DECOD

AcronymDefinition
DECODDental Education in Care of the Disabled
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Based on more than 10 years of experience by the DECOD Program at the University of Washington, it appears that a range of training options must be offered.
For example, numerous disciplines participate in the teaching of the DECOD courses at the University of Washington: physical therapists from the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine demonstrate wheelchair transfer techniques, vocational counselors discuss psychosoical issues of disability, physiatrists lecture on various disabling conditions, nutritionists present concerns in nutrition, and speech pathologists provide dental professionals with basic information on speech and swallowing disorders.
Chin, RDH, MEd, clinical associate professor with the DECOD Program, (Dental Education in Care of Persons with Disabilities), Department of Oral Medicine and the dental hygiene program, Department of Dental Public Health Sciences, has many years of varied experience in working with the disabled population in the DECOD Clinic, nursing homes, state institution for autistic residents, and community outreach clinics.
Annie is my patient at the University of Washington DECOD (Dental Education in Care of Persons with Disabilities) clinic.
Chin, RDH, MEd, clinical associate professor with the DECOD Program, (Dental Education in Care of Persons with Disabilities), Department of Oral Medicine and the dental hygiene program, Department of Dental Public Health Sciences has many years of varied experience in working with the disabled population in the DECOD Clinic, nursing homes, state institution for autistic residents, and community outreach clinics, She provides direct patient care as well as instructing dental students, dental assistants, dental hygienists, and dentists on the care of the disabled, She has lectured nationally and internationally, sharing her knowledge and skills in dental care for special populations.