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DD0037: Leadership Course: ADO/Chiefs Series - Measuring Quality of Dental Care

Date: 9/05/2017 - 9/05/2017
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Instructor: Timothy Ricks
Director: Timothy Ricks
Level: Basic
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists
Quota: 2 - 100 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 130)
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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

This course is part of the ongoing monthly leadership webinar series available to Area Dental Officers, Dental Support Centers, and Dental Directors/Chiefs. This course is available for live viewing on 9/5/17 and recorded viewing 1-2 weeks later; details on viewing the webinar will be sent out via the IHS Dental Chiefs Listserv.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Define the IHS quality measure utilized in the Improving Patient Care Initiative;
2. Explain limitations in measuring quality of care in the IHS;
3. List three or more ways to measure quality of care delivered in an IHS or Tribal dental setting.

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 (


Participants should be current Area Dental Officers, work in Dental Support Centers, or serve as a Dental Director/Chief or Deputy Dental Director/Deputy Chief at an IHS, Tribal, or IHS-funded Urban dental program. This session will be recorded for later viewing.

Tuition Payment Information:

No tuition

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.