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DE0241: 2013 Annual Albuquerque Area Dental Meeting

Date: 6/04/2013 - 6/06/2013 Course Status: Completed
Facility: Albuquerque Area Office Location: Albuquerque, NM
Instructor: JOHN KING, JUAN PACKER, Timothy Ricks, Suzanne Marks, TODD SMITH, MARY HOLLISTER, Bruce Fink, Kristina Rogers, SANDRA FERGUSON, Matt Fisher, Robert Good, Robert Sewell, Ryan Savage, NORMAN JAMES, Patricio Larragoite Director: Timothy Ricks
Level: Basic Audience: Dentists, Hygienists
Quota: 15 - 40 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 21.50 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 017); 2.00 (AGD - 070); 0.75 (AGD - 144); 8.25 (AGD - 149); 1.00 (AGD - 258); 1.00 (AGD - 310); 1.75 (AGD - 430); 2.00 (AGD - 490); 1.00 (AGD - 550); 0.75 (AGD - 561); 1.00 (AGD - 670); 1.00 (AGD - 752)
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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 3-day course is to give IHS Dental Chiefs, Tribal Clinical Dental Managers, and Dental Hygienists a better understanding of the “nuts and bolts” of dental program management. The course will include standards of care related to program management, treatment of high-risk dental patients, and the Government Performance and Results Act [GPRA]. Objectives for individual sessions on file.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the standards of care as they relate to credentialing, privileging, patient safety, chart documentation, quality improvement, health promotion/disease prevention, and policies.
2. Explain the difference and cite examples of quality assurance vs. quality improvement.
3. Describe at least 5 standards of care related to treatment of periodontal disease, pediatric patients, and endodontic cases.

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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