2022 Catalog: General Courses
DE0346: Tribal Oral Health Services During COVID-19 [recorded webinar]
Co-sponsored by the National Indian Health Board [NIHB] and the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board [SPTHB], “Tribal Oral Health Services During COVID-19" is a webinar that will provide an overview of dental clinic best practices within the Indian health system, including guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]. Oral health practitioners from Tribes across Oklahoma will speak on how their clinics are operating during the global pandemic, steps they are taking to protect patients and providers as facilities begin to resume normal operations, services they are offering through virtual teledentistry, and how they are managing reimbursement and third party billing issues.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Understand IHS and CDC guidance on oral health services during COVID-19 pandemic
2. Understand teledentistry billing and reimbursement in Oklahoma and interim guidance nation-wide
3. Develop best practices for safely reopening dental offices
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 Indian Health Service Division of Oral Health (IHS DOH) is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 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. IHS DOH designates this activity for 2.00 continuing education credits.
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.