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DE0375: Bemidji Area American Indian/Alaska Native Report on Oral Health Data and Surveillance Systems [Live Webinar]
This webinar is for the Bemidji Area only.
This webinar presentation will highlight major findings from the Bemidji Area American Indian/Alaska Native report on oral health data and surveillance systems. In this webinar, the presenter will discuss oral health surveillance systems at the national, state, and Tribal levels; challenges around oral health surveillance for Tribal and urban communities; and recommendations in improving oral health surveillance in the Bemidji Area for communities.
Title: Bemidji Area American Indian/Alaska Native Report on Oral Health Data and Surveillance Systems
Date: November 2nd, 2020
Time: 11am-12pm CT
The Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Epidemiology Center would like to invite Tribal community dental professionals serving American Indian/Alaska Natives in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin to attend this webinar.
• Identify available oral health surveillance systems
• Explain challenges and limitations on current oral health surveillance systems
• Discuss recommendations on ways to improve oral health surveillance
• Describe oral health resources
1. What are Tribal Epidemiology Centers
2. The Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Epidemiology Center
3. Oral Health projects at GLITEC
4. Public Health Surveillance
a. What is it?
b. What is the purpose of public health surveillance?
5. Bemidji Area American Indian/Alaska Native [AI/AN] Report on Oral Health Data and Surveillance Systems
a. Funding source for project
b. Collaboration with Oral Health Department at the Minnesota Department of Health
c. Overview of Oral Health as a public health problem
d. Oral Health Disparities in Indian country
e. Go over graphs
f. Methods used in this project
g. Oral Health Surveillance Systems
i. National Oral Health Surveillance System
ii. Indian Health Service Oral Health Surveillance System
iii. Michigan Oral Health Surveillance System
iv. Minnesota Oral Health Statistics System
v. Wisconsin Oral Health Surveillance System
i. Common Indicators across oral health surveillance systems
ii. Predominant sources of oral health data are national and self-report surveys and administrative data
iii. Outcomes-based data helps determine the population burden of oral disease
iv. Oral health surveillance systems are interdependent
v. Tribal or regional oral health surveillance is lacking
vi. Oral health data on AI/AN population is limited at the state level.
i. Support Basic Screening Surveys/Oral Health Surveys
ii. Support adult and youth behavioral risk factor surveillance system surveys
iii. Support data projects that use electronic health and dental records.
i. Highlight that each table contains
1. Type of surveillance system
2. Data sources used to collect oral health data
3. Data indicators that are collected from each surveillance system
4. Population of oral health data collected
k. Future Direction/Next steps at GLITEC/what to look out for:
i. BSS Survey
ii. Encourage participants to join the Native Oral Health Network
iii. GLITEC is sponsoring Tribal communities for Teledentistry training and support.
iv. Announce upcoming oral health professional survey for the Bemidji Area
v. Share link to oral health report on GLITC website where participants can freely download a copy.
vi. Contact information
Upon completion of this course, participants will understand:
1. Identify available oral health surveillance systems;
2. Explain challenge and limitations on current oral health surveillance systems;
3. Discuss recommendations on ways to improve oral health surveillance;
4. Describe oral health resources.
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.
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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.