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DE0387: California Area CDE Webinar: Tobacco, Vaping & Cannabis - Connect Your Patients with Help to Quit [Recorded Webinar]

Date: 10/01/2021 - 9/30/2022
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Level: Basic
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff
Quota: 5 - 250 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 2.00 (AGD - 158)
Joint Sponsorship: No
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This recorded webinar is available for California IHS and tribal staff only.

This session will raise awareness of the tribal clinic Tobacco Cessation data, strategies, and cessation support resources by providing tribal clinic case examples, dental clinic innovations for supporting cessation, and external partner resources. We will share interesting cases, stimulate ideas for improving the GPRA measure, promote cross-sector interaction, and provide educational learning points to support patients to quit tobacco products. This session will go over resources, documentation and provide an introduction to the CA Tobacco Quit Line.

Learning Objectives:

1.   Describe the basis for treating tobacco dependence, including potential oral and general health effects of tobacco, electronic cigarettes, and cannabis
2.   Initiate brief clinical interventions for tobacco users who are willing to quit, and work with tobacco users who are not ready to make a quit attempt
3.   Identify the role of the dental team in tobacco cessation and strategies to improve tobacco cessation treatment delivery systems in practice

Speaker / Presenter:

Angela Kaslow — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at

Benjamin Chaffee — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at

Elizabeth Couch — 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


Must be California Area dental staff

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.