Free Courses from Texas Health Steps

Texas Health Steps offers a number of free online courses for those working in healthcare. These courses are targeted for physicians, nurses, midwives, physicians assistants, dentists and social workers. Topics include the following:

Just click on the titles on the list above. Topics are directly linked to Texas Health Steps website.

Practical Oral Care for People With Developmental Disabilities

Practical Oral Care for People With Developmental Disabilities
CE Credits: 2 Hours

Here is a free course from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Course outline as follows:

Health Challenges and Strategies for Care

  • Mental Capabilities
  • Behavior Problems
  • Mobility Problems
  • Neuromuscular Problems
  • Uncontrolled Body Movements
  • Cardiac Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Seizures
  • Visual Impairments
  • Hearing Loss and Deafness
  • Latex Allergies

Oral Health Problems and Strategies for Care

  • Dental Caries
  • Periodontal Disease
  • Malocclusion
  • Damaging Oral Habits
  • Oral Malformations
  • Tooth Eruption
  • Trauma and Injury

Click here to take this free course for dentists.