2017 Catalog: Dentist Courses
DD0026: Leadership Course: Concepts of Dental Clinic Management II
This in-person course provides dental chiefs/directors, especially newer ones, with basic guidance on dental clinic management including evaluating efficiency and effectiveness, budgeting, general personnel management, and managing people skills.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Develop a plan to improve productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness of clinical care;
2. Understand business principles of dentistry to maximize collections and use those funds to improve patient care; and
3. Describe principles and methods for human resource development as applied to self- and staff-development.
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 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 CCEPR.ada.org
Participants should be service unit or tribal dental chiefs or directors, or Area Dental Officers or Headquarters dental staff.
Title V compacted programs should send $250.00 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 Title V Compact programs, and is required at least 2 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.