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Indian Health Service The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Clinical Support Center (CSC) "Leading Indian Health Care Education"

Office of Continuing Education


Continuing Education (CE) Sponsorship
The mission of the Clinical Support Center (CSC) Office of Continuing Education (OCE) is to develop and support continuing professional education activities meeting the needs of Indian health program health care providers throughout the United States. The purpose of these continuing education activities is to improve the health care for all American Indians and Alaskan Natives. For more information about our purpose, target audience, type of activities, content, and expected results, view our mission statement.

Regardless of whether you are a beginner or experienced in the continuing education process, the most important thing to remember is to contact us at the Clinical Support Center at least 30 days prior to your CE activity. We need to be involved in all aspects of the planning process.

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The CSC is accredited as a sponsor of continuing education (CE) by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation (ANCC), and the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE). The CSC also collaborates with the IHS Division of Oral Health (DOH) who sponsors continuing dental educations for dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants. The DOH grants continuing education credits through the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) for dentists. One of the Clinical Support Center's major roles is to assist IHS, tribal, and urban programs plan continuing education activities. By virtue of its intimate involvement in the development, implementation, and evaluation of activities, the CSC is able to award continuing education credits.

Continuing Education Transcripts
OCE is pleased to offer Continuing Education Transcripts! Please complete the following Transcript Request form [WORD-55KB] and fax to (602) 364-7788 attention Cheryl Begay or e-mail if you have questions.

For more information, contact: Cheryl Begay.

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