Announcing a New IHIP Webinar Series:
Innovations in Oral Health Care
The HRSA SPNS Integrating HIV
Innovative Practices (IHIP) Webinar series on Innovations in Oral Health
Care will begin soon. The Webinar series will feature grantees of this
Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) initiative sharing lessons
learned and advice for others hoping to create or expand similar oral health
programs. The series will include three sessions:
Webinar: Health Mouth, Healthy Body: The Vital Role of Oral Health Care in
Overall Wellbeing for PLWHA
Friday, December 13th
at 1 PM EST
This Webinar will provide an overview of common oral health
barriers for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and the importance of
overcoming these barriers. It will also share some of the ways HRSA has helped
link PLWHA to oral health care, including the SPNS Oral Health Initiative. To
learn more about this initiative, please visit: http://www.hab.hrsa.gov/abouthab/special/oralhealth.html.
· 2nd Webinar: Dental Case Management
January 9th at 1-2 pm
This Webinar will outline dental case management (DCM)
programs at the Native American Health Center in San Francisco and AIDS Care
Group in Chester, PA. The presenters will detail the pros, cons, and
considerations of DCM from administrative and clinical perspectives. Presenters
will also provide tips for being a good dental case manager and how this can
result in improved health outcomes.
· 3rd Webinar: Clinical Aspects of Oral
Health Care for PLWHA
January - Exact Date/Time TBD (We
will send out another announcement with the date once scheduled)
This Webinar will explore the importance of and disparities
in oral health care for PLWHA, how HRSA is responding to these disparities, and
the background and findings of the SPNS Oral Health Initiative.
To be informed when this Webinar is scheduled, email Julia
or sign up for the IHIP listserv at http://mad.ly/signups/90931/join.
Lessons learned and implementation guides for the SPNS
Oral Health Initiative will be posted to the IHIP landing page, at
by the date of the first Webinar. Recorded Webinar sessions will also be
available on the page at a future date. To learn more about the SPNS
Initiative, also visit: http://www.hab.hrsa.gov/abouthab/special/oralhealth.html.