Creating Innovative Oral Health Care Programs: Tools from the Integrating HIV Innovative Practices Program

Creating Innovative Oral Health Care Programs: Tools from the Integrating HIV Innovative Practices Program

December 2013
Author:
IHIP
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau

Training Manual

coverThis training manual synthesizes lessons learned from the federally funded Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) Innovations in Oral Health Care Initiative (Oral Health Initiative), and has important implications for addressing oral health care among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Oral health care is one of the most frequently cited unmet needs among PLWHA. The objective of this training manual is to provide oral health program-planning information for target audiences that include HIV, primary care, and dental providers interested in expanding or replicating innovative models of oral health care for PLWHA.

Curriculum

coverThis curriculum is designed to deliver hands-on instruction to simplify the implementation of best practices from the federally funded Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) Innovations in Oral Health Care Initiative (Oral Health Initiative). The curriculum provides  program-planning information to a target audience of HIV, primary care, and dental providers interested in expanding or replicating innovative models of oral health care for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).

Pocket Guide

The goal of this pocket guide is to provide a condensed reference tool for primary care providers and oral health care teams working to improve efforts and outcomes regarding engagement and retention in oral health care for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).

Webinar: Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

This Webinar provides an overview of common oral health barriers for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and the importance of overcoming these barriers.

Webinar: Dental Case Management

The presentation details the pros, cons, and considerations of dental case management from administrative and clinical perspectives. The presenters also provide tips for being a good dental case manager and how this can result in improved health outcomes.

Webinar: Clinical Aspects of Oral Health Care for PLWHA

This webinar explores the clinical aspects of oral health care for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). The presenters describe common oral health diseases among HIV-infected people, as well as best practices for the prevention, detection, and treatment of these diseases.

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