Study Suggests, School Nurses May Be Overconfident About Oral Health Knowlege

Donna Mazyck with Dr. Judith Haber, Susan Zacharski, MEd, BSN, RN

A recent survey of school nurses found that most feel prepared to teach oral health. However a closer assessment revealed that some school nurses may be less prepared than the survey suggests. in segment we talk about how you can assess your own oral health competency.

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April 26, 2013
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Dr. Judith Haber is the Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing at the NYU College of Nursing whose unique organizational partner is the NYU College of Dentistry. She is the Co-Executive Director of a national nursing oral health initiative, the Oral Health Nursing Education Practice (OHNEP) Program funded by the DentaQuest, Washington State and Connecticut Dental Foundations. Susan Zacharski, MEd, BSN, RN, is a school nurse and has worked in the urban school district of Pontiac, Michigan for 25 years. She is a recent National Association of School Nurses Director.
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