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Indian Health Service
Continuing Dental Education
Course Directory

FY 2017

Indian Health Service
Division of Oral Health
Clinical Support Center
40 North Central Avenue, Suite 780
Phoenix, AZ  85004

General Information

Eligibility

Continuing Dental Education (CDE) courses are open to IHS, Tribal, Urban, and Contract dental personnel. Some courses require completion of a prerequisite course. This is noted on the Course Detail page of each catalog offering. For example, dental assistants may not enroll in the Restorative Expanded Functions-Advanced course unless they have successfully completed the Restorative Expanded Functions-Basic course.

Before Selecting Your CDE Courses

Before selecting a CDE course, you must complete an Individual Development Plan (IDP) with a supervisor. The IDP identifies training needs that would be most appropriate for an employee and the dental program for which he / she works. If you have not already completed an IDP with your supervisor, you can find a copy of the form by going to the Dental CDE Website at the following address:

http://www.doh.ihs.gov

To Locate the form, follow these steps:

  1. Click the "Please Login" link near the top of the page.
  2. Once you are logged in, click the "CDE” tab on the left side of the page.
  3. On the CDE website, click the "My CDE” tab on the left side of the page.
  4. Then on the right side of the “My CDE” page, click the "IndividualDevelopmentPlan.doc" link under “Forms.”
  5. Download the IDP form, print it out and complete the form with your supervisor.

Selecting Your CDE Courses

Once you have completed your IDP, you may select your courses. For the current fiscal year, you may choose a maximum of three courses by following these steps:

  1. Click the “Catalog” tab in the main navigation on the left side of the CDE website.
  2. Scroll as needed to find a course of interest.
  3. Click the Course Number to go to the Course Detail page.
  4. If this is a course that you wish to select, click the “Select Course” button.

Supervisor Approval of Your Course Selections

After you have selected all your courses, you are ready to process the selections by 1) prioritizing selections and 2) confirming priorities. Both these steps must be completed before sending the request to your supervisor. The CDE system uses the priorities you set here to register you in your most wanted course. Once you confirm your priorities, the CDE system sends an email to your supervisor requesting approval. To begin the Supervisor Approval process, click the “Request Approval” button on the right side of any Course Detail page.

Once your request is sent, you can track the status of your request using the "My CDE" page.

Help is Available

If you are using the CDE website for the first time, ask one of your co-workers or your supervisor for assistance. If you have forgotten your username or password, click on the “Forgot Password” link on the Login page. If you wish to confirm that you have made your selections correctly before the lottery, you can contact Marybeth.kinney@comcast.net for assistance. If you prefer to speak to someone by phone, call 602-364-7747 and ask your question on a voicemail. Leave your name and phone number as well as convenient times to call you.

Lottery

A computerized lottery is used to register participants into courses. This gives everyone an equal opportunity to attend at least one course. The selection period for FY 2012 is October 3, 2011 - October 31, 2011. Please be sure that your CDE supervisor has approved your selections on the website before the end date because the lottery will be run on November 1, 2011.

Results of the Lottery

An automated email will be sent to you and your supervisor with the results of the lottery. If you do not receive an email with your results, login to the website and see your results under "My CDE."

The results of the lottery will be available on www.doh.ihs.gov on November 8, 2010.

Update Your Dental Directory Listing

If you do not receive an automated email, that is an indication that your email address is listed incorrectly in the online Dental Directory. Please make corrections to the Dental Directory by following these steps:

  1. Login to the Dental Portal (http://www.doh.ihs.gov).
  2. Your Directory Listing is shown in the upper right corner of the page.
    Note: If you do not see a section entitled “Your Directory Listing”, you are not logged into the Dental Directory; please click the “Login Help” tab on the left side of the page for help logging on.
  3. Make changes to the information as needed by clicking "update your directory listing."

It is important that your email address be correct in the Dental Directory since emails may be sent to advise you of course changes, course cancellations, and course assignments.

Confirming Your Attendance

Due to the extremely high demand for CDE courses, and the need to utilize resources efficiently, confirmation or cancellation of course attendance is required. When you are registered for a course, the status on that course will read “Registered” on the “My CDE” page. You can update the “Status” of your attendance at any time by clicking on the word “Registered” and indicating “Attending” or “Not-Attending.” If you have not confirmed attendance, the message “Please Confirm Your Attendance” will appear in red under the Course Title on the “My CDE” page twelve weeks before the course is due to start. Follow these steps to confirm attendance:

  1. On the "My CDE" page, click the message “Please Confirm Your Attendance.”
  2. Select a new status from the list provided and enter an appropriate comment.
    Note: If you select "Not Attending," your space in the class will be lost and filled with the first available waitlisted individual.
  3. Click the "Submit" button to finalize the change.

The Course Director will request that you re-confirm your attendance to him / her in writing after you have received your confirmation letter. If registered participants fail to confirm their intention to attend a course at least seven (7) weeks prior to the course start date, they will lose their training opportunity. Their places in a course will be offered to people on the waiting list.

Paying Your Tuition

Tuition is not charged for dental personnel working at IHS federal programs. Tuition will be charged for dental personnel working at Tribal dental programs that have taken their Headquarter dental shares.

If you are charged tuition, then it must be paid eight (8) weeks before the start date of a course. You pay tuition by check or money order made payable as directed in the catalog and in the course confirmation letter you receive.

"In Your Clinic" and "By Request" courses have associated costs for travel, per diem, lodging, salary, and honorarium for instructors. These costs will be charged to all IHS, Tribal, and Urban dental programs. Contact the Course Director to schedule a course and negotiate fees.

Travel & Lodging Information

Course participants are responsible for confirming attendance in a course, making travel and lodging arrangements, obtaining necessary travel documents, and ensuring that clinic schedules are arranged to allow for participants' absence.

Eight (8) to twelve (12) weeks before the start of a course, the Course Director will mail out information on lodging, special instructions regarding travel, uniform of the day, and the phone number of someone to contact to answer questions.

Another way to check travel and lodging information for a course is through the CDE website. Once you go to www.doh.ihs.gov and login, go to the CDE site and click on the course for which you are registered and scroll down on the Course Detail to the travel section. Some course directors will post the course confirmation letter on the CDE website under “Course Materials” which is under “Tools.”

CDE Certificates

Course participants can view and print transcripts through the CDE system. A transcript lists the courses you have completed and the number of CDE credits earned since FY 2002. The transcript will be automatically updated when you complete courses in FY 2011.

Course participants are encouraged, upon their return to their worksite, to discuss course content with their supervisor and co-workers, and share what was learned and whether the course would be appropriate for other staff to attend.

Accreditation

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an American Dental Association (ADA) Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) Recognized Provider. In order to receive credit, participants must attend all sessions of a course. Evening sessions or pre-course work may be scheduled at the discretion of the course instructor, and will be announced at the beginning of the course.

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).

American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program logo  

2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

Dentist Courses

DD0001: Endodontic Cleaning and Shaping
Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
Facility: Online Location: Online
Instructor(s): Thomas Taylor Director: Timothy Ricks
Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
Quota: 0 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 8.00 (Total CDE); 8.00 (AGD - 070)
Course Types
Summary:

Activity Overview:

This course is an E-Learning course that is divided into two parts covering the chemo and the mechanical aspects of endodontic cleaning and shaping. Part 1 covers the selection and use of chemotherapeutic agents in endodontics. Part 2 covers the proper use of conventional stainless steel hand files and nickel titanium rotary files. The hand filing section explains and demonstrates crown down technique, step back technique, negotiating narrow canals, as well as blocked and ledged canals. The rotary section covers basic principles of all rotary files and the detailed use of the analytic K3 nickel titanium file system.

Teaching Methods

This course is delivered online and includes interactive activities, lecture, and video demonstrations.

Course developed July, 2007; reviewed and updated August, 2010


Learning Objectives:

After review of this DVD and completion of the post-test the clinician will be able to:

1. Describe the principles and advantages of an ideal tapered endodontic preparation.
2. Perform a Crown Down Step Back endodontic preparation using Gates-Glidden burs, orifice shapers and standard hand files.
3. Negotiate a blocked and ledged canal.
4. Negotiate a narrow “calcified” canal.
5. Explain the basic similarities and differences between the main types of rotary file systems.
6. State the logic behind a crown down preparation using both hand and rotary files.
7. Demonstrate using the K3 rotary file system and how to safely and properly use it.
8. Apply various chemo agents used in endodontics and explain their safe and proper usage.

Prerequisites:


   Hardware/Software Requirements:

WindowsMacintosh
Intel Pentium II 450MHz or faster processor [or equivalent]PowerPC G3 500MHz or faster processor
128MB of RAM128MB of RAM

Operating systems and browsers
Flash Player 8 is supported on the following operating systems and browsers:

Windows
PlatformBrowser
Microsoft Windows 98Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows MeMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows 2000Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows XPMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows Server 2003Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later

Macintosh
PlatformBrowser
Mac OS X v.10.1.x, 10.2.x, 10.3.x, or 10.4.xInternet Explorer 5.2, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL for Mac OS X, Opera 6, Safari 1.x or later


Audio:

This course may contain an audio portion or soundtrack. Please turn on your speakers or use headphones.

Travel:

Payment Address:





2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

Dentist Courses

DD0002: Endodontic Emergencies
Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
Facility: Online Location: Online
Instructor(s): Thomas Taylor Director: Timothy Ricks
Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
Quota: 0 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 8.00 (Total CDE); 8.00 (AGD - 070)
Course Types
Summary:

Activity Overview:

This course is an E-Learning, online based course that covers all aspects of an emergency endodontic visit. It is structured around the SOAP note and will walk you through developing a good patient note, performing diagnostic tests, formulating a pulpal and perapical diagnosis, and providing initial emergency treatment. At the end of the course you will be given an exam. A score of 80 or higher is needed before the CDE system can print out your course certificate.

Teaching Methods

This course is delivered online and includes interactive activities, lecture, and video demonstrations.


Course developed:

July, 2007; reviewed and updated August, 2010; reviewed 2014


Course References:

Cohen's Pathways of the Pulp Expert Consult, 10eMay 24, 2010
by Kenneth M. Hargreaves DDS PhD FICD FACD and Louis H. Berman DDS FACD


Endodontics: Principles and Practice, 5eApr 10, 2014
by Mahmoud Torabinejad DMD MSD PhD and Ashraf Fouad


Ingle's Endodontics 6e Hardcover – December 31, 2007
by John I. Ingle [Author], Leif K. Bakland [Author], J. Craig Baumgartner [Author]


Questions about this course can be directed to: Thomas.Taylor@ihs.gov

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

1. Write a logical and supportable SOAP note.
2. Perform a subjective patient interview.
3. Describe appropriate pulpal and periapical tests.
4. Interpret test results to justify diagnosis.
5. Formulate a pulpal and periapical diagnosis.
6. Perform a safe and effective pulpectomy.
7. State the logic and perform a partial pulpectomy.
8. Provide a patient with a “long term” initial endodontic access.
9. Minimize exposure to malpractice litigation based on poor documentation.

Prerequisites:


   Hardware/Software Requirements:

WindowsMacintosh
Intel Pentium II 450MHz or faster processor [or equivalent]PowerPC G3 500MHz or faster processor
128MB of RAM128MB of RAM

Operating systems and browsers
Flash Player 8 is supported on the following operating systems and browsers:

Windows
PlatformBrowser
Microsoft Windows 98Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows MeMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows 2000Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows XPMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows Server 2003Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later

Macintosh
PlatformBrowser
Mac OS X v.10.1.x, 10.2.x, 10.3.x, or 10.4.xInternet Explorer 5.2, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL for Mac OS X, Opera 6, Safari 1.x or later


Audio:

This course may contain an audio portion or soundtrack. Please turn on your speakers or use headphones.

Travel:

Payment Address:





2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

Dentist Courses

DD0003: Endodontic Obturation
Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
Facility: Online Location: Online
Instructor(s): Thomas Taylor Director: Timothy Ricks
Audience: Dentists Level: Advanced
Quota: 0 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 4.00 (Total CDE)
Course Types
Summary:

Activity Overview:

Before final restoration and after complete cleaning and shaping, the root canal system must be obturated. This course covers the most common and best supported techniques available today. Various techniques presented include cold lateral obturation [standard and non-standard], as well as warm vertical obturation utilizing the System B heat carrier, and a gutta percha gun. Techniques, tips, and detailed visual examples including demonstrations and 3D animations are used to explain and demonstrated these techniques.

Course developed July, 2007; reviewed and updated August, 2011.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this training you will be able to explain:
-Requirements for endodontic obturation materials
-Cold lateral standard obturation
-Cold lateral non-standard obturation
-Warm vertical system B Obturation

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of Endodontic Emergencies and Cleaning and Shaping e-learning courses.



   Hardware/Software Requirements:

WindowsMacintosh
Intel Pentium II 450MHz or faster processor [or equivalent]PowerPC G3 500MHz or faster processor
128MB of RAM128MB of RAM

Operating systems and browsers
Flash Player 8 is supported on the following operating systems and browsers:

Windows
PlatformBrowser
Microsoft Windows 98Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows MeMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows 2000Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows XPMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
Windows Server 2003Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later

Macintosh
PlatformBrowser
Mac OS X v.10.1.x, 10.2.x, 10.3.x, or 10.4.xInternet Explorer 5.2, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL for Mac OS X, Opera 6, Safari 1.x or later


Audio:

This course may contain an audio portion or soundtrack. Please turn on your speakers or use headphones.

Travel:

Payment Address:





2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

Dentist Courses

DD0004: Caries Stabilization
Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
Facility: Online Location: Online
Instructor(s): John Zimmer, Robert Sewell Director: Timothy Ricks
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists Level: Basic
Quota: 0 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (AGD - 258)
Course Types
Summary:

Caries stabilization can increase treatment options for babies and young children. Caries stabilization involves using fluoride-releasing glass ionomer for interim therapeutic restorations [ITRs], resin and glass ionomer sealants to protect pit and fissures on primary molars, fluoride varnish, and twice daily use of fluoride toothpaste at home.

YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN TO TAKE THIS ONLINE COURSE.

Course developed: February, 2010.

Learning Objectives:

A the end of this course, participants will be able to explain:

  • Indications for interim therapeutic restorations [ITRs], and glass ionomer sealants
  • Appropriate technique for placing ITRs and GI sealants
  • Variables that influence the success of ITRs and GI sealants
  • Behavioral management tips when working with young children
  • Oral health messages for parents and caregivers of young children
  • Strategies for follow-up and coding

  • Prerequisites:

    None



       Hardware/Software Requirements:

    WindowsMacintosh
    Intel Pentium II 450MHz or faster processor [or equivalent]PowerPC G3 500MHz or faster processor
    128MB of RAM128MB of RAM

    Operating systems and browsers
    Flash Player 8 is supported on the following operating systems and browsers:

    Windows
    PlatformBrowser
    Microsoft Windows 98Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
    Windows MeMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
    Windows 2000Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
    Windows XPMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
    Windows Server 2003Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later

    Macintosh
    PlatformBrowser
    Mac OS X v.10.1.x, 10.2.x, 10.3.x, or 10.4.xInternet Explorer 5.2, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL for Mac OS X, Opera 6, Safari 1.x or later



    Audio:

    This course may contain an audio portion or soundtrack. Please turn on your speakers or use headphones.

    Travel:

    Payment Address:





    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

    Dentist Courses

    DD0005: Understanding Clinical Productivity, Efficiency, and Effectiveness
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks, Lynn Van Pelt Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: TBD Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This online course provides an overview of the IHS Clinical Productivity, Efficiency, and Effectiveness Indicators.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

    1. list at least 5 of the IHS clinical productivity, efficiency and effectiveness standards;

    2. identify at least two best practices related to improving access to care; and

    3. discuss the balance between assessing quality of care and maximizing third party collections.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:





    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

    Dentist Courses

    DD0006: Challenges in an Indian Health Service Dental Practice - this is a duplicate. Please register at DD032.
    Date(s): 4/1/2017 - 4/30/2017
    Facility: Great Plains Area Office Location: Aberdeen, SD
    Instructor(s): Eric Jewell, Douglas McKendry, Kenneth Moran, Jose Rodriguez Director: Flauryse Baguidy
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 6 - 15 students Tuition: $250.00
    Hours: 36.00 (Total CDE); 6.00 (AGD - 490); 7.00 (AGD - 070); 8.00 (AGD - 430); 4.00 (AGD - 149); 7.00 (AGD - 310); 6.00 (AGD - 250)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is a duplicate - please register at DD0032.

    People are by virtue of their assignment location, thrust into professional roles for which they have not been adequately prepared by previous schooling or experience. “Challenges” is designed for all new Indian Health Service [IHS], tribal, and urban dentists within their first three to six months of service. The course provides a basis for understanding and working in the IHS dental programs as well as to establish a baseline of skill and knowledge to be able to provide dental services efficiently and effectively.

    Learning Objectives:

    Headquarters Session for Challenges [0.5 hour]
    The overall goal of the Headquarters session is to explain the mission of the Indian Health Service and the Division of Oral Health, and to provide an organizational framework of how the federal government interacts with Tribal organizations. The teaching resources include PowerPoint presentations and group discussions.
    Learning Objectives:
    By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
    •   State the mission of the Indian Health Service
    •   Describe the functions of the Division of Oral Health
    •   Identify how to access clinical issues and career development resources

    Dental Public Health Session [3 hours]
    Dental Public Health is the science and art of preventing and controlling dental diseases, and promoting dental health through organized community efforts. Previous educational or practice experiences may have emphasized how to be successful in the private sector. This session will focus on how to be successful in a dental public health program. This session is designed to give an overview of key dental public health data and concepts; distinctions between public health and private practice models; basic epidemiology principles; critical reading of research; and social and behavioral dimensions of dental disease. The learning format includes interactive PowerPoint presentations, case studies, and small group discussions.
    Learning Objectives
    At the end of the dental public health session, participants will be able to:
    •   Describe the differences between a dental public health practice model and a private practice model;
    •   List available resources that describe oral health status in the United States;
    •   Discuss the effects of social and behavioral effects on one dental disease, and develop a scenario where these effects could be seen in an IHS setting;
    •   Categorize common dental procedures in one of the dental levels of care;
    •   Explain the basis of both preventive and periodontal recall management in an IHS dental public health practice.
    •   Distinguish the three current IHS dental GPRA indicators and discuss the rationale behind these indicators.
    •   Explain the goal for the IHS ECC Initiative, and how to access resources to achieve these goals.

    Pediatric Dentistry Session for Challenges [7.5 hours]
    The overall goal of the pediatric dentistry session is to help the course participant better understand the treatment needs often presented in young children. This session is designed to give an overview of infant oral health and disease; preventive, diagnostic, and restorative strategies; and how to deal with common traumatic injuries. The learning format includes interactive PowerPoint presentations, case studies, and small group discussion.
    Learning Objectives:
    By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
    •   Provide anticipatory guidance to parents/guardians as to what is normal development and when bottle, breast, cup, pacifier use is appropriate.
    •   Explain how and why early caries relates to latter caries experience.
    •   Recognize varying degrees of carious involvement, space maintenance needs, behavioral considerations, and when consults [related to co-morbidities] are necessary.
    •   Determine when radiographs are required and what types of radiographs are appropriate for a given age.
    •   Discuss a variety of pulp treatments in primary teeth, medicaments utilized, and rates of success.
    •   Describe common trauma injuries in children, what to evaluate, and when consults are needed.
    •   Distinguish between various types of restorative materials for primary teeth considering their relative longevity and their public health implication.
    •   Recognize developing occlusion, early malocclusions, possible treatment options, and appropriate referrals.
    •   Select behavior modification technique for achieving treatment appropriate with the child’s chronological age and maturity.
    •   Discuss types and dosages of analgesics and local anesthesia appropriate for children.
    •   Explain the logic for when and why general anesthesia may be an appropriate treatment option.
    •   Describe what constitutes special needs patients and how their treatment is approached.
    •   Identify the most common chronic diseases [anemia, asthma] encountered with children in our population and their impact on patient treatment.
    •   Recognize the most common oral pathologies seen in our population and identify what should be treated and what should be referred.
    •   Describe common ages for abuse and neglect, the most common presenting features, and dental provider’s legal responsibility.


    Periodontics Session for Challenges [5.5 hours]
    The overall goal of the periodontics session is to advance participants knowledge and skills in nonsurgical and surgical periodontics, and to introduce them to public health in periodontics. The format will be lecture, discussion, and case studies.
    Learning Objectives:
    At the end of the periodontal session, the participants will be able to:
    •   Record CPI/PSR scores accurately.
    •   Diagnose periodontal diseases.
    •   Plan periodontal treatment taking into account the delivery of care, including the provider [DA, RDH, or DDS/DMD].
    •   Recommend appropriate antimicrobial agents for brushing, rinsing, local and systemic delivery in the treatment of periodontitis.
    •   Recognize indications and contraindications to periodontal surgery.
    •   Describe inflammation and the relationship between oral and systemic diseases.
    •   List five conditions that put individuals at risk for periodontitis.
    •   List three new technologies in periodontics that can/could be recommended for use in an I/T/U dental program.


    Endodontic Session for Challenges [7 hours]
    The overall goal of the endodontic session is to provide a review of endodontic principles and techniques applied to clinical situations common to Indian Health Service dental practice: diagnosis and treatment of common dental pulp diseases with the emphasis on pulp testing; radiography, anatomy; vital pulp therapy; endodontic access; cleaning and shaping; and placement of medicaments in the pulp space and coronal restoration. Teaching resources include PowerPoint presentations developed by IHS Endodontists based on their experience and the published scientific literature. Laboratory exercise operating on extracted human teeth.
    Learning Objectives:
    By the end of the endodontic session, participants will be able to:
    •   Apply the protocol for taking at least two pre-op radiographs made at different angles.
    •   Explain the SLOB rule.
    •   Identify clues to multiple canals.
    •   Perform pulp and periradicular testing
    •   Explain the rationale for making a pulpal and periradicular diagnosis.
    •   Record diagnoses that are consistent with exam findings.
    •   Describe the American Association of Endodontics [AAE] diagnoses.
    •   Locate sources for endodontic information on basic canal anatomy.
    •   Describe the importance of Straight Line Access and how to achieve it.
    •   List techniques to avoid perforations, ledging and blocking.
    •   Explain the importance of magnification and illumination.
    •   Discuss the rationale for working length distinguishing between preparation of the canal and obturation.
    •   Describe the relationship of diagnosis and urgent treatment needed.
    •   Demonstrate hand filing techniques to handle ledges and blocked canals.
    •   Use Balanced Forces Filing technique and placement of CaOH.
    •   Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of temporary filling materials.
    •   Demonstrate the use of gutta percha cones of greater taper.
    •   Evaluate which teeth are restorable.
    •   Discuss rationale for using post retention.
    •   Explain the concept of restore at the time of obturation.
    •   Trauma diagnosis and treatment


    Oral Surgery Session of Challenges [6.5 hours]
    The overall goal of the oral surgery session is to advance participants’ skills and abilities about surgical procedures by adhering to a set of principles to provide the best possible treatment for patients. The format of this session is lecture, discussions, case studies, simulated practice, and hands-on suturing lab.

    Lectures will be presented about how to interview a patient; review medical history; obtain appropriate labs, radiographs; perform a workup to identify and avoid possible complications during and after surgery. Discussions will emphasize talking with the patients about consent forms; explanation of procedures and risks associated with the procedure; possible alternative treatments; answering patient’s questions; documenting process and findings in a patient’s chart. Cases will demonstrate the principles of simple and moderately difficult surgical extractions. The simple dental extraction cases will focus on establishing and maintaining surgical aseptic technique; proper instrumentation and set up, and use of local anesthetics; complications associated with dental extractions [including but not limited to anatomical considerations]; unexpected inter-operative complications with techniques to deal with these complications; and medical considerations that may compromise a successful surgical outcome. The moderately difficult surgical extraction cases will accentuate establishing and maintaining surgical aseptic technique; instrumentation, expected wound healing; appropriate follow-up and referrals. Cases will demonstrate the evaluation of an ectopically positioned tooth with its anatomic considerations to determine the degree of surgical difficulty and surgical approach [i.e. flap design, degree of bone reduction, sectioning technique, delivery, choice of suturing material and techniques]; possible complications and treatment of those complications including but not limited to bleeding, nerve damage, and infections; management of pain with a brief discussion of antibiotics and analgesics.
    Learning Objectives:
    At the end of the oral surgery session, participants will be able to:
    •      Describe the principles of patient evaluation and workup for oral surgical procedures.
    •      Establish and maintain surgical aseptic technique.
    •      Explain the principles of simple dental extractions.
    •      Summarize the principles of moderately difficult surgical extractions with consideration of associated hard and soft tissue anatomy and possible complications. Based upon the providers abilities make appropriate referral.
    •      Explain the various suture materials and use.
    •      Demonstrate various suturing techniques in a laboratory setting and explain when these techniques should be used
    •      Document informed consent, treatment plan, and treatment in patient’s chart.

    General Dentistry Session for Challenges [6 hours]
    Session Summary:
    The goal of the general dentistry session is to introduce the course participant to the provision of general clinical services in an Indian Health Service dental program. This session is designed to give an overview of diagnostic and treatment planning; preventive and restorative therapies; utilization of expanded-function auxiliaries; advantages and disadvantages of working with different dental materials; and strategies for working with medically compromised patients. The learning format includes interactive PowerPoint presentations, case studies, and small group discussions
    Learning Objectives:
    At the end of the general dentistry session participants should be able to:
    •   Assign risk for decay, discuss appropriate therapies and recall intervals for individual patients.
    •   Describe factors affecting caries risk.
    •   Describe restorative dentistry strategies and dental auxiliary utilization in a public health clinic and how they differ from a typical private practice setting.
    •   Discuss the pros and cons of commonly used dental materials and bonding systems.
    •   Summarize the caution needed in the treatment of medically compromised patients.

    Prerequisites:

    Must have a current dental license.

    Travel:

    Payment Address:

    Title V compacted programs should send $250.00 per student to:
    IHS Division of Oral Health, ATTN: CDE Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N34 A, Rockville, MD 20857.
    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Compact programs, and is required at least 2 weeks prior to the course.

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    DD0007: Challenges in an Indian Health Service Dental Practice
    Date(s): 11/28/2016 - 12/2/2016
    Facility: TBA Location: Flagstaff, AZ
    Instructor(s): David Oldroyd, Amy Suhr, Kenneth Moran, TIMOTHY LOZON, Thomas Taylor, Chester Smyth, TODD SMITH, JOHN KING, Richard Champany, Tony McClure Director: Christina Zeigler
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 6 - 15 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 36.00 (Total CDE); 6.00 (AGD - 490); 7.00 (AGD - 070); 8.00 (AGD - 430); 4.00 (AGD - 149); 7.00 (AGD - 310); 6.00 (AGD - 250)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    To gain access to this course, please contact Dr. Christina Zeigler at Christina.Zeigler@TCHEALTH.ORG.

    People are by virtue of their assignment location, thrust into professional roles for which they have not been adequately prepared by previous schooling or experience. “Challenges” is designed for all new Indian Health Service [IHS], tribal, and urban dentists within their first three to six months of service. The course provides a basis for understanding and working in the IHS dental programs as well as to establish a baseline of skill and knowledge to be able to provide dental services efficiently and effectively.

    Learning Objectives:

    Headquarters Session for Challenges [0.5 hour]
    The overall goal of the Headquarters session is to explain the mission of the Indian Health Service and the Division of Oral Health, and to provide an organizational framework of how the federal government interacts with Tribal organizations. The teaching resources include PowerPoint presentations and group discussions.
    Learning Objectives:
    By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
    •   State the mission of the Indian Health Service
    •   Describe the functions of the Division of Oral Health
    •   Identify how to access clinical issues and career development resources

    Dental Public Health Session [3 hours]
    Dental Public Health is the science and art of preventing and controlling dental diseases, and promoting dental health through organized community efforts. Previous educational or practice experiences may have emphasized how to be successful in the private sector. This session will focus on how to be successful in a dental public health program. This session is designed to give an overview of key dental public health data and concepts; distinctions between public health and private practice models; basic epidemiology principles; critical reading of research; and social and behavioral dimensions of dental disease. The learning format includes interactive PowerPoint presentations, case studies, and small group discussions.
    Learning Objectives
    At the end of the dental public health session, participants will be able to:
    •   Describe the differences between a dental public health practice model and a private practice model;
    •   List available resources that describe oral health status in the United States;
    •   Discuss the effects of social and behavioral effects on one dental disease, and develop a scenario where these effects could be seen in an IHS setting;
    •   Categorize common dental procedures in one of the dental levels of care;
    •   Explain the basis of both preventive and periodontal recall management in an IHS dental public health practice.
    •   Distinguish the three current IHS dental GPRA indicators and discuss the rationale behind these indicators.
    •   Explain the goal for the IHS ECC Initiative, and how to access resources to achieve these goals.

    Pediatric Dentistry Session for Challenges [7.5 hours]
    The overall goal of the pediatric dentistry session is to help the course participant better understand the treatment needs often presented in young children. This session is designed to give an overview of infant oral health and disease; preventive, diagnostic, and restorative strategies; and how to deal with common traumatic injuries. The learning format includes interactive PowerPoint presentations, case studies, and small group discussion.
    Learning Objectives:
    By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
    •   Provide anticipatory guidance to parents/guardians as to what is normal development and when bottle, breast, cup, pacifier use is appropriate.
    •   Explain how and why early caries relates to latter caries experience.
    •   Recognize varying degrees of carious involvement, space maintenance needs, behavioral considerations, and when consults [related to co-morbidities] are necessary.
    •   Determine when radiographs are required and what types of radiographs are appropriate for a given age.
    •   Discuss a variety of pulp treatments in primary teeth, medicaments utilized, and rates of success.
    •   Describe common trauma injuries in children, what to evaluate, and when consults are needed.
    •   Distinguish between various types of restorative materials for primary teeth considering their relative longevity and their public health implication.
    •   Recognize developing occlusion, early malocclusions, possible treatment options, and appropriate referrals.
    •   Select behavior modification technique for achieving treatment appropriate with the child’s chronological age and maturity.
    •   Discuss types and dosages of analgesics and local anesthesia appropriate for children.
    •   Explain the logic for when and why general anesthesia may be an appropriate treatment option.
    •   Describe what constitutes special needs patients and how their treatment is approached.
    •   Identify the most common chronic diseases [anemia, asthma] encountered with children in our population and their impact on patient treatment.
    •   Recognize the most common oral pathologies seen in our population and identify what should be treated and what should be referred.
    •   Describe common ages for abuse and neglect, the most common presenting features, and dental provider’s legal responsibility.


    Periodontics Session for Challenges [5.5 hours]
    The overall goal of the periodontics session is to advance participants knowledge and skills in nonsurgical and surgical periodontics, and to introduce them to public health in periodontics. The format will be lecture, discussion, and case studies.
    Learning Objectives:
    At the end of the periodontal session, the participants will be able to:
    •   Record CPI/PSR scores accurately.
    •   Diagnose periodontal diseases.
    •   Plan periodontal treatment taking into account the delivery of care, including the provider [DA, RDH, or DDS/DMD].
    •   Recommend appropriate antimicrobial agents for brushing, rinsing, local and systemic delivery in the treatment of periodontitis.
    •   Recognize indications and contraindications to periodontal surgery.
    •   Describe inflammation and the relationship between oral and systemic diseases.
    •   List five conditions that put individuals at risk for periodontitis.
    •   List three new technologies in periodontics that can/could be recommended for use in an I/T/U dental program.


    Endodontic Session for Challenges [7 hours]
    The overall goal of the endodontic session is to provide a review of endodontic principles and techniques applied to clinical situations common to Indian Health Service dental practice: diagnosis and treatment of common dental pulp diseases with the emphasis on pulp testing; radiography, anatomy; vital pulp therapy; endodontic access; cleaning and shaping; and placement of medicaments in the pulp space and coronal restoration. Teaching resources include PowerPoint presentations developed by IHS Endodontists based on their experience and the published scientific literature. Laboratory exercise operating on extracted human teeth.
    Learning Objectives:
    By the end of the endodontic session, participants will be able to:
    •   Apply the protocol for taking at least two pre-op radiographs made at different angles.
    •   Explain the SLOB rule.
    •   Identify clues to multiple canals.
    •   Perform pulp and periradicular testing
    •   Explain the rationale for making a pulpal and periradicular diagnosis.
    •   Record diagnoses that are consistent with exam findings.
    •   Describe the American Association of Endodontics [AAE] diagnoses.
    •   Locate sources for endodontic information on basic canal anatomy.
    •   Describe the importance of Straight Line Access and how to achieve it.
    •   List techniques to avoid perforations, ledging and blocking.
    •   Explain the importance of magnification and illumination.
    •   Discuss the rationale for working length distinguishing between preparation of the canal and obturation.
    •   Describe the relationship of diagnosis and urgent treatment needed.
    •   Demonstrate hand filing techniques to handle ledges and blocked canals.
    •   Use Balanced Forces Filing technique and placement of CaOH.
    •   Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of temporary filling materials.
    •   Demonstrate the use of gutta percha cones of greater taper.
    •   Evaluate which teeth are restorable.
    •   Discuss rationale for using post retention.
    •   Explain the concept of restore at the time of obturation.
    •   Trauma diagnosis and treatment


    Oral Surgery Session of Challenges [6.5 hours]
    The overall goal of the oral surgery session is to advance participants’ skills and abilities about surgical procedures by adhering to a set of principles to provide the best possible treatment for patients. The format of this session is lecture, discussions, case studies, simulated practice, and hands-on suturing lab.

    Lectures will be presented about how to interview a patient; review medical history; obtain appropriate labs, radiographs; perform a workup to identify and avoid possible complications during and after surgery. Discussions will emphasize talking with the patients about consent forms; explanation of procedures and risks associated with the procedure; possible alternative treatments; answering patient’s questions; documenting process and findings in a patient’s chart. Cases will demonstrate the principles of simple and moderately difficult surgical extractions. The simple dental extraction cases will focus on establishing and maintaining surgical aseptic technique; proper instrumentation and set up, and use of local anesthetics; complications associated with dental extractions [including but not limited to anatomical considerations]; unexpected inter-operative complications with techniques to deal with these complications; and medical considerations that may compromise a successful surgical outcome. The moderately difficult surgical extraction cases will accentuate establishing and maintaining surgical aseptic technique; instrumentation, expected wound healing; appropriate follow-up and referrals. Cases will demonstrate the evaluation of an ectopically positioned tooth with its anatomic considerations to determine the degree of surgical difficulty and surgical approach [i.e. flap design, degree of bone reduction, sectioning technique, delivery, choice of suturing material and techniques]; possible complications and treatment of those complications including but not limited to bleeding, nerve damage, and infections; management of pain with a brief discussion of antibiotics and analgesics.
    Learning Objectives:
    At the end of the oral surgery session, participants will be able to:
    •      Describe the principles of patient evaluation and workup for oral surgical procedures.
    •      Establish and maintain surgical aseptic technique.
    •      Explain the principles of simple dental extractions.
    •      Summarize the principles of moderately difficult surgical extractions with consideration of associated hard and soft tissue anatomy and possible complications. Based upon the providers abilities make appropriate referral.
    •      Explain the various suture materials and use.
    •      Demonstrate various suturing techniques in a laboratory setting and explain when these techniques should be used
    •      Document informed consent, treatment plan, and treatment in patient’s chart.

    General Dentistry Session for Challenges [6 hours]
    Session Summary:
    The goal of the general dentistry session is to introduce the course participant to the provision of general clinical services in an Indian Health Service dental program. This session is designed to give an overview of diagnostic and treatment planning; preventive and restorative therapies; utilization of expanded-function auxiliaries; advantages and disadvantages of working with different dental materials; and strategies for working with medically compromised patients. The learning format includes interactive PowerPoint presentations, case studies, and small group discussions
    Learning Objectives:
    At the end of the general dentistry session participants should be able to:
    •   Assign risk for decay, discuss appropriate therapies and recall intervals for individual patients.
    •   Describe factors affecting caries risk.
    •   Describe restorative dentistry strategies and dental auxiliary utilization in a public health clinic and how they differ from a typical private practice setting.
    •   Discuss the pros and cons of commonly used dental materials and bonding systems.
    •   Summarize the caution needed in the treatment of medically compromised patients.

    Prerequisites:

    Must have a current dental license.

    Travel:

    Travel to host site required.

    Payment Address:

    No tuition required



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0008: An Exhaustion of Remedies: Pediatric Dentistry
    Date(s): 2/3/2017 - 2/3/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Elizabeth Twomey, John Zimmer Director: John Zimmer
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 6 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (AGD - 430)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This is a two-part webinar [DD0009, to be held on 2/10/17, is the other webinar]. To access this webinar, look for instructions on the IHS Dental Listserv or go to https://ihs.adobeconnect.com/pediatric1/.

    The exhaustion of remedies course is driven primarily with clinical slides and fictitious presentations and includes deferred treatment, interim treatment, comprehensive treatment and various treatment scenarios with healthy and medical complex pediatric patients.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Understand the appropriate use of deferred and interim treatment in the primary and mixed dentition;
    2. Demonstrate a conversant level of knowledge on the literature-based evidence in caries management; and
    3. Improve local anesthetic technique with children as measured by self-reported experiences.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None - webinar

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0009: An Exhaustion of Remedies: Pediatric Dentistry
    Date(s): 2/10/2017 - 2/10/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Elizabeth Twomey, John Zimmer Director: John Zimmer
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 6 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (AGD - 430)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This is the 2nd of two webinars on this subject [the earlier one is 2/3/17], but participants can participate in just one as well. To participate in this course, follow the instructions provided in the IHS Dental Listserv or go to https://ihs.adobeconnect.com/pediatric2/.

    The exhaustion of remedies course is driven primarily with clinical slides and fictitious presentations and includes deferred treatment, interim treatment, comprehensive treatment and various treatment scenarios with healthy and medical complex pediatric patients.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Understand the appropriate use of deferred and interim treatment in the primary and mixed dentition;
    2. Demonstrate a conversant level of knowledge on the literature-based evidence in caries management; and
    3. Improve local anesthetic technique with children as measured by self-reported experiences.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None - webinar

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0010: Pediatric Dentistry for the IHS General Dentist
    Date(s): 1/30/2017 - 2/1/2017
    Facility: NAPPR, Inc. Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Instructor(s): Matt Fisher Director: Matt Fisher
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 10 - 24 students Tuition: $150.00
    Hours: 21.00 (Total CDE); 21.00 (AGD - 430)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course will provide general dentists with a framework on how to comfortably and confidently deliver comprehensive care to pediatric patients. In addition to learning the science, techniques, and materials of the field, participants will learn ways to reduce the stress associated with treating children.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Understand the principles and treatments of emergency dental care;
    2. Choose the appropriate procedure and materials for restorative and pulp therapy treatments in primary teeth; and
    3. Determine the best approach to managing the behaviors of pediatric dental patients.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    To host site

    Payment Address:

    Title V compacted programs should send $150.00 per student to:
    IHS Division of Oral Health, ATTN: CDE Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N34 A, Rockville, MD 20857.
    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Compact programs, and is required at least 2 weeks prior to the course.

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    DD0011: IHS CDE Monthly Webinar Series: Dental Management of Organ or Stem Cell Transplant Patient
    Date(s): 11/2/2016 - 11/2/2016
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Jackie Mays, Pamela Gardner Director: Cynthia Chennault
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 10 - 250 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 750)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    Preventive and therapeutic dental care and oral soft tissue management for special populations - bone marrow, stem cell, and solid organ transplant patients, and kidney dialysis patients - will be discussed in this one-hour webinar.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
    1. Understand preventive care and treatment considerations for bone marrow and stem cell transplant patients;
    2. Understand preventive care and treatment considerations for solid organ transplant patients; and
    3. Understand preventive care and treatment considerations for kidney dialysis patients.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0013: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - IHS Organizational Structure
    Date(s): 3/7/2017 - 3/7/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks, TIMOTHY LOZON Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Level: Basic
    Quota: 3 - 25 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of the ADO/Dental Chiefs/Dental Directors ongoing webinar series designed to provide Area Dental Officers and dental managers with both practical information and leadership information to help them do their jobs better.


    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe the IHS organizational structure from HQ to field and the types of dental programs across the IHS system.
    2. Differentiate the different types of employment and personnel systems available to all dental staff in IHS direct or Tribal programs.
    3. Understand IHS dental standards and centralized location of standards regarding infection control, oral health promotion disease prevention, quality of care and clinical efficiency and effectiveness.

    Prerequisites:

    Travel:

    None-webinar

    Payment Address:

    No tuition required



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    DD0014: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Personnel Systems, Performance Evaluations, & Other Staffing Issues
    Date(s): 4/4/2017 - 4/4/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Steve Tetrev, Richard Champany Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Level: Basic
    Quota: 3 - 25 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of the ADO/Dental Chiefs/Dental Directors ongoing webinar series designed to provide Area Dental Officers and dental managers with both practical information and leadership information to help them do their jobs better.


    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe the different personnel systems in the IHS & Tribal setting;
    2. Discuss tips in setting realistic performance expectations and in evaluating performance of staff;
    3. Describe how to deal with common staff issues such as meetings, handling grievances, and handling interpersonal conflicts.

    Prerequisites:

    Travel:

    None-webinar

    Payment Address:

    No tuition required



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    DD0015: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Efficiency, Effectiveness
    Date(s): 5/2/2017 - 5/2/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks, Steve Tetrev, Richard Champany Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Level: Basic
    Quota: 3 - 25 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of the ADO/Dental Chiefs/Dental Directors ongoing webinar series designed to provide Area Dental Officers and dental managers with both practical information and leadership information to help them do their jobs better.


    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe the IHS organizational structure from HQ to field and the types of dental programs across the IHS system.
    2. Differentiate the different types of employment and personnel systems available to all dental staff in IHS direct or Tribal programs.
    3. Understand IHS dental standards and centralized location of standards regarding infection control, oral health promotion disease prevention, quality of care and clinical efficiency and effectiveness.

    Prerequisites:

    Travel:

    None-webinar

    Payment Address:

    No tuition required



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0016: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Oral Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, the POARE Model, GPRA
    Date(s): 7/11/2017 - 7/11/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks, CHRISTOPHER HALLIDAY Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Level: Basic
    Quota: 3 - 25 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of the ADO/Dental Chiefs/Dental Directors ongoing webinar series designed to provide Area Dental Officers and dental managers with both practical information and leadership information to help them do their jobs better.


    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe the IHS organizational structure from HQ to field and the types of dental programs across the IHS system.
    2. Differentiate the different types of employment and personnel systems available to all dental staff in IHS direct or Tribal programs.
    3. Understand IHS dental standards and centralized location of standards regarding infection control, oral health promotion disease prevention, quality of care and clinical efficiency and effectiveness.

    Prerequisites:

    Travel:

    None-webinar

    Payment Address:

    No tuition required



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0017: Leadership Course: ADO Concepts II
    Date(s): 7/13/2016 - 2/1/2017
    Facility: IHS Division of Oral Health Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Instructor(s): Steve Tetrev, Richard Champany, Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 10 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 31.50 (Total CDE); 31.50 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    New IHS Area Dental Officers face unique challenges: almost as soon as they assume the role of ADO they are expected to be experts on everything from recruitment, pay and benefits, tribal self-governance, dental public health, clinic design, clinical efficiency, and myriad other topics. The ADO Concepts Courses are designed to teach prospective, new, and seasoned ADOs key concepts regarding dental public health, personnel management, clinical efficiency and effectiveness, program budget management, time management, and how to work within the system by building and developing partnerships, collaborations, and valuable relationships with fellow ADOs, Area Office staff and Headquarters staff.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

    1. Describe the organizational structure of the Indian Health Service, including IHS Areas, types of program management, key leaders, etc.;
    2. Understand the IHS Division of Oral Health standards related to clinical productivity, efficiency and effectiveness and be able to utilize these standards in a practical setting;
    3. Distinguish between the four types of personnel systems with regard to recruitment, salary, benefits, performance evaluations, discipline, retirement, etc.;
    4. Explain the differences between a private practice and public health dental model and the rationale behind clinical concepts such as levels of care, open access, the Government Performance and Results Act [GPRA] as they relate to the public health model; and
    5. Develop a workplan that incorporates the needs of internal and external customers, reflects priorities of these stakeholders, and follows a logical sequence

    Prerequisites:

    Must be an Area Dental Officer or IHS Headquarters Division of Oral Health Staff hired within the past 5 years in this position.

    Travel:

    Required travel to in-person meeting in November 2016. All other segments of the course are by webinar or conference call.

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DD0018: Leadership Course: ADO Concepts III
    Date(s): 8/23/2017 - 11/15/2017
    Facility: IHS Headquarters Location: Rockville, MD
    Instructor(s): Steve Tetrev, Richard Champany, Timothy Ricks Director: STEVEN TETREV
    Audience: Dentists Level: Advanced
    Quota: 8 - 14 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 14.25 (Total CDE); 14.25 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course, which is available only to IHS Area Dental Officers, will consist of a full-day in-person session and three follow-up webinars, all designed to enhance leadership, knowledge, skills, and abilities of senior IHS dental leadership.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe the ADO's role in assessing and supporting the clinical management of field dental programs.
    2. Describe the ADO's role in supporting specific aspects of personnel management of the various types of field dental programs.
    3. Discuss concepts related to 638 management, Federal Tort Claims, credentialing, privileging, support centers and budget management.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants must be current Area Dental Officers.

    Travel:

    To host site

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DD0019: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Creating fillable forms
    Date(s): 11/15/2016 - 11/15/2016
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 130)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of a 6-course series available to ADOs and dental chiefs/directors on practical, everyday tips to improving work efficiency and producing quality administrative products.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe how to create a Microsoft Word-fillable form;
    2. Describe how to convert Word documents to PDF documents;
    3. Describe how to create a PDF-fillable form.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be current Area Dental Officers or Dental Chiefs. This session will be recorded for later viewing.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0020: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - "How to" Practical Tips
    Date(s): 12/6/2016 - 12/6/2016
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 130)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of a 6-course series available to ADOs and dental chiefs/directors on practical, everyday tips to improving work efficiency and producing quality administrative products.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Explain how to assess reading level in a document;
    2. Describe how to remove autocorrections in Word and Outlook; and
    3. Describe how to compress pictures and files.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be current Area Dental Officers or Dental Chiefs. This session will be recorded for later viewing.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DD0021: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Working in Microsoft Excel
    Date(s): 1/3/2017 - 1/3/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks, Kristina Rogers Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 130)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of a 6-course series available to ADOs and dental chiefs/directors on practical, everyday tips to improving work efficiency and producing quality administrative products.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe methods of copying and pasting data into Microsoft Excel;
    2. Demonstrate how to set up formulas in cells and drag formulas to other cells; and
    3. Explain how to create graphs in Excel from data sheets.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be current Area Dental Officers or Dental Chiefs. This session will be recorded for later viewing.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0022: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Working in Microsoft Outlook
    Date(s): 2/7/2017 - 2/7/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 130)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of a 6-course series available to ADOs and dental chiefs/directors on practical, everyday tips to improving work efficiency and producing quality administrative products.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe how to create .pst files in Outlook;
    2. Explain how to check folder size using Outlook; and
    3. Demonstrate how to use the calendar and tasks to keep track of projects, tasks, and meetings.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be current Area Dental Officers or Dental Chiefs. This session will be recorded for later viewing.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0023: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Working in Microsoft Word
    Date(s): 3/7/2017 - 3/7/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 130)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of a 6-course series available to ADOs and dental chiefs/directors on practical, everyday tips to improving work efficiency and producing quality administrative products.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe how to create borders and improve the graphical displays in Microsoft Word;
    2. Demonstrate how to create an effective and visually improved agenda in Word; and
    3. Describe how to edit photos using Microsoft Word.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be current Area Dental Officers or Dental Chiefs. This session will be recorded for later viewing.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0024: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Working in Microsoft Publisher
    Date(s): 4/4/2017 - 4/4/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 130)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of a 6-course series available to ADOs and dental chiefs/directors on practical, everyday tips to improving work efficiency and producing quality administrative products.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe how to create newsletters using Microsoft Publisher;
    2. Demonstrate how to create and change designs in Publisher; and
    3. Demonstrate how to add pictures, textboxes, and graphics to a Publisher document.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be current Area Dental Officers or Dental Chiefs. This session will be recorded for later viewing.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0025: Leadership Course: Concepts of Dental Clinic Management I
    Date(s): 5/1/2017 - 5/4/2017
    Facility: Albuquerque Area Office Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Instructor(s): Steve Tetrev, Richard Champany Director: STEVEN TETREV
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists Level: Basic
    Quota: 5 - 20 students Tuition: $250.00
    Hours: 25.00 (Total CDE); 25.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This in-person course provides dental chiefs/directors, especially newer ones, with basic guidance on dental clinic management including evaluating efficiency and effectiveness, budgeting, general personnel management, and managing people skills.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Identify the IHS clinical efficiency and effectiveness indicators;
    2. Differentiate between employee performance and conduct; and
    3. Describe available resources for dental chiefs/directors.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be service unit or tribal dental chiefs or directors, or Area Dental Officers or Headquarters dental staff.

    Travel:

    Travel to host site is required.

    Payment Address:

    Title V compacted programs should send $250.00 per student to:
    IHS Division of Oral Health, ATTN: CDE Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N34 A, Rockville, MD 20857.
    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Compact programs, and is required at least 2 weeks prior to the course.

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    Dentist Courses

    DD0026: Leadership Course: Concepts of Dental Clinic Management II
    Date(s): 7/31/2017 - 8/3/2017
    Facility: Albuquerque IHS Dental Clinic Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Instructor(s): Steve Tetrev, Richard Champany Director: STEVEN TETREV
    Audience: Hygienists, Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 5 - 20 students Tuition: $250.00
    Hours: 25.00 (Total CDE); 25.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This in-person course provides dental chiefs/directors, especially newer ones, with basic guidance on dental clinic management including evaluating efficiency and effectiveness, budgeting, general personnel management, and managing people skills.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Develop a plan to improve productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness of clinical care;
    2. Understand business principles of dentistry to maximize collections and use those funds to improve patient care; and
    3. Describe principles and methods for human resource development as applied to self- and staff-development.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be service unit or tribal dental chiefs or directors, or Area Dental Officers or Headquarters dental staff.

    Travel:

    Travel to host site is required.

    Payment Address:

    Title V compacted programs should send $250.00 per student to:
    IHS Division of Oral Health, ATTN: CDE Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N34 A, Rockville, MD 20857.
    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Compact programs, and is required at least 2 weeks prior to the course.

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    Dentist Courses

    DD0027: Leadership Course: Concepts of Dental Clinic Management III
    Date(s): 12/4/2017 - 12/7/2017
    Facility: To be determined Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Instructor(s): Steve Tetrev, Richard Champany Director: STEVEN TETREV
    Audience: Hygienists, Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 5 - 20 students Tuition: $250.00
    Hours: 25.00 (Total CDE); 25.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This in-person course provides dental chiefs/directors, especially newer ones, with basic guidance on dental clinic management including evaluating efficiency and effectiveness, budgeting, general personnel management, and managing people skills.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Understand and develop initial steps to improve their clinic team's functions in a culture of learning and knowledge-sharing;
    2. Understand the leadership skills of influence and negotiation and create plans using those skills for clinic improvement; and
    3. Develop staff as evidence by delegating assignments to improve individuals and recommend for promotion or advancement.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be service unit or tribal dental chiefs or directors, or Area Dental Officers or Headquarters dental staff.

    Travel:

    Travel to host site is required.

    Payment Address:

    Title V compacted programs should send $250.00 per student to:
    IHS Division of Oral Health, ATTN: CDE Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N34 A, Rockville, MD 20857.
    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Compact programs, and is required at least 2 weeks prior to the course.

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    Dentist Courses

    DD0029: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Infection Control
    Date(s): 6/6/2017 - 6/6/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Damon Pope, Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Level: Basic
    Quota: 3 - 25 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 148)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of the ADO/Dental Chiefs/Dental Directors ongoing webinar series designed to provide Area Dental Officers and dental managers with both practical information and leadership information to help them do their jobs better.


    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe applicability of CDC infection control standards in IHS and tribal dental settings;
    2. Explain methods of sterilization and disinfection and appropriateness of these methods;
    3. Provide examples of correct sterilization techniques including digital xrays and low speed handpieces.

    Prerequisites:

    Travel:

    None-webinar

    Payment Address:

    No tuition required



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0030: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Principles in Dental Public Health
    Date(s): 8/1/2017 - 8/1/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Nathan Mork Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 3 - 25 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of the ADO/Dental Chiefs/Dental Directors ongoing webinar series designed to provide Area Dental Officers and dental managers with both practical information and leadership information to help them do their jobs better.


    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. List at least three philosophies of dental care in the IHS.
    2. Describe the organizational structure of the IHS Dental Program.
    3. Define the levels of dental care, listing at least two examples of each level.

    Prerequisites:

    Travel:

    None-webinar

    Payment Address:

    No tuition required



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0031: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Quality Assurance & Improvement
    Date(s): 9/5/2017 - 9/5/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Level: Basic
    Quota: 3 - 25 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of the ADO/Dental Chiefs/Dental Directors ongoing webinar series designed to provide Area Dental Officers and dental managers with both practical information and leadership information to help them do their jobs better.


    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Define quality assurance and quality improvement;
    2. Describe the Model for Improvement, including the three questions that should be asked prior to implementation of quality improvement activities;
    3. Cite at least one example of a successful multi-PDSA cycle quality improvement project.

    Prerequisites:

    Travel:

    None-webinar

    Payment Address:

    No tuition required



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0033: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Clinical Efficiency & Effectiveness
    Date(s): 5/2/2017 - 5/2/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists Level: Basic
    Quota: 3 - 25 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of the ADO/Dental Chiefs/Dental Directors ongoing webinar series designed to provide Area Dental Officers and dental managers with both practical information and leadership information to help them do their jobs better.

    This webinar will be available live on May 2, 2017 from 3-4 Eastern Time. Information on this webinar will be sent out via the IHS Dental Chiefs Listserv. The session will be recorded, and a recorded link will be send out via the IHS Dental Chiefs Listserv 2-5 days after the course.

    The webinar will provide definitions of efficiency and effectiveness and describe in detail the 20 IHS clinical efficiency and effectiveness indicators and how they apply to a clinical and public health setting.




    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

    1. List at least 5 of the IHS clinical productivity, efficiency and effectiveness standards;
    2. Identify at least two best practices related to improving access to care; and
    3. Discuss the balance between assessing quality of care and maximizing third party collections.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None-webinar

    Payment Address:

    No tuition required



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0036: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Planning Your Upcoming Prevention Program
    Date(s): 7/11/2017 - 7/11/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): CHRISTOPHER HALLIDAY Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists Level: Review
    Quota: 5 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 432)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This one-hour webinar, offered live on July 11, 2017, is available to Area Dental Officers, Dental Support Centers, and dental chiefs/directors. It will provide an overview of the P-O-A-R-E planning model of oral health promotion/disease prevention and help program directors plan for upcoming prevention activities in the new school year.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe the components of the POARE planning model;
    2. Discuss how to engage collaborative partners in implementing a prevention program at a school or Head Start; and
    3. Define the current three dental GPRA indicators.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    Dentist Courses

    DD0037: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Measuring Quality of Dental Care
    Date(s): 9/5/2017 - 9/5/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 130)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of the ongoing monthly leadership webinar series available to Area Dental Officers, Dental Support Centers, and Dental Directors/Chiefs. This course is available for live viewing on 9/5/17 and recorded viewing 1-2 weeks later; details on viewing the webinar will be sent out via the IHS Dental Chiefs Listserv.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Define the IHS quality measure utilized in the Improving Patient Care Initiative;
    2. Explain limitations in measuring quality of care in the IHS;
    3. List three or more ways to measure quality of care delivered in an IHS or Tribal dental setting.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be current Area Dental Officers, work in Dental Support Centers, or serve as a Dental Director/Chief or Deputy Dental Director/Deputy Chief at an IHS, Tribal, or IHS-funded Urban dental program. This session will be recorded for later viewing.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    Hygienist Courses

    DH0001: Dental Hygienist/Dental Periodontal Educator Course
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: TBD Location:
    Instructor(s): TODD SMITH Director: TODD SMITH
    Audience: Hygienists, Dentists Level: Advanced
    Quota: 1 - 2 students Tuition: $554.00
    Hours: 40.00 (Total CDE); 40.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    Note: Contact Dr. Todd Smith for registration to this course. This course is held in conjunction with the IHS periodontal EFDA course, and the RDH will be working alongside a certified periodontal educator.

    This didactic and lab course is for dental hygienists who have a desire to be IHS educators in periodontics. This is a teaching course, where the participant will learn how and what to teach dental assistants in basic clinical periodontics. You will be preparing the assistant to provide ultrasonic instrumentation, OHI, and antimicrobial recommendations to their patients under the direction of a dentist or hygienist. This course will certify you to teach dental assistants and provide continuing education credits through the Division of Oral Health CDE program, as well as enhance your CV/Resume with dental activities outside your normal service unit duties. PowerPoint presentations will be provided to all course participants to facilitate teaching activities.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
    1. Use the concepts of adult education in teaching situations.
    2. Teach detection and classification of periodontal disease.
    3. Motivate individuals to improve oral hygiene and periodontal health.
    4. Teach safe and effective ultrasonic scaling of teeth.
    5. Accurately code for periodontal and hygiene procedures with IHS/ADA coding.
    6. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to dental assistants and patients.
    7. Identify who is at risk for periodontal breakdown.
    8. Use mounted dentiforms effectively to teach instrumentation of teeth.

    Prerequisites:

    Participant has been a clinical hygienist for at least five years and has the supervisor's permission to teach a four-day course, either at or away from the service unit.

    Contact Dr. Todd Smith for registration to this course.

    Travel:

    Travel is required to the course site.

    Payment Address:

    No tuition required.



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    Assistant Courses

    DA0002: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Basic Prerequisites
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): TODD SMITH Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 3.00 (Total CDE); 3.00 (DANB Clinical); 3.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    Dental assistants must have basic knowledge about periodontal disease before attending the Periodontal Expanded Functions-Basic course. The basic knowledge includes: what makes oral hygiene instruction effective; how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens; predisposing factors that relate to motivation to act or change; how antimicrobials work, and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases.

    This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, and post-tests in the two modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test. Dental assistants must successfully complete these two modules prior to attending the Periodontal Expanded Functions-Basic course.

    Course developed January 2011. Course revised January 2016.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
    • Distinguish between effective and ineffective oral hygiene instruction.
    • Discuss methods about how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens.
    • Clarify how antimicrobials work and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases.

    Prerequisites:

    None.

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    No tuition required.



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    Assistant Courses

    DA0005: Restorative Expanded Functions - Basic Prerequisites
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): ERMA CASUSE, SANDRA ARETINO Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Assistants, Dentists, Hygienists Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 9.00 (Total CDE); 9.00 (DANB Clinical); 9.00 (AGD - 010)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    Dental assistants must have a core set of knowledge and skills before registering for the Expanded Functions-Basic Restorative course. The core set of knowledge and skills include: dental terminology; placing and removing a Tofflemire matrix band and wedge, preparing, placing and removing a dental dam; and setting up for Class I, Class II, and Class V amalgams, and Class III and Class V composite restorations.

    This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, post-tests and demonstrations for each lesson in the four modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test, and certify competency by demonstrating skills and knowledge to their supervisor. Upon successful completion of all four modules in this course, dental assistants will be able to register for the EF-Basic Restorative Course.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participants will be able to:
    •Identify parts and surfaces of teeth.
    •Use universal numbering system.
    •Define tooth anatomy terms.
    •Describe the caries process and identify cavity classifications.
    •Place and remove Tofflemire retainer, matrix band, and wedge.
    •Place and remove a dental dam.
    •Set up instruments and materials for amalgam restorations.
    •Set up instruments and materials for composite restorations.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    No tuition required



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    Assistant Courses

    DA0007: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Basic
    Date(s): 3/20/2017 - 3/24/2017
    Facility: San Xavier Health Center Location: San Xavier, AZ
    Instructor(s): Ayana Blagrove, Eric Jewell, Lisa Daniel, Sylvia Carbajal-Leon, TODD SMITH Director: Eric Jewell
    Audience: Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 4 students Tuition: $200.00
    Hours: 35.00 (Total CDE); 35.00 (DANB Clinical); 35.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is composed of didactic and clinical instruction. It is designed to teach dental assistants to provide dental cleanings to remove visible calculus by using state-of-the art Piezoelectric scalers or Magnetostrictive ultrasonic scalers.

    Agenda:

    Monday 1:00-5:00 PM - Lecture
    • Detection and Diagnosis- Gingivitis and Periodontitis
    • Public Health Perio and Periodontal Risk

    Tuesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Lecture and Lab
    • Instrumentation of teeth using ultrasonic equipment
    • Dental procedure codes
    • Ultrasonic lab using mannequins/typodonts

    Tuesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Lab
    • Ultrasonic lab with mannequins/typodonts
    • Lab evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings on each
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluation for each patient through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Friday 8:00 AM- Noon – Practicum and Close Out
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients until 11:00 AM
    • Explanation of post-course work, Q&A session, and evaluations

    Post-Course Requirements: Students must complete 20 dental cleanings which are checked and scored by the hygienist/dentist at their home dental clinic. This is documented on the Follow-Up Training Progress Record, which is then maintained at the local program. The dental chief/director should then e-mail the IHS CDE Coordinator to inform him that post-course requirements have been met and that the record is on file at the local clinic. Once this is done, the IHS CDE Coordinator will provide the student with a link to receive their CDE certificate and their EFDA certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1. Relate Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs [CPITN] scores to a need for potential periodontal treatment.
    2. Detect disease, supra and subgingival calculus.
    3. Provide thorough ultrasonic scaling of teeth..
    4. Accurately code for periodontal and hygiene procedures with IHS/ADA coding. .
    5. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to patients.
    6. Motivate patients to improve plaque removal and periodontal health.
    7. Identify who is at risk for periodontal breakdown.

    Prerequisites:

    Dental assistants must have basic knowledge about periodontal disease before attending the Periodontal Expanded Functions-Basic course. The basic knowledge includes: what makes oral hygiene instruction effective; how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens; and antimicrobials and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases. This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, and post-tests in the two modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test. Dental assistants must successfully complete these two modules prior to attending the course.

    Travel:

    Travel required to attend course in person at San Xavier, AZ.

    Payment Address:

    As of January 1, 2017, dental staff from Title V Tribal Compact Programs are required to pay tuition for courses. For this course, Title V compacted programs should send a check or money order made out to the

    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Tribal Compacts who have taken their dental shares. Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start of the course – please see the tuition policy below.

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    Assistant Courses

    DA0008: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Basic
    Date(s): 4/10/2017 - 4/14/2017
    Facility: Parker Location: Parker, AZ
    Instructor(s): Nida Lerch Director: Nida Lerch
    Audience: Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 8 students Tuition: $200.00
    Hours: 35.00 (Total CDE); 35.00 (DANB Clinical); 35.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is composed of didactic and clinical instruction. It is designed to teach dental assistants to provide dental cleanings to remove visible calculus by using state-of-the art Piezoelectric scalers or Magnetostrictive ultrasonic scalers.

    Agenda:

    Monday 1:00-5:00 PM - Lecture
    • Detection and Diagnosis- Gingivitis and Periodontitis
    • Public Health Perio and Periodontal Risk

    Tuesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Lecture and Lab
    • Instrumentation of teeth using ultrasonic equipment
    • Dental procedure codes
    • Ultrasonic lab using mannequins/typodonts

    Tuesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Lab
    • Ultrasonic lab with mannequins/typodonts
    • Lab evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings on each
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluation for each patient through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Friday 8:00 AM- Noon – Practicum and Close Out
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients until 11:00 AM
    • Explanation of post-course work, Q&A session, and evaluations

    Post-Course Requirements: Students must complete 20 dental cleanings which are checked and scored by the hygienist/dentist at their home dental clinic. This is documented on the Follow-Up Training Progress Record, which is then maintained at the local program. The dental chief/director should then e-mail the IHS CDE Coordinator to inform him that post-course requirements have been met and that the record is on file at the local clinic. Once this is done, the IHS CDE Coordinator will provide the student with a link to receive their CDE certificate and their EFDA certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1. Relate Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs [CPITN] scores to a need for potential periodontal treatment.
    2. Detect disease, supra and subgingival calculus.
    3. Provide thorough ultrasonic scaling of teeth..
    4. Accurately code for periodontal and hygiene procedures with IHS/ADA coding. .
    5. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to patients.
    6. Motivate patients to improve plaque removal and periodontal health.
    7. Identify who is at risk for periodontal breakdown.

    Prerequisites:

    Dental assistants must have basic knowledge about periodontal disease before attending the Periodontal Expanded Functions-Basic course. The basic knowledge includes: what makes oral hygiene instruction effective; how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens; and antimicrobials and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases. This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, and post-tests in the two modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test. Dental assistants must successfully complete these two modules prior to attending the course.

    Travel:

    Travel required to attend course in person in Parker, AZ.

    Payment Address:

    As of January 1, 2017, dental staff from Title V Tribal Compact Programs are required to pay tuition for courses. For this course, Title V compacted programs should send a check or money order made out to the

    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Tribal Compacts who have taken their dental shares. Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start of the course – please see the tuition policy below.

    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

    Assistant Courses

    DA0009: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Basic
    Date(s): 5/8/2017 - 5/12/2017
    Facility: Polson Health Center Location: Polson, MT
    Instructor(s): Vermon Barney, Travis Fisher, Michael Moore Director: Daniel Harrington
    Audience: Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 8 students Tuition: $200.00
    Hours: 35.00 (Total CDE); 35.00 (DANB Clinical); 35.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is composed of didactic and clinical instruction. It is designed to teach dental assistants to provide dental cleanings to remove visible calculus by using state-of-the art Piezoelectric scalers or Magnetostrictive ultrasonic scalers.

    Agenda:

    Monday 1:00-5:00 PM - Lecture
    • Detection and Diagnosis- Gingivitis and Periodontitis
    • Public Health Perio and Periodontal Risk

    Tuesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Lecture and Lab
    • Instrumentation of teeth using ultrasonic equipment
    • Dental procedure codes
    • Ultrasonic lab using mannequins/typodonts

    Tuesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Lab
    • Ultrasonic lab with mannequins/typodonts
    • Lab evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings on each
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluation for each patient through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Friday 8:00 AM- Noon – Practicum and Close Out
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients until 11:00 AM
    • Explanation of post-course work, Q&A session, and evaluations

    Post-Course Requirements: Students must complete 20 dental cleanings which are checked and scored by the hygienist/dentist at their home dental clinic. This is documented on the Follow-Up Training Progress Record, which is then maintained at the local program. The dental chief/director should then e-mail the IHS CDE Coordinator to inform him that post-course requirements have been met and that the record is on file at the local clinic. Once this is done, the IHS CDE Coordinator will provide the student with a link to receive their CDE certificate and their EFDA certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1. Relate Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs [CPITN] scores to a need for potential periodontal treatment.
    2. Detect disease, supra and subgingival calculus.
    3. Provide thorough ultrasonic scaling of teeth..
    4. Accurately code for periodontal and hygiene procedures with IHS/ADA coding. .
    5. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to patients.
    6. Motivate patients to improve plaque removal and periodontal health.
    7. Identify who is at risk for periodontal breakdown.

    Prerequisites:

    Dental assistants must have basic knowledge about periodontal disease before attending the Periodontal Expanded Functions-Basic course. The basic knowledge includes: what makes oral hygiene instruction effective; how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens; and antimicrobials and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases. This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, and post-tests in the two modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test. Dental assistants must successfully complete these two modules prior to attending the course.

    Travel:

    Travel required to attend course in person in Crow Agency, MT.

    Payment Address:

    As of January 1, 2017, dental staff from Title V Tribal Compact Programs are required to pay tuition for courses. For this course, Title V compacted programs should send a check or money order made out to the

    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Tribal Compacts who have taken their dental shares. Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start of the course – please see the tuition policy below.

    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

    Assistant Courses

    DA0010: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Basic
    Date(s): 5/8/2017 - 5/12/2017
    Facility: Yakama Service Unit Location: Yakama, WA
    Instructor(s): Emily Warnstadt, JUANITA SIMPSON Director: MICHAEL DONALESKI
    Audience: Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 5 students Tuition: $200.00
    Hours: 35.00 (Total CDE); 35.00 (DANB Clinical); 35.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is composed of didactic and clinical instruction. It is designed to teach dental assistants to provide dental cleanings to remove visible calculus by using state-of-the art Piezoelectric scalers or Magnetostrictive ultrasonic scalers.

    Agenda:

    Monday 1:00-5:00 PM - Lecture
    • Detection and Diagnosis- Gingivitis and Periodontitis
    • Public Health Perio and Periodontal Risk

    Tuesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Lecture and Lab
    • Instrumentation of teeth using ultrasonic equipment
    • Dental procedure codes
    • Ultrasonic lab using mannequins/typodonts

    Tuesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Lab
    • Ultrasonic lab with mannequins/typodonts
    • Lab evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings on each
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluation for each patient through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Friday 8:00 AM- Noon – Practicum and Close Out
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients until 11:00 AM
    • Explanation of post-course work, Q&A session, and evaluations

    Post-Course Requirements: Students must complete 20 dental cleanings which are checked and scored by the hygienist/dentist at their home dental clinic. This is documented on the Follow-Up Training Progress Record, which is then maintained at the local program. The dental chief/director should then e-mail the IHS CDE Coordinator to inform him that post-course requirements have been met and that the record is on file at the local clinic. Once this is done, the IHS CDE Coordinator will provide the student with a link to receive their CDE certificate and their EFDA certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1. Relate Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs [CPITN] scores to a need for potential periodontal treatment.
    2. Detect disease, supra and subgingival calculus.
    3. Provide thorough ultrasonic scaling of teeth..
    4. Accurately code for periodontal and hygiene procedures with IHS/ADA coding. .
    5. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to patients.
    6. Motivate patients to improve plaque removal and periodontal health.
    7. Identify who is at risk for periodontal breakdown.

    Prerequisites:

    Dental assistants must have basic knowledge about periodontal disease before attending the Periodontal Expanded Functions-Basic course. The basic knowledge includes: what makes oral hygiene instruction effective; how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens; and antimicrobials and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases. This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, and post-tests in the two modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test. Dental assistants must successfully complete these two modules prior to attending the course.

    Travel:

    Travel required to attend course in person in Crow Agency, MT.

    Payment Address:

    As of January 1, 2017, dental staff from Title V Tribal Compact Programs are required to pay tuition for courses. For this course, Title V compacted programs should send a check or money order made out to the

    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Tribal Compacts who have taken their dental shares. Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start of the course – please see the tuition policy below.

    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

    Assistant Courses

    DA0011: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Basic
    Date(s): 6/5/2017 - 6/9/2017
    Facility: Northern Navajo Medical Center Location: Shiprock, NM
    Instructor(s): SHARON BYDONIE, Cornelia Begay, NADINE BROWN Director: NADINE BROWN
    Audience: Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 8 students Tuition: $200.00
    Hours: 35.00 (Total CDE); 35.00 (DANB Clinical); 35.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is composed of didactic and clinical instruction. It is designed to teach dental assistants to provide dental cleanings to remove visible calculus by using state-of-the art Piezoelectric scalers or Magnetostrictive ultrasonic scalers.

    Agenda:

    Monday 1:00-5:00 PM - Lecture
    • Detection and Diagnosis- Gingivitis and Periodontitis
    • Public Health Perio and Periodontal Risk

    Tuesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Lecture and Lab
    • Instrumentation of teeth using ultrasonic equipment
    • Dental procedure codes
    • Ultrasonic lab using mannequins/typodonts

    Tuesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Lab
    • Ultrasonic lab with mannequins/typodonts
    • Lab evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings on each
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluation for each patient through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Friday 8:00 AM- Noon – Practicum and Close Out
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients until 11:00 AM
    • Explanation of post-course work, Q&A session, and evaluations

    Post-Course Requirements: Students must complete 20 dental cleanings which are checked and scored by the hygienist/dentist at their home dental clinic. This is documented on the Follow-Up Training Progress Record, which is then maintained at the local program. The dental chief/director should then e-mail the IHS CDE Coordinator to inform him that post-course requirements have been met and that the record is on file at the local clinic. Once this is done, the IHS CDE Coordinator will provide the student with a link to receive their CDE certificate and their EFDA certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1. Relate Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs [CPITN] scores to a need for potential periodontal treatment.
    2. Detect disease, supra and subgingival calculus.
    3. Provide thorough ultrasonic scaling of teeth..
    4. Accurately code for periodontal and hygiene procedures with IHS/ADA coding. .
    5. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to patients.
    6. Motivate patients to improve plaque removal and periodontal health.
    7. Identify who is at risk for periodontal breakdown.

    Prerequisites:

    Dental assistants must have basic knowledge about periodontal disease before attending the Periodontal Expanded Functions-Basic course. The basic knowledge includes: what makes oral hygiene instruction effective; how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens; and antimicrobials and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases. This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, and post-tests in the two modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test. Dental assistants must successfully complete these two modules prior to attending the course.

    Travel:

    Travel required to attend course in person in Crow Agency, MT.

    Payment Address:

    As of January 1, 2017, dental staff from Title V Tribal Compact Programs are required to pay tuition for courses. For this course, Title V compacted programs should send a check or money order made out to the

    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Tribal Compacts who have taken their dental shares. Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start of the course – please see the tuition policy below.

    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

    Assistant Courses

    DA0012: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Basic
    Date(s): 6/26/2017 - 6/30/2017
    Facility: White Earth Health Center Location: White Earth, MN
    Instructor(s): Toby Imler, Shannon Davis, Lee Carriker, Celeste Stalberger Director: Toby Imler
    Audience: Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 8 students Tuition: $200.00
    Hours: 35.00 (Total CDE); 35.00 (DANB Clinical); 35.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is composed of didactic and clinical instruction. It is designed to teach dental assistants to provide dental cleanings to remove visible calculus by using state-of-the art Piezoelectric scalers or Magnetostrictive ultrasonic scalers.

    Agenda:

    Monday 1:00-5:00 PM - Lecture
    • Detection and Diagnosis- Gingivitis and Periodontitis
    • Public Health Perio and Periodontal Risk

    Tuesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Lecture and Lab
    • Instrumentation of teeth using ultrasonic equipment
    • Dental procedure codes
    • Ultrasonic lab using mannequins/typodonts

    Tuesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Lab
    • Ultrasonic lab with mannequins/typodonts
    • Lab evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings on each
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluation for each patient through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Friday 8:00 AM- Noon – Practicum and Close Out
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients until 11:00 AM
    • Explanation of post-course work, Q&A session, and evaluations

    Post-Course Requirements: Students must complete 20 dental cleanings which are checked and scored by the hygienist/dentist at their home dental clinic. This is documented on the Follow-Up Training Progress Record, which is then maintained at the local program. The dental chief/director should then e-mail the IHS CDE Coordinator to inform him that post-course requirements have been met and that the record is on file at the local clinic. Once this is done, the IHS CDE Coordinator will provide the student with a link to receive their CDE certificate and their EFDA certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1. Relate Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs [CPITN] scores to a need for potential periodontal treatment.
    2. Detect disease, supra and subgingival calculus.
    3. Provide thorough ultrasonic scaling of teeth..
    4. Accurately code for periodontal and hygiene procedures with IHS/ADA coding. .
    5. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to patients.
    6. Motivate patients to improve plaque removal and periodontal health.
    7. Identify who is at risk for periodontal breakdown.

    Prerequisites:

    Dental assistants must have basic knowledge about periodontal disease before attending the Periodontal Expanded Functions-Basic course. The basic knowledge includes: what makes oral hygiene instruction effective; how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens; and antimicrobials and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases. This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, and post-tests in the two modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test. Dental assistants must successfully complete these two modules prior to attending the course.

    Travel:

    Travel required to attend course in person in Crow Agency, MT.

    Payment Address:

    As of January 1, 2017, dental staff from Title V Tribal Compact Programs are required to pay tuition for courses. For this course, Title V compacted programs should send a check or money order made out to the

    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Tribal Compacts who have taken their dental shares. Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start of the course – please see the tuition policy below.

    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

    Assistant Courses

    DA0013: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Refresher Course
    Date(s): 5/15/2017 - 5/19/2017
    Facility: Phoenix Indian Medical Center Location: Phoenix, AZ
    Instructor(s): TODD SMITH, Shannon Davis, Sharon Lang, Margarett White Director: TODD SMITH
    Audience: Assistants Level: Advanced
    Quota: 1 - 5 students Tuition: $200.00
    Hours: 32.00 (Total CDE); 32.00 (DANB Clinical); 32.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is composed of didactic and clinical instruction. It is designed to provide dental assistants who have provided periodontal/hygiene care in the past an update on periodontal expanded functions. This will include training in dental cleanings with newer state-of-the art Piezoelectric scalers as well as hand instrumentation with a Montana Jack sickle scaler.

    Monday 1:00-5:00 PM - Lecture
    • Detection and Diagnosis- Gingivitis and Periodontitis
    • Public Health Perio and Periodontal Risk

    Tuesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Lecture and Lab
    • Lecture- Instrumentation of teeth using ultrasonic equipment and hand scalers.
    • Ultrasonic and hand instrumentation lab using mannequins/typodonts

    Tuesday 1:00- 5:00 PM-Lab
    • Lab Instrumentation of teeth using ultrasonic equipment and hand scalers.
    • Lab evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings on each other
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluation for each patient through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Friday 8:00 AM- Noon – Practicum and Close Out
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients until 11:00 AM
    • Explanation of post-course work, Q&A session, and evaluations

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Relate Community Periodontal Index [CPI] scores to a need for potential periodontal treatment.
    2. Detect disease, supra and subgingival calculus.
    3. Provide thorough ultrasonic scaling of teeth along with isolated hand scaling.
    4. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to patients.
    5. Motivate patients to improve plaque removal and periodontal health.
    6. Identify who is at risk for periodontal breakdown.

    Prerequisites:

    Dental assistants must have been certified in the use of ultrasonic scalers in the past.
    The other prerequisite required prior to this course includes successfully completing two modules on effective oral hygiene instruction; how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens; and antimicrobials and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases. This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, and post-tests in the two modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test. Please sign up for, and complete, this Prerequisite Online Periodontal Course prior to attending the Refresher Course.

    Travel:

    Travel to Phoenix, AZ is required for this course

    Payment Address:

    As of January 1, 2017, dental staff from Title V Tribal Compact Programs are required to pay tuition for courses. For this course, Title V compacted programs should send a check or money order made out to the
    "Indian Health Service" in the amount $200.00 per student to the following address:

    IHS Division of Oral Health
    ATTN: CDE Coordinator
    5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N34 A
    Rockville, MD 20857.

    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Tribal Compacts who have taken their dental shares. Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start of the course – please see the tuition policy below.

    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

    Assistant Courses

    DA0014: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Advanced
    Date(s): 6/12/2017 - 6/15/2017
    Facility: Warm Springs Service Unit Location: Warm Springs, OR
    Instructor(s): JUANITA SIMPSON, Emily Warnstadt, COLLEEN WHITE Director: JUANITA SIMPSON
    Audience: Assistants Level: Advanced
    Quota: 2 - 6 students Tuition: $200.00
    Hours: 28.00 (Total CDE); 28.00 (DANB Clinical)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This advanced course is composed of didactic and clinical instruction. Reminder - This course has prerequisites and is for the advanced dental assistant clinician who has taken the Perio EF Basic course and has been comfortable with the ultrasonic for at least two years or used an ultrasonic for at least five years. It is designed to teach dental assistants to provide dental cleanings to remove visible calculus by using the following two universal scalers:
    Montana Jack
    Sickle Scaler

    Monday 1:00-5:00 PM - Lecture
    • Detection and Diagnosis- Gingivitis and Periodontitis
    • Public Health Perio and Periodontal Risk

    Tuesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Lecture and Lab
    • Instrumentation of teeth using universal scalers.
    • Dental procedure codes
    • Universal Scalers lab using mannequins/typodont
    - Posture will be covered

    Tuesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Lab

    • Instrumentation of teeth using universal scalers lab with
    mannequins/typodonts
    - Lab evaluations through direct observation and feedback
    - Sharpening will be covered


    Wednesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings on each other
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluation for each patient through direct observation
    and feedback

    Thursday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    - Closeout, review, questions, post test



    Post-Course Requirements: Students must complete 20 dental cleanings which are checked and scored by the hygienist/dentist at their home dental clinic. This is documented on the Follow-Up Training Progress Record, which is then maintained at the local program. The dental chief/director should then e-mail the IHS CDE Coordinator to inform him that post-course requirements have been met and that the record is on file at the local clinic. Once this is done, the IHS CDE Coordinator will provide the student with a link to receive their CDE certificate and their EFDA certificate.
    .

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Relate Community Periodontal Index [CPI] scores to a need for potential periodontal treatment.
    2. Detect disease, supra and subgingival calculus.
    3. Provide thorough scaling of teeth.
    4. Use universal scalers efficiently and atraumatically.
    5. Sharpen universal scalers correctly and efficiently.
    6. Accurately code for periodontal and hygiene procedures with IHS/ADA coding. .
    7. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to patients.
    8. Motivate patients to improve plaque removal and periodontal health.
    9. Identify who is at risk for periodontal breakdown.

    Prerequisites:

    Prerequisites:

    This course is for the advanced dental assistant who has attended the Perio EF Basic course and has been comfortable using the ultrasonic for at least one year or has been using the ultrasonic for at least five years.

    Dental assistants must have basic knowledge about periodontal disease before attending the Periodontal Expanded Functions-Advanced course. Additional knowledge on what makes oral hygiene instruction effective; how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens; and antimicrobials and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases is provided in the required online Prerequisite course. This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, and post-tests in the “Effective OHI” and “Antiseptics” modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test. Dental assistants must successfully complete these two modules prior to attending the course.

    Travel:

    Travel is required to Warm Springs, OR

    Payment Address:

    As of January 1, 2017, dental staff from Title V Tribal Compact Programs are required to pay tuition for courses. For this course, Title V compacted programs should send a check or money order made out to the

    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Tribal Compacts who have taken their dental shares. Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start of the course – please see the tuition policy below.

    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

    Assistant Courses

    DA0015: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Advanced
    Date(s): 8/7/2017 - 8/11/2017
    Facility: Warm Springs Service Unit Location: Warm Springs, OR
    Instructor(s): JUANITA SIMPSON, Emily Warnstadt Director: JUANITA SIMPSON
    Audience: Assistants Level: Advanced
    Quota: 2 - 6 students Tuition: $200.00
    Hours: 28.00 (Total CDE); 28.00 (DANB Clinical)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This advanced course is composed of didactic and clinical instruction. Reminder - This course has prerequisites and is for the advanced dental assistant clinician who has taken the Perio EF Basic course and has been comfortable with the ultrasonic for at least two years or used an ultrasonic for at least five years. It is designed to teach dental assistants to provide dental cleanings to remove visible calculus by using the following two universal scalers:
    Montana Jack
    Sickle Scaler

    Monday 1:00-5:00 PM - Lecture
    • Detection and Diagnosis- Gingivitis and Periodontitis
    • Public Health Perio and Periodontal Risk

    Tuesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Lecture and Lab
    • Instrumentation of teeth using universal scalers.
    • Dental procedure codes
    • Universal Scalers lab using mannequins/typodont
    - Posture will be covered

    Tuesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Lab

    • Instrumentation of teeth using universal scalers lab with
    mannequins/typodonts
    - Lab evaluations through direct observation and feedback
    - Sharpening will be covered


    Wednesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings on each other
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluation for each patient through direct observation
    and feedback

    Thursday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    - Closeout, review, questions, post test



    Post-Course Requirements: Students must complete 20 dental cleanings which are checked and scored by the hygienist/dentist at their home dental clinic. This is documented on the Follow-Up Training Progress Record, which is then maintained at the local program. The dental chief/director should then e-mail the IHS CDE Coordinator to inform him that post-course requirements have been met and that the record is on file at the local clinic. Once this is done, the IHS CDE Coordinator will provide the student with a link to receive their CDE certificate and their EFDA certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Relate Community Periodontal Index [CPI] scores to a need for potential periodontal treatment.
    2. Detect disease, supra and subgingival calculus.
    3. Provide thorough scaling of teeth.
    4. Use universal scalers efficiently and atraumatically.
    5. Sharpen universal scalers correctly and efficiently.
    6. Accurately code for periodontal and hygiene procedures with IHS/ADA coding. .
    7. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to patients.
    8. Motivate patients to improve plaque removal and periodontal health.
    9. Identify who is at risk for periodontal breakdown.

    Prerequisites:

    Prerequisites:

    This course is for the advanced dental assistant who has attended the Perio EF Basic course and has been comfortable using the ultrasonic for at least one year or has been using the ultrasonic for at least five years.

    Dental assistants must have basic knowledge about periodontal disease before attending the Periodontal Expanded Functions-Advanced course. Additional knowledge on what makes oral hygiene instruction effective; how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens; and antimicrobials and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases is provided in the required online Prerequisite course. This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, and post-tests in the “Effective OHI” and “Antiseptics” modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test. Dental assistants must successfully complete these two modules prior to attending the course.

    Travel:

    Travel is required to Warm Springs, OR

    Payment Address:

    As of January 1, 2017, dental staff from Title V Tribal Compact Programs are required to pay tuition for courses. For this course, Title V compacted programs should send a check or money order made out to the

    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Tribal Compacts who have taken their dental shares. Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start of the course – please see the tuition policy below.

    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

    Assistant Courses

    DA0016: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Basic CERTIFICATION
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): TODD SMITH Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Assistants Level: Advanced
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 0.00 (Total CDE)
    Summary:

    Following completion of the IHS Periodontal Expanded Function BASIC Course, dental assistants have up to 6 months to complete the post-course requirements of completing 20 dental cleanings which are checked and scored by the hygienist/dentist at their home clinic. One this requirement is met, the supervisor of the dental assistant will notify the IHS CDE Coordinator of completion of the requirements [documentation of completion will be maintained at the local clinic and does not need to be sent into the IHS CDE Coordinator]. The IHS CDE Coordinator will then provide a completion code to the dental chief/director and the dental assistant. The dental assistant will then log into this course, enter the completion code, and print his/her Periodontal Expanded Function Dental Assistant Certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    None - this is a certificate as a result of post-course work

    Prerequisites:

    To obtain certification, the dental assistant must:
    1. Complete pre-requisite courses prior to attending the periodontal EFDA course;
    2. Complete the in-person periodontal EFDA course; and
    3. Have his/her supervisor notify the IHS CDE Coordinator of completion of post-course requirements.

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    Assistant Courses

    DA0017: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Advanced CERTIFICATION
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): TODD SMITH Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Assistants Level: Advanced
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 0.00 (Total CDE)
    Summary:

    Following completion of the IHS Periodontal Expanded Function ADVANCED Course, dental assistants have up to 6 months to complete the post-course requirements of completing 20 dental cleanings which are checked and scored by the hygienist/dentist at their home clinic. One this requirement is met, the supervisor of the dental assistant will notify the IHS CDE Coordinator of completion of the requirements [documentation of completion will be maintained at the local clinic and does not need to be sent into the IHS CDE Coordinator]. The IHS CDE Coordinator will then provide a completion code to the dental chief/director and the dental assistant. The dental assistant will then log into this course, enter the completion code, and print his/her Periodontal Expanded Function Dental Assistant Certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    None - this is a certificate as a result of post-course work

    Prerequisites:

    To obtain certification, the dental assistant must:
    1. Complete pre-requisite courses prior to attending the periodontal advanced EFDA course;
    2. Complete the in-person periodontal advanced EFDA course; and
    3. Have his/her supervisor notify the IHS CDE Coordinator of completion of post-course requirements.

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    Assistant Courses

    DA0018: Restorative Expanded Functions - Basic
    Date(s): By Request
    Facility: By Request Location: TBD,
    Instructor(s): Terry Haney Director: Terry Haney
    Audience: Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 6 - 8 students Tuition: Negotiated
    Hours: 36.00 (Total CDE); 36.00 (DANB Clinical)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is offered by request "in your clinic." It is suggested that the Chief of the dental clinic contact Dr. Haney directly by email at haney@sisna.com. Costs will be negotiated between the instructor and the facility where the course is taught.

    The purpose of this course is to introduce the dental assistant to the placement and finishing of restorative materials used in operative dentistry. Technical background information is presented in cavity classification and dental anatomy. Class I, II, V amalgam restorations, Class III, and V composite restorations are covered in lecture and laboratory exercises. Both written and practical examinations are used to measure participant progress. The basic course has been organized for those dental assistants who have limited or no training and/or experience in the placement of restorative materials. Additionally, it is limited to those clinics where the ratio of dentists to dental assistants allows the practice of expanded restorative functions. If the newly acquired skills are to become fully developed, the assistant must be able to return to his/her clinic and work with their dentist for a recommended period of 6 months. This follow-up is required in order to complete the course and receive a certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe tooth morphology and structure.
    2. Place and finish basic amalgam and composite restorations.
    3. Discriminate between what is an acceptable and unacceptable restoration.

    Prerequisites:

    Completion of the online Restorative Expanded Functions-Basic Prerequisite course.


    Travel:

    Required to host site

    Payment Address:

    Costs will be negotiated between the instructor and the facility where the course is taught.



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    Assistant Courses

    DA0020: Restorative Expanded Functions - Advanced
    Date(s): By Request
    Facility: By Request Location: TBD,
    Instructor(s): Terry Haney Director: Terry Haney
    Audience: Assistants Level: Advanced
    Quota: 4 - 8 students Tuition: Negotiated
    Hours: 28.00 (Total CDE); 28.00 (DANB Clinical)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is offered by request "in your clinic." It is suggested that the Chief of the dental clinic contact Dr. Haney directly by email at haney@sisna.com. Costs will be negotiated between the instructor and the facility where the course is taught.

    This course is a continuation of the “Basic Expanded Functions” course, which is a prerequisite.
    All five-cavity classifications/preparations will be covered in lecture and laboratory exercises, including amalgam and composite restorations. Lectures will review and update course participants on dental restorative materials including a discussion of bonding agents. Laboratory exercises will be performed on typodonts beginning with conservative preparations and working up to and including cusp-protected amalgam and incisal angle composite resin restorations. Also, participants will be introduced to the basics of occlusion. The course will require that the participant perform 5 cusp-protecting amalgams [CPAs] and 5 class IV composite restorations back in their clinical setting before receiving her/his certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Have an understanding of the basic concepts of occlusion as they apply to restorative dentistry.
    2. Be able to place and finish complex Class II amalgam restorations and composite restorations involving the incisal angle.
    3. Have an understanding of the current state-of-the-art in dentinal bonding agents.
    4. Have the ability to discriminate between acceptable and unacceptable restorations

    Prerequisites:

    1. Certificate from the Basic Expanded Functions course.
    2. Completion of the online Restorative Expanded Functions-Basic Prerequisite course.

    Travel:

    To host site

    Payment Address:

    Costs will be negotiated between the instructor and the facility where the course is taught.



    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

    Assistant Courses

    DA0021: Restorative Expanded Functions - Basic CERTIFICATION
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Terry Haney Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Assistants Level: Advanced
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 0.00 (Total CDE)
    Summary:

    Following completion of the IHS Restorative Expanded Function BASIC Course, dental assistants have up to 6 months to complete the post-course requirements. One this requirement is met, the supervisor of the dental assistant will notify the IHS CDE Coordinator of completion of the requirements [documentation of completion will be maintained at the local clinic and does not need to be sent into the IHS CDE Coordinator]. The IHS CDE Coordinator will then provide a completion code to the dental chief/director and the dental assistant. The dental assistant will then log into this course, enter the completion code, and print his/her Restorative Expanded Function Dental Assistant Certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    None - this is a certificate as a result of post-course work

    Prerequisites:

    To obtain certification, the dental assistant must:
    1. Complete pre-requisite courses prior to attending the restorative EFDA course;
    2. Complete the in-person restorative EFDA course; and
    3. Have his/her supervisor notify the IHS CDE Coordinator of completion of post-course requirements.

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    Assistant Courses

    DA0022: Restorative Expanded Functions - Advanced CERTIFICATION
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Terry Haney Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Assistants Level: Advanced
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 0.00 (Total CDE)
    Summary:

    Following completion of the IHS Restorative Expanded Function ADVANCED Course, dental assistants have up to 6 months to complete the post-course requirements. One this requirement is met, the supervisor of the dental assistant will notify the IHS CDE Coordinator of completion of the requirements [documentation of completion will be maintained at the local clinic and does not need to be sent into the IHS CDE Coordinator]. The IHS CDE Coordinator will then provide a completion code to the dental chief/director and the dental assistant. The dental assistant will then log into this course, enter the completion code, and print his/her Restorative Expanded Function Dental Assistant Certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    None - this is a certificate as a result of post-course work

    Prerequisites:

    To obtain certification, the dental assistant must:
    1. Complete pre-requisite courses prior to attending the restorative advanced EFDA course;
    2. Complete the in-person restorative advanced EFDA course; and
    3. Have his/her supervisor notify the IHS CDE Coordinator of completion of post-course requirements.

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    Assistant Courses

    DA0024: Oral Surgery Assistant's Survival Course
    Date(s): 7/11/2017 - 7/13/2017
    Facility: To be determined Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Instructor(s): Justin Sikes, James Osaki, Kenneth Moran, Connie Jensen Director: Justin Sikes
    Audience: Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 12 - 16 students Tuition: $200.00
    Hours: 22.50 (Total CDE); 22.50 (DANB Clinical); 13.00 (AGD - 310); 3.50 (AGD - 738); 1.00 (AGD - 315); 3.00 (AGD - 142); 1.00 (AGD - 319); 1.00 (AGD - 742)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course will provide dental assistants with the knowledge and skills to perform supplemental oral surgery procedures and understand why and how oral surgery procedures are performed.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe complex oral surgery procedures and their role in those procedures;
    2. Explain how to recognize and treat medical emergencies; and
    3. Describe adjunctive measures in an oral surgery practice.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Yes, to host hotel. For more information, contact Dr. Justin Sikes at Justin.sikes@ihs.gov.

    Payment Address:

    Title V compacted programs should send $200.00 per student to:
    IHS Division of Oral Health, ATTN: CDE Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N34 A, Rockville, MD 20857.
    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Compact programs, and is required at least 2 weeks prior to the course.

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    Assistant Courses

    DA0026: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Basic
    Date(s): 12/12/2016 - 12/16/2016
    Facility: Claremore Location: Claremore, OK
    Instructor(s): Julie Black Director: Julie Black
    Audience: Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 3 - 3 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 35.00 (Total CDE); 35.00 (DANB Clinical); 35.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is composed of didactic and clinical instruction. It is designed to teach dental assistants to provide dental cleanings to remove visible calculus by using state-of-the art Piezoelectric scalers or Magnetostrictive ultrasonic scalers.

    THIS COURSE IS OPEN ONLY TO CLAREMORE SERVICE UNIT
    Agenda:

    Monday 1:00-5:00 PM - Lecture
    • Detection and Diagnosis- Gingivitis and Periodontitis
    • Public Health Perio and Periodontal Risk

    Tuesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Lecture and Lab
    • Instrumentation of teeth using ultrasonic equipment
    • Dental procedure codes
    • Ultrasonic lab using mannequins/typodonts

    Tuesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Lab
    • Ultrasonic lab with mannequins/typodonts
    • Lab evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings on each
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluation for each patient through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Friday 8:00 AM- Noon – Practicum and Close Out
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients until 11:00 AM
    • Explanation of post-course work, Q&A session, and evaluations

    Post-Course Requirements: Students must complete 20 dental cleanings which are checked and scored by the hygienist/dentist at their home dental clinic. This is documented on the Follow-Up Training Progress Record, which is then maintained at the local program. The dental chief/director should then e-mail the IHS CDE Coordinator to inform him that post-course requirements have been met and that the record is on file at the local clinic. Once this is done, the IHS CDE Coordinator will provide the student with a link to receive their CDE certificate and their EFDA certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1. Relate Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs [CPITN] scores to a need for potential periodontal treatment.
    2. Detect disease, supra and subgingival calculus.
    3. Provide thorough ultrasonic scaling of teeth..
    4. Accurately code for periodontal and hygiene procedures with IHS/ADA coding. .
    5. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to patients.
    6. Motivate patients to improve plaque removal and periodontal health.
    7. Identify who is at risk for periodontal breakdown.

    Prerequisites:

    Dental assistants must have basic knowledge about periodontal disease before attending the Periodontal Expanded Functions-Basic course. The basic knowledge includes: what makes oral hygiene instruction effective; how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens; and antimicrobials and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases. This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, and post-tests in the two modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test. Dental assistants must successfully complete these two modules prior to attending the course.

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    Assistant Courses

    DA0028: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Basic
    Date(s): 2/13/2017 - 2/17/2017
    Facility: Ft. Belknap Location: Ft. Belknap, MT
    Instructor(s): Vermon Barney, Travis Fisher Director: Daniel Harrington
    Audience: Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 8 students Tuition: $200.00
    Hours: 35.00 (Total CDE); 35.00 (DANB Clinical); 35.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is composed of didactic and clinical instruction. It is designed to teach dental assistants to provide dental cleanings to remove visible calculus by using state-of-the art Piezoelectric scalers or Magnetostrictive ultrasonic scalers.

    Agenda:

    Monday 1:00-5:00 PM - Lecture
    • Detection and Diagnosis- Gingivitis and Periodontitis
    • Public Health Perio and Periodontal Risk

    Tuesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Lecture and Lab
    • Instrumentation of teeth using ultrasonic equipment
    • Dental procedure codes
    • Ultrasonic lab using mannequins/typodonts

    Tuesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Lab
    • Ultrasonic lab with mannequins/typodonts
    • Lab evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings on each
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Wednesday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluation for each patient through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Thursday 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Friday 8:00 AM- Noon – Practicum and Close Out
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients until 11:00 AM
    • Explanation of post-course work, Q&A session, and evaluations

    Post-Course Requirements: Students must complete 20 dental cleanings which are checked and scored by the hygienist/dentist at their home dental clinic. This is documented on the Follow-Up Training Progress Record, which is then maintained at the local program. The dental chief/director should then e-mail the IHS CDE Coordinator to inform him that post-course requirements have been met and that the record is on file at the local clinic. Once this is done, the IHS CDE Coordinator will provide the student with a link to receive their CDE certificate and their EFDA certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1. Relate Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs [CPITN] scores to a need for potential periodontal treatment.
    2. Detect disease, supra and subgingival calculus.
    3. Provide thorough ultrasonic scaling of teeth..
    4. Accurately code for periodontal and hygiene procedures with IHS/ADA coding. .
    5. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to patients.
    6. Motivate patients to improve plaque removal and periodontal health.
    7. Identify who is at risk for periodontal breakdown.

    Prerequisites:

    Dental assistants must have basic knowledge about periodontal disease before attending the Periodontal Expanded Functions-Basic course. The basic knowledge includes: what makes oral hygiene instruction effective; how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens; and antimicrobials and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases. This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, and post-tests in the two modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test. Dental assistants must successfully complete these two modules prior to attending the course.

    Travel:

    Travel required to attend course in person in Crow Agency, MT.

    Payment Address:

    As of January 1, 2017, dental staff from Title V Tribal Compact Programs are required to pay tuition for courses. For this course, Title V compacted programs should send a check or money order made out to the

    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Tribal Compacts who have taken their dental shares. Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start of the course – please see the tuition policy below.

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    Assistant Courses

    DA0034: Restorative Expanded Functions - Advanced
    Date(s): 5/22/2017 - 5/26/2017
    Facility: San Carlos Location: San Carlos, AZ
    Instructor(s): Terry Haney Director: DANIEL HUBER
    Audience: Assistants Level: Advanced
    Quota: 4 - 8 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 28.00 (Total CDE); 28.00 (DANB Clinical)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This is a CLOSED course, available only to dental assistants at San Carlos.

    This course is a continuation of the “Basic Expanded Functions” course, which is a prerequisite.

    All five-cavity classifications/preparations will be covered in lecture and laboratory exercises, including amalgam and composite restorations. Lectures will review and update course participants on dental restorative materials including a discussion of bonding agents. Laboratory exercises will be performed on typodonts beginning with conservative preparations and working up to and including cusp-protected amalgam and incisal angle composite resin restorations. Also, participants will be introduced to the basics of occlusion. The course will require that the participant perform 5 cusp-protecting amalgams [CPAs] and 5 class IV composite restorations back in their clinical setting before receiving her/his certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Have an understanding of the basic concepts of occlusion as they apply to restorative dentistry.
    2. Be able to place and finish complex Class II amalgam restorations and composite restorations involving the incisal angle.
    3. Have an understanding of the current state-of-the-art in dentinal bonding agents.
    4. Have the ability to discriminate between acceptable and unacceptable restorations

    Prerequisites:

    1. Certificate from the Basic Expanded Functions course.
    2. Completion of the online Restorative Expanded Functions-Basic Prerequisite course.

    Travel:

    To host site

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    Assistant Courses

    DA0037: Restorative Expanded Functions - Advanced
    Date(s): 8/7/2017 - 8/10/2017
    Facility: Claremore Indian Hospital Location: Claremore, OK
    Instructor(s): Terry Haney Director: Kip Martin
    Audience: Assistants Level: Advanced
    Quota: 4 - 8 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 28.00 (Total CDE); 28.00 (DANB Clinical)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This is a CLOSED course, available only to dental assistants selected previously by the course director.

    This course is a continuation of the “Basic Expanded Functions” course, which is a prerequisite.

    All five-cavity classifications/preparations will be covered in lecture and laboratory exercises, including amalgam and composite restorations. Lectures will review and update course participants on dental restorative materials including a discussion of bonding agents. Laboratory exercises will be performed on typodonts beginning with conservative preparations and working up to and including cusp-protected amalgam and incisal angle composite resin restorations. Also, participants will be introduced to the basics of occlusion. The course will require that the participant perform 5 cusp-protecting amalgams [CPAs] and 5 class IV composite restorations back in their clinical setting before receiving her/his certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Have an understanding of the basic concepts of occlusion as they apply to restorative dentistry.
    2. Be able to place and finish complex Class II amalgam restorations and composite restorations involving the incisal angle.
    3. Have an understanding of the current state-of-the-art in dentinal bonding agents.
    4. Have the ability to discriminate between acceptable and unacceptable restorations

    Prerequisites:

    1. Certificate from the Basic Expanded Functions course.
    2. Completion of the online Restorative Expanded Functions-Basic Prerequisite course.

    Travel:

    To host site

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    Assistant Courses

    DA0038: Periodontal Expanded Functions - Basic
    Date(s): 7/25/2017 - 7/28/2017
    Facility: Lawton Indian Hospital Location: Lawton, OK
    Instructor(s): Keasha Myrick Director: Keasha Myrick
    Audience: Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 4 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 32.00 (Total CDE); 32.00 (DANB Clinical); 32.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is composed of didactic and clinical instruction. It is designed to teach dental assistants to provide dental cleanings to remove visible calculus by using state-of-the art Piezoelectric scalers or Magnetostrictive ultrasonic scalers.

    This course is for the Lawton Service Unit

    Agenda:

    Time Block 1 [4 hours] - Lecture
    • Detection and Diagnosis- Gingivitis and Periodontitis
    • Public Health Perio and Periodontal Risk

    Time Block 2 [4 hours] - Lecture and Lab
    • Instrumentation of teeth using ultrasonic equipment
    • Dental procedure codes
    • Ultrasonic lab using mannequins/typodonts

    Time Block 3 [4 hours]- Lab
    • Ultrasonic lab with mannequins/typodonts
    • Lab evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Time Block 4 [4 hours]- Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings on each
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Time Block 5 [4 hours] - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluation for each patient through direct observation and feedback

    Time Block 6 [4 hours] - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Time Block 7 [4 hours] - Practicum
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback

    Time Block 8 [4 hours] – Practicum and Close Out
    • Students provide dental cleanings for patients
    • Explanation of post-course work, Q&A session, and evaluations

    Post-Course Requirements: Students must complete 20 dental cleanings which are checked and scored by the hygienist/dentist at their home dental clinic. This is documented on the Follow-Up Training Progress Record maintained on site by the dental assistant's supervisor. Upon successful completion of the 20 cases, the supervisor should e-mail the IHS CDE Coordinator, who will then provide the DA with information on how to print their EFDA Certificate.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1. Relate Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs [CPITN] scores to a need for potential periodontal treatment.
    2. Detect disease, supra and subgingival calculus.
    3. Provide thorough ultrasonic scaling of teeth..
    4. Accurately code for periodontal and hygiene procedures with IHS/ADA coding. .
    5. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to patients.
    6. Motivate patients to improve plaque removal and periodontal health.
    7. Identify who is at risk for periodontal breakdown.

    Prerequisites:

    Dental assistants must have basic knowledge about periodontal disease before attending the Periodontal Expanded Functions-Basic course. The basic knowledge includes: what makes oral hygiene instruction effective; how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens; and antimicrobials and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases. This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, and post-tests in the two modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test. Dental assistants must successfully complete these two modules prior to attending the course.

    Travel:

    NA

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    Assistant Courses

    DA1000: Radiological Health and Safety Examination
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): MARY BETH KINNEY Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 0.00 (Total CDE)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    There is no need to "Register" for this course. Simply login to the CDE and use the link provided on the Course Page - "Take the exam" in the "Instructions" section on the Course Detail page to receive credit.

    According to PL 97-35, the initial certification of competency in Dental Radiology involves two components:
    1. Written Evaluation: "A criterion-reference test designed to measure knowledge and functional capability essential for making diagnostically acceptable radiographic surveys with minimal risk to the patient and the operator."
    2. Clinical Evaluation: "The written examination is supplemented as necessary with a clinical examination." Demonstration of clinical proficiency means meeting the minimum standards in Infection control, radiology protection, quality of radiographs and presentation of radiographs.

    The radiology certification process is intended to be accomplished at the dental auxiliarys facility under the guidance of the supervising dentist.

    Learning Objectives:

    This course is the online version of the written exam.
    Upon successful completion [a grade of 75 percent or higher] on the online exam and the completion of the clinical portion of the radiology certification process, the dental auxiliary will receive a certificate of competency in radiology.

    To complete the online clinical portion of the radiology exam process, the supervisor must enter the clinical evaluations online in the dental directory. Go to the Assistants listing in the directory and use the drop down menu under their name to select "Add Radiology Clinical Eval" which will present the evaluation entering screen.

    Prerequisites:

    Travel:

    Payment Address:





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    Assistant Courses

    DA1001: Digital Imaging Health and Safety Examination
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): MARY BETH KINNEY Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 0.00 (Total CDE)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    There is no need to "Register" for this course. Simply login to the CDE and use course DA2001 to prepare for the exam, if necessary, and then Click on "Take the exam" in the "Instructions" section on the Course Detail page to receive credit.

    According to PL 97-35, the initial certification of competency in Dental Radiology involves two components:
    1. Written Evaluation: "A criterion-reference test designed to measure knowledge and functional capability essential for making diagnostically acceptable radiographic surveys with minimal risk to the patient and the operator."
    2. Clinical Evaluation: "The written examination is supplemented as necessary with a clinical examination." Demonstration of clinical proficiency means meeting the minimum standards in Infection control, radiology protection, quality of radiographs and presentation of radiographs.

    The radiology certification process is intended to be accomplished at the dental auxiliarys facility under the guidance of the supervising dentist.

    Learning Objectives:

    This course is the online version of the written exam.
    Upon successful completion [a grade of 75 percent or higher] on the online exam and the completion of the clinical portion of the radiology certification process, the dental auxiliary will receive a certificate of competency in radiology.

    To complete the online clinical portion of the radiology exam process, the supervisor must enter the clinical evaluations online in the dental directory. Go to the Assistants listing in the directory and use the drop down menu under their name to select "Add Radiology Clinical Eval" which will present the evaluation entering screen.

    Prerequisites:

    It is recommended that dental auxiliaries study for the exam using Digital Imaging course DA2001.

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    DA2000: Dental Radiography
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): MARY BETH KINNEY, ROYANN ROYER, ERMA CASUSE Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Assistants, Dentists, Hygienists Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 32.00 (Total CDE); 32.00 (DANB Clinical); 32.00 (AGD - 731)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    The Consumer-Patient Radiation Health and Safety Act of 1981 [PL 97-35] requires dental personnel be trained and certified in dental radiology. The intent of radiology certification is to eliminate unnecessary radiation exposure to the patient, operator, and other staff while assuring quality, diagnostic radiographs. The certification process involves successfully passing a written examination, and demonstrating clinical competency while adhering to accepted radiological practices.

    Learning Objectives:

    After completing this course, dental auxiliaries will be prepared to take the written exam, and demonstrate competency in the following areas:



    Infection Control

  •    Place barriers or disinfect operatory and X-ray equipment.
  •    Wear appropriate PPE.
  •    Select appropriate X-ray film, and assemble the XCP.
  •    Disinfect protective devices [apron and thyroid collar].
  •    Limit contamination when processing X-rays.



    Patient Protection
  •    Place protective device [apron/thyroid collar] on each patient during all exposures.
  •    Store protective devices to reduce creasing and damage.
  •    Stabilize the PID or cone and positioned it in close proximity to the XCP when the exposure is made.
  •    Patient never holds film or stabilizes PID [cone].



    Operator Protection
  •    Stand at least six feet from the patient and not in the path of the primary beam or behind protective barrier during exposure.
  •    Allow only necessary persons in radiographic area during exposures.
  •    Give a warning prior to pushing the X-ray activator button.
  •    Staff never holds film or stabilizes PID [cone].
  •    Wear dosimeter [film badge].



    Take, Process, Mount Diagnostic Radiographs
  •    Film placement is appropriate for the area of the mouth under study.
  •    Density and contrast of radiographs are such that anatomical hard and soft tissue landmarks can be differentiated.
  •    Radiographic image size is not distorted in the area of the mouth under study.
  •    Radiographs disclose no overlapping image in the area of mouth under study, except where tooth alignment does not permit open contacts.
  •    Radiographs disclose no cone-cutting.
  •    Bitewing radiographs include the distal surface of the erupted canines and distal surface of the most posterior erupted teeth.
  •    Radiographs show no processing errors.
  •    Dental radiographs are mounted and contained in the patient’s dental record, and include the following:
  •    Patient’s name and chart number
  •    Date radiographs taken
  •    Initials of the dentist who ordered the films
  •    Initials of dental assistant who took the films

  • Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

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    DA2001: Dental Digital Imaging
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): MARY BETH KINNEY, ROYANN ROYER, ERMA CASUSE Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 32.00 (Total CDE); 32.00 (DANB Clinical); 32.00 (AGD - 731)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    The Consumer-Patient Radiation Health and Safety Act of 1981 [PL 97-35] requires dental personnel be trained and certified in dental radiology. The purpose of the certification program is to eliminate unnecessary radiation exposure to the patient, operator, and other staff while assuring quality, diagnostic dental images.

    Learning resources [video demonstrations, practice quizzes, skill competency checklists] are accessible after registering for this course. The learning resources also include the Dental Digital Imaging Study Guide which presents information about: 1] Radiation Safety and Protection; 2] Digital Dental Equipment; 3] Dental Digital Imaging Techniques; 4] Infection Control; and 5] Special Dental Imaging Techniques.

    Learning Objectives:

    After studying the information in the Dental Digital Imaging Study Guide, watching the video demonstrations, completing the quizzes and skill competencies, dental auxiliaries will be prepared to take the written exam, and demonstrate competency in digital imaging in the following areas:

    Infection Control
    • Place barriers or disinfect operatory and X-ray equipment.
    • Wear appropriate PPE.
    • Select appropriate receptor and exposure settings.
    • Assemble the XCP.
    • Disinfection of the protective devices [apron and thyroid collar].
    • Limit contamination when taking dental images.

    Patient Protection
    • Place protective devices on each patient during all exposures.
    • Store protective devices to reduce creasing and damage.
    • Stabilize the PID or cone and position it in close proximity to the XCP when the image is taken.

    Operator Protection
    • Stand at least six feet from the patient and not in the path of the primary beam or behind protective barrier during exposure.
    • Allow only necessary persons in radiographic area during exposures.
    • Give a warning prior to pushing the X-ray activator button.
    • Position receptor and cone correctly without being held by staff or patient during exposures.
    • Wear dosimeter.

    Take, Process, and Upload into Proper Template/ Store Diagnostic Dental Digital Images
    • Place receptor appropriately for the area of the mouth under study.
    • Take images with correct density and contrast such that anatomical hard and soft tissue landmarks can be differentiated.
    • Take images with no distortion in the area of the mouth under study.
    • Take images with no overlapping in the area of mouth under study, except where tooth alignment does not permit open contacts.
    • Take images with no cone-cutting.
    • Take bitewing images that show the distal surface of the erupted canine and distal surface of the second molar.
    • Use appropriate template to assure dental images are dated, identified with patient’s name and chart number, and contained in the patient’s electronic dental record.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

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    DE0003: How to Apply Fluoride Varnish
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Bonnie Bruerd Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 258)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    You must be logged in to the CDE site to access this course. This one-hour course, How to Apply fluoride Varnish, was developed as a collaboration between the Indian Health Service [IHS] and the IHS Head Start Program. This course will provide an overview of Early Childhood Caries and describe its impact among American Indian and Alaska Native children. Participants will learn how to provide an oral health risk assessment, how to apply fluoride varnish, and key messages for families to prevent ECC.

    Course developed January, 2010.

    Learning Objectives:

    After completing this course, participants will be able to:


    1. Describe Early Childhood Caries [ECC]
    2. List two ways to prevent ECC.
    3. Recognize the various stages of ECC.
    4. Discuss the benefits of topical fluoride.
    5. List the 5 steps to applying fluoride varnish.
    6. Demonstrate the appropriate application of fluoride varnish.
    7. List one key message for families to prevent ECC.

    Prerequisites:

    None

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    DE0004: Serving Young Children with Special Health Care Needs
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 4.00 (Total CDE); 4.00 (DANB Clinical); 4.00 (AGD - 750)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This series of five modules is designed to provide oral health
    professionals with information to help ensure that young children with
    special health care needs have access to health promotion and disease
    prevention services that address their unique oral health needs in a
    comprehensive, family-centered, and community-based manner. Four CE
    credits through IHS are available to dentists, dental hygienists, and
    dental assistants.


    • Module 1: An Overview of Children with Special Health Care Needs and Oral Health
    • Module 2: Providing Optimal Oral Health Care
    • Module 3: Oral Health Supervision
    • Module 4: Prevention of Oral Disease
    • Module 5: Behavior Guidance

    To register for the course, click on the link www.mchoralhealth.org/SpecialCare and follow the directions to start the course.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the end of this course, participants will be able to be:
    1. Aware and responsive to the oral health unique requirements for young children with special health care needs.
    2. Develop family-centered preventive programs for young children with special health care needs.
    3. Proficient in managing oral health behaviors for young children with special health care needs.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Course developed September, 2006; reviewed August, 2011.

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    DE0005: Infection Control Review
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): MARY BETH KINNEY, ERMA CASUSE Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Assistants, Dentists, Hygienists, Support Staff Level: Review
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 3.00 (Total CDE); 3.00 (DANB Clinical); 3.00 (AGD - 148)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    The goal of infection control is to create a safe environment to prevent or reduce the risk of disease transmission to patients and dental staff. Having trained staff who know how to do this becomes a critical part of any infection control program. This course is appropriate as an annual review of infection control procedures and practices for all dental providers.

    Teaching Methods

    This course is delivered online including narration and interactive activities.



    Course developed September, 2008; reviewed February, 2011.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the end of this course you will be able to:

    • Explain the importance of infection control
    • Describe the four principles of infection control
    • Discuss practices to reduce or prevent the risk of disease transmission


    Continuing Dental Education [CDE] Credit Information:


    To receive CDE credit, you must view the entire course, pass the quiz with a score of 80 or higher, and complete a course evaluation. You will be able to print a letter documenting successful completion.

    Prerequisites:


       Hardware/Software Requirements:

    WindowsMacintosh
    Intel Pentium II 450MHz or faster processor [or equivalent]PowerPC G3 500MHz or faster processor
    128MB of RAM128MB of RAM

    Operating systems and browsers
    Flash Player 8 is supported on the following operating systems and browsers:

    Windows
    PlatformBrowser
    Microsoft Windows 98Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
    Windows MeMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
    Windows 2000Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
    Windows XPMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
    Windows Server 2003Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later

    Macintosh
    PlatformBrowser
    Mac OS X v.10.1.x, 10.2.x, 10.3.x, or 10.4.xInternet Explorer 5.2, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL for Mac OS X, Opera 6, Safari 1.x or later



    Audio:


    This course may contain an audio portion or soundtrack. Please turn on your speakers or use headphones.

    Faculty:


    Mary Beth Kinney, RDH, MPH, EdD was the lead author of the first CDC Infection Control Risk File, and coordinated the development of From Policy to Practice: OSAP’s Interactive Guide to the CDC Guidelines.


    Erma J. Casuse, CDA is the IHS Coordinator for Dental Assisting Education. She has over 15 years of experience teaching infection control to dental staff, and assessing infection control practices in dental programs.

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    DE0006: Building Relationships with Clients
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): MARY BETH KINNEY Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Assistants, Support Staff, Hygienists Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 2.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    You want to be effective with every client, but sometimes it feels like you are not only ineffective, you might even be bothersome. This training will help you improve your communication skills. You will learn to listen better, hear what your client is really saying, and therefore know what kind of information will really help them. Plus, you’ll get to test the techniques presented, so the next time you meet with your client, you’ll be ready to listen and be heard.
    The training consists of two interviews, a coaching session on basic communication skills and a discussion of these skills, a short quiz and a practice session to gain experience.

    Course developed February, 2008; reviewed March, 2011.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the end of this training, you will be able to:


    • Identify six techniques important in building relationships with clients to enhance lifestyle change
    • Apply the six techniques in a simulated counseling session
    • Describe one change you can make in your practice as a result of completing this training

    Prerequisites:

    You must have a computer with internet access and a browser such as Internet Explorer. You must also have Flash 8 Player installed on your computer to watch the videos. Click on the "Flash" link in the bottom navigation menu to install the player, if necessary. If you have trouble viewing any of these video trainings, contact us for alternate viewing options at talee.roberts@ihs.gov.

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    DE0007: Handling Workplace Conflicts
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Thomas Taylor Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 2.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    Conflicts happen. You probably experience them every day. They don’t have to be uncomfortable, and they don’t have to escalate. This training will help you see that in every conflict there is an opportunity to find common ground, and come together to achieve goals. By learning these solid conflict resolution skills, the thought of facing conflict will no longer be anxiety-producing. This training will give you the knowledge and experience so you can deal confidently with conflicts no matter how large or small.
    The training consists of two phone calls, a discussion of conflict resolution skills, a short quiz and an evaluation.

    It is the policy of the Indian Health Service [IHS], Division of Oral Health [DOH], that faculty/presenters disclose any significant financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the activity. The IHS, DOH also requires faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigational use [not yet approved for any purpose] of pharmaceutical products and medical devices.

    Course developed February, 2008; reviewed March, 2011.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the end of this training, you will be able to:


    • Identify the four levels of conflict communication.
    • Apply skills that enhance the four levels of conflict communication
    • Describe the two goals of conflict resolution
    • Describe one change you can make in your practice as a result of completing this training.

    Prerequisites:

    You must have a computer with internet access and a browser such as Internet Explorer. You must also have Flash 8 Player installed on your computer to watch the videos. Click on the "Flash" link in the bottom navigation menu to install the player, if necessary. If you have trouble viewing any of these video trainings, contact us for alternate viewing options at talee.roberts@ihs.gov

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    DE0008: Making Your Meetings Work
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Thomas Taylor Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 2.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This training presents ways to make your large meetings or conferences and small staff meetings more interesting and effective. Meetings that provide opportunities for participants to interact and network with each other and provide information on the latest developments in diabetes care can enhance overall patient care. Our goal is to enliven meetings that can too often become routine and boring. Information is included on how to facilitate a variety of techniques during your meetings such as panel discussions; brainstorming, role playing and others. We encourage you to experiment with alternative ways of setting up your meetings. In this way, you will enhance the contributions of everyone and make life a lot more interesting at work.

    Course developed February, 2008; reviewed March, 2011.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the end of this training, you will be able to:


    • Identify the principles of planning creative meetings.
    • Describe five techniques that encourage interaction and networking among participants.
    • Compare and contrast the goals of small and large meetings and the five techniques.
    • Discuss the role of the facilitator in small and large meetings and the five techniques.

    Prerequisites:

    You must have a computer with internet access and a browser such as Internet Explorer. You must also have Flash 8 Player installed on your computer to watch the videos. Click on the "Flash" link in the bottom navigation menu to install the player, if necessary. If you have trouble viewing any of these video trainings, contact us for alternate viewing options at talee.roberts@ihs.gov

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    DE0009: Problem Solving Among Co-Workers
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Thomas Taylor Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 2.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    Whether working with clients or colleagues, having good problem-solving skills enhance collaboration and team work. Working together as a team can enhance work satisfaction, increase productivity, provide support and improve personal connections. Instead of trying to solve problems once they have occurred, problem-solving models provide a framework to tackle problems as they arise. In this training, you will see a problem unfolding and have the opportunity to view and practice problem-solving skills.
    The training consists of a series of short videos with quiz questions and coaching on problem solving skills, a short quiz and an evaluation.

    Course developed February, 2008; reviewed March, 2011.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the end of this training, you will be able to:

    • Identify the steps in problem solving
    • Apply skills that enhance problem solving
    • Describe related communication skills that enhance problem solving [i.e., listening skills, nonverbal communication, questioning and reflection]
    • Describe one change you can make in your practice as a result of completing this training

    Prerequisites:

    You must have a computer with internet access and a browser such as Internet Explorer. You must also have Flash 8 Player installed on your computer to watch the videos. Click on the "Flash" link in the bottom navigation menu to install the player, if necessary. If you have trouble viewing any of these video trainings, contact us for alternate viewing options at talee.roberts@ihs.gov

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    DE0010: Promoting Oral Health in AI/AN Communities
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Bonnie Bruerd, Kathy Phipps Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 4.00 (Total CDE); 4.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 4.00 (AGD - 258)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This course provides an overview of prevention strategies to improve oral health both in the dental clinic and in American Indian/Alaska Native communities. The course discusses the importance of prevention and describes best practices to prevent dental caries and periodontal diseases in all age groups.

    Course developed February, 2010.

    Learning Objectives:

    After completing this online course, participants will be able to:

    1. List three ways to provide topical fluoride.
    2. Discuss the effectiveness of sealants in AI/AN communities.
    3. Describe an effective protocol for fluoride varnish for children 9-24 months of age.
    4. List two negative effects of drinking pop.
    5. List the steps for providing a toothbrush prophylaxis.
    6. Discuss the effects of tobacco use and diabetes on periodontal disease.
    7. List three ways that you can get involved in oral health in your community.
    8. Describe two ways to improve the effectiveness of oral health education.

    Prerequisites:


       Hardware/Software Requirements:

    WindowsMacintosh
    Intel Pentium II 450MHz or faster processor [or equivalent]PowerPC G3 500MHz or faster processor
    128MB of RAM128MB of RAM

    Operating systems and browsers
    Flash Player 8 is supported on the following operating systems and browsers:

    Windows
    PlatformBrowser
    Microsoft Windows 98Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
    Windows MeMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
    Windows 2000Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
    Windows XPMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later
    Windows Server 2003Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later

    Macintosh
    PlatformBrowser
    Mac OS X v.10.1.x, 10.2.x, 10.3.x, or 10.4.xInternet Explorer 5.2, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL for Mac OS X, Opera 6, Safari 1.x or later



    Audio:


    This course may contain an audio portion or soundtrack. Please turn on your speakers or use headphones.

    Faculty:

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    DE0011: Cultural Competency Curriculum for Disaster Preparedness and Crisis Response
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Darci Graves, Guadalupe Pacheco, Ann Kenny Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 12.00 (Total CDE); 12.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 12.00 (AGD - 142)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    In the wake of recent disasters such as Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and the Homeland Security Presidential Directive [HSPD-21], emergency preparedness and disaster and crisis response have gained national recognition and significance. This course is designed to equip disaster and crisis volunteers and personnel with the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services to diverse communities during all phases of disaster. The course is grounded in the Office of Minority Health's [OMH] CLAS Standards, which are grouped into three themes: Culturally Competent Care, Language Access Services, and Organizational Supports.

    Course developed September, 2008; reviewed August, 2011; scheduled for review December, 2012.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

    1. Discuss issues related to cultural competency in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.
    2. Identify strategies to promote self-awareness about attitudes, beliefs, biases, and behaviors that may influence the disaster services they provide.
    3. Devise strategies to enhance skills toward the provision of culturally and linguistically competent care in disaster situations.
    4. Demonstrate the advantages of the adoption of the CLAS Standards as appropriate in their emergency services.

    Prerequisites:

    None

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    DE0012: Chemical Dependencies: Alcoholism
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Debby Kurtz-Weidinger Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 5.00 (Total CDE); 5.00 (DANB Clinical); 5.00 (AGD - 157)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This online course presents current information regarding alcoholism and fetal alcohol syndrome, as well as the dental management of patients affected by alcoholism. This interactive program includes a presentation of information on specific topics followed by practice in the form of multiple-choice and true/false questions. This format provides you with immediate feedback to reinforce key learning concepts for different topics, and prepare you for the final quiz.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

    1. Define alcoholism and its effects on different body systems.
    3. Discuss contraindications of medciations for the alcoholic patient.
    4. Identify considerations when treating patients with alcohol problems.
    5. Describe fetal alcohol syndrome [FAS] and fetal alcohol effect [FAE].
    6. List considerations when treating patients with FAS/FAE.
    7. Explain the purpose and components of CAGE questionnaire.

    Prerequisites:

    None.

    Course developed February, 2011.

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    DE0013: The Carious Process and Intervention
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): MARY BETH KINNEY, , Raymond Lala, JEANINE TUCKER, SUZANNE EBERLING Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 3.00 (Total CDE); 3.00 (DANB Clinical); 3.00 (AGD - 730)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This course reviews the carious process and etiology. It also covers various strategies commonly used for both caries prevention and control. It also presents appropriate combinations of strategies for patients in various risk categories. Supplemental reading is suggested at the end of the course.

    Course developed July, 2009; reviewed August, 2011.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the completion of this course, you will be able to:
    1. Discuss dental caries risk assessment and the IHS risk categories.
    2. Explain the various factors that place some patients at greater risk of developing dental caries.
    3. Describe how the concept of caries management might be used to improve access to dental care.

    Prerequisites:

    None

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    DE0014: Dental Myths
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): MARY BETH KINNEY, , Raymond Lala, JEANINE TUCKER, SUZANNE EBERLING Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 3.00 (Total CDE); 3.00 (DANB Clinical); 3.00 (AGD - 730)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This course covers treatment assumptions made with conventional caries management. It explains the risks of restorative treatment and the impact of examiner variation on patient care. Supplemental reading is suggested at the end of the course.

    Course developed July, 2009; reviewed August, 2011.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the completion of this course, you will be able to:
    1. List the treatment perspectives of conventional caries management.
    2. Describe what could lead to variability in diagnosis and treatment planning.
    3. Identify the risks of restorative intervention.
    4. Contrast caries treatment choices between the conventional and medical models.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

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    DE0015: Examination, Diagnosis, Treatment Planning and Recall
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): MARY BETH KINNEY, , Raymond Lala, JEANINE TUCKER, SUZANNE EBERLING Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 4.00 (Total CDE); 4.00 (DANB Clinical); 4.00 (AGD - 730)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This course covers exam and diagnosis, treatment planning and recall. It focuses on the concept of a risk-based medical model to manage dental caries. It is an evidence based approach to preventive and restorative procedures that considers both the clinician’s judgment and available resources. Recommendations and regimens listed are supported by current professional, refereed literature. The model is a clinical approach which addresses treatment planning and delivery of oral health care services for the individual and family. Supplemental reading is suggested at the end of the course.

    Course developed July, 2009; reviewed August, 2011.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the completion of this course, you will be able to:
    1. Describe how to examine for and diagnose dental caries.
    2. Place patients in appropriate risk categories based on exam findings and modifiers.
    3. Develop a prioritized treatment plan that includes an appropriate recall interval.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Payment Address:





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    DE0016: Caries Risk Program Evaluation
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): JEANINE TUCKER, , Raymond Lala, MARY BETH KINNEY, SUZANNE EBERLING Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (DANB Clinical); 2.00 (AGD - 730)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This course provides two basic reasons for evaluating a caries risk program: 1] are doing it right and 2] does it work. If you are not doing the right things, you can’t possibly tell if a particular program is working or not. Supplemental reading is suggested at the end of the course.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
    1. Discuss why program evaluation is important.
    2. Identify what outcomes will be measured in your program and how they will be measured.
    3. Describe the importance of coding standardization and the need to apply codes in a consistent and appropriate manner.

    Prerequisites:

    None.
    Course developed January, 2001. Revised January, 2004. Revised January, 2010.

    Travel:

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    DE0017: Introduction to Caries Diagnosis & Risk Management
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): JEANINE TUCKER, , Raymond Lala, MARY BETH KINNEY, SUZANNE EBERLING Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 3.00 (Total CDE); 3.00 (DANB Clinical); 3.00 (AGD - 730)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This course showcases a risk based approach for the management of dental caries. It includes basic information on caries diagnosis, risk assessment and treatment planning. Supplemental reading is suggested at the end of the course.

    Course developed January, 2001.
    Revised January, 2004
    Revised January, 2010

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
    1. Discuss dental caries risk assessment and the IHS risk categories.
    2. Describe the various factors that place some patients at greater risk of developing dental care.
    3. Explain how the concept of caries management might be used to improve access to dental care.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Payment Address:





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    DE0018: Public Health Issues in Periodontics
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): TODD SMITH Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This course showcases a risk based approach for the management of periodontal diseases. It includes basic information on periodontal detection, diagnosis, risk assessment, treatment planning, and prognosis.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
    1. Diagnose periodontal diseases.
    2. List 4 major risk factors that place patients at greater risk of developing periodontitis.
    3. Discriminate between teeth with guarded and hopeless prognoses.
    4. Explain how the concept of risk assessment and periodontal management might be used to improve access to dental care.

    Prerequisites:

    Travel:

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    DE0019: Domestic Violence Screening Course
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Sarah Tucker, Jenifer Markowitz Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 0 - 10000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (AGD - 156)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    All staff working in Indian Health Service, Tribal and Urban Indian healthcare facilities are invited to attend the IHS Tribal Forensic Healthcare’s web-based training on Domestic Violence Screening. This training supports the IHS GPRA measure on DV Screening. This training is available year round and can be completed according to your schedule.

    Learning Objectives:

    After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

    • Defining IPV across the lifespan
    • Describing ways to create a supportive environment
      Identifying limits of confidentiality and parameters for mandatory reporting requirements
    • Describing the GPRA IPV/DV screening measure and documenting the results using he EHR, BHS, or paper encounter forms
    • Employing a process for comprehensive screening of IPV patients

    Prerequisites:

    Travel:

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    DE0020: IHS Essential Training on Pain and Addiction
    Date(s): 10/25/2016 - 10/25/2016
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Joanne Katzman, Snehal Bhatt Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: TBD Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 5.00 (Total CDE); 5.00 (AGD - 157)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    In order to address the dual epidemics of Chronic Pain and Unintended Overdose within Indian Country, IHS, in partnership with the University of New Mexico Project ECHO and the Center for Rural and Community Behavioral Health, is providing Essential Training on Pain and Addiction. This training will be essential for all IHS providers who have a DEA number and will provide 5 hours of free CE.

    In order to minimize the impact on patient care, this training will be conducted via Adobe Connect. This platform will allow you to connect and participate from any internet connected device [including mobile devices]. Be aware that it is expected that you will complete the entire session in one day, otherwise you will have to restart the training.

    Webinar begins at 9:00AM [Mountain Time]

    Total Time= 6 hours [5 hours of training, 30 min. lunch break, 15 min. breaks x 2]

    This course was sponsored by the IHS TeleBehavioral Health Center of Excellence - contact Mary Toledo at Mary.Toledo@ihs.gov or 505-248-4312.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
    1. Discuss the epidemic of unintentional opiate overdose deaths.
    2. List Institute of Medicine Guidelines for Best Practices in pain management.
    3. Explain safe prescribing of opiate analgesics, with detailed equianalgesic dosing guidelines.
    4. Identify the patient at risk for addictions, current addictions issues, and diversion.
    5. Refer to Federal regulations regarding pain management.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Payment Address:





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    DE0021: IHS Periodontal Treatment Initiative Overview
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): TODD SMITH, Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This online course provides dental staff and health care leaders within IHS, Tribal, and Urban programs with knowledge about the IHS Periodontal Treatment Initiative.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:
    1. Define the objectives of the IHS Periodontal Treatment Initiative;
    2. Describe the different components of the initiative;
    3. Explain the challenges we face in improving the periodontal health of American Indians and Alaska Natives through this initiative.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:





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    DE0022: Periodontal Disease Detection, Examination and Diagnosis
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): TODD SMITH, Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This online course provides dental staff with an overview of different ways to detect periodontal disease, the components and details of a periodontal examination, and how providers can assign an accurate periodontal diagnosis.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:
    1. Explain and properly use the Community Periodontal Index in screening patients for periodontal disease;
    2. Describe the examination protocol for periodontal disease and when to conduct a full periodontal workup following a CPI screening; and
    3. Develop an evidence-based periodontal diagnosis and treatment plan based on the screening, periodontal workup, and other indicators.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:





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    DE0023: The Oral-Systemic Relationship
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): TODD SMITH, Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This online course provides dental and other health care professional staff knowledge about the relationship between periodontal disease and systemic disease.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:
    1. Explain the relationship between periodontitis, chronic inflammation, and systemic inflammatory processes;
    2. Describe the strength of association between periodontitis and diabetes, cardiovascular disease, adverse pregnancy outcomes, and pulmonary disease; and
    3. List 2-3 new relationships between periodontitis and systemic problems that are now being investigated.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:





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    DE0024: Periodontal Disease Management/Treatment
    Date(s): 10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): TODD SMITH, Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This online course provides general dentists, dental hygienists, dental therapists, and expanded function dental assistants [and others] working in IHS, Tribal, and Urban dental programs with guidance on treating patients with periodontal disease.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:
    1. Describe the treatment sequence as it relates to severity of periodontal disease;
    2. Define the goal of periodontal therapy; and
    3. Use appropriate adjuncts in the treatment of periodontal disease.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:





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    DE0025: IHS Essential Training on Pain and Addiction
    Date(s): 12/15/2016 - 12/15/2016
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Joanne Katzman, Snehal Bhatt Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 6.00 (Total CDE); 6.00 (AGD - 157)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    In order to address the dual epidemics of Chronic Pain and Unintended Overdose within Indian Country, IHS, in partnership with the University of New Mexico Project ECHO and the Center for Rural and Community Behavioral Health, is providing Essential Training on Pain and Addiction. This training will be essential for all IHS providers who have a DEA number and will provide 5.5 hours of free CE.

    In order to minimize the impact on patient care, this training will be conducted via Adobe Connect. This platform will allow you to connect and participate from any internet connected device [including mobile devices]. Be aware that it is expected that you will complete the entire session in one day, otherwise you will have to restart the training.

    Webinar begins at 11 am Eastern

    Total Time= 6 hours [5 hours of training, 30 min. lunch break, 15 min. breaks x 2]

    This course was sponsored by the IHS TeleBehavioral Health Center of Excellence - contact Mary Toledo at Mary.Toledo@ihs.gov or 505-248-4312.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
    1. Discuss the epidemic of unintentional opiate overdose deaths.
    2. List Institute of Medicine Guidelines for Best Practices in pain management.
    3. Explain safe prescribing of opiate analgesics, with detailed equianalgesic dosing guidelines.
    4. Identify the patient at risk for addictions, current addictions issues, and diversion.
    5. Refer to Federal regulations regarding pain management.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Payment Address:





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    DE0027: IHS EDR Continuing Dental Education - "Reports"
    Date(s): 10/19/2016 - 10/19/2016
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Theresa Romero Director: Joel Knutson
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 561)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This 1-hour webinar will detail how to access and utilize reports in the IHS Electronic Dental Record as they relate to productivity, efficiency, and evaluating effectiveness and quality of care.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe how to find reports needed to assess productivity, efficiency, and quality of care.
    2. Review reports in the IHS EDR.
    3. Describe how to track specific codes in the IHS EDR.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be end users in the IHS Electronic Dental Record.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DE0028: Motivational Interviewing
    Date(s): 5/17/2017 - 5/18/2017
    Facility: San Juan College Location: Farmington, NM
    Instructor(s): Chandima [Chad] Deegala, Richard Champany Director: Richard Champany
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 8 - 30 students Tuition: $100.00
    Hours: 12.00 (Total CDE); 12.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 12.00 (AGD - 557)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course will describe components of motivational interviewing and brief action planning and discuss ways they can be applied in dental patient care.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
    1. Understand and apply the "spirit of motivational interviewing" in practice;
    2. Evoke change talk and assess readiness to change in patients; and
    3. Understand and apply brief action planning in practice.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Travel to host site required.

    Payment Address:

    Title V compacted programs should send $100.00 per student to:
    IHS Division of Oral Health, ATTN: CDE Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N34 A, Rockville, MD 20857.
    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Compact programs, and is required at least 2 weeks prior to the course.

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    DE0029: Enamel Defects: the 3rd risk factor for ECC
    Date(s): 2/17/2017 - 2/17/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): John Zimmer Director: John Zimmer
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 20 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 2.00 (AGD - 430)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This webinar describes the effect of enamel defects on the development of early childhood caries and reviews the statement "ECC is multifactorial in origin, and the notion that the principal etiology is inappropriate feeding modalities in no longer tenable."

    This webinar will be held on 2/17 from 2-4 EST, and information on how to connect is available from the IHS Dental Listserv, or you may join by going to https://ihs.adobeconnect.com/enamel/.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Review the evidence of the third risk factor for s-ECC;
    2. Know the treatment guidelines of developmental defects of enamel, proposed by EAPD; and
    3. Distinguish between carious lesions and enamel defects in the primary dentition.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    No tuition required



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    DE0030: Appropriate Laboratory Testing in the Dental Setting
    Date(s): 12/8/2016 - 12/8/2016
    Facility: Tuba City Regional Health Corporation Location: Tuba City, AZ
    Instructor(s): Kenneth Moran Director: Kenneth Moran
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists Level: Review
    Quota: 8 - 20 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (AGD - 742)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is designed to familiarize dental providers with basic lab diagnostic testing, along with interpretation of the results of those tests.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. List the various diagnostic laboratory tests available to dental providers;
    2. Interpret common laboratory values; and
    3. Apply knowledge gained to routine dental care through case presentations.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    To host site

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DE0031: Medically Compromised Patients
    Date(s): 3/7/2017 - 3/8/2017
    Facility: AT STill University of Health Sciences Location: Mesa, AZ
    Instructor(s): Kenneth Moran, James Osaki, Amy Suhr, Justin Sikes Director: Kenneth Moran
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists Level: Basic
    Quota: 10 - 20 students Tuition: $200.00
    Hours: 13.00 (Total CDE); 0.50 (AGD - 734); 1.00 (AGD - 737); 2.00 (AGD - 016); 1.00 (AGD - 148); 8.50 (AGD - 754)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This intensive 2 day course is designed to provide practical
    information for the dental practitioner in regards to treatment of patients with complex medical conditions.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Understand many of the common medical conditions that affect patients seen in a clinical setting;
    2. Communicate effectively with his fellow dental as well as various medical providers as it relates to commonly seen complex medical conditions; and
    3. Understand specific medications used in the treatment of common medical conditions and will be able to discuss how theses drugs interact with other medications and their overall effect on patient treatment.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    To host site

    Payment Address:

    Title V compacted programs should send $200.00 per student to:
    IHS Division of Oral Health, ATTN: CDE Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N34 A, Rockville, MD 20857.
    Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Compact programs, and is required at least 2 weeks prior to the course.

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    DE0033: IHS Monthly CDE Webinar: Depression Screenings in a Dental Setting
    Date(s): 10/26/2016 - 10/26/2016
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Gabe Longhi Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 5 - 150 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This one-hour webinar will discuss how to use the Patient Health Questionnaire-2 [PHQ-2] to screen patients for depression in a dental setting, and how to follow up with patients that have a positive screening.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. List the two PHQ-2 questions;
    2. Describe how depression relates to oral health; and
    3. Explain the process of what to do with a positive depression screening result.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None - webinar

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DE0034: IHS Monthly CDE Webinar: Strategies to Improve GPRA Performance
    Date(s): 11/30/2016 - 11/30/2016
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 5 - 150 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 130)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This one-hour webinar will describe best practices related to improvement of the dental Government Performance and Results Act [GPRA] indicators of access to dental care, dental sealants, and fluoride.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe at least one best practice as it relates to improving access to dental care;
    2. Describe at least one best practice as it relates to improving the proportion of 2-15 year-olds receiving dental sealants; and
    3. Describe at least one best practice as it relates to improving the proportion of 1-15 year-olds receiving topical fluoride treatment.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None - webinar

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DE0035: IHS Monthly CDE Webinar: Preparing for National Children's Dental Health Month
    Date(s): 1/25/2017 - 1/25/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 5 - 150 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 432)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This one-hour webinar will detail the focus areas for the 2017 National Children's Dental Health Month [February 2017].

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. List the focus areas for this year's NCDHM;
    2. Describe actions that can be taken at the local level in support of NCDHM; and
    3. Develop at least one presentation or article related to NCDHM promotions.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None - webinar

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DE0037: 2017 IHS Dental Updates Meeting
    Date(s): 4/17/2017 - 4/20/2017
    Facility: Sheraton Uptown Hotel Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Instructor(s): Kenneth Moran, MARY BETH KINNEY, TODD SMITH, Terry Haney, Steve Tetrev, TIMOTHY LOZON, CHRISTOPHER HALLIDAY, Timothy Ricks, Bonnie Bruerd, Maxine Janis, James Osaki, Travis Fisher, Richard Champany, Mitchell Wilkinson, James Schaeffer, MARY WILLIARD, , Joseph Park, Amy Suhr, Theresa Romero, Kathy Phipps, Eric Jewell, Stanley Malamed, Paul Hordes, Vincent Verderosa, Jen Butler, Jeremy Horst, Tony McClure, Nathan Mork, Cynthia Chennault, John Zimmer, Craig Bruce, Douglas McKendry, Justin Sikes, janna vallo, Damon Pope, Cheryl Sixkiller, Chandima [Chad] Deegala Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 100 - 500 students Tuition: $200.00
    Hours: 59.00 (Total CDE); 1.50 (DANB Clinical); 57.50 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.50 (AGD - 070); 1.50 (AGD - 132); 3.00 (AGD - 142); 3.50 (AGD - 144); 1.50 (AGD - 148); 4.50 (AGD - 145); 1.50 (AGD - 151); 1.50 (AGD - 153); 1.50 (AGD - 158); 3.00 (AGD - 257); 3.00 (AGD - 310); 4.50 (AGD - 430); 3.00 (AGD - 490); 1.50 (AGD - 438); 9.00 (AGD - 550); 1.50 (AGD - 561); 1.50 (AGD - 557); 1.50 (AGD - 551); 3.00 (AGD - 670); 1.50 (AGD - 770); 1.50 (AGD - 736); 4.50 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    The premier meeting of the IHS Division of Oral Health, Dental Updates aims to provide dental staff from IHS, Tribal, and Urban dental programs with clinical best practices, camaraderie between colleagues, and promotion of national initiatives. The dates for this year's meeting have not been determined, but the meeting will most likely be held between April and July 2017. At this time the agenda has not be set.

    Learning Objectives:

    The intent of this meeting is to present the best of clinical, preventive, and administrative practices to staff who work in I/T/U dental programs. The overarching goals of Updates are to offer applications of new technologies, materials, and practices to advance the clinical treatment of patients, and improve the effectiveness of day-to-day operation of dental programs.

    The anticipated outcomes are for participants to be able to:

    1. Apply new technologies, materials, and practices for treating patients;
    2. Improve the effectiveness day-to-day management of dental programs;
    3. Implement next steps in Early Childhood Caries [ECC] Initiative, the IHS Periodontal Treatment Initiative, and other national initiatives;
    4. Monitor oral health status to identify trends and determine appropriate preventive clinical and community interventions; and
    5. Network with other dental professionals to leverage resources to improve oral health status of American Indian/Alaska Native communities.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Event will be held at the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel, 2600 Louisiana Boulevard Northeast, Albuquerque, NM.

    Payment Address:

    Tribal programs that have taken their HQ dental shares should send $200.00 per student to
    IHS Division of Oral Health, ATTN: CDE Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N34 A, Rockville, MD 20857.
    Tuition is required only for staff from Tribal programs who have taken their HQ dental shares, and is required at least 8 weeks prior to the course.

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    DE0039: Indications for Soft Tissue Grafting and Crown Lengthening
    Date(s): 11/15/2016 - 11/15/2016
    Facility: SouthCentral Foundation Location: Anchorage, AK
    Instructor(s): Director: Maria Heidi Sipin
    Audience: Hygienists, Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 5 - 75 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 492)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This one-hour study club course, available only to the Alaska Area, is designed to review when soft tissue augmentation is indicated as well as discuss functional and esthetic crown lengthening.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Recognize when soft tissue grafting may be necessary;
    2. Recognize possible needs for crown lengthening; and
    3. Understand general procedures related to periodontal surgery.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

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    DE0041: IHS EDR Continuing Dental Education - Understanding and Navigating the Dentrix Patient Chart
    Date(s): 2/15/2017 - 2/15/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Cindy Abreu Director: Joel Knutson
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.50 (AGD - 561)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This 1-hour webinar will detail how to utilize the chart function in the Dentrix Electronic Dental Record, including charting existing conditions, attaching ICD-10 codes, and changing providers in the system, and will introduce new features in versions 8.0 and 8.0.5.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
    1.   Identify and understand the patient/chart statuses on the Dentrix Schedule display.
    2.   Chart: Existing restorations; Treatment planned procedures; Conditions.
    3.   Link ICD-10 codes to Treatment Planned Procedures
    4.   Change Dentrix chart entries from Charted Provider to Rendering Provider

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be end users in the IHS Electronic Dental Record.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

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    DE0042: IHS Essential Training on Pain and Addiction
    Date(s): 11/17/2016 - 11/17/2016
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Joanne Katzman, Snehal Bhatt Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: TBD Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 5.00 (Total CDE); 5.00 (AGD - 157)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    In order to address the dual epidemics of Chronic Pain and Unintended Overdose within Indian Country, IHS, in partnership with the University of New Mexico Project ECHO and the Center for Rural and Community Behavioral Health, is providing Essential Training on Pain and Addiction. This training will be essential for all IHS providers who have a DEA number and will provide 5 hours of free CE.

    In order to minimize the impact on patient care, this training will be conducted via Adobe Connect. This platform will allow you to connect and participate from any internet connected device [including mobile devices]. Be aware that it is expected that you will complete the entire session in one day, otherwise you will have to restart the training.

    Webinar begins at 9:00AM [Mountain Time]

    Total Time= 6 hours [5 hours of training, 30 min. lunch break, 15 min. breaks x 2]

    This course was sponsored by the IHS TeleBehavioral Health Center of Excellence - contact Mary Toledo at Mary.Toledo@ihs.gov or 505-248-4312.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
    1. Discuss the epidemic of unintentional opiate overdose deaths.
    2. List Institute of Medicine Guidelines for Best Practices in pain management.
    3. Explain safe prescribing of opiate analgesics, with detailed equianalgesic dosing guidelines.
    4. Identify the patient at risk for addictions, current addictions issues, and diversion.
    5. Refer to Federal regulations regarding pain management.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Payment Address:





    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

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    DE0044: EDR Training and Implementation in IHS
    Date(s): 10/4/2016 - 10/11/2016
    Facility: Sacaton Location: Sacaton, AZ
    Instructor(s): Theresa Romero Director: James Webb
    Audience: Assistants, Support Staff, Dentists, Hygienists Level: Advanced
    Quota: 1 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 48.00 (Total CDE); 48.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 48.00 (AGD - 561)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    Summary:

    Our trainees are provided a presentation, along with hands-on use, of the Clinical Applications and the Electronic Appointment Scheduler in the Dentrix Enterprise electronic dental record [EDR]. This course of instruction is presented on site for a full 6 days. An additional 2 days are spent together with the trainer during “Go Live” following the initial five days. At this time, the EDR is put to work with active patients in the dental clinic, with the trainer there to assist the Doctors and Staff Members as they use the software.

    We will instruct the Dental Chief, Staff Dentists, and the entire Team, respective to position, on how to:
    1. Setup the Clinic in Dentrix Enterprise [includes Password Security settings and assigned rights for a Login/Password for each Provider and Staff Member].
    2. Enter existing treatment, treatment planned procedures, and completed treatment procedures in the Patient Chart.
    3. Enter Perio Charting of pocket depths, recession, etc.
    4. Complete and Approve Clinical Notes for each patient’s visit to the clinic.
    5. Appoint and Re-Appoint patients for needed treatment.
    6. Use scanning hardware and the Dentrix Enterprise Document Center to electronically store all paperwork.
    7. Set-up and monitor a Recall system for ongoing patient care.
    8. Use the DXOne reporting module for collection of statistical data for various Reporting needs.
    9. If applicable, use DEXIS, digital x-ray software that is the Dentrix Enterprise solution for acquiring, manipulating, and storing digital images.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
    1. Effectively chart patient conditions, along with planned and completed treatment, in an electronic format.
    2. Write, approve, and store Clinical Notes electronically.
    3. Produce, manipulate, and store digital images [if applicable to the clinic].
    4. Enter and archive Patient Appointments electronically.
    5. Track and contact Patients for treatment planned, and for regular hygiene care needed.
    6. Use Dentrix Enterprise to go completely chartless/paperless when desired.
    7. Retrieve, schedule, manage, and maintain statistical data at will.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Payment Address:





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    DE0045: EDR Training and Implementation in IHS
    Date(s): 10/18/2016 - 10/25/2016
    Facility: White Eagle Health Center Location: Ponca City, OK
    Instructor(s): Theresa Romero Director: James Webb
    Audience: Assistants, Support Staff, Dentists, Hygienists Level: Advanced
    Quota: 1 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 48.00 (Total CDE); 48.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 48.00 (AGD - 561)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    Summary:

    Our trainees are provided a presentation, along with hands-on use, of the Clinical Applications and the Electronic Appointment Scheduler in the Dentrix Enterprise electronic dental record [EDR]. This course of instruction is presented on site for a full 6 days. An additional 2 days are spent together with the trainer during “Go Live” following the initial five days. At this time, the EDR is put to work with active patients in the dental clinic, with the trainer there to assist the Doctors and Staff Members as they use the software.

    We will instruct the Dental Chief, Staff Dentists, and the entire Team, respective to position, on how to:
    1. Setup the Clinic in Dentrix Enterprise [includes Password Security settings and assigned rights for a Login/Password for each Provider and Staff Member].
    2. Enter existing treatment, treatment planned procedures, and completed treatment procedures in the Patient Chart.
    3. Enter Perio Charting of pocket depths, recession, etc.
    4. Complete and Approve Clinical Notes for each patient’s visit to the clinic.
    5. Appoint and Re-Appoint patients for needed treatment.
    6. Use scanning hardware and the Dentrix Enterprise Document Center to electronically store all paperwork.
    7. Set-up and monitor a Recall system for ongoing patient care.
    8. Use the DXOne reporting module for collection of statistical data for various Reporting needs.
    9. If applicable, use DEXIS, digital x-ray software that is the Dentrix Enterprise solution for acquiring, manipulating, and storing digital images.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
    1. Effectively chart patient conditions, along with planned and completed treatment, in an electronic format.
    2. Write, approve, and store Clinical Notes electronically.
    3. Produce, manipulate, and store digital images [if applicable to the clinic].
    4. Enter and archive Patient Appointments electronically.
    5. Track and contact Patients for treatment planned, and for regular hygiene care needed.
    6. Use Dentrix Enterprise to go completely chartless/paperless when desired.
    7. Retrieve, schedule, manage, and maintain statistical data at will.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Payment Address:





    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

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    DE0050: IHS Dental Depression Screening Pilot Project Webinar 1
    Date(s): 11/30/2016 - 11/30/2016
    Facility: TBD Location:
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Advanced
    Quota: 5 - 25 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course, which is open only to the sites participating in the IHS Depression Screening Project, will describe the purpose of the initiative, goals, and next steps.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe the purpose of the IHS Dental Depression Screening Project;
    2. Recite the two questions in the PHQ-2; and
    3. Explain basic quality improvement concepts.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0051: IHS EDR Continuing Dental Education - Periodontal Charting
    Date(s): 12/14/2016 - 12/14/2016
    Facility: TBD Location:
    Instructor(s): Theresa Romero Director: Joel Knutson
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 2.00 (AGD - 561)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This 1-hour webinar will detail how to utilize the periodontal charting function in the Dentrix Electronic Dental Record.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
    1. Learn the perio path and issues caused when you fall of the path;
    2. Learn the navigation tools of the EDR with relation to periodontal charting; and
    3. Explain/recognize periodontal exam views in the EDR.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be end users in the IHS Electronic Dental Record.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

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    DE0052: IHS Essential Training on Pain and Addiction
    Date(s): 1/26/2017 - 1/26/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Joanne Katzman, Snehal Bhatt Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 5.00 (Total CDE); 5.00 (AGD - 157)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    In order to address the dual epidemics of Chronic Pain and Unintended Overdose within Indian Country, IHS, in partnership with the University of New Mexico Project ECHO and the Center for Rural and Community Behavioral Health, is providing Essential Training on Pain and Addiction. This training will be essential for all IHS providers who have a DEA number and will provide 5 hours of free CE.

    In order to minimize the impact on patient care, this training will be conducted via Adobe Connect. This platform will allow you to connect and participate from any internet connected device [including mobile devices]. Be aware that it is expected that you will complete the entire session in one day, otherwise you will have to restart the training.

    Webinar begins at 9:00AM [Mountain Time]

    Total Time= 6 hours [5 hours of training, 30 min. lunch break, 15 min. breaks x 2]

    This course was sponsored by the IHS TeleBehavioral Health Center of Excellence - contact Mary Toledo at Mary.Toledo@ihs.gov or 505-248-4312.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
    1. Discuss the epidemic of unintentional opiate overdose deaths.
    2. List Institute of Medicine Guidelines for Best Practices in pain management.
    3. Explain safe prescribing of opiate analgesics, with detailed equianalgesic dosing guidelines.
    4. Identify the patient at risk for addictions, current addictions issues, and diversion.
    5. Refer to Federal regulations regarding pain management.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Payment Address:





    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

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    DE0059: EDR Training and Implementation in IHS
    Date(s): 11/8/2016 - 11/17/2016
    Facility: Micmac Location: Presque Isle, ME
    Instructor(s): Theresa Romero Director: James Webb
    Audience: Assistants, Support Staff, Dentists, Hygienists Level: Advanced
    Quota: 1 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 48.00 (Total CDE); 48.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 48.00 (AGD - 561)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    Summary:

    Our trainees are provided a presentation, along with hands-on use, of the Clinical Applications and the Electronic Appointment Scheduler in the Dentrix Enterprise electronic dental record [EDR]. This course of instruction is presented on site for a full 6 days. An additional 2 days are spent together with the trainer during “Go Live” following the initial five days. At this time, the EDR is put to work with active patients in the dental clinic, with the trainer there to assist the Doctors and Staff Members as they use the software.

    We will instruct the Dental Chief, Staff Dentists, and the entire Team, respective to position, on how to:
    1. Setup the Clinic in Dentrix Enterprise [includes Password Security settings and assigned rights for a Login/Password for each Provider and Staff Member].
    2. Enter existing treatment, treatment planned procedures, and completed treatment procedures in the Patient Chart.
    3. Enter Perio Charting of pocket depths, recession, etc.
    4. Complete and Approve Clinical Notes for each patient’s visit to the clinic.
    5. Appoint and Re-Appoint patients for needed treatment.
    6. Use scanning hardware and the Dentrix Enterprise Document Center to electronically store all paperwork.
    7. Set-up and monitor a Recall system for ongoing patient care.
    8. Use the DXOne reporting module for collection of statistical data for various Reporting needs.
    9. If applicable, use DEXIS, digital x-ray software that is the Dentrix Enterprise solution for acquiring, manipulating, and storing digital images.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
    1. Effectively chart patient conditions, along with planned and completed treatment, in an electronic format.
    2. Write, approve, and store Clinical Notes electronically.
    3. Produce, manipulate, and store digital images [if applicable to the clinic].
    4. Enter and archive Patient Appointments electronically.
    5. Track and contact Patients for treatment planned, and for regular hygiene care needed.
    6. Use Dentrix Enterprise to go completely chartless/paperless when desired.
    7. Retrieve, schedule, manage, and maintain statistical data at will.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Payment Address:





    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

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    DE0065: IHS Dental Depression Screening Pilot Project Webinar 2
    Date(s): 1/25/2017 - 1/25/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Advanced
    Quota: 5 - 25 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course, which is open only to the 13 sites participating in the IHS Depression Screening Project, will describe the purpose of the initiative, goals, and next steps.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe the purpose of the IHS Dental Depression Screening Project;
    2. Recite the two questions in the PHQ-2; and
    3. Use PDSAs to improve implementation of the PHQ-2

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

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    DE0066: 2017 California Area Continuing Dental Education Conference
    Date(s): 5/15/2017 - 5/18/2017
    Facility: Doubletree Hotel Location: Sacramento, CA
    Instructor(s): Steve Riggio, Grace Lee, Matthew Nealon, Mitchell Goodis, Marilyn Freeman, Susan Lukins, Eva Grayzel, Vicki Wedel, Lisa Saiia, Heidi Christopher, Melodi Randolph, Marieke Kruidering-Hall, WALTER LUCIO, Toni Adams, Clara Kim, Nichol Gibson, Michelle Brucklacher, Allen Wong, Troy Schmedding, Thaddous Archie, Susan Dahl, Justin Crone, Cindy Listoe, MARY ANN GONZALEZ, CATHY MURCHISON, Eva-Marie Del Puerto, Stanton Appleton, Alice Huang, Peter Chase, Nathan Yang, Joan Greenfield, Sharon Moe, Carlos Rivera, Carrie Loewen, Mark Etsey, Eileen O'Neal Director: Steve Riggio
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 25 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 77.75 (Total CDE); 77.75 (DANB Non-Clinical); 2.00 (AGD - 016); 6.00 (AGD - 554); 6.00 (AGD - 557); 2.00 (AGD - 738); 2.00 (AGD - 434); 4.00 (AGD - 555); 2.00 (AGD - 671); 2.00 (AGD - 560); 2.00 (AGD - 182); 4.00 (AGD - 257); 1.25 (AGD - 144); 2.00 (AGD - 160); 2.00 (AGD - 492); 2.00 (AGD - 255); 2.00 (AGD - 561); 4.00 (AGD - 269); 2.00 (AGD - 138); 2.00 (AGD - 145); 2.00 (AGD - 551); 2.00 (AGD - 552); 2.00 (AGD - 311); 2.00 (AGD - 497); 2.00 (AGD - 449); 0.50 (AGD - 149); 1.50 (AGD - 134); 1.50 (AGD - 736); 2.00 (AGD - 148); 2.00 (AGD - 563); 2.00 (AGD - 436); 2.00 (AGD - 070); 7.00 (AGD - 142)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This annual conference is the only opportunity for dental staff from California Area dental programs to meet. The conference is put together with the advice of the California Area Dental Advisory Committee which is composed of dentists representing geographic regions of California, as well as a dental hygienist and a dental assistant. The committee selects relevant topics that will increase the skills of dental staff and improve oral health outcomes for the AI/AN patient population.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this meeting, participants will be able to:
    1. Improve clinical skills and knowledge in California Area Tribal and Urban dental settings;
    2. Utilize a public health approach in providing oral health services to AI/AN patients; and
    3. Provide oral health care in a culturally appropriate manner.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    This is an in-person meeting; travel is required to the meeting location.

    Payment Address:

    N/A



    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

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    DE0067: Caring for Elders with Diabetes
    Date(s): 1/1/2017 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Blythe Winchester Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This presentation will review the differences in overall pathophysiology in elders with diabetes compared to younger patients with the disease. Reducing risks of complications from diabetes will also be discussed. Clinical considerations to assist in providing the best care for elders with diabetes will be described.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Summarize the differences between elders with diabetes vs. younger patients with the disease.
    2. Incorporate key concepts of individualizing caring for elders with diabetes into clinical practice.
    3. Incorporate into practice, information on the differences in pharmacotherapy in elders with diabetes compared to younger patients.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

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    DE0068: IHS EDR Series: Insurance Billing Using Dentrix Enterprise 8.0.5
    Date(s): 1/18/2017 - 1/18/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Ginger Roberts Director: Joel Knutson
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 2.00 (AGD - 554)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This is a webinar in the IHS Electronic Dental Record series, and end users of the IHS EDR are encouraged to participate in this training opportunity. Dentrix Enterprise has everything you need to file your dental insurance claims. In this webinar you will learn how to bill insurance companies, add attachments electronically, track your claims plus how to read the reports that come back from eServices.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1.   File and refile claims
    2.   Track claims and update statuses
    3.   File and pay claims using the Batch Insurance options

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be users of the IHS EDR

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

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    DE0070: Basic Principles of Adult Learning
    Date(s): 3/22/2017 - 3/22/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Steve Tetrev, MARY BETH KINNEY Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Assistants, Hygienists, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 5 - 250 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 557)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This one-hour course, part of the IHS Monthly CDE Series, will provide attendees with an overall perspective of significant adult learning along with 12 principles for improving adult learning.

    Continuing dental education instructors, past and present, are encouraged to participate in this course to learn different approaches at teaching dental staff. All dental staff are encouraged to participate in this course to learn different approaches at teaching other staff and patients.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:
    1. Identify how adult learners are different from younger learners;
    2. Recall at least two aspects of significant learning; and
    3. Relate their own learning preferences with 3 of the 12 principles.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None- online course

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

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    DE0071: IHS Monthly CDE Webinar: Dental Erosion - Management & Treatment for the Pediatric Patient
    Date(s): 2/22/2017 - 2/22/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): BRIAN TALLEY Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 5 - 150 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 257)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This one-hour webinar, part of the IHS monthly continuing dental education series, will focus on dental erosion management and treatment.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Define etiology of dental erosion;
    2. Describe erosion prevention strategies;
    3. Explain how dental erosion is managed in the pediatric patient, including treatment principles.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None - webinar

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DE0072: Update on Nutrition for People with Chronic Kidney Disease
    Date(s): 2/7/2017 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Webinar Location: Webinar,
    Instructor(s): Theresa Kuracina Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This presentation will review the differences in overall pathophysiology in elders with diabetes compared to younger patients with the disease. Reducing risks of complications from diabetes will also be discussed. Clinical considerations to assist in providing the best care for elders with diabetes will be described.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Identify chronic kidney disease using urine and blood tests and describe kidney function and complications of CKD;
    2. Identify dietary interventions to slow progression of CKD; and
    3. Identify sources of sodium, protein, phosphorus, and potassium in My Native Plate food groups.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0075: What the Diabetes Team Needs to Know About ESRD
    Date(s): 2/22/2017 - 2/22/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Andrew Narva Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This presentation is designed to assist diabetes care providers and educators in counselling people with diabetes and kidney disease who are progressing toward end-stage renal disease. The session will provide diagnostic criteria, treatment options, and recommendations for educating and assisting patients prepare appropriately for kidney failure. The benefits of care coordination for patients with diabetic kidney disease/end stage renal disease will also be addressed.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Utilize lab tests for identifying and monitoring CKD and assessing progression.
    2. Describe important interventions for people with progressive kidney disease approaching kidney failure.
    3. Discuss treatment choices for patients with kidney failure.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



    2017 Continuing Dental Education Catalog

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    DE0079: Improving the Oral Health of American Indian and Alaskan Natives
    Date(s): 4/12/2017 - 4/12/2017
    Facility: Southern Plains Tribal Health Board at River Spirit Casino Resort Location: Tulsa, OK
    Instructor(s): Kathy Phipps Director: Julie Seward
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 010)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    American Indian and Alaska Native people experience more oral disease and are more likely to have unmet oral health needs than the general U.S. population. These disparities may be attributed to limited access to and use of the dental care system plus a high prevalence of risk factors such as social inequities, diet, smoking, and oral hygiene behaviors. This session will provide current information on [1] the oral health of AI/ANs highlighting trends and differences among IHS Areas plus [2] strategies designed to increase access, prevent disease, and change systems. To address the oral health crisis in Indian Country a multi-modal approach which engages the individual, family, community, tribal leadership, plus health and social service providers must be developed, implemented and sustained. This multi-modal approach should combine primary, secondary and tertiary prevention strategies layered with strategies to increase access and system changes to reduce the consequences of social inequities.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe the oral health status of AI/AN children and adults.
    2. Discuss reasons why the level of oral disease is higher in the AI/AN population.
    3. Describe strategies for improving the oral health of AI/AN children and adults.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    In-person at casino resort

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0080: FDA Update on Menu and Nutrition Facts Labeling
    Date(s): 3/8/2017 - 3/8/2020
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Robin McKinnon, Claudine Kavanaugh Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.50 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    Webinar offered by the Division of Diabetes - available at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/.

    The FDA has recently undertaken work to promote healthy dietary practices and address the need for greater clarity in nutrition information menus and food products. This seminar will provide information on the latest requirements for menu and nutrition labeling. Details regarding changes to menu and nutrition facts labeling requirements will be reviewed. The session will include discussion of the draft voluntary sodium reduction guidance for processed and packaged food, Menu Labeling, updates to the Nutrition Facts label, and updates to designation of Serving Sizes and Labeling of Certain Sized Packages. Practical information for diabetes educators on the use of the updated menu and food labeling will also be provided.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe requirements for menu labeling.
    2. Identify updated changes to the Nutrition Facts label.
    3. Explain the draft voluntary sodium reduction guidance and how it may be able to contribute to reduced risk of disease and improved health and well being.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0081: Update on Immunizations for People with Diabetes
    Date(s): 12/7/2016 - 12/7/2019
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Amy Groom Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.50 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types
    Summary:

    This webinar is a recorded session from 12/7/16 and is available at The live and recorded sessions of our trainings are all available at the following https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/.

    Immunizations are important for keeping people of all ages healthy. Specific immunization needs are determined by factors such as age, lifestyle, health conditions, locations of travel, and previous immunizations. This seminar will address the specific immunization needs of adults with diabetes and provide comprehensive information on immunization recommendations, schedule, and documentation for adults with diabetes. The immunization needs of youth with diabetes vs youth in general will also be clarified.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:
    1. Discuss specific immunization recommendations for people with diabetes, and their importance to overall health.
    2. Discuss current national immunization trends in adult AI/AN patients with diabetes.
    3. Identify and use resources for educating people with diabetes about their immunization needs.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0082: IHS Clinical Rounds:: Co-Prescribing Naloxone
    Date(s): 2/17/2017 - 2/17/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Kailee Fretland, Jennie Wei Director: Mary Toledo
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 142)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This is a webinar sponsored by the IHS Clinical Rounds on Friday, February 17, 2017, 12-1 Eastern Time.

    Registration/Connection Information
    There is no fee to participate in this webinar. The session is open and registration is not required. Use the link/ instructions below on the day of the presentation to be connected.

    1. Go to: http://ihs.adobeconnect.com/ihsrounds
    Please sign in 10 minutes before the listed start time to hear important navigation instructions.
    2. Select the “Enter as a Guest” option.
    3. Input your name [first and last] in the Name box.
    4. The passcode is: rounds
    5. Press the “Enter Room Button”


    Recording
    All sessions are recorded and can be accessed at:
    https://www.ihs.gov/telebehavioral/index.cfm/seminararchive/. Please note that CE credit is not available for viewing recorded versions of the webinars.

    Questions & Technical Assistance: Send e-mail to ALB_AO.esupport@ihs.gov

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
    1. Recognize the role of Co-prescribing Naloxone as part of a Harm Reduction and Risk Mitigation Strategy to prevent opioid overdoses.
    2. Implement the national response strategies to reduce opioid overdose deaths.
    3. Develop collaborative practice agreements for pharmacists and local first responders.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0083: Fun, Easy, and Free Resources for Nutrition Education: Online Interactive Tools from USDA
    Date(s): 3/14/2017 - 3/14/2020
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Corey Holland Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Review
    Quota: 1 - 200 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This is a one-hour webinar offered by the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention. The live webinar will be held on March 14th. The live and recorded sessions of our trainings are all available at the following https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/.


    The USDA has a number of nutrition education resources available for diabetes educators to use in their promotion of healthier lifestyles. This seminar will provide participants with the opportunity to acquire information about the online USDA nutrition education resources. The session will include an overview of a number of resources available including programs such as the SuperTracker, What's Cooking?, the BMI Calculator, My Plate Daily Checklist, Quizzes, Portion Distortion, and Pregnancy Weight Gain Calculator. Details for effective use of the resources with a variety of audiences will be shared.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Locate and utilize the SuperTracker for individual and group education sessions.
    2. Utilize nutrition education resources available on the USDA web site to counsel patients with pre-diabetes or diabetes.
    3. Identify one change you can make in your clinical or public health practice.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0084: IHS Dental Depression Screening Pilot Project Webinar 2
    Date(s): 2/22/2017 - 2/22/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Advanced
    Quota: 5 - 25 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course, which is open only to the 13 sites participating in the IHS Depression Screening Project, will describe the purpose of the initiative, goals, and next steps.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe the purpose of the IHS Dental Depression Screening Project;
    2. Recite the two questions in the PHQ-2; and
    3. Use PDSAs to improve implementation of the PHQ-2

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0085: IHS EDR Continuing Dental Education Series - Resolving RPMS-EDR Interface Issues
    Date(s): 4/26/2017 - 4/26/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Ginny Bronson Director: Joel Knutson
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.50 (AGD - 561)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This 1 1/2-hour webinar will provide an overview of the Resource and Patient Management System [RPMS] and Electronic Dental Record [EDR] interface including: [1] the type of data transmitted between RPMS and Dentrix; [2] the Bade production; and [3] common issues with the RPMS interface and review of the troubleshooting guide. The link to this webinar will be sent out via the IHS dental listservs prior to the webinar.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
    1. Understand data flow between Dentrix and RPMS;
    2. Troubleshoot issues related to Bade production in Ensemble; and
    3. Resolve common issues with patient demographic data in RPMS.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be end users in the IHS Electronic Dental Record.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DE0087: IHS EDR Continuing Dental Education Series - Dentrix Enterprise Document Center Management
    Date(s): 3/15/2017 - 3/15/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Theresa Romero Director: Joel Knutson
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.50 (AGD - 561)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This 1 1/2-hour webinar will provide an overview of the Dentrix Enterprise Document Center, including how to access the document center, how to select document types and set up document templates, how to correct mislabeled or incorrectly scanned or stored documents, and review functions of the modify document tool bar. The link to this webinar will be sent out via the IHS dental listservs prior to the webinar.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
    1.   Set up Document types and Document templates
    2.   Know the tools to correct a document that was labeled incorrectly or scanned incorrectly into the work folder or patient record.
    3.   Describe the Modify Document tool bar = allows you to add a page, crop, etc.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be end users in the IHS Electronic Dental Record.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DE0090: Innovations in Nutrition Care for Reaching Patients
    Date(s): 3/29/2017 - 3/29/2017
    Facility: TBD Location:
    Instructor(s): Stacy Hammer, Darian Schaubert, Abbey McCarthy Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 150)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, with the recording available on the DDTP website at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/. The course is LIVE on 3/29/17 but the recorded session is available until 3/28/2020.

    This seminar will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about a variety of innovative ways to connect with patients to provide diabetes education. The session will include an overview of effective approaches for providing diabetes education, including use of group education, food bank pantry, grocery store tours, connecting elders and youth, and community advisory boards. Details for effective use of these and other approaches with a variety of audiences will be shared.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Utilize group education techniques to provide effective group education sessions.
    2. Describe elements of a process for bringing youth and elders together to learn about improving health and well being.
    3. Identify one change you can make in your clinical or public health practice.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0091: The CDC and San Carlos: Traditional Western Apache Diet Project
    Date(s): 3/21/2017 - 3/21/2017
    Facility: TBD Location:
    Instructor(s): Seth Pilsk, Twila Cassadore Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 150)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, with the recording available on the DDTP website at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/. The course is LIVE on 3/21/17 but the recorded session is available until 3/28/2020.

    This seminar will provide a look at how diet and lifestyle changes in Native Americans may have led to increased likelihood for a number of diseases, including diabetes, obesity, alcoholism, suicide and domestic violence. The seminar will include an overview of the CDC and San Carlos: Traditional Western Apache Diet Project along with project details regarding the process and methodology used. Project activities and initial findings from this program will be shared. In addition, the seminar will include discussion of considerations for disease prevention and treatment and the importance of whole life balance.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Identify elements of a process for learning from elders about pre-reservation diet and health practices.
    2. Describe aspects of traditional medicine and diet that can contribute to reduced risk of disease and improved health and well being.
    3. Identify one change you can make in your clinical or public health practice that may help encourage or restore healthy aspects of traditional lifestyles.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0094: IHS Dental Depression Screening Pilot Project Webinar 4
    Date(s): 3/22/2017 - 3/22/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Advanced
    Quota: 5 - 25 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course, which is open only to the 13 sites participating in the IHS Depression Screening Project, will describe the purpose of the initiative, goals, and next steps.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe the purpose of the IHS Dental Depression Screening Project;
    2. Recite the two questions in the PHQ-2; and
    3. Use PDSAs to improve implementation of the PHQ-2

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0095: New Directions in Understanding and Managing Childhood Obesity
    Date(s): 4/19/2017 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Jeffrey Powell, Jill Moses Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 150)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, with the recording available on the DDTP website at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/. The course is LIVE on 4/19/17 but the recorded session is available until 4/19/2020.

    This presentation will provide an overview of the clinical management of overweight children and some resources and strategies for improving their care. The training will update knowledge of providers and is also designed with the intent of providing ideas for evidence based interventions. A review of current data on pediatric overweight and obesity and the relationship with type 2 diabetes and discussion of evidence based prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity in children will also be provided.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Analyze epidemiology data regarding childhood diabetes and associated risk factors.
    2. Assess risk factors for the development of childhood obesity in pediatric patients.
    3. Identify one change you can make in your clinical or public health practice.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0098: CDT-2017 Code Changes
    Date(s): 4/26/2017 - 4/26/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Joel Knutson Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 10 - 120 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 550)
    Summary:

    This presentation will provide participants with an update on Common Dental Terminology [CDT] 2017 codes, including a discussion of frequently used diagnostic, preventive, restorative, endodontic, periodontal, oral surgery, and prosthodontic code issues faced in IHS, Tribal, and Urban dental programs.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
    1. Discuss at least three code changes with CDT 2017.
    2. Briefly provide an overview of the levels of care in the IHS system.
    3. Identify the new codes for: [1] distal shoe space maintainer; [2] silver ion antimicrobial application; [3] scaling of an implant site; [4] medical consultation; [5] dental case management [4 different types]

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Payment Address:





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    DE0099: What's Culture got to do with it?
    Date(s): 5/3/2017 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Ann Bullock, Bethany Moody Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, with the recording available on the DDTP website at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/. The course is LIVE on 5/3/17 but the recorded session is available until 5/2//2020.

    What is culture? This seminar provides an overview of what culture is and how it impacts health and health care. The session is the beginning of a series of presentations designed to begin a very important and in-depth conversation exploring the meaning of culture and cultural competency. It will provide an opportunity and tool for participant self-reflection on their own culture and cultural identity, and the ways it impacts communication and care.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe “culture” and “cultural competency”.
    2. Complete the cultural competency self-assessment tool.
    3. Incorporate strategies to enhance skills in providing culturally competent care.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0100: Hypoglycemia
    Date(s): 5/10/2017 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Carol Greenlee Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, with the recording available on the DDTP website at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/. The course is LIVE on 5/10/17 but the recorded session is available until 5/09/2020.

    This presentation will provide an overview of the impact of hypoglycemia, the risk factors for hypoglycemia and/or harm from hypoglycemia and what efforts are needed for preventing and treating hypoglycemia in patients on insulin and/or sulfonylureas. The session will include a discussion of the frequency with which hypoglycemia occurs, the risk factors providers need to be aware of, and the morbidity and mortality associated with hypoglycemia. A risk assessment tool for helping assess whether a patient is experiencing hypoglycemia will be provided. Signs, symptoms, and treatment of mild, moderate, and severe hypoglycemia will be addressed. Collaborating with patients to set realistic blood sugar goals to avoid hypoglycemia will also be discussed.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Outline the signs and symptoms and treatment for mild, moderate and severe hypoglycemia.
    2. Describe pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic risk factors for hypoglycemia.
    3. Work collaboratively with patients with type 2 diabetes to share in decisions about therapy and treatment goals.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0101: IHS Monthly CDE Webinar Dentistry and HIV/AIDs, Considerations for the Provision of Care
    Date(s): 5/24/2017 - 5/24/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Mark Nichols Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Review
    Quota: 5 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 755)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This presentation is part of the IHS Monthly CDE Webinar Series. Information on the live session is sent out via the IHS Dental Listserv. The webinar will also be recorded, and information on recorded webinars is also sent out each month on the IHS Dental Listserv.

    The HIV/AIDS patient can present as a medically complex patient and may need special considerations for examination and for invasive procedure risks assessment. This lecture will briefly review the epidemiology and pathogenesis of HIV and the elements of the health history with special emphasis on certain aspects that related to the patient with HIV or AIDS, including oral pathology manifestations. This lecture will also review the standard of care for a HIV surgical risk assessment and discuss potential complications, as well as review the dental procedures that are routinely performed on this population.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
    1. Review the elements of a health history and identify 3 components with specific application to the HIV patient;
    2. Review the standard of care for an HIV/AIDS invasive risk assessment; and
    3. Discuss 3 dental procedures performed on HIV patients and discuss any indications or contraindications, and review any pharmacological contraindications.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0102: CVD Risk Assessment in Patients with Diabetes: Guidelines vs. Instinct
    Date(s): 5/23/2017 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Dena Wilson Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Dentists, Assistants, Hygienists, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, with the recording available on the DDTP website at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/. The course is LIVE on 5/23/17 but the recorded session is available until 5/22/2020.

    Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of mortality. There are many risk factors that increase the likelihood of developing CVD, diabetes among them. There are many diagnostic tests which help identify patients at risk and those with CVD requiring intervention. It is important for providers and other health care team members to accurately identify and assess CVD risk and to appropriately treat/refer. This seminar will discuss assessment of risk factors for CVD in patients with diabetes, and provide an overview of diagnostic tools and guidelines available to augment clinical acumen.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular equivalents.
    2. Outline key elements of CVD risk assessment which should be considered in clinical decision making.
    3. Explain what tests should be ordered in evaluating CVD in patients with/without diabetes.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0103: IHS EDR Continuing Dental Education Series - Maximizing Utilization of the Dentrix Appointment Book Features and ListsDentrix Enterprise Document Center Management
    Date(s): 5/17/2017 - 5/17/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Mary Randall Director: Joel Knutson
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.50 (AGD - 560)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is focused on all things Appointment book! We will review some of the set up functions that you may not have visited since your initial install, discover some of the best features the appointment book has to offer, and review the lists that are essential in scheduling! The link to this webinar will be sent out via the IHS dental listservs prior to the webinar.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
    1. Set up different areas of the appointment book to best fit your sites needs;
    2. Utilize the features presented, for more effective scheduling; and
    3. Have a solid understanding of the different appointment book lists, and when they are most helpful.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be end users in the IHS Electronic Dental Record.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DE0105: IHS EDR Continuing Dental Education - Using Dentrix Clinical Note Templates to Simplify Record Keeping and Save Time
    Date(s): 6/21/2017 - 6/21/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): jamie westfall Director: Joel Knutson
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.50 (AGD - 561)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This 1-hour webinar is available live on June 21, 2017, with the link sent out through the IHS Electronic Dental Record Listserv. It is also available as a recorded session with the link also sent through that listserv.

    _Inserting pre-written notes instead of typing them each time ensures consistent phrasing and prevents typing errors. It also eliminates the necessity to abbreviate phrases and dental terms for faster note taking. Often, we encounter clinicians whose notes have become very abbreviated over time. With clinical note templates, you can maintain a comprehensive, detailed clinical record with a couple clicks of the mouse.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
    1.   Utilize Clinical note templates in Dentrix;
    2.   Creating new clinical note templates;
    3.   Using prompts in clinical notes.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be end users in the IHS Electronic Dental Record.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DE0106: 2017 National Combined Councils Meeting
    Date(s): 6/20/2017 - 6/21/2017
    Facility: Gaylord Opryland Hotel Location: Nashville, TN
    Instructor(s): Mary Thoennes, Sandra Lahi, Snehal Bhatt, Alice Ricks, Diane Leach, Ann Bullock, Clifford Norman, Jorge Mera, Ty Reidhead, Timothy Ricks, Jonathan Iralu Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Assistants, Hygienists, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 24.75 (Total CDE); 24.75 (DANB Non-Clinical); 16.50 (AGD - 149); 3.25 (AGD - 755); 2.50 (AGD - 134); 2.50 (AGD - 257)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This in-person event, sponsored by the IHS Clinical Support Center, offers up to 7.25 hours of continuing dental education by the IHS CDE Program.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this multi-session course, dental participants should be able to:
    1. Identify at least three strategies in the prevention of early childhood caries;
    2. Explain oral health disparities faced by AI/AN children and adults; and
    3. Define and describe antibiotic stewardship.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0108: 2017 Portland Area Dental Meeting
    Date(s): 8/8/2017 - 8/10/2017
    Facility: Salishan Resort Location: Gleneden Beach, OR
    Instructor(s): Bonnie Bruerd, Darryl Tonemah, Christina Peters, kerri Lopez, Kathy Phipps, CHRISTOPHER HALLIDAY, Raymond Dailey, Mary Brickell, Jeremy Horst Director: Bonnie Bruerd
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 200 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 17.50 (Total CDE); 17.50 (DANB Non-Clinical); 4.75 (AGD - 432); 3.25 (AGD - 153); 2.00 (AGD - 551); 0.75 (AGD - 158); 1.00 (AGD - 010); 5.00 (AGD - 257); 0.75 (AGD - 149)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    The purpose of the annual dental meeting is to provide updates, present new oral health data, and provide continuing dental education on various clinical, prevention, and cultural topics.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this meeting, participants should be able to:
    1. Describe historical trauma and its impact on AI/AN people;
    2. List three findings of the 2016-17 IHS Oral Health Survey; and
    3. List at least three components of minimally-invasive dentistry and explain how these might fit into a comprehensive early childhood caries program.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Travel required to host site

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0110: Diabetes and Oral Health: What's the Connection?
    Date(s): 6/20/2017 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): TODD SMITH Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Hygienists, Support Staff, Dentists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 490)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, with the recording available on the DDTP website at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/. The course is LIVE on 06/20/17 but the recorded session is available until 6/20/2020.

    What is periodontal disease? How does it affect diabetes? The chronic inflammatory disease of periodontitis will be defined and described in detail as well as the relationship between diabetes and periodontitis, including how periodontal treatment can improve glycemic control. Modifications to standard dental care in patients with diabetes and periodontitis will be discussed along with an interdisciplinary approach to their treatment.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Recognize the signs and symptoms of gingival health, gingivitis and periodontitis during dental screenings.
    2. Use knowledge of the “2-Way-Relationship” between periodontitis and diabetes to improve patient education and motivate patients to improve oral hygiene.
    3. Describe how gum disease can be associated with certain complications of diabetes, as well as, poor glycemic control.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0111: IHS Monthly CDE Webinar: Dental Antibiotic Prophylaxis
    Date(s): 6/28/2017 - 6/28/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Kenneth Moran Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Review
    Quota: 2 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 016)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This webinar is being offered live on 6/28/17 but will be also available by recording afterwards. The course will provide a review and the presenter's opinions regarding antibiotic prophylaxis as it relates to its various applications in the dental setting.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completing this webinar, participants will be able to:
    1. Apply the American Heart Association's recommendations for dental antibiotic prophylaxis in the clinic;
    2. Formulate an individual clinical application of dental antibiotic prophylaxis with total joint replacement patients; and
    3. Explain the general use of dental antibiotic prophylaxis in the clinic setting.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0114: Integrating Historic Food Ways into Current Healthcare Practices
    Date(s): 7/26/2017 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Kibbe Conti Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Assistants, Support Staff, Hygienists, Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 150)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, with the recording available on the DDTP website at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/. The course is LIVE on 07/26/17 but the recorded session is available until 07/26/20.

    Although traditional food ways have a long history of importance and use in health maintenance and disease prevention and treatment in AI/AN communities, they are often underestimated as a part of health services. This session will provide an overview of the potential contributions of the Indigenous diet to health, wellness, and people-centered health care. Discussion of appropriate integration of traditional food ways into health care and education will be provided, including specific examples and tools for diabetes care and self-management education.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe the contribution of Indigenous concepts in patient education in supporting motivation for patient change.
    2. Provide diabetes education in a way that encourages use of traditional food ways.
    3. Identify aspects of traditional Native American lifestyles that may contribute to improved health and well-being.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0115: IHS Monthly CDE Webinar: 2017 HPDP Funding Initiative Project Reports
    Date(s): 7/26/2017 - 7/26/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Timothy Ricks Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Review
    Quota: 5 - 120 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 550)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    In an effort to share innovate, best, and promising prevention practices, recipients of the 2017 IHS Oral Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Funding Initiative will be sharing the results of their initiatives in a one-hour webinar.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:
    1. List at least three national oral health promotion/disease prevention initiatives in the IHS;
    2. Describe at least one of the funding programs, including results of their project; and
    3. Implement at least one preventive strategy learned from the projects reported by funded sites.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0116: IHS Monthly CDE Webinar: Dental Prescribing Guidelines for Pain Management
    Date(s): 8/23/2017 - 8/23/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Jennifer Lamermayer, Wil Darwin Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Review
    Quota: 5 - 150 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 016)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    Pain management in dentistry and in medicine continues to be a very important topic. This 1-hour webinar, offered live on August 23, 2017, will provide participants with pain management standards of care, examples of pain related to dentistry, and offer recommendations for treatment of dental pain through pharmacological agents.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
    1. List pain management standards of care;
    2. Describe examples of dental procedures, drugs, and disease states that can cause pain; and
    3. Describe appropriate pain management for dental procedures.

    Prerequisites:

    None.

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0117: IHS EDR Continuing Dental Education - Utilizing the Available Note Fields in Dentrix Enterprise
    Date(s): 7/19/2017 - 7/19/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Cindy Abreu Director: Joel Knutson
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.50 (AGD - 561)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This 1-hour webinar, offered live on 7/19, will cover the different kinds of notes you can enter in Dentrix, their purpose and use, and from which modules you can access these notes. Notes will be divided into the following areas: Scheduling Notes, Patient Information Notes, Financial Notes, Insurance Notes, and Clinical Notes.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
    1. Identify all of the available notes fields in Dentrix Enterprise;
    2. Quickly and efficiently have access to specific information about each patient; and
    3. Create and maintain a complete clinical and personal record for each patient.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be end users in the IHS Electronic Dental Record.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DE0118: Update on Dental Disease Prevention & Public Health Approach in AI Communities
    Date(s): 8/11/2017 - 8/11/2017
    Facility: Grand Ronde Location: Grand Ronde, OR
    Instructor(s): Bonnie Bruerd Director: Bonnie Bruerd
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (DANB Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 432); 1.00 (AGD - 010)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This two-hour presentation is intended to provide the very latest information on the prevention and management of dental caries and periodontal diseases. Both clinical and community-based interventions will be presented and the learning group will discuss the implementation of these interventions in their local communities. Furthermore, the presentation will review dental program GPRA objectives, public health principles, and effective health education strategies.

    Learning Objectives:

    1.   Describe how public health dentistry is different than private practice dentistry.
    2.   Describe at least one strategy to establish school-based programs or recruit school-age children to the dental clinic for fluoride and sealants.
    3.   Describe at least one strategy to recruit more infants and toddlers to the dental program for screening and fluoride.
    4.   List at least two strategies to improve the effectiveness of health education.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:





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    DE0119: Diabetes Medications and Medication Management
    Date(s): 8/22/2017 - 9/30/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Chris Larner Director: Jan Frederick
    Audience: Assistants, Support Staff, Hygienists, Dentists Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 134)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, with the recording available on the DDTP website at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/. The course is LIVE on 08/22/17 but the recorded session is available until 08/22/20.

    This seminar will cover the latest information on diabetes medications and the management of patients receiving them. Working with patients on individualized treatment targets, and intricacies of needing and using multiple medications will also be addressed.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe the different types of diabetes medications, their mechanisms of action, and the types of patients with diabetes for whom they are best suited.
    2. Teach patients about common adverse effects of medications used to manage blood glucose.
    3. Monitor patient medications to assure safety and efficacy.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0121: IHS EDR Continuing Dental Education - eServices for billing from Dentrix Enterprise
    Date(s): 8/16/2017 - 8/16/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Poonam Jackson, Carey Zibley Director: Joel Knutson
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.50 (AGD - 561)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This 1-hour webinar, offered live on 8/16, will be an introduction to the eServices module and how it works in the billing process. Information will be provided on access and how to use the eServices program.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
    1. Understand what the components of eServices are and how they work in the billing process.
    2. Understand some of the specifics of eServices for the IHS Dentrix Enterprise client
    3. Understand who to contact or how to apply for eServices for Dentrix Enterprise

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be end users in the IHS Electronic Dental Record.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DE0123: IHS EDR Continuing Dental Education - Maximizing Utilization of the Dentrix Appointment Book Features
    Date(s): 9/20/2017 - 9/20/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Johnnie Phillips Director: Joel Knutson
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.50 (AGD - 561)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This 1-hour webinar, offered live on 9/20, is focused on the appointment book in Dentrix. We will review some setup functions that may not have visited since your initial install, discover some of the best features the appointment book has to offer, and review the lists that are essential in scheduling.

    This webinar will be recorded and the recording link will be sent out on the IHS EDR Listserv after the webinar.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
    1. Set up different areas of the appointment book to best fit your site needs.
    2. Utilize the features present for more effective scheduling.
    3. Have a solid understanding of the different appointment book lists and when they are most helpful

    Prerequisites:

    Participants should be end users in the IHS Electronic Dental Record.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    No tuition



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    DE0124: IHS Essential Training on Pain and Addiction
    Date(s): 9/14/2017 - 9/14/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Joanne Katzman, Snehal Bhatt, Denise Taylor, George Comerci Director: Mary Toledo
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 1000 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 5.50 (Total CDE); 5.50 (DANB Non-Clinical); 5.50 (AGD - 157)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    In order to address the dual epidemics of Chronic Pain and Unintended Overdose within Indian Country, IHS, in partnership with the University of New Mexico Project ECHO and the Center for Rural and Community Behavioral Health, is providing Essential Training on Pain and Addiction. This training will be essential for all IHS providers who have a DEA number and will provide 5 1/2 hours of free CE.

    The training will focus on providing knowledge on several topics including- pain management, aberrant behaviors, risk factors, opioid treatments, non-opioid treatments, non-pharmacological treatments, and pain prevalence. Case vignettes will use real-world examples of patient interactions and role-plays to learn how to address difficult issues and topics with patients.

    This presentation is open to everyone, and there is no fee to participate in this webinar. Continuing education credits from various disciplines will be provided for attending this webinar. Details on how to claim these credits will be provided during the presentation. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; Each individual must register. If attending in a group setting [2], please email TBHCE at ALB_AO.esupport@ihs.gov for additional instructions.
    To register, please visit: https://ihs.adobeconnect.com/e8id2ok7nni0/event/event_info.html, Then click on the Event Registration link.

    Following the live training on 9/14/2017, a recording will also be made available, with the link posted in this summary.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
    1. Discuss the epidemic of unintentional opiate overdose deaths.
    2. List Institute of Medicine Guidelines for Best Practices in pain management.
    3. Explain safe prescribing of opiate analgesics, with detailed equianalgesic dosing guidelines.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Payment Address:





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    DE0128: IHS Monthly CDE Webinar: Interceptive Orthodontics
    Date(s): 9/27/2017 - 9/27/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Jonathan Chiang Director: Timothy Ricks
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants Level: Review
    Quota: 5 - 150 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 370)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    The IHS general dentist faces challenges often when considering space maintenance and orthodontics in their patients. This 1-hour webinar, offered live on September 27, 2017, will provide participants with knowledge to make informed orthodontic decisions with regard to interceptive orthodontic treatment during the transitional dentition.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
    1. Strengthen orthodontic decision making through a limited orthodontic examination worksheet;
    2. Provide guidance for interceptive orthodontic treatment; and
    3. Advise parents regarding primary tooth extraction and space maintenance.

    Prerequisites:

    None.

    Travel:

    None

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0129: EDR Training and Implementation in IHS - Gallup
    Date(s): 8/16/2017 - 8/22/2017
    Facility: Gallup Indian Medical Center Location: Gallup, NM
    Instructor(s): Cindy Abreu, Mary Randall, Theresa Romero Director: Joel Knutson
    Audience: Assistants, Support Staff, Dentists, Hygienists Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 32.00 (Total CDE); 32.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 32.00 (AGD - 561)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    Summary: This is for GALLUP and TOHATCHI dental staff only. Our trainees are provided a presentation, along with hands-on use, of the Clinical Applications and the Electronic Appointment Scheduler in the Dentrix Enterprise electronic dental record [EDR]. This course of instruction is presented on site for a full 6 days. An additional 2 days are spent together with the trainer during “Go Live” following the initial five days. At this time, the EDR is put to work with active patients in the dental clinic, with the trainer there to assist the Doctors and Staff Members as they use the software.

    We will instruct the Dental Chief, Staff Dentists, and the entire Team, respective to position, on how to:
    1. Setup the Clinic in Dentrix Enterprise [includes Password Security settings and assigned rights for a Login/Password for each Provider and Staff Member].
    2. Enter existing treatment, treatment planned procedures, and completed treatment procedures in the Patient Chart.
    3. Enter Perio Charting of pocket depths, recession, etc.
    4. Complete and Approve Clinical Notes for each patient’s visit to the clinic.
    5. Appoint and Re-Appoint patients for needed treatment.
    6. Use scanning hardware and the Dentrix Enterprise Document Center to electronically store all paperwork.
    7. Set-up and monitor a Recall system for ongoing patient care.
    8. Use the DXOne reporting module for collection of statistical data for various Reporting needs.
    9. If applicable, use DEXIS, digital x-ray software that is the Dentrix Enterprise solution for acquiring, manipulating, and storing digital images.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
    1. Effectively chart patient conditions, along with planned and completed treatment, in an electronic format.
    2. Write, approve, and store Clinical Notes electronically.
    3. Produce, manipulate, and store digital images [if applicable to the clinic].
    4. Enter and archive Patient Appointments electronically.
    5. Track and contact Patients for treatment planned, and for regular hygiene care needed.
    6. Use Dentrix Enterprise to go completely chartless/paperless when desired.
    7. Retrieve, schedule, manage, and maintain statistical data at will.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Payment Address:





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    DE0130: 2017 Oklahoma City Area Dental Meeting
    Date(s): 9/19/2017 - 9/21/2017
    Facility: Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center Location: Norman, OK
    Instructor(s): Tina Isham-Amos, Danny Walters, Sharukh Khajotia, jamie westfall, PAUL DIRKES, Jack Burlison, Donna Olewinski, Amy Logan, Lee Silverstein, Tony Rittenberry, Kendall Washburn, Daniel Trebus Director: Keasha Myrick
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Basic
    Quota: 2 - 250 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 22.00 (Total CDE); 22.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.50 (AGD - 070); 1.50 (AGD - 142); 4.50 (AGD - 148); 3.00 (AGD - 130); 1.50 (AGD - 561); 3.00 (AGD - 310); 2.50 (AGD - 430); 1.50 (AGD - 550); 1.50 (AGD - 490); 1.50 (AGD - 250)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This is the annual meeting of Oklahoma City Area dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this meeting, participants should be able to:
    1. Describe GPRA dental health performance measures;
    2. List actions to improve ergonomic delivery of oral health in IHS and tribal dental programs; and
    3. Explain the mechanism of action for silver ion antimicrobials and their appropriate use in IHS and tribal dental programs.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    To host site

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0131: Biological Monitoring and Attest
    Date(s): 9/22/2017 - 9/22/2017
    Facility: Online Location: Online
    Instructor(s): Damon Pope Director: Flauryse Baguidy
    Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff Level: Review
    Quota: 2 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 148)
    Course Types Course Types
    Summary:

    This course is part of the Great Plains Area quarterly infection control series and is available to Great Plains Area dental staff only. The course will outline CDC requirements concerning biological monitoring during the sterilization process.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:
    1. Describe the CDC requirements/recommendations for using biological indicators;
    2. Properly use biological indicators in the sterilization process; and
    3. Evaluate different biological monitoring systems.

    Prerequisites:

    Participants must be in the Great Plains Area.

    Travel:

    None required

    Payment Address:

    NA



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    DE0132: EDR Training and Implementation in IHS - Parker
    Date(s): 6/27/2017 - 7/5/2017
    Facility: Parker Indian Hospital Location: Parker, AZ
    Instructor(s): Ginger Roberts, Cindy Abreu Director: Joel Knutson
    Audience: Assistants, Dentists, Support Staff, Hygienists Level: Basic
    Quota: 1 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
    Hours: 41.00 (Total CDE); 41.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 41.00 (AGD - 561)
    Course Types Course Types Course Types
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    Summary:
    Our trainees are provided a presentation, along with hands-on use, of the Clinical Applications and the Electronic Appointment Scheduler in the Dentrix Enterprise electronic dental record [EDR]. This course of instruction is presented on site for a full 6 days. An additional 2 days are spent together with the trainer during “Go Live” following the initial five days. At this time, the EDR is put to work with active patients in the dental clinic, with the trainer there to assist the Doctors and Staff Members as they use the software.

    We will instruct the Dental Chief, Staff Dentists, and the entire Team, respective to position, on how to:
    1. Setup the Clinic in Dentrix Enterprise [includes Password Security settings and assigned rights for a Login/Password for each Provider and Staff Member].
    2. Enter existing treatment, treatment planned procedures, and completed treatment procedures in the Patient Chart.
    3. Enter Perio Charting of pocket depths, recession, etc.
    4. Complete and Approve Clinical Notes for each patient’s visit to the clinic.
    5. Appoint and Re-Appoint patients for needed treatment.
    6. Use scanning hardware and the Dentrix Enterprise Document Center to electronically store all paperwork.
    7. Set-up and monitor a Recall system for ongoing patient care.
    8. Use the DXOne reporting module for collection of statistical data for various Reporting needs.
    9. If applicable, use DEXIS, digital x-ray software that is the Dentrix Enterprise solution for acquiring, manipulating, and storing digital images.

    Learning Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
    1. Effectively chart patient conditions, along with planned and completed treatment, in an electronic format.
    2. Write, approve, and store Clinical Notes electronically.
    3. Produce, manipulate, and store digital images [if applicable to the clinic].
    4. Enter and archive Patient Appointments electronically.
    5. Track and contact Patients for treatment planned, and for regular hygiene care needed.
    6. Use Dentrix Enterprise to go completely chartless/paperless when desired.
    7. Retrieve, schedule, manage, and maintain statistical data at will.

    Prerequisites:

    None

    Travel:

    Payment Address: