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DA0028: EFDA - Periodontal ADVANCED

 
Date: 9/09/2019 - 9/13/2019 Course Status: Full
Facility: Yakama Service Unit Location: Yakama, WA
Instructor: Emily Warnstadt Director: MICHAEL DONALESKI
Level: Advanced Audience: Assistants
Quota: 0 - 2 students Tuition: $280.00
Hours: 28.00 (Total CDE); 28.00 (DANB Clinical); 28.00 (AGD - 490)
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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:

Course is designed for EFDAs who have taken the basic EFDA course and want to progress to advanced periodontal functions.

This advanced course is composed of didactic and clinical instruction. Reminder - This course has prerequisites and is for the advanced dental assistant clinician who has taken the Perio EF Basic course and has been comfortable with the ultrasonic for at least three years. It is designed to teach dental assistants to provide dental cleanings to remove visible calculus by using scalers/curettes.

Day 1: 1:00-5:00 PM - Lecture
• Detection and Diagnosis- Gingivitis and Periodontitis
• Public Health Perio and Periodontal Risk
Day 2: 8:00 AM- Noon - Lecture and Lab
• Instrumentation of teeth using universal scalers.
• Dental procedure codes
• Universal Scalers lab using mannequins/typodont
- Posture will be covered
Day 2: 1:00- 5:00 PM- Lab
• Instrumentation of teeth using universal scalers lab with
mannequins/typodonts
- Lab evaluations through direct observation and feedback
- Sharpening will be covered
Day 3: 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
• Students provide dental cleanings on each other
• Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback
Day 3: 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
• Students provide dental cleanings for patients
• Practicum evaluation for each patient through direct observation
and feedback
Day 4: 8:00 AM- Noon - Practicum
• Students provide dental cleanings for patients
• Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback
Day 4: 1:00- 5:00 PM- Practicum
• Students provide dental cleanings for patients
- Closeout, review, questions, post test

Post-Course Requirements: Students must complete 20 dental cleanings which are checked and scored by the hygienist/dentist at their home dental clinic. This is documented on the Follow-Up Training Progress Record, which is then maintained at the local program. The dental chief/director should then e-mail the IHS EFDA Coordinator [IHSEFDA@ihs.gov] to inform them that post-course requirements have been met and that the record is on file at the local clinic. Once this is done, the IHS EFDA Coordinator will provide the student with instructions to receive their CDE certificate and their EFDA certificate.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Relate Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs [CPITN] scores to a need for potential periodontal treatment.
2. Detect disease, supra and subgingival calculus.
3. Provide thorough ultrasonic scaling of teeth..
4. Use universal scalers/curettes efficiently and atraumatically.
5. Sharpen universal scalers/curettes correctly and efficiently.
6. Accurately code for periodontal and hygiene procedures with IHS/ADA coding. .
7. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to patients.
8. Motivate patients to improve plaque removal and periodontal health.
9. Identify who is at risk for periodontal breakdown.

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:

This course is for the advanced dental assistant who has attended the Perio EF Basic course and has been comfortable using the ultrasonic for at least three years. Students do NOT need to retake the Perio EF Basic Pre-Requisite Course for this course.

Tuition Payment Information:

As of January 1, 2017, dental staff from Title V Tribal Compact Programs are required to pay tuition for courses. For this course, Title V compacted programs should send a check or money order made out to the

Tuition is required only for staff from Title V Tribal Compacts who have taken their dental shares. Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start of the course – please see the tuition policy below.

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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