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DE0224: Diabetes Online CDE: Treating Common Infections in Patients with Diabetes

 
Date: 2/20/2019 - 9/30/2019 Course Status: Available
Facility: To be determined Location:
Instructor: Jonathan Iralu Director: Jan Frederick
Level: Basic Audience: Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff, Dentists
Quota: 1 - 100 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:

Infectious diseases are more frequent and/or serious in patients with diabetes. Pneumonia, urinary tract infection and soft tissue infections are special challenges. This session will provide an overview of some of the more common infectious diseases seen in patients with diabetes, along with discussion of prevention, monitoring and treatment for the diseases. This course is being offered live on 2/20/19 but will be available online for three years.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Describe specific recommendations for preventing common infections in people with diabetes;
2. Educate patients with diabetes about preventing infections; and
3. Identify treatment therapies for common infectious diseases including pneumonia, diabetic foot infections and urinary tract infection.


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:

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.

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