Major pandemics have tremendous
effects on society, including education. Pandemics precipitated the early
decline of the Western Roman Empire and helped spread Christianity. These
effects are often unappreciated until years or decades after they happened.
While the impact of epidemics on education has been significant, it is not well
Join us in this free webinar as we explore how major health crises of the past 800 years (leprosy, the Black Plague, Spanish Flu, COVID-19, etc.) have shaped health education. This presentation will explore those seminal moments in history and their lasting impact on how we teach and learn. The webinar will also engage with the audience to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted their educational lives and the lasting impact it may have on dental education.
- Describe major pandemics of the last 800 years and their effect on health education.
- Discuss the potential lasting impact of COVID-19 on dental education.
- Identify areas of personal curiosity and spark further inquiry regarding history of health education.
The American Dental Education Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
An evaluation form is available to participants after the conclusion of the webinar. To earn continuing education (CE) credit for participation in the webinar, the online evaluation must be completed in full by Nov. 16, 2024. After completing the evaluation, webinar participants can print and save the CE Verification Form.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
The American Dental Education Association designates this activity for 1.0 continuing education credit.
All speakers agree that neither they nor members of their immediate family have any financial relationships with commercial entities that may be relevant to their presentation.