2017 Catalog: All Courses
DE0037: 2017 IHS Dental Updates Meeting
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.