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DD1004: 2019 USPHS Scientific & Training Symposium

Date: 5/06/2019 - 5/09/2019 Course Status: Available
Facility: Minneapolis Convention Center Location: Minneapolis, MN
Instructor: Gina Thornton-Evans, Harold Tu, Robert Nadeau, Dan Skaar, Karl Self, Timothy Ricks, Brett Giroir, Daniel Goldstein, Rajal Mody, Erica Radden, Julie Bauch, Kailee Fretland, Chizoba Chukwura, Samantha Gustafson, David Good, Justin Jones, Michael Schmoyer, John Umhau, Joseph Strunce, Courtney Jordan Baechler, Jon Roesler, Matt Weinburke, Andrew Baker, Chelsea Makowicz, Nazmul Hassan, Jessica Fox, James Trinidad, David Hadley, Shelby Foerg Director: Timothy Ricks
Level: Basic Audience: Dentists
Quota: 10 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 26.75 (Total CDE); 2.00 (AGD - 130); 0.50 (AGD - 148); 2.75 (AGD - 149); 4.50 (AGD - 157); 1.00 (AGD - 310); 3.00 (AGD - 340); 0.75 (AGD - 490); 2.75 (AGD - 550); 0.50 (AGD - 750); 8.00 (AGD - 770)
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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

Join us at the Minneapolis Convention Center on May 6-9, 2019. The theme is "Better Health through Better Partnerships." The Symposium is sponsored by the PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation for the Advancement of Public Health. Dental Category Day, open to all USPHS Dentists [Commissioned Corps, Civil Service, Tribal] will be held on May 8, 2019.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this multi-session course, participants will be able to:
1. Provide statistics to describe the opioid epidemic in the U.S. as it pertains to oral health;
2. Describe the history of the USPHS Dental Category, now in its 100th year; and
3. Discuss the contributions made by dental therapists in the Minnesota Dental Therapy model.

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 must be USPHS dentists - Commissioned Corps, Civil Service, or Tribal hire - who have an existing CDE account in the IHS system.

Tuition Payment Information:


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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