2017 Catalog: All Courses
DD0002: Endodontic Emergencies
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.
This course is delivered online and includes interactive activities, lecture, and video demonstrations.
July, 2007; reviewed and updated August, 2010; reviewed 2014
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
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.
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.
|Intel Pentium II 450MHz or faster processor [or equivalent]||PowerPC G3 500MHz or faster processor|
|128MB of RAM||128MB of RAM|
Operating systems and browsers
Flash Player 8 is supported on the following operating systems and browsers:
|Microsoft Windows 98||Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later|
|Windows Me||Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later|
|Windows 2000||Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x or later, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 or later|
|Windows Server 2003|
|Mac OS X v.10.1.x, 10.2.x, 10.3.x, or 10.4.x||Internet 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|
This course may contain an audio portion or soundtrack. Please turn on your speakers or use headphones.
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.