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DD0010: Concepts of Dental Clinic Management I

Date: 1/30/2012 - 2/02/2012 Course Status: Completed
Facility: United Way of Central New Mexico Location: Albuquerque, NM
Instructor: Steve Tetrev, Richard Champany, Scott Trapp Director: STEVEN TETREV
Level: Basic Audience: Dentists, Hygienists
Quota: 8 - 16 students Tuition: $1,025.00
Hours: 28.00 (Total CDE); 28.00 (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

The purpose of this comprehensive course is to give IHS Dental Chiefs and Tribal Clinical Dental Managers a better understanding of the “nuts and bolts” of dental program management. The course will include clinical data analysis/productivity improvement, personnel training, and problem solving. Additionally, personal awareness exercises will help managers with individual growth and development.

The curriculum is flexible enough to address the individual needs of participants. Participants can expect pre-course communications and assignments.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss and apply the basic concepts of personnel, budgeting, and clinic management to better operate their programs.
2. Assess the efficiency and effectiveness of their clinic[s], and apply appropriate measures to improve clinic function, optimizing teamwork.
3. Explain communication, management and relationship issues related to a mixed generation workforce and emotional intelligence.

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 (


This course is for dentists and tribal clinical dental managers.

Tuition Payment Information:

Please Make Checks Payable to: USET, Inc.

c/o Tammy Fowler

711 Stewarts Ferry Pike

Nashville, TN 37214

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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