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DA0030: EFDA - Periodontal REFRESHER

 
Date: 4/09/2019 - 4/12/2019 Course Status: Full
Facility: Tuba City Regional Health Corporation Location: Tuba City, AZ
Instructor: Jen Eng Director: Jen Eng
Level: Advanced Audience: Assistants
Quota: 3 - 6 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/advanced course more than 5 years ago and who want a refresher on periodontal EFDA procedures.

This course is composed of didactic and clinical instruction. It is designed to provide dental assistants who have provided periodontal/hygiene care in the past an update on periodontal expanded functions. This will include training in dental cleanings with newer state-of-the art Piezoelectric scalers as well as hand instrumentation with a Montana Jack sickle scaler.

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
• Lecture- Instrumentation of teeth using ultrasonic equipment and hand scalers.
• Ultrasonic and hand instrumentation lab using mannequins/typodonts
Day 2: 1:00- 5:00 PM-Lab
• Lab Instrumentation of teeth using ultrasonic equipment and hand scalers.
• Lab evaluations through direct observation and feedback
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
• Practicum evaluations through direct observation and feedback
• Students provide dental cleanings for patients until 11:00 AM
• Explanation of post-course work, Q&A session, and evaluations

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Relate Community Periodontal Index [CPI] scores to a need for potential periodontal treatment.
2. Detect disease, supra and subgingival calculus.
3. Provide thorough ultrasonic scaling of teeth along with isolated hand scaling.
4. Recommend effective toothpastes, mouth rinses and oral hygiene aids to patients.
5. Motivate patients to improve plaque removal and periodontal health.
6. 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:

Dental assistants must have been certified in the use of ultrasonic scalers in the past.
The other prerequisite required prior to this course includes successfully completing two modules on effective oral hygiene instruction; how to modify patient behavior to improve compliance with oral hygiene regimens; and antimicrobials and their use in preventing and treating periodontal diseases. This online course consists of pre-tests, learning activities, and post-tests in the two modules. To complete this course, dental assistants must earn a score of 80 percent or better on each post-test. Please sign up for, and complete, this Prerequisite Online Periodontal Course prior to attending the Refresher Course.

Tuition is due only from staff from tribal programs that have taken their HQ dental shares. Tuition Payment is due at least 30 days prior to the start of the course. Please submit tuition payment to the address on the Tuition Payment Form [obtain the form by contacting IHSCDECoordinator@ihs.gov] or downloading from this site.

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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