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DE0639: 2022 USPHS Scientific & Training Symposium [non-Category Day]

Date: 5/22/2022 - 5/26/2022
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Renaissance Glendale
Location: Glendale, AZ
Level: Basic
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists
Quota: 5 - 180 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 44.00 (Total CDE); 44.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 15.00 (AGD - 142); 19.00 (AGD - 149); 0.50 (AGD - 200); 9.50 (AGD - 770)
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This is the annual meeting of Commissioned Officers, sponsored by the Commissioned Officers Foundation. Continuing Education is available only to USPHS Commissioned Corps dentists and dental hygienists attending the live event. For USPHS CC dentists who are not in the IHS, CDE credit is only available until June 30, 2022. For USPHS CC dental hygienists who are not in the IHS, CDE credit is NOT available.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:
1. Provide an overview of USPHS priorities;
2. Describe the impact of readiness and deployments in the past year; and
3. Explain the USPHS response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Individual learning objectives for each session are in the conference program and are available upon request.

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.

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an accredited sponsor of continuing education under the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the IHS at IHS CDE Coordinator or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at


Must be a USPHS Commissioned Corps dental officer or dental hygienist officer [for hygienists, must be in the IHS].

Tuition Payment Information:

Please Make Checks Payable to: Indian Health Service.

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.