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The Changing Face of the Oral Health Workforce in Wisconsin
May 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree – $30
The landscape is quickly changing in Wisconsin and with the passage of Act 20 in 2018 dental hygienists have new opportunities that allow for greater flexibility and increase access to care. Did you know a dental hygienist can work independently in many settings in the state? Come learn about dental hygienists that are already taking the opportunity to practice in new settings. Additionally you may be hearing about things like Expanded Function Dental Auxiliaries and Dental Therapists in Wisconsin, come learn what these new provider types are all about.
1) List and discuss where dental hygienists can practice without supervision
2) List and discuss how a dental hygienist can practice without supervision
3) List and discuss current legislative efforts impacting dental hygiene