2023 Catalog: General Courses
DE0029: Diabetes Online CDE: The COVID-19 Pandemic: Infant Outcomes and Feeding in this Emergency
Breastfeeding is an evidence based early intervention for reducing risk for obesity and diabetes. This session will provide an update on the transmission of COVID in the perinatal period and will also include analysis of rates and severity of infection in infants and young children. Information on human milk and the virus as well as emerging information on immunoglobulins will be provided, along with discussion of the safety of breastfeeding in the face of the pandemic. The IHS promotes and tracks breastfeeding via efforts such as the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, the Diabetes Treatment and Prevention Program Best Practices, and GPRA.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Provide patients with education regarding the risks of COVID transmission in the perinatal period.
2. Discuss rates and severity of infection in infants and young children and recommendations for preventing infection.
3. Examine research on human milk, the virus, and immunoglobulins.
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.
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.