Oral Health Risk Assessment Online Training
The Alabama Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics is pleased to offer its 1st Look/Oral Health Risk Assessment Training module for 1st Look certification by the Alabama Medicaid Agency and Alabama's Children's Health Insurance Program (ALL Kids).
Upon completion of this activity, you will be directed to the 15-question post-test. To become a 1st Look provider, you must score a minimum of 75% on the test.
Please review the information below and follow the instructions in order to view the training and successfully pass the online post-test, which will automatically submit to the Chapter staff for 1st Look certification.*
Upon completion of this material, participants will be able to:
a. Cite the role of the child health professional in assessing children’s oral health; b. Restate the pathogenesis of caries;
c. Apply approaches to conduct an oral health risk assessment;
d. Identify caries prevention strategies;
e. Recognize the need for establishing a dental home;
f. Explain how to provide appropriate oral health education to families.
Two steps are required:
1. Video Training
Click the video at top right**. You will be instructed to return here for the following links:
To take test, choose physician post-test or non-physician post test (test is the same but CME certificate is different). You must click through and complete entire test (75% pass rate) in order for your test results to be submitted for certification as a 1st Look provider*. On the last screen you will see your test score.
AAP Oral Health page
Policy Statement: Preventive Oral Health Intervention for Pediatricians
Pediatrics Vol. 122 No. 6 December 1, 2008 pp. 1387 -1394 (doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-2577)
Policy Statement: Oral Health Risk Assessment Timing and Establishment of the Dental Home Pediatrics Vol. 111 No. 5 May 1, 2003 (reaffirmed in 2009) pp. 1113 -1116
Oral Health Resources for 1st Look Providers
ALL Kids Program Specifics
Alabama Medicaid Program Specifics
Promoting Oral Health Bright Futures Guidelines for Health Supervision
After Varnish Instructions for Parents - various languages
Fluoride Varnish Manufacturers List
Oral Health Self Management Goals for Parents/Caregivers
AAP Oral Health Handout for Parents - English
AAP Oral Health Handout for Parents - Spanish
AAP Oral Health Risk Assessment Tool
AAP Oral Health Risk Assessment Tool Guidance
AAP Self-Management Goal Sheet - Spanish
Guideline on Caries-risk Assessment and Management for Infants, Children, and Adolescents - American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
*Please note that there can be up to a 4-6 week delay on the payor side to finalize 1st Look certification.
**NOTE: If buffering occurs, which may signal bandwidth issues, please contact your IT department or Call (334) 206-5618 or email ALPHTN.