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DHHS / HRSA Office of Pharmacy Affairs - 340(b) Guidelines and More Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

Federal Register, Vol. 75, No. 190, Friday, October 1, 2010  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov (PDF KB) (Federally Recognized Tribes)

Federal Register, Vol.75,  No. 207, Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  (PDF KB) (Federally Recognized Tribes, Supplement)

Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) (PDF 1MB)  An Introduction to GPRA for Providers and Clinic Staff

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IHS Fact Sheets The Indian Health Service's "Fact Sheets" web site contains select information on specific healthcare topics concerning American Indian and Alaska Natives.

IHS Community Health Representative Website

IHS Manual The Indian Health Manual (IHM) is the reference for IHS employees regarding IHS-specific policy and procedural instructions.

IHS Pharmacy Website

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SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) presents
American Indian and Alaska Native Culture Card - A Guide to Build Cultural Awareness   Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov .  Intended to enhance cultural competence when serving American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Covers regional differences; cultural customs; spirituality; communications styles; the role of veterans and the elderly, and health disparities, such as suicide.  Digital download version: SMA08-4354.pdf  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov . (Link to SAMHSA PDF - 1 MB)


Handouts and Powerpoint Presentations

2010 California Area IHS Medical Conference

PowerPoint Presentations Available for INDIVIDUAL Download

  1. Obesity - 2010MedConf-Bullock_HowAdversityGetsUndertheSkin.pdf (PDF 2.3MB)
  2. Chronic Care Management -  2010MedConf-Chronic_Care_Management.pdf (PDF 1.4MB)
  3. Chronic Kidney Disease - 2010MedConf-Bullock_ChronicKidneyDisease.pdf (PDF 3.2MB)
  4. Health Literacy - 2010MedConf-Schillinger-DiabetesDisparities.pdf (PDF 2MB)
  5. Meaningful Use - 2010MedConf-Sprenger_MeaningfulUse.pdf (PDF 492KB)
  6. Pain Management / OBOT Certification
    1.  2010MedConf-1_Intro_and_Overview_of_DATA_2000-2010.pdf (PDF 855KB)
    2. 2010MedConf-2_GeneralBupPharmacology.pdf (PDF 1MB)
    3. 2010MedConf-3_PatientAssessmentANDSelection.pdf (PDF 432KB)
    4. 2010MedConf-4_PainANDAddiction.pdf (PDF 1.4MB)
    5. 2010MedConf-5_PsychiatricComorbidities.pdf (PDF 496KB)
    6. 2010MedConf-6_MedicalComorbidity.pdf (PDF 713KB)
    7. 2010MedConf-7_SpecialTreatmentPops.pdf (PDF 490KB)
    8. 2010MedConf-8_ConfidentialityANDMedicalRecordKeeping.pdf (PDF 554KB)
    9. 2010MedConf-9_ClinicalUseOFBuprenorphine-2006.pdf (PDF 147KB)
    10. 2010MedConf-Dekker-SafeOpioidPrescribing.pdf (PDF 1.3MB)
  7. Cardiovascular Disease
    1. 2010MedConf-Frey_ToiyabeIHP.pdf (PDF 2.6MB)
    2. 2010MedConf-McLaughlin_Redding.pdf (PDF 943KB)
    3. 2010MedConf-Pfeifer_UIHS.pdf (PDF 521KB)
  8. Pediatrics - 2010MedConf-Calac_Pediatrics.pdf (PDF 5.2MB)
  9. Women's Health - 2010MedConf-Marjavi_DomesticViolence.pdf (PDF 5MB)
  10. Diabetes Team Meeting - 2010MedConf-Bullock_AWellnessJourney.pdf (PDF 1.2MB)
  11. Nurse Leaders Meeting
    1. 2010MedConf-DolanNyquist_IPC.pdf (PDF 360KB)
    2. 2010MedConf-DolanNyquist_ProcessMapping.pdf (PDF 518KB)
  12. Flyer - 2010_MedicalConf_Flyer.pdf (PDF 556KB)


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