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DE0300: PANDA

 
Date: 11/01/2013 - 10/01/2014 Course Status: Available
Facility: Online Location: Online
Instructor: MARY BETH KINNEY Director: MARY BETH KINNEY
Level: Basic Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff
Quota: 0 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 3.00 (Total CDE); 3.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 3.00 (AGD - 155)
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The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
Summary:

There is no need to "Register" for this course. Simply login to the CDE and Click on the link to take the ONLINE COURSE in the Additional Info section on the Course Detail page and then complete the post test and survey to receive credit.

Activity Overview:

The Prevent Abuse and Neglect through Dental Awareness [PANDA] is a program to address the lack of child abuse and neglect reporting by dental professionals. The educational program includes the history of family violence in our society, clinical examples of confirmed abuse and neglect, and discussions of legal and liability issues involved in family violence interventions.

Teaching Methods

This course is delivered online and includes PowerPoint slides with narration.

Course developed March, 2007; reviewed February, 2010.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify average age of abused children
  • Define the factors that contribute to abuse
  • List warning signs of abuse
  • Name the most common dental injury reported in cases of child abuse.
  • Discuss the most appropriate time to report suspected child abuse


Faculty:

The Missouri coalition known as P.A.N.D.A [Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect Through Dental Awareness] was created to address a lack of reporting by dental professionals of suspected child abuse and neglect. P.A.N.D.As educational programs include a history of family violence in our society, clinical examples of confirmed child abuse and neglect, and discussions of legal liability issues involved in reporting child maltreatment. Programs now extend beyond dental audiences to include physicians, nurses, teachers, child care workers, and anyone interested in preventing family violence.

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.

None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.

Concerns or complaints about this course may be directed to Mary Beth Kinney or to ADA CERP (http://www.ada.org/goto/cerp).

Prerequisites:

Hardware/Software Requirements:


WindowsMacintosh
Intel Pentium II 450MHz or faster processor [or equivalent]PowerPC G3 500MHz or faster processor
128MB of RAM128MB of RAM

Operating systems and browsers
Flash Player 8 is supported on the following operating systems and browsers:

Windows
PlatformBrowser
Microsoft Windows 98Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows MeMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows 2000Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows XPMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows Server 2003Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later

Macintosh
PlatformBrowser
Mac OS X v.10.1.x, 10.2.x, 10.3.x, or 10.4.xInternet Explorer 5.2, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL for Mac OS X, Opera 6, Safari 1.x or later


Audio:

This course may contain an audio portion or soundtrack. Please turn on your speakers or use headphones. <

Tuition Payment Information:

Tuition Policy:

Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.

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