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DE0368: Diabetes Online CDE: Eye Care for People with Diabetes

Date: 10/29/2020 - 10/29/2020
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Instructor: Dawn Clary
Director: Jan Frederick
Level: Basic
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff
Quota: 1 - 1000 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 149)
Joint Sponsorship: No
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This seminar will cover evidence based medicine related to the latest guidelines for Diabetes Eye Care. Recommendations for application of these guidelines will be discussed in terms of preventing avoidable vision loss due to diabetic retinopathy among AI/ANs. This presentation will also provide an overview of the IHS/JVN program.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1.   Examine research on human milk, the virus, and immunoglobulins. Provide current information regarding the rationale for the standard of care and its role in preventing the leading cause of new blindness among working age individuals.
2. Identify the qualifying examination types for satisfying the standard of care for diabetic retinopathy in Indian country.
3.   Explain the benefits of having a teleophthalmology program in an AI/AN community and how to get a program started.

Speaker / Presenter:

Dawn Clary — 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:


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.