Oral Health Care of Pregnant Women and Newborns

Educating the health care professionals who work closely with women during pre-pregnancy, during pregnancy, and post-pregnancy can play a crucial role in promoting oral dental care of pregnant women and their newborns.

This online course is intended to build the capacity of primary care teams providing antenatal and postnatal care to improve oral health of pregnant mothers and their newborns.

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Idioma: English
Health topic

Información del curso

Overview: Educating the health care professionals who work closely with women during pre-pregnancy, during pregnancy, and post-pregnancy can play a crucial role in promoting oral dental care of pregnant women and their newborns.

This online course is intended to build the capacity of primary care teams providing antenatal and postnatal care to improve oral health of pregnant mothers and their newborns.

This course is part of a series of four SEARO Courses on Oral Health. For a better learning experience, we recommend accessing the courses in the order listed below:

Course 1: Identifying oral diseases and promoting oral hygiene in primary healthcare setting

Course 2: Use of fluoride varnish to prevent dental caries

Course 3: Oral health care of pregnant women and newborns

Course 4: Phasing down dental amalgam and implementing environmentally sound practices to manage amalgam waste

Course duration: Approximately an hour and a half to complete.

Certificates: A Certificate of Achievement will be available to participants who score at least 80% of the total points available in the final assessment. Participants who receive a Certificate of Achievement can also download an Open Badge for this course.

Lo que aprenderá

  • Describe the importance of oral health in the antenatal period.
  • Outline the principles of providing oral health care during the antenatal period.

A quién se dirige este curso

  • Primary care teams providing antenatal and postnatal care.

Matricularme en este curso

El curso es gratuito. Solo tiene que crear una cuenta en OpenWHO ¡y ya puede hacer el curso!
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Learners enrolled: 4274

Requisitos para el certificado

  • Obtenga un certificado de estudios al obtener más del 80% del número máximo de puntos de todos los trabajos evaluados.
  • Obtenga una insignia digitale abierta al completar el curso.