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Oral Health Practitioner Work Group Meeting Schedule and Work Plan

The purpose of this work group is to specify the training and practice details for oral health practitioners.

August 8
1-4 p.m.
Metropolitan Mosquito Control District
2099 University Avenue (at Cleveland Avenue)
St. Paul, MN 55104
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Agenda:

  • Welcome/Introductions
  • Agreement on guiding principles and goals
  • Ground rules and decision-making process
  • Adoption of work plan and deliverables
  • Election of chair
  • Lessons learned from New Zealand and Canada

August 29
1-4 p.m.
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation (Rooms B/C)
451 Lexington Parkway North
St. Paul, MN
651-280-2402
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Agenda:

  • Populations to be served: public programs, private pay and uninsured children and adults, special needs populations, i.e. - nursing and group home residents, prison/jail inmates
  • Definition of low-income, uninsured, and underserved populations
  • Criteria for determining in which practice settings oral health practitioners should be authorized to practice

September 5
1-4 p.m.
Centennial Office Building (Lady Slipper Room)
658 Cedar St.
St. Paul, MN
651-201-2300
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Agenda:

  • Level of supervision required by a licensed dentist, including any limitations or restrictions
  • Scope of practice: array of services included in the legislation; medications that may be prescribed, administered and dispensed

September 26
1-4 p.m.
Metropolitan Mosquito Control District
2099 University Avenue (at Cleveland Avenue)
St. Paul, MN 55104
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Agenda:

  • Overview of education programs; competencies, clinical training requirements, faculty expertise, and facilities proposed by the U of M and MnSCU programs
  • Program accreditation, licensure and regulatory requirements, including licensing fees

October 8
12-3 p.m.
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation (Rooms B/C)
451 Lexington Parkway North
St. Paul, MN
651-280-2402
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Agenda:

  • Assessment of the economic impact of oral health practitioners to the provision of dental services and access to these services
  • Draft collaborative management agreement

October 31
1-4 p.m.
Metropolitan Mosquito Control District
2099 University Avenue (at Cleveland Avenue)
St. Paul, MN 55104
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Agenda:

  • Evaluation process that includes clearly defined outcomes and a process for assessing whether these outcomes were successfully met

November 14
1-4 p.m.
Metropolitan Mosquito Control District
2099 University Avenue (at Cleveland Avenue)
St. Paul, MN 55104
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Agenda:

  • Review draft legislation and report

December 5
1-4 p.m.
Metropolitan Mosquito Control District
2099 University Avenue (at Cleveland Avenue)
St. Paul, MN 55104
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Agenda:

  • Finalize legislation and report; next steps

December 12 (if needed)
1-4 p.m., Mosquito Control Board
Metropolitan Mosquito Control District
2099 University Avenue (at Cleveland Avenue)
St. Paul, MN 55104
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* Work Group meeting flow is intentionally set up to address the array of discussion topics in the following order: Who, What, Where and How. Each meeting will include presentation of background materials about each discussion topic, followed by deliberation, consensus on draft recommendations and proposed legislation. Materials will be sent to members/interested parties in advance of each meeting. Input from interested parties will be invited/incorporated into meeting agenda/materials via chair.

Updated Tuesday, 30-Nov-2010 16:21:37 CST