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DE0657: IHS Monthly CDE Call: Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias and Oral Health [Live webinar], Part 2

Date: 6/15/2022 - 6/15/2022
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Instructor: Bruce Fink
Director: Timothy Ricks
Level: Basic
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, DHA
Quota: 5 - 150 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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In this second part of a two-part series we will address the incorporation screening tools to identify cognitive impairment into a dental practice, to recognize occult cognitive impairment that impacts treatment plans and outcomes.

Dr. Soo Borson, developer of the Mini-Cog and Co-Lead of the CDC-funded NYU BOLD Public Health Center of Excellence for Early Detection of Dementia, will co-present with Dr. Finke. She will do the training in the Mini-Cog.

Dr. Soo Borson is a Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at the University of Southern California and Professor Emerita at the University of Washington, where she developed its memory disorders clinic and led the ADRC's diversity recruitment efforts. Her work focuses on strategies for improving dementia detection and care delivery, caregiver self-efficacy, and the use of health system data to improve dementia care planning. She co-leads the CDC-funded BOLD Center on Early Detection of Dementia at New York University Langone and the Southern California Dementia Care Improvement Network.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:
1.   Describe common tools for early detection of cognitive impairment.
2.   Use the Mini-Cog as an early detection tool.
3.   Integrate tools for early recognition of cognitive impairment into clinical practice to achieve better outcomes in oral health.

Speaker / Presenter:

Bruce Fink — 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.