Accreditation of emerging oral health professions: options for dental therapy education programs.

@article{Gelmon2011AccreditationOE,
  title={Accreditation of emerging oral health professions: options for dental therapy education programs.},
  author={Sherril B. Gelmon and Anna Foucek Tresidder},
  journal={Journal of public health dentistry},
  year={2011},
  volume={71 Suppl 2},
  pages={S20-6}
}
OBJECTIVES The study explored the options for accreditation of educational programs to prepare a new oral health provider, the dental therapist. METHODS A literature review and interviews of 10 content experts were conducted. The content experts represented a wide array of interests, including individuals associated with the various dental stakeholder organizations in education, accreditation, practice, and licensure, as well as representatives of non-dental accrediting organizations whose… CONTINUE READING

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