Improving Oral Health Literacy: Teaching Primary School Students through the Lessons in a Lunch Box Program

Lessons in a Lunchbox Introduction
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Introduction

This continuing education (CE) course exemplifies oral health literacy education. It was developed to offer dental health professionals an innovative way to improve oral health literacy by going directly into second and third grade classrooms. Today, this direct delivery of the program could include a virtual Lessons in a Lunch Box presentation. This CE lecture introduces unique strategies to address health literacy utilizing a lunch box designed with stimulating educational content focusing on wellbeing behaviors, and dental careers guidance. Additionally, the lunch box contains oral hygiene products packaged in a charming travel case.

Please Note:

  1. Registration is required to present a Lessons in a Lunch Box program. Click here to register and view registration dates. Supplies are limited.
  2. For School Superintendents, School Principals, K-12 Teachers, and K-12 Learning Facilitators, this course is for informational purposes only and does not offer CE credit.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The authors report no conflicts of interest associated with this course.

Disclaimers:

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

Note: Registration is required to take test.

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SUBMISSION INFORMATION

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CE Broker
For all states that use CE Broker for licensure, “proof of completions” are electronically reported the first of every month. If a course was taken in November, the “proof of completion” will be submitted the beginning of December.

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