2022 Catalog: General Courses
DE0597: OCA/BEM/GP Webinar: Does Type 2 Diabetes Begin in the Mouth? [Live Webinar]
This webinar is specifically developed for dental staff from IHS, tribal, and urban programs in the Oklahoma City, Bemidji, and Great Plains Areas. American Indians and Alaskan Natives suffer a greater chance of having Type 2 Diabetes than any other U.S. racial group.Is all about genetics? Diet? What part does Periodontal Disease play in this crisis? Dr. Debbie Ozment will present relevant research to empower you with broader knowledge and verbal skills.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Review the current knowledge of the relationship between Type 2 Diabetes and Periodontal Disease
2. Assess the potential for delaying or preventing Type 2 Diabetes via early treatment and diagnosis of Periodontal Disease
3. Create greater collaboration and respect between physicians and dentists to enhance the lives of American
Indians and Alaskan Natives
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.
Participants should be dental staff from IHS, tribal, and urban programs in the Oklahoma City, Bemidji, and Great Plains Areas.
Please Make Checks Payable to: Indian Health Service.
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.