June 8-9, 2018, Sagebrush Inn & Conference Center, Taos, New Mexico
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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.
SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2018
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.
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