Why should nurses look in mouths?






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Why should nurses look in mouths?

July 24, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 9:10 am

The first webinar in the new series on Diabetes and Oral Health:

Why should nurses look in mouths?

The how, when and why of oral health assessment for nurses and midwives

  1. Update on oral anatomy
  2. Importance of oral health to general health
  3. Practical guide to oral health assessment for nurses and midwives
  4. Contribution of nurses and midwives to improving population oral health.


Delivered by Jill Iliffe – Commonwealth Nurses and Midwifery Federation

A 40-minute live webinar that will be recorded and made available on demand.

Nurses and midwives are in a unique position to raise awareness about the importance of oral health and provide oral health education to individuals, families and communities. Implementing preventive measures early will alleviate individual pain, discomfort and disfigurement and reduce the economic burden of oral diseases on individuals and the health system.

A collaboration between Learn With Nurses, C3 Collaborating for Health and the Commonwealth of Nurses and Midwifery Federation.

Funded by Burdett Trust for Nursing

This webinar is part of the series: Diabetes and oral Health, browse other resources here 



Executive Secretary, Commonwealth Nurses and Midwifery Federation

Registered nurse and registered midwife from Australia. Extensive clinical career in remote areas, community health, and women’s health. Involved in establishing nurse practitioner role in Australia. Extensive involvement in legislation, regulation and policy review and development related to nursing, midwifery and health at state and national level in Australia. National Secretary of Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation for nine years. Executive Secretary of Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation past 12 years. Worked with nursing and midwifery leaders in countries to review legislation; develop standards of education and practice; continuing professional development frameworks, and scopes of practice. Worked with three countries to write new mental health legislation. Strong focus on achieving practical and sustainable outcomes. 



This webinar is part of the LWN series is funded by Burdett Trust for Nurses and provided FREE to increase accessibility to all

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July 24, 2023
8:30 am - 9:10 am
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