The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
The purpose of this three-day meeting is to provide Nashville Area dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants with knowledge to improve skills in the areas of periodontal treatment and management, endodontic treatment, implementation of the IHS ECC Initiative, operative dentistry, GPRA dental measures, dental public health, and preventive dentistry.
Day 1 Agenda 8:00 – 8:30 Registration/Welcome Drs. Ricks and Hollister 8:30 – 9:15 Update on ADO and DSC Activities Drs. Ricks and Hollister 9:15 – 10:45 QI & QA Dr. Ricks and Dr. Hollister 10:45-11:00 Break 11:00 – 12:00 Knowledge Café [snacks served] - Dr. Cathy Hollister: Moderator 12:00 – 12:45 Drive from Nashville Area Office to Meharry Dental School 1:00 – 1:30 Tour of Meharry Dental School Dr. Tim Ricks:Coordinator 1:30 – 2:15 Clinical Demonstration of ITR’s Dr. Sharon Myrick Carter 2:30 – 3:00 Infection Control Dr. Sharon Myrick Carter 3:00 – 4:00 Dental Public Health: An Academia Perspective Dr. Myrick Carter 4:00 – 4:45 Drive from Meharry Dental School to Nashville Area Office
Day 2 8:00 – 9:00 Early Childhood Caries Update Dr. Tim Ricks 9:00 – 10:00 Virtual Learning Community Program Panel Dr. Tim Ricks: Moderator 10:15 – 11:15 Caries Risk and Evidence-Based Recalls Dr. Cathy Hollister 11:15 – 12:15 Age-appropriate Patient Education Pat Planck 12:15-12:30 Poster Set Up 12:30 – 1:30 Lunch [on own] 1:30 – 2:30 Pain Management and Identifying and Treating Drug-Seeking Patients Robin Bartlett, Nashville Area Pharmacy Consultant 2:30-3:00 The Pregnant Dental Patient Dr. Juan Packer 3:00-4:30 Poster Session Dr. Cathy Hollister: Moderator
Day 3 8:15 – 9:15 Credentialing & Dental Privileging Dr. Harry Brown, CMO 9:15-10:15 QMAN: Running and Using Reports Drs. Hollister and Ricks 10:15 – 10:30 Break 10:30 – 11:00 Dental Program Reviews: How to Interpret Findings Dr. Tim Ricks 11:00 – 12:00 Malpractice Update [via WebEx] Dr. Patrick Blahut, IHS DOH 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch [on own] 1:00 – 2:00 Process Improvement John Shutze, Area QI Coordinator 2:00 – 2:30 Government Performance and Results Act Kristina Rogers 2:30-3:30 Best Practices GPRA/ECC Dr. Tim Ricks 3:30 – 4:30 Awards & Recognition Dr. Ricks & Hollister
Objectives on file.
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).
Tuition Payment Information:
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.