|HEALTH SCREENINGS IN DENTAL OFFICES - WHY AND HOW|
||While everyone agrees that dentistry is an important component of overall health, how can our profession be more proactive? Learn how to perform medical screenings, take blood glucose samples and what is entailed with CLIA wavers, etc. |
After attending this presentation, participants should be able to:
- Describe present and future point of care screening tests that can positively impact the public's health and improve safety when implemented in the dental setting.
- Better understand what CLIA is and how to navigate the CLIA waiver process.
- Gain an up-to-date perspective on the prevalence of hypertension among individuals ages 24-32; diabetes; HIV; and HCV in the United States.