Oral Health Professionals
Oral health professionals (e.g., dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants) deliver dental care to Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) patients under various RWHAP funding streams, particularly Part F Dental Programs. Resources on this website include curricula, tools and best practices to enhance the skills of staff in delivery of dental care to people living with HIV (PLWH).
Basics for Oral Health Professionals
- New the RWHAP? Learn about the RWHAP Parts, including Part F Dental Programs. These pages bring together information targeted to the Part(s) that support your work.
TA and Training Priorities
- Oral Health Care - resources on delivering dental care to PLWH--part of the broader Medical Services collection on outpatient medical care, antiretroviral therapy, adherence and other topics.
- Clinical Quality Management - HRSA's standards and tools and resources to measure and improve performance, including oral health care.
- Key Populations - Cultural competency, and Population-specific resources to help providers to tailor programs that are supportive of their patient populations
Guidelines and Manuals
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)September 2017
Performance measures to help Ryan White HIV/AIDS programs monitor and improve the quality of care they deliver.
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)December 2013
These resources provide information for planning oral health programs for target audiences that include HIV, primary care, and dental providers interested in expanding or replicating innovative models of oral health care for PLWHA.
Webinars and Training
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)March 2014
Webinar curriculum for primary care providers on recognizing and managing oral health and disease for people living with HIV.
Reports and Best Practices
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)July 2019
Toolkit containing strategies for assessing and reducing risk of oral health disease, building oral health care provider networks and referral processes, and supporting clients through patient navigation.
Clinician Consultation CenterJuly 2018
This AETC clinical training program provides expert clinical consultation in HIV/AIDS care, prevention and treatment.
AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)January 2018
HIV clinical training resources and and collaborative support for the AETC Program.