Post Conference Evaluation Form

Evaluation Form
June 8-9, 2018, Sagebrush Inn & Conference Center, Taos, New Mexico

Note: your privacy is important to us and this information will not shared, however it is required for continuing education certificates.


Please rate the effectiveness of each speaker

1 = Not at all Satisfied 2 = Somewhat Satisfied 4 = Almost completely Satisfied 5 = Completely Satisfied

FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2018

A. 8:00am Connection of Healthcare to Health Status in New Mexico

B. 8:45 Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality & the Struggle for Oral health in America


  • Factors contributing to oral health disparities in America
  • How a high-profile dental death raised awareness about the shortage of care for Medicaid beneficiaries nationwide.
  • Progress that has been made and the challenges that lie ahead in addressing disparities in our country's oral health.

C. 10:15am Oral Implications in Older Adults, A Growing Need for Care


  • Identify the physiologic changes in the aging dentition in relation to the oral and dental diseases
  • Describe the Relationship between oral inflammation and systemic conditions
  • Understand how to determine the dental future of the older adult
  • Discuss prevention strategies in managing the oral health of older adults in the dental office

D. 10:15 Medication Assisted Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders


  • Define alcohol use disorders and their pathogenesis and prevalence
  • Review the FDA and non-FDA approved medications for the treatment of Alcohol use disorders
  • Present case studies on increasing medication assisted treatment in inpatient/outpatient settings from each other

E. 10:15am Snapshot of NMDOH Community Health Worker Core Competencies Training


  • The participants will be able to identify the 10 CHW core competencies
  • The participants will have an understanding of the DOH core competency training curriculum
  • The participants will have an understanding of the Community Health Worker, CHW scope of work

F. 1:00pm One Leukoplakia, One Lump, One Should be Concerned With


  • Review of current premalignant leukoplakia designations.
  • Review of oral tumefuctions mimicking as benign tumors.
  • Oral inspection to influence biopsy consideration.

G. 1:00pm Who's in Your Wallet? Helping Patients Plan Ahead for Important ... Sometimes Life & Death ... HealthCare Decisions


  • Be familiar with resources and tools available to help patients have important conversations about health care decisions, including but not limited to end of life decisions.
  • Understand New Mexico law that applies to health care decision making and Advance Care Planning.
  • Be able to advise patients/clients on how to appoint a health care proxy, and what topics these conversations should include.

H. 2:00pm The Dental Professional's Role in Managing the Patient with Diabetes


  • Define diabetes and differentiate between each type.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.
  • Identify the risk factors and systemic complications of diabetes.
  • Discuss the oral complications and management considerations for the dental patient with diabetes.

I. 2:00pm Reconsidering the Low Fat Diet as a Treament for Obesity


  • To examine the evidence, we use to recommend a low fat diet.
  • To review the consequences of recommending a low fat diet.
  • To consider a high fat diet for health in wellness in our patients.

J. 2:00pm Integrated Care in Primary Care


  • To share and demonstrate real-life examples of integrated care (oral health, social services, addictions treatment, mental health treatment, harm reduction into Primary Care setting).
  • To change the framework of integration from a destination to a process orientation for implementation and delivery.
  • To create informal dialogue and discussion about how integration might work in the audience's diverse settings based on what they have learned.


K. 8:00am ACEs and Resilience; Impact on Health in Our Lives


  • Identify ACEs in the lives of patients
  • Describe how ACEs impact health risks
  • Utilize information in designing health interventions
  • Identify the role of resilience to increase health

L. 9:00am Practicing Dentistry Backwards & In High Heels - You Can Totally Do This


  • Help dental or health care professionals increase their confidence level in treating children and adults with Developmental Disabilities.
  • Understand and be able to utilize a variety of techniques for patient behavior guidance.
  • Be introduced to practical techniques and 'pearls' to enhance the dental professionals' ability to deliver quality care efficiently.

M. 9:00am Taming the Wolf: Diagnosis and Treament of SLE for the Primary Care Provider


  • To understand the criteria used to diagnose SLE
  • To understand the initial treatment and monitoring of patients with SLE in the primary care setting
  • To understand the important "red flags" that should prompt immediate rheumatology consultation

N. 10:30am JAWS! An Osteonecrosis Story

Madiha Khanani,DDS; Ismail Dogar, DMD; Hamid Ranjbaran, DDS; Luke Greene, DDS; Amirah Jackson, DMD; Amanda Rael, DMD; Garrett Johannsen, DDS

  • Definition of MRONJ and ORN
  • Medical and dental considerations for patients with these conditions
  • Identification of risk factors and medications that commonly are associated with MRONJ
  • Treatment Modalities
  • Case Review

O. 1:00pm Practicing Medicine & Dentistry Backwards & In High Heels - You Can Totally Do This


  • Help dental or health care professionals increase their confidence level in treating children and adults with Developmental Disabilities
  • Educate dental-health care professionals about the co-morbidities and barriers to care for patients with special health care needs.
  • The attempt and rationale for trying to get people with Intellectual Disabilities declared a 'medically underserved population'.

P. 2:00pm Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy - New Mexico's Family Curse


  • Review results of a longitudinal study of National Health Service Corps loan repayers and scholars comparing NM provider results with national results.
  • Report on significant differences between them.
  • Discuss implications in light of presentations on special needs treatment and social inequities in service delivery.


Using the following scale, please provide your rating
1 = Not at all Satisfied 2 = Somewhat Satisfied 4 = Almost completely Satisfied 5 = Completely Satisfied