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New Article: Entrustable Professional Activities in Oral Health for Primary Care Providers

A new article from the Journal of Dental Education reports important interprofessional findings from, Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) in Oral Health for Primary Care Providers Based on a Scoping Review. In a related Commentary, OHNEP Executive Director Dr.

OHNEP Celebrates Florence Nightingale's 200th Birthday!!

 

2020 is the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, and today is Florence Nightingale's 200th Birthday! Now more than ever, nurses and healthcare workers on the front lines need our support. We thank those who have been working tirelessly to protect us and our families, and who have been healing and saving lives nonstop.

New Article! No Longer "Business as Usual"

The coronovirus (COVID-19) global pandemic has caused dental practices across the U.S. to close, changing business as usual to business as "unusual". The entirety of the healthcare workforce - physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and more - are stretched thin during this public health crisis.

New Article!: Promoting Oral Health For Mothers And Children

OHNEP's Dr. Judith Haber, Dr. Erin Hartnett and Jessamin Cipollina, collaborating with April Hille of Jefferson County Public Health, reported on the effectiveness of a Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) oral health educational program.

A Message from OHNEP & NIIOH

Click below to read a message from OHNEP & NIIOH Directors about the current state of interprofessional education and practice, as well as review our resources for interprofessional care.

 

http://ohnep.org/sites/ohnep/files/OHNEP_NIIOH.pdf

Mary Otto On Deamonte Driver and The Importance of Oral Care

OHNEP oral health champion Mary Otto spoke about the importance of access to quality oral health care for Tufts' podcast Tell Me More. Otto and other dental students discussed how many Americans do not have dental insurance, and the health dangers that many individuals may face if unable to access dental care.

Dr. Hartnett Featured Interview in the ONS Voice

OHNEP Program Director Dr. Erin Hartnett was interviewed for the feature article in the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) news magazine, the ONS Voice. The article, "The Value of Vigilance: New Screening Recommendations Are Vital for Cancer Prevention" discusses how cancer screenings are vital to prevention and increasing chances of survival.

OHNEP Celebrates the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife

2020 has been declared the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife by the World Health Assembly, a World Health Organization (WHO) forum.

 

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