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DE0152: Diabetes Online CDE: Pharmacologic Treatment for the Prevention of Diabetes

 
Date: 10/01/2018 - 9/30/2019 Course Status: Available
Facility: Online Location: Online
Instructor: Richard Arakaki Director: Jan Frederick
Level: Basic Audience: Assistants, Support Staff, Hygienists, Dentists
Quota: 1 - 500 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 149)
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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
Summary:

This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, with the recording available on the DDTP website at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/.

The overall prevalence of diabetes among American Indian and Alaska Native people is approximately 15 or twice the national average. This session will provide discussion of screening for individuals with prediabetes to help identify people at risk and provide them with interventions to reduce development of diabetes. Discussion of lifestyle modification and medications as effective interventions that have been shown to decrease diabetes incidence will also be included.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Assess individuals for tailored intervention to prevent and/or delay diabetes.
2. Educate and increase patient awareness on the various risk factors for the development of diabetes.
3. Evaluate clinical studies of anti-hyperglycemic medication for the prevention of diabetes.

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 (http://www.ada.org/goto/cerp).

Prerequisites:

None

Tuition Payment Information:

NA

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.

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