2023 Catalog: General Courses
DE0382: OCA/BEM/GP Webinar: Update on COVID-19 - Emerging Diseases and Vaccines [Recorded Webinar]
This webinar is specifically developed for dental staff from IHS, tribal, and urban programs in the Oklahoma City, Bemidji, and Great Plains Areas. However, this recorded webinar is open to everyone for CDE credit.
This seminar will provide a status update of COVID-19 along with discussion of epidemiological factors which contribute to emerging and re-emerging diseases. The most recent information describing clinical progress leading to [an] effective COVID-19 vaccine[s] will also be featured. In addition, recommended HBV and influenza vaccines will be discussed as infection prevention strategies to address dental occupational bloodborne and respiratory risks.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Understand current science-based information pertaining to SARS-CoV-2 virus and the COVID-19 pandemic
2. Describe major global and epidemiological factors which can lead to the emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases
3. Discuss current progress and clinical information regarding COVID-19 vaccines
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 3.00 continuing education credits.
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.