2017 Catalog: Dentist Courses
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DD0013: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - IHS Organizational Structure
This course is part of the ADO/Dental Chiefs/Dental Directors ongoing webinar series designed to provide Area Dental Officers and dental managers with both practical information and leadership information to help them do their jobs better.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the IHS organizational structure from HQ to field and the types of dental programs across the IHS system.
2. Differentiate the different types of employment and personnel systems available to all dental staff in IHS direct or Tribal programs.
3. Understand IHS dental standards and centralized location of standards regarding infection control, oral health promotion disease prevention, quality of care and clinical efficiency and effectiveness.
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 Indian Health Service Division of Oral Health (IHS DOH) is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 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. IHS DOH designates this activity for 1.00 continuing education credits.
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
No tuition required
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.