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DE0001: Alaska Area Dental Chiefs Meeting

Date: 10/26/2011 - 10/28/2011 Course Status: Completed
Facility: ANTHC Consortium Office Building Location: Anchorage, AK
Instructor: Charles Herndon, Chris Fish, LISA CONE, Beatrice Gandara, Evan Young, Mark Davis, Sarah Shoffstall-Cone, Cindy Armstrong, Bradley Whistler, Patti Bland, Donald Chi, Sharon Peabody, Philip Weinstein, MARY WILLIARD, Kathy Balasko, TODD SMITH, Kathy Phipps Director: Kathy Balasko
Level: Basic Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff
Quota: 5 - 75 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 30.50 (Total CDE); 2.00 (AGD - 016); 3.00 (AGD - 142); 1.00 (AGD - 149); 1.00 (AGD - 150); 1.00 (AGD - 156); 1.50 (AGD - 157); 2.00 (AGD - 253); 6.00 (AGD - 258); 1.00 (AGD - 434); 2.00 (AGD - 490); 1.00 (AGD - 554); 1.00 (AGD - 557); 4.00 (AGD - 670); 2.00 (AGD - 730); 2.00 (AGD - 750)
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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

The purpose of this three-day meeting is to provide dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants with dental information/education that they will be able to use in their daily practice.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this meeting, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify tools and community resources to deal with addictions in the workplace.
2. Facilitate prevention of progression of tooth wear.
3. State basic treatment planning for the special needs patient.
4. List factors effecting selection of posterior restoratives.
5. Take impressions to completion with a perfect gypsum pour.
6. Relate national changes in the Alaska Medicaid program as it relates to adult and children's dental services.
7. Screen and identify at least three indicators of abuse.
8. Explain the mechanism of action and safety of chemotherapeutics to parents.
9. Demonstrate use of oxygen, oral airways and other emergency equipment.
10. Identify at least four systemc disorders associated with periodontitis.
11. Describe effective advice in motivating a patient.
12. List risk factors for dental caries in preschool children.

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 IHS CDE Coordinator or to ADA CERP (



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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