion

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