Web-based Training

Posted on: September 29, 2011

Bright Smiles from Birth is pleased to offer web-based trainings of the oral health curriculum.  Web-based trainings are completed online by watching a video and answering questions.  The video was recorded by a dentist trained to present the Bright Smiles presentation.  Because trainings are conducted at your convenience, all the medical staff is encouraged to complete the online training, which is needed to receive Medicaid reimbursements.  Providers who complete the training are eligible for CME credit.

Please begin by registering on the Bright Smiles from Birth website, www.brightsmilesfrombirth.org.  Once you are registered and have logged in, you will be prompted to complete the course “Bright Smiles from Birth: An Oral Health Education Program.”   Participants must complete the post test and evaluation to be registered to receive reimburstment for application of fluoride varnish.

Bright Smiles from Birth provides information on oral health in children under three including the pathogenesis of early childhood caries, assessing risk for early childhood caries, performing oral health assessments and application of fluoride varnish. Physicians and Nurse Practitioners who complete a Bright Smiles from Birth training are eligible to receive a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award*

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For more information about Bright Smiles from Birth contact:

Jennie Pinkwater
Senior Director, Prevention Programs and Advocacy
Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
1400 W. Hubbard St. Suite 100
Chicago IL 60642
Phone: 312/733-1026 x 213
Email: jpinkwater@illinoisaap.com 

*This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the AAP Illinois Chapter.  The American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 1.50 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the AAP.

This program is approved for 1.50 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0.30 contain pharmacology (Rx) content per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines.

The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME._____________________________________________________________________________________________________