Children often see their primary medical provider up to 11 times before ever visiting a dentist. Medical providers can play a critical role in preventing the most common chronic disease affecting LA County children. More LA Smiles offers several opportunities to medical practices and clinicians to improve the quality of care they are able to provide their patients, better enabling providers to do what they do best.
This is a prerequisite course for all UCLA DTI Training courses. The course provides an overview of the State funded DTI Project, domains, incentives, enhanced reimbursement, and UCLA’s Local Dental Pilot Project.
Length: 20 minutes Format: Webinar/In-Person
This course provides an overview of key components of caries prevention and disease management protocols with the goal of delivering preventive oral health services and referrals to a dental home.
Incentive: CME Credit Length: 60 minutes Format: Online/In-Person
This course provides an in-depth instruction on providing care for children 0-20 years of age, implementing risk-based care, and protocols for medical-dental integration.
Incentive: CME Credit Length: 3 Hours Format: Online/In-Person
This activity is directed to pediatricians, family medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and clinical staff interested in expanding their knowledge of pediatric oral health and preventive oral health services and who serve children on Medi-Cal.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to: incorporate oral health screenings and fluoride varnish applications into clinical work flow, successfully refer children in need of a dental home to an accepting dentist, code and bill for the preventive oral health services, monitor progress implementing preventive oral health services, and become Smiles for Life certified.
Altarum, in joint-providership with Michigan Medicine, is offering a unique opportunity for clinicians to earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credits and Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits at no charge to participants:
*This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Michigan Medical School, Altarum, and the University of California, Los Angeles. The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this PI CME activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Interested in Training? Contact moreLAsmiles@ucla.edu