2022 Catalog: General Courses
DE0080: CDE Webinar [Recorded Webinar only]: Caries Diagnosis & Treatment Planning in a Public Health Environment
Many dentists coming into the IHS system have issues with over-diagnosing caries and planning extravagant treatment plans. This course will discuss caries diagnosis and treatment planning in a public health environment.This course is intended for new dentists and as a refresher for experienced dentists.
Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Describe standards of caries diagnosis;
2. Discuss caries management by risk assessment; and
3. Treatment plan patients for caries management in a public health environment.
Wesley Johnson — Personal Description / Biography not available. For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at Wesley.Johnson@ihs.gov.
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 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 CCEPR.ada.org
Participants should serve currently in one of the following capacities:
1. IHS Area Dental Officer
2. Clinical & Preventive Support Center
3. IHS Headquarters Dental Staff
4. Dental Director/Chief of an IHS or Tribal dental program
5. Assistant or Deputy Director/Chief of an IHS or Tribal dental program
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.