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2014 Catalog: General Courses

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DE0284: GPRA Best Practices

 
Date: 11/13/2013 - 11/13/2013 Course Status: Completed
Facility: Nashville Area Office Location: Nashville, TN
Instructor: Holly VanHoozen Director: Timothy Ricks
Level: Basic Audience: Assistants, Dentists, Hygienists
Quota: 5 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 151)
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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:

This session is part of a regular series of CE courses offered only to the staff of the Nashville Area. In this session, panelists will describe programs that have demonstrated increases in the three dental GPRA measures. Each panelist will highlight strategies that have increased access to care, topical fluoride applications, or sealants.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the session, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe open access as a strategy to increase access to dental services.
2. Explain required documentation for sealants related to GPRA measures.
3. Describe a community based fluoride program in a CHS only tribal facility.

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:

None

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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