Dental Screening Policy and Procedures in the School Settings
Date Recorded: 1/8/2020
Last Day to Register: 1/8/2022
Instructional Hours: 1.25
Online Evaluation: Available 1/8/20201/8/2022
Post-Test?Yes (75% or better to pass)
*For on-demand programs with a post test, you must score 75% or higher and complete the online evaluation before the evaluation close date to receive credit.
Disclosure Statement: No conflicts of interest to disclose
Description: This is a FREE continuing education program for all School Nurses. Dr. Raymond Lala, Director of the Division of Oral Health at DHEC, will provide a comprehensive review of dental screening policy and procedures in the school setting.
Handouts: No handouts are currently available.

Accreditations and Pricing

AccreditationsConsortium MembersAll Others 
Nurses $0.00
American Nurses Credentialing CenterUpstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 1.25 contact hours. 
All Other Participants $0.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumThis program provides 1.25 CEUs by SC AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
Area Health Education Consortium StudentParticipation recognition only: This 1.25 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Identify the number one most common childhood disease
Understand the tooth decay process and the connection of oral health to overall health and well being
Comprehend the current status of oral health from a state and national perspective
Explain the role of the school nurse and the policy recommendations for dental screenings in school settings
Apply concepts of the Basic Screening Survey for dental screening in the school setting

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