2023 Catalog: General Courses
DE0285: IHS Monthly CDE Webinar: Community Health Aide Program Expansion [CHAP] Update [Recorded Webinar]
This one hour webinar, co-sponsored by the IHS Division of Oral Health and the Field Advisory Committee of the IHS National Oral Health Council, will provide an update on the proposed establishment of a national Indian Health Service Community Health Aide Program, which would include the utilization of Community Health Aides, Behavioral Health Aides, and Dental Health Aides.
Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:
1. List the three disciplines that are common to both the Alaska Community Health Aide Program [CHAP] and to the proposed Indian Health Service National CHAP;
2. Describe the specific two requirements that the Indian Health Care Improvement Act requires if there were to be a CHAP expansion; and
3. Explain the fundamental differences between Community Health Representatives [CHRs] and Community Health Aides [CHAs].
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 Indian Health Service Division of Oral Health (IHS DOH) is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 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. IHS DOH designates this activity for 1.00 continuing education credits.
Open to all IHS, tribal, and urban dental program staff.
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.