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Introduction – Important CE Information Please Review

Introduction – Important CE Information Please Review

Thank you for participating in this course for Continuing Education (CE) Credit. Please read all of the information on this page before beginning any Lessons. After you have read this information you may access the lessons at this COURSE LINK. Once you have completed all of the Lessons for which you plan to request CE credit, please CLICK HERE to go to the payment page. After paying you will receive an evaluation link. YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ONLINE EVALUATION TO OBTAIN YOUR CE CERTIFICATE.

Up to 8.75 physician Credits, 8.75 dental Lecture Hours, or 7.5 nursing Contact hours may be claimed through completion of any combination of Lessons. Please see the chart below for the Lesson topic titles, amount of CE credit offered for each Lesson, and price for CE Credit for each Lesson.


Christian Health Service Corps (CHSC)
(Web-Based/Enduring Material)

Review Date: March 6, 2018
Original Release Date: May 19, 2018
Termination Date: May 19, 2021
Nursing credit available until May 19, 2020

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Christian Medical & Dental Associations (CMDA) and Christian Health Service Corp. Christian Medical & Dental Associations is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit: The Christian Medical & Dental Associations designates this educational activity for a maximum of 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dental Credit: CMDA is an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 1/1/2015 to 12/31/2018. Provider ID#218742. 8.75 Lecture Hours Available. No prior level of skill, knowledge, or experience is required (or suggested). Intended audience: General dentistry, dentist specialist, dental hygienist, dental assistant, and other healthcare professionals.

Nursing: This educational activity has been approved by the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 7.5 contact hours approved until May 19, 2020.


-Describe when and where bubble CPAP is an effective intervention.
-Demonstrate how to assemble a bubble CPAP system.
-Describe the purpose for integrated ministries such as Community Health Evangelism.
-Identify transformational indicators used to measure the success of an integrated Community Health program.
-List the steps in implementing a Community Health Evangelism program.
-Analyze resources and collaborative partners to help build and expand these programs.
-Discuss three keys to building successful integrated community health ministries.
-Tell the story of successful CHE programs in different contexts around the world.
-Describe how to monitor and adjust a bubble CPAP system.
-Assess critical systems problems inherent in Short-term Medical Missions.
-Identify simple evidence-based systems solutions to life threatening short-term mission drug-related problems.
-Review WHO guidelines based on the work of missionary mentors, and scientific evidence.
-Compare this holistic evidence-based approach to the short-term mission drug-based approach.
-Summarize Christian missionary contributions to WHO international standards and guidelines.
-Identify how short-term mission physicians, pharmacists, and other providers can have the greatest impact for patient health.
-Discuss Best Practice references founded on evidence-based international standards and guidelines.
-Review the missionary influence on WHO evidence-based guidelines to “save the most lives and prevent the most suffering.”
-Demonstrate how even poorly funded urban churches and short-term global missions can utilize those guidelines to enable a long-term,
culture-changing, community-wide impact, without the adverse effects of drug-based treatment (Health Screening & Education and other approaches).
-Describe how the WHO guidelines for health education as well as treatment for non-communicable diseases has been utilized at all
levels of care from hospital to local community; by physicians, nurses, pastors, teachers, as well as community health workers; in the US
and throughout the world.
-Compare this evidence-based and a holistic approach (WHO guidelines for health education as well as treatment for non-communicable
diseases) with the drug-based approach for treatment/prevention of the most common causes of death and suffering in the US and
-List necessary preparations and needed items for the delivery of safe medical surgical care in resource-limited settings.
-Describe ways to engage in global health initiatives that support both patient safety and Christian mission hospitals, struggling to
provide care and medical education in the developing world.
-Discuss WHO/UNICEF and evidence-based guidelines and standards as they relate to child health in resource-poor settings.
-Discuss WHO and evidence-based guidelines and standards as they relate to treating the most common tropical diseases.
-Describe how to effectively practice medicine in resource-poor contexts through asking questions and discussing key ideas.
-Describe the key standards, resources, and documents to guide international medical relief work in disaster and refugee situations.
-Describe the scope of possible methods of serving as a medical educator.
-Describe t a holistic approach to the participants’ desired method of serving as a medical educator.
-Discuss the issues confounding the development of Christian training programs.
-Discuss WHO standards and guidelines for surgical safety in developing world hospitals.
-Discuss the key points of the day.
-Integrate learning from the different sessions.












*Nurses may claim UP TO 7.5 hours


As a sponsor accredited by the ACCME, the Department of Continuing Education of Christian Medical and Dental
Associations, must insure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational activities.
All faculty and planning committee members participating in this CME Symposium were asked to disclose the following:
1. The names of proprietary entities producing health care goods or services, with the exemption of non-profit or
government organizations and non-health related companies with which they or their spouse/partner have, or have
had, a relevant financial relationship within the past 12 months. For this purpose, we consider the relevant
financial relationships of your spouse/partner that they are aware to be theirs;
2. To describe what they or their spouse/partner received (ex: salary, honorarium etc.);
3. To describe their role;
4. To disclose that there was no relevant or financial relationships.

The CMDA CE Review Committee of John Pierce, MD, Chair; Jeff Amstutz, DDS; Lindsey Clarke, MD;
Mike Chupp, MD; Stan Cobb, DDS; Gary Goforth, MD; Elizabeth Heredia, MD;
Mary Hermiz, BSN, MSN, EdD (recused); Curtis High, DDS; Bruce MacFadyen, MD; Dale Michels, MD;
Shawn Morehead, MD; Michael O’Callaghan, DDS; Jonathan Spenn, DMD; and Richard Voet, MD
do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.



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