This guide includes online resources that focus on the interests and research needs of the dental & dental hygiene professional. Please feel free to suggest any useful websites for inclusion to Mary Ann Williams, Librarian to the School of Dentistry.
The ADA Council on Access, Prevention and Interprofessional Relations (CAPIR or Council) and its ad hoc advisory committee on health literacy in dentistry developed this strategic action plan as a set of principles, goals and, in some cases, specific strategies to provide guidance to the Association and its Councils and Commissions, dental professionals, policy makers and others to improve health literacy.
The Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Literacy held a workshop on March 29, 2012. The group was interested in exploring findings from oral health literacy research and how such findings are being translated into oral health practice, and in the intersection between oral health literacy and health literacy
This e-learning program provides oral health professionals with basic knowledge and skills related to cultural and linguistic competency, based on the HHS Office of Minority Health's National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (the National CLAS Standards).
This guide will help you transform complicated scientific and technical information into communication materials your audiences can relate to and understand. It also provides practical ways to organize information and use language and visuals. This guide will be useful for creating fact sheets, FAQ’s, brochures, booklets, pamphlets, and other materials, including web content.