Joining the Emergency Preparedness Team
Oral health professionals have unique skills that can be invaluable to emergency preparedness teams.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the role of the dental identification team in emergency preparedness.
- Identify the appropriate education and equipment needed in preparing for a disaster.
- Discuss strategies for preparing the dental practice for emergencies.
- List the specific skills held by oral health professionals that can be helpful in emergency management.
This course was published in the June 2018 issue and expires June 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.