2017 Catalog: All Courses
DE0018: Public Health Issues in Periodontics
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.
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.
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.
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.