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DE0361: AIDC Dental Study Group March 2014

 
Date: 3/12/2014 - 3/12/2014 Course Status: Completed
Facility: AIDC Conference Room Location: Albuquerque, NM
Instructor: DARLENE SORRELL Director: Suzanne Marks
Level: Basic Audience: Dentists, Hygienists
Quota: 6 - 12 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (AGD - 182)
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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:

The AIDC Dental Study Group will meet in the AIDC Conference Room for 1.5 hours every 2 months [9 hours/year]. The group will consist of AIDC dentists and dental hygienists. Continuing dental education will be provided by the study group participants in one of the following formats:
1. Journal article presentations
2. Clinical case presentations
3. Dental seminars
4. Guest speaker presentations
The purpose of this session is to discuss how to diagnose and treat temporomandibular joint pain. The participants will learn about splint therapy. TMJ patient handouts will be reviewed and discussed.

It is the policy of the Indian Health Service [IHS], Division of Oral Health [DOH], that faculty/presenters disclose any significant financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the activity. The IHS, DOH also requires faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigational use [not yet approved for any purpose] of pharmaceutical products and medical devices.

This course has been planned and implemented in accordance with the ADA CERP Recognition Standards and Procedures. None of the faculty/presenters for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigational pharmaceutical products or medical devices. 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 marybeth.kinney@comcast.net or to ADA CERP at http://www.ada.org/goto/cerp.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss the treatment options for TMJ pain.
2. Analyze how to use splint therapy to evaluate jaw position and joint status.
3. List the clinical characteristics of referred pain radiating from the TMJ.

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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