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DE0766: Diabetes Online CDE: Cardiovascular Risk Stratification in American Indians [Live & Recorded]
Much of what we know of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors in American Indian communities comes from the Strong Heart Study [SHS]. This presentation will provide lessons learned about cardiovascular disease prevalence and incidence in SHS participants, specific clinical tools developed from the SHS to help medical providers predict and manage cardiovascular risk, and summarize what is known about cardiovascular disease risk in American Indian/Alaska Native youth.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Examine cardiovascular disease epidemiology in American Indians
2. Interface with the Strong Heart Study cardiovascular disease risk calculators
3. Recognize the importance of early intervention strategies to address cardiovascular risk in American Indians which begins in the pediatric years
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
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.