2022 Catalog: General Courses
DE0585: Diabetes Online CDE: Investment in America's Most Important Infrastructure - Promoting the Health and Wellness of Families with Young Children
This talk will focus on the current state of the science of brain development in young children and how epigenetic effects can positively and negative affect that development. A review of how the concepts of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience were used to implement and promote systems and programs that help prevent obesity, diabetes, and other chronic conditions and support families with young children in a way that allows children to develop to their maximal potential will be included, with an emphasis on those affecting children within the Tribal Health System in Alaska.
1. Assess brain development in young children and analyze how epigenetic effects can positively and negatively affect that development.
2. Incorporate the concepts of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience to promote systems and programs that support families with young children to allow children to develop to their maximal potential.
3. Apply the experiences from Alaska to potentially help guide the development of programs and services in your communities.
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.
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.