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Dentists get CE at correctional health care meeting

March 09, 2016 Nashville, Tenn. — Dentists for the first time can receive continuing education credits from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care at its April 9-12 Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care.
Up to 26.75 hours of CE credit will be available at the conference, which features more than 50 educational sessions covering clinical, administrative and legal aspects of health care in correctional institutions.
Dr. Nicholas Makrides, chief dental officer for the U.S. Public Health Service and ADA Liaison for the National Commission on Correctional Health Care board of directors, is scheduled to present a session about risk management for dental providers.
The National Commission on Correctional Health Care is a nonprofit that works to improve the quality of health care in the nation's prisons, jails and juvenile detention and confinement facilities. The commission recommends the conference for all correctional health professionals and clinicians, and others who are interested in learning more about health care for the incarcerated population.
For more information or to register, visit