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DE0329: Portland Area Webinar: Dental Operations During COVID-19

Date: 10/29/2020 - 10/29/2020
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Instructor: Sean Kelly
Director: Ticey Mason
Level: Basic
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, DHA
Quota: 1 - 200 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 550)
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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

This is a webinar for Portland Area dental staff only.

The Dental Covid-19 Operations session will assist Portland Area clinics in managing resources to best serve their communities. A recent Portland Area Survey will be used to assess needs and will be the foundation for this session. The meeting will be focused on collaboration among the northwest dental clinics to assist in taking the next steps in clinic operations in the mist of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Use current guidelines from the CDC, OSHA, IHS and the ADA [WA/OR/ID DOH as applicable] for necessary planning and strategies for dental clinics operations.
2. Know how to prioritize patient appointments based on staffing, supply levels, engineering/administrative controls and other factors amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
3. Know the appropriate PPE for patient care; with a focus on aerosol generating vs. non-aerosol generating procedures.

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 (


Portland Area dental staff only.

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.