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DE0258: Course Design 101

Date: 7/16/2013 - 7/31/2013 Course Status: Completed
Facility: Online Location: Online
Level: Advanced Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants
Quota: 1 - 15 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 7.00 (Total CDE); 7.00 (AGD - 561)
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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 course will provide basic training for IHS staff who offer continuing dental education courses in a distance education [DE] format. The majority of IHS continuing education courses are developed and taught by clinical staff. Many courses have been taught over long period, and ongoing evaluation and modifications have made most of these courses effective. Therefore IHS has a strong cadre of instructors with excellent content knowledge and willingness to teach courses. However, few of these instructors have experience in distance course development and instruction. The purpose of this course is to give IHS staff the tools needed to design dental continuing education in distance or blended formats.

Learning Objectives:

The goal of Distance Education Course Design 101 is to develop distance education skills in the current IHS dental workforce.

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Discuss advantages and disadvantages of different DE format options
  • Identify appropriate multi-media resources for a DE course
  • Explain the DE course design process

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:

Please Make Checks Payable to: Indian Health Service.

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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