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DE0054: 2012 Nashville Area Dental Meeting

Date: 5/15/2012 - 5/17/2012 Course Status: Completed
Facility: Nashville Area Office Location: Nashville, TN
Instructor: MARY HOLLISTER, Timothy Ricks, Joseph Park, Sharon Myrick Carter, Robin Bartlett, PATRICIA PLANCK, John Ottesen, Harry Brown, GEORGE CHIARCHIARO, PATRICK BLAHUT, Kristina Rogers, JUAN PACKER, John Schutze Director: Timothy Ricks
Level: Basic Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants
Quota: 20 - 50 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 17.75 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 132); 1.50 (AGD - 144); 0.50 (AGD - 148); 3.00 (AGD - 149); 4.50 (AGD - 151); 0.75 (AGD - 250); 3.00 (AGD - 258); 1.00 (AGD - 550); 1.00 (AGD - 555); 1.00 (AGD - 557); 0.50 (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 Nashville Area dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants with knowledge to improve skills in the areas of periodontal treatment and management, endodontic treatment, implementation of the IHS ECC Initiative, operative dentistry, GPRA dental measures, dental public health, and preventive dentistry.

Day 1 Agenda
8:00 – 8:30    Registration/Welcome    Drs. Ricks and Hollister
8:30 – 9:15    Update on ADO and DSC Activities    Drs. Ricks and Hollister
9:15 – 10:45 QI & QA Dr. Ricks and Dr. Hollister
10:45-11:00   Break   
11:00 – 12:00 Knowledge Café [snacks served] -    Dr. Cathy Hollister: Moderator
12:00 – 12:45 Drive from Nashville Area Office to Meharry Dental School    
1:00 – 1:30    Tour of Meharry Dental School    Dr. Tim Ricks:Coordinator
1:30 – 2:15    Clinical Demonstration of ITR’s    Dr. Sharon Myrick Carter
2:30 – 3:00    Infection Control    Dr. Sharon Myrick Carter
3:00 – 4:00    Dental Public Health: An Academia Perspective    Dr. Myrick Carter
4:00 – 4:45    Drive from Meharry Dental School to Nashville Area Office    

Day 2
8:00 – 9:00    Early Childhood Caries Update    Dr. Tim Ricks
9:00 – 10:00 Virtual Learning Community Program Panel    Dr. Tim Ricks: Moderator
10:15 – 11:15 Caries Risk and Evidence-Based Recalls    Dr. Cathy Hollister
11:15 – 12:15 Age-appropriate Patient Education   Pat Planck
12:15-12:30   Poster Set Up   
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch [on own]    
1:30 – 2:30    Pain Management and Identifying and Treating Drug-Seeking Patients   Robin Bartlett, Nashville Area Pharmacy Consultant
2:30-3:00    The Pregnant Dental Patient   Dr. Juan Packer
3:00-4:30    Poster Session   Dr. Cathy Hollister: Moderator

Day 3
8:15 – 9:15   Credentialing & Dental Privileging    Dr. Harry Brown, CMO
9:15-10:15   QMAN: Running and Using Reports    Drs. Hollister and Ricks
10:15 – 10:30 Break    
10:30 – 11:00 Dental Program Reviews: How to Interpret Findings Dr. Tim Ricks
11:00 – 12:00 Malpractice Update [via WebEx]   Dr. Patrick Blahut, IHS DOH
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch [on own]    
1:00 – 2:00    Process Improvement    John Shutze, Area QI Coordinator
2:00 – 2:30    Government Performance and Results Act    Kristina Rogers
2:30-3:30   Best Practices GPRA/ECC   Dr. Tim Ricks
3:30 – 4:30    Awards & Recognition    Dr. Ricks & Hollister

Learning Objectives:

Objectives on file.

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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