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DE0252: Healthy People 2020/2030: Setting Goals for the Future [Recorded Webinar]

Date: 10/01/2021 - 9/30/2022
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Director: Timothy Ricks
Level: Basic
Audience: Hygienists, DHA, Dentists, Assistants
Quota: 5 - 500 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 550)
Joint Sponsorship: No
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The Healthy People initiative is a program of national health objectives set by the US Department of Health and Human Services for each decade. The Healthy People initiative emerged in the United States following the creation of the World Health Organization in 1948 and the Lalonde Report in Canada in 1974. The initial report, Healthy People: The Surgeon General’s Report on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention [US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare 1979, cited under Through the Years], was released in 1979 and set national health objectives to be achieved by 1990, and the scope and range of objectives to promote health in the United States have been update and expanded each decade since then. It now sets the health promotion and disease prevention agenda for the nation. In the IHS, we use Healthy People to frame much of the work we do, including our oral health surveillance program, oral health promotion/disease prevention initiatives, and almost every IHS national oral health initiative over the past three decades. This is the “30,000 foot” view of all prevention activities!

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this live webinar, participants will be able to:
1.   Describe the origins of the Healthy People initiative;
2.   Outline the development and implementation of the Healthy People initiative;
3.   Compare Healthy People 2020 to Healthy People 2030 in relation to oral health objectives; and
4.   Explain, in general terms, efforts that the IHS has implemented to monitor and align with Healthy People 2020 goals.

Speaker / Presenter:

Gina Thornton-Evans — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at

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.

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an accredited sponsor of continuing education under the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the IHS at IHS CDE Coordinator or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at



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.