2023 Catalog: All Courses
DD0023: USPHS Dentist Webinar: Strategies to Improve Antibiotic Stewardship Across the Oral Healthcare Continuum [Recorded Webinar]
Improving antibiotic use is an important public health priority not only to reduce the spread of antibiotic resistance but also to protect patients from the unintended consequences of antibiotic use. Dentistry contributes a large proportion of human antibiotic use. This course will discuss partnerships and policies that are key to improving antibiotic use, as well as both the challenges and opportunities for dental health professionals to play a role in improving antibiotic use.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Describe progress in measuring antibiotic use in dentistry;
2. Discuss key partnerships and policies to improve antibiotic use in dentistry; and
3. Discuss challenges and opportunities for dental health professionals to play a role in improving antibiotic use.
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.
Participants must be USPHS dentists.
Please Make Checks Payable to: Indian Health Service.
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.