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DD0032: Great Plains Area Dental Challenges Course

Date: 6/05/2017 - 6/09/2017
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Great Plains Area Office
Location: Aberdeen, SD
Level: Basic
Audience: Dentists
Quota: 6 - 15 students
Tuition: $250.00
Hours: 34.00 (Total CDE); 34.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 3.25 (AGD - 070); 1.00 (AGD - 130); 0.50 (AGD - 149); 1.00 (AGD - 157); 3.50 (AGD - 250); 6.50 (AGD - 310); 7.25 (AGD - 430); 5.25 (AGD - 490); 2.00 (AGD - 550); 2.25 (AGD - 610); 1.50 (AGD - 670)
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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 open only to new dentists within the Great Plains Area of the IHS. This Dental Challenges Course provides the basis for understanding and working in the IHS, Tribal, and Urban dental programs as well as the ability to provide dental services efficiently and effectively in a public health setting.

This is a 5-day course that begins Monday at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Friday. For a detailed agenda, please contact Dr. Flauryse Baguidy, Area Dental Officer.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this multi-day course, participants will be able to:

1. State the Overall Mission of IHS/Utilize the IHS framework to apply the HQ DOH Strategic Plan;
2. Differentiate between a Public Health Practice and Private Practice Model; and
3. Apply evidence-based dentistry in clinical practical situations.

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.


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 34.00 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


All participants should take 6 pre-tests as described above before participating in the course.

Tuition Payment Information:

Please Make Checks Payable to: Indian Health Service.

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.