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DD0030: 2024 National Dental Challenges Course - In-Person

 
Date: TBD
Course Status: Available
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Level: Basic
Audience: Dentists
Quota: 15 - 75 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 21.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (AGD - 070); 1.00 (AGD - 148); 1.00 (AGD - 250); 4.00 (AGD - 310); 2.00 (AGD - 370); 4.00 (AGD - 430); 2.00 (AGD - 490); 5.00 (AGD - 550); 1.00 (AGD - 610); 1.00 (AGD - 670)
Joint Sponsorship: No
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Summary:

The National Challenges Course is designed to be an orientation course for new dentists - dentists with less than 5 years of experience in an IHS, Tribal, or Urban dental program. This course is taught by the IHS National Dental Specialty Consultants and relays standards of care for IHS dental programs. Whether you're a new dental graduate or a seasoned private practice dentist but new to the IHS, this course has something to offer to all newer dentists.

AGENDA

[Day 1]
8:00 - 8:30 Welcome
8:30 - 10:00 Overview of the IHS
10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 11:00 Principles in Dental Public Health
11:00 - 12:00 Oral Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 Periodontal Disease Detection & Tx Plan
3:00 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 5:00 Alternative Dental Workforce Models

[Day 2]
8:00 - 10:00 Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Part I
10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 12:00 Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Part II
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 Pediatric Dentistry, Part I
3:00 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 5:00 Pediatric Dentistry, Part II

[Day 3]
8:00 - 10:00 Endodontics
10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 12:00 Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Operative Dentistry
2:00 - 3:00 Infection Control
3:00 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 5:00 Interceptive Orthodontics


Learning Objectives:

Individual session learning objectives are available in the Challenges Program. Overall, upon completion of this meeting/course, participants should be able to:

1. Describe the organizational structure of the Indian Health Service;
2. List at least one standard of care for each dental discipline; and
3. Define at least two best practices to help prevent tort claims.

Speaker / Presenter:

Amy Suhr — Personal Description / Biography not available. For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at amy.suhr@tchealth.org.

BRIAN TALLEY — Personal Description / Biography not available. For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at Brian.Talley@ihs.gov.

Scott Williams — Commissioned Corps For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at scott.williams@ihs.gov.

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.

Emily Ikahihifo — Personal Description / Biography not available. For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at emily.ikahihifo@ihs.gov.

Sarah Shoffstall-Cone — Personal Description / Biography not available. For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at sshoffstallcone@anthc.org.

Amber Foster — Orthodontist For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at AFOSTER@SCF.CC.

roger Oldroyd — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at Roger.Oldroyd@ihs.gov.

Nathan Mork — Personal Description / Biography not available. For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at nathan.mork@ihs.gov.

TIMOTHY LOZON — Personal Description / Biography not available. For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at Timothy.Lozon@ihs.gov.

Timothy Ricks — Director, Office of Public Health and Area Dental Officer For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at tim.ricks@ihs.gov.

The speakers have no conflicts of interest to report.

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.

Accreditation:
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 CCEPR.ada.org

Prerequisites:

None

Tuition Payment Information:

Payment must be by check and accompanied by Tuition Payment Form

IHS DIvision of Oral Health, ATTN: CDE Coordinator

5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N34 A

Rockville, MD 20857

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.