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DD0030: Developing Your Network to Improve Your Program

Date: 2/14/2013 - 2/14/2013 Course Status: Completed
Facility: WebEx/Adobe Connect Location: Albuquerque, NM
Instructor: Steve Tetrev, Richard Champany Director: STEVEN TETREV
Level: Advanced Audience: Dentists
Quota: 5 - 15 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (AGD - 550)
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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

This session is offered to dentists who have completed the Concepts courses. The session covers the importance of building and maintaining an effective and vibrant network of contacts. The session instructs participants about utilizing those contacts to garner support for your program. The content is based on numerous research sources and publications including the “The Perfect Swarm: Science of Complexity” by Len Fisher, and “The Social Animal” by David Brooks. Exercises during the session will be included.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:
1. Recognize the importance of a rich and workplace network, and the potential benefits it can have for a dental program.
2. Explain the activities and patience managers must have to develop and maintain a productive network.
3. Identify individuals who work in clinics, hospitals or Area Office settings that would be beneficial to add to a network.

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 (


Completion of Concepts I, 2, and 3 are required.

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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