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2012 Catalog: Hygienist Courses

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DH0001: Evidence-based Clinical and Community Dental Hygiene Practices

Date: 6/05/2012 - 6/07/2012 Course Status: Completed
Facility: Oklahoma City Area Office Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Instructor: Barbara DeBois, Danny Walters, Kelly Pease, Melissa Reese, Jennifer Curtis, Jane Grey, Kathy Miller, MARY HOLLISTER, LORI GOODMAN, JULIE BLACK, Timothy Ricks, Sally Carter Director: Melissa Reese
Level: Basic Audience: Hygienists
Quota: 25 - 75 students Tuition: $400.00
Hours: 23.25 (Total CDE); 2.00 (AGD - 132); 3.75 (AGD - 142); 2.00 (AGD - 148); 8.00 (AGD - 149); 1.75 (AGD - 158); 2.00 (AGD - 258); 0.75 (AGD - 490); 1.00 (AGD - 555); 2.00 (AGD - 731)
Course Types Course Types
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

This course will provide the knowledge and skills needed to provide evidence-based dental hygiene treatment in both clinical and community settings. The course will highlight the standards of care recommended by the Indian Health Service to prevent and treat the early stages of periodontal disease and caries.

TUESDAY, June 5, 2012   
8:00 am – 10:00 am   The IHS ECC Collaborative – Two Years Later - Ricks
10:00 am – 10:15 am   Session Break
10:15 am - 12:00 pm   Tobacco Cessation for Dental Providers - Carter
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm   Lunch Break – On Your Own
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm   Medical Emergencies - DeBois
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm   Session Break
3:15 pm – 5:00 pm   Medical Emergencies Hands-on Rotating Stations

WEDNESDAY, June 6, 2012
8:00 am – 10:00 am   Guidelines for Infection Control - Walters
10:00 am – 10:15 am   Session Break
10:15 am - 12:00 pm   Ergonomics in Dentistry – Walters
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm   Round Table Lunch & Learn – Hollister
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm   Digital Radiography Update - Pease
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm   Session Break
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm   Dental Ethics - Reese
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm   Compliance Update - Curtis
Short Meeting to Elect New Officers for the IHS Dental Hygiene Executive Coalition

THURSDAY, June 7, 2012
8:00 am – 10:00 am   New Instruments and Techniques - Grey
10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Nitrous Refresher Course - Miller
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm   Lunch & Travel Back to OCAO
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm   How to Conduct A Community Workshop - Hollister
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm   Session Break
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm   Reaching Beyond the Dental Clinic - Goodman
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm   Basic Periodontal Expanded Functions Course - Black

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:
1. Explain the six Standards for Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice and give examples of each standard related to an IHS practice setting.
2. Describe culturally competent clinical dental hygiene treatment.
3. Develop clinical or community strategies designed to achieve at least one of the ECC Initiative objectives.

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.

Concerns or complaints about this course may be directed to Mary Beth Kinney or to ADA CERP (http://www.ada.org/goto/cerp).


Open to hygienists only.

Tuition Payment Information:

Please Make Checks Payable to: USET, Inc.

c/o Tammy Fowler

711 Stewarts Ferry Pike

Nashville, TN 37214

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.

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