2023 Catalog: All Courses
DE0635: IHS Monthly CDE Call: Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias and Oral Health [Recorded webinar]
In this 3-part series we will address 1]An overview of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, with specific implications for Oral Health and 2] The value for Oral Health Services of early detection of cognitive impairment and opportunities and approaches to detection in Oral Health.
Dr. Bruce FInke serves as the IHS Elder Care Consultant, a position he has held since 2006. In this role, he provides consultation on Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias. Dr. Eric Jewell serves as the IHS National Periodontal Consultant and has researched the relationships between cognitive disorders and periodontal disease. Neither speaker has any disclosures to report. Contact the speakers at firstname.lastname@example.org and Eric.Jewell2@ihs.gov.
Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:
1. Recognize the major types of dementia and their patterns of presentation
2. Identify implications of cognitive impairment for oral health
3. Recognize the warning signs of dementia and their potential triggers
4. Describe the relationship between periodontitis and Alzheimer's Disease
Eric Jewell — - Commissioned Corps entry date 8/2/2004 - Area and national Perio consultant. Sells Service Unit, IHS Sells Indian Hospital PO Box 548, Sells, AZ 85634 - pedodontist [rotates between Sells & San Xavier] For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at Eric.Jewell2@ihs.gov.
Bruce Fink — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at email@example.com.
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 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 CCEPR.ada.org
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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.