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DE0110: Diabetes and Oral Health: What's the Connection?

 
Date: 6/20/2017 - 9/30/2017
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Instructor: TODD SMITH
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 - 490)
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The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
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.

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 IHS CDE Coordinator or to ADA CERP (http://www.ada.org/goto/cerp).

Prerequisites:

None

Tuition Payment Information:

NA

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.