New Article from our Oral Health Champions

Oral health champions Shannon Munro, PhD, APRN, BC, FNP and Dian Baker, PhD, APRN, BC, PNP, published their article "Integrating Oral Health Care Into Patient Management To Prevent Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia: A Team Approach" in the July 2019 issue of the Journal of the Michigan Dental Association.The article focuses on the imp

Register!: Webinar "Interdisciplinary Approaches For Improved Oral Health: Release Of A White Paper From The AAPHD Council On Practice"

This Tuesday June 25 at 12pm EST, the DentaQuest Partnership and the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPDH) will be hosting the webinar "Interdisciplinary Approaches for Improved Oral Health: Release of a white paper from the AAPHD Council on Practice." This webinar will introduce a new white paper on interdisciplinary approache

Check out these eLearning Modules from the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Preceptor Development Program

The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Preceptor Development Program (PC-NP-PDP) at NYU's Rory Meyers College of Nursing has developed a series of eLearning Modules as part of their mission to enhance Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes (KSA) of NP preceptors.

Survey Findings Show Midwives to be Clinical Champions in Oral Health Care

May 3, 2019, New York, NY — Serving on the front lines of health care for women during pregnancy and across their life span, a midwife may very well be the first to identify an oral health condition or disease, even before the dentist. A new national survey reveals midwives are well-positioned to meet this challenge.

New Blog Post at our page All 4 Oral Health!

The current opioid crisis is a major public health concern that has piqued the interest of health researchers across all health professions. Opioids are often prescribed by dentists and oral surgeons for post-op pain relief, and these medications are only meant to be used for a short period of time.

OHNEP Cited in the Latest Issue of "The Nurse Practitioner"

Check out the latest editorial piece from "The Nurse Practitioner". Written by Editor-in-Chief Jamesetta A. Newland, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, DPNAP, FAAN, OHNEP's advocacy and resources are described along with the importance of assessing oral health in nursing professions. 


Register for Upcoming Webinar Presented by OHNEP's Judith Haber & Erin Hartnett

Tune into our upcoming webinar "The Impact of Nurses On Oral Health Across the Lifespan" streaming on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) website on Wednesday March 13, 2019 at 2pm ET.


February is National Children's Dental Health Month

OHNEP honors National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM) by providing links to children's oral health resources from national dental and oral care organizations that can be used by pediatric health professionals, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Midwives, Physicians, and Physician Assistants, all of whom care for children in well child, maternit

Dr. Erin Hartnett Collaboration with Dr. Elisha Riggs

Dr. Erin Hartnett (right) met with Dr. Elisha Riggs, PhD, (left) of the Healthy Mothers Healthy Families research group at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute at Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne Australia. Dr.