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DE0102: CVD Risk Assessment in Patients with Diabetes: Guidelines vs. Instinct

Date: 5/23/2017 - 9/30/2017
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Instructor: Dena Wilson
Director: Jan Frederick
Level: Basic
Audience: Hygienists, Support Staff, Dentists, Assistants
Quota: 2 - 500 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 149)
Joint Sponsorship: No
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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 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.

Speaker / Presenter:

Dena Wilson — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at

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.

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an accredited sponsor of continuing education under the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the IHS at IHS CDE Coordinator or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at



Tuition Payment Information:


Tuition Policy:

Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.