Continuing Education Courses

     

Maryland State Dental Association is an ADA CERP continuing education recognized provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifies 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 provider or to the ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.

The views of the speakers do not necessarily reflect the views of the Maryland State Dental Association. 

CE Course Schedule

Avoid Liability: Know Your Patients' Medications and Their Impact on Dental Treatment    (7 Hours of CE Credit) - Registration Closes 10/08/2021 SOLD OUT

Instructor: Harold L. Crossley, D.D.S, M.S, Ph.D.                                                                     

Description: A patient's medical history is more important today than ever before.  Your patients are living longer thanks to their medications but may of the physician-prescribed medications used by your patients have side effects affecting your treatment plan.  How can I minimize opioid prescriptions for post-operative pain? What is the new FDA warning about codeine and tramadol in children? What medications are most likely to produce xerostomia and how do I manage it?  What antifungal agents used for oral candiasis should never be used in patients taking clopidogrel (plavix)? Can DMARDs affect dental treatment? Can I use Fluoride in patients taking levothyroxine? What are the new medications prescribed for Tardive dyskinesia and how do they impact your dental treatment? And, lastly, this course will include new and updated regulations to satisfy the two-hour State Board of Dental Examiners required course on Proper Pharmacologic Prescribing and Disposal.  

Date: Friday, October 29, 2021                                                                                              Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  (8-8:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast, 12-1 PM Lunch)                                                                                                                          FEES:  MSDA Member: $250                                                                                                             Non-MSDA Member: $300                                                                                                     Dental Hygienist: $150                                                                                                         Other: $100

(For additional information and questions please contact Debra at 410-964-2880, ext. 105 or debra@msda.com)

8 Hour Radiation Safety Update (8 CE Credits)

Satisfies the Maryland 8-hour requirement for re-certification for dental assistants. It is an overview of dental radiography for dentists and hygienists desiring to update their skills.     (Saturday only)

September 18, 2021
October 16, 2021
November 17, 2021
December 18, 2021
January 15, 2022
February 12, 2022
March 19, 2022
April 16, 2022
May 21, 2022
June 18, 2022
July 16, 2022
August 20, 2022
September 17, 2022
November 12, 2022
December 17, 2022

 

Fees:   $155 MSDA Members & Auxiliary |  $255 Non Members                          Instructor:   Ron Holderman, DDS, Ed.D, FAGD
Location:   LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE
Time:   9:00 AM -5:00 PM 

The CDC Building Blocks of Infection Control: Emerging Disease & COVID-19

DATES/TIME: Fri., Nov. 5 | 8-10am

FEES: $100* MSDA Member | $200* Non-Member | $75* Auxiliary

Instructor: Christine Wisnom, CDA, RN, BSN

Description:  For decades the CDC has provided Infection Control Guidelines to help us   navigate safely through clinical practice. The goal of which is to prevent disease transmission to patients, staff and the community at large. When new pathogens emerge i.e. COVID-19, research and enhanced guidelines are added to our existing policies and procedures by the CDC, ADA, OSHA and other regulatory agencies. In 2016, CDC developed the Infection Prevention Checklist for the Dental Setting; a clear, concise tool designed to evaluate in office compliance 

 

Mid-Atlantic P.A.N.D.A. (2 CES)

DATES/TIME: Fri., Nov. 5| 10:30am-12:30pm

FEES: $100* MSDA Member | $200* Non-Member | $75* Auxiliary

INSTRUCTOR: TBD

DESCRIPTION: Designed to educate dentists, hygienists, dental assistants and staff about the problems of child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, elder abuse and neglect and human trafficking. Aims to teach participants how to recognize the indicators or this kind of abuse and inform them of their legal and ethical responsibilities reporting and referring victims. This course satisfies the 2 credit requirement for relicensure. This course fulfills CDE requirements for abuse and neglect.

*This course is being given on the same day as Infection Control. If both courses are taken on this day, the attendee will receive a $25 discount on each course

 

Pharmacologic Prescribing and Disposal for Dental Practitioner (2 CES)

DATES/TIME: Fri., Nov 12| 8:00-10:00am

FEES: $100  MSDA Member | $200 Non-Member | $75 Auxiliary

$75* MSDA Member | $175* Non-Member | $75 Auxiliary

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Marc Nuger

To articulate and inform licensees about Comar 10.44.22, the new Maryland Dental Regulation on Continuing Education, and to address the role that dental practitioners play in preventing prescription drug abuse. The 2 CEUs course will present the prescription drug monitoring and disposal course approved by the Maryland Board of Dental Examiners.

  

CPR Renewal for the Dental Practitioner (NON-CREDIT COURSE)

DATES/TIME: Saturday, November 6th   8:00-11:00 am

                      Saturday, November 13th 8:00-11:00 am

FEES: MSDA Member $ 100 | $200 Non-Member | $75 Auxiliary

INSTRUCTOR: Ms. Kay Hickman

DESCRIPTION: Designed for all members of the dental team who need to renew CPR requirements for relicensure. CPR Instructors are affiliates of the American Heart Association (AHA). Upon suc­cessful completion of this training, participants will receive an American Heart Association (AHA) course completion card with a suggested retraining date of two years. This course fulfills CDE requirements for CPR certification renewal. This course is not awarded CEU 

 

Infection Control (2 CES)

DATES/TIME: Fri., December 3 | 8:00-10:00 am

FEES: $100* MSDA Member | $200* Non-Member | $75* Auxiliary

INSTRUCTOR: Lori Serna-Pate

DESCRIPTION: The course will provide a comprehensive review and update of current OSHA compliance requirements and CDC infection control guidelines as they apply to dental settings. There will be a concentration on Bloodborne Pathogens and Airborne standards as they relate to the practice of dentistry, as well as the most current information on practical strategies for infection control and prevention for dental healthcare personnel. The course will also provide the rationale for compliance through an evidence-based approach that consists of scientific literature, overview of current events, information on emerging and re-emerging disease threats and any new related information on prevalent risks associated with dental healthcare delivery. Management of SARSCoV-2 in the dental office will be covered as well. for compliance through an evidence-based approach that consists of scientific literature, overview of current events, information on emerging and re-emerging disease threats and any new related information on prevalent risks associated with dental healthcare delivery. Management of SARSCoV-2 in the dental office will be covered as well.

*This course is being given on the same day as PANDA. If both courses are taken on this day, the attendee will receive a $25 discount on each course.

  

Mid-Atlantic P.A.N.D.A. (2 CES)

DATES/TIME: Fri., December 3 10:30am-12:30pm

FEES: $100* MSDA Member | $200* Non-Member | $75* Auxiliary

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Charles Doring

DESCRIPTION: Designed to educate dentists, hygienists, dental assistants and staff about the problems of child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, elder abuse and neglect and human trafficking. Aims to teach participants how to recognize the indicators or this kind of abuse and inform them of their legal and ethical responsibilities reporting and referring victims. This course satisfies the 2 credit requirement for relicensure. This course fulfills CDE requirements for abuse and neglect.

*This course is being given on the same day as Infection Control. If both courses are taken on this day, the attendee will receive a $25 discount on each course

  

Pharmacologic Prescribing and Disposal for Dental Practitioner (2 CES)

DATES/TIME: Sat., December 11  | 8:00-10:00am

FEES: $100 MSDA Member | $200 Non-Member | $75 Auxiliary

$75* MSDA Member | $175* Non-Member | $75 Auxiliary

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Marc Nuger

To articulate and inform licensees about Comar 10.44.22, the new Maryland Dental Regulation on Continuing Education, and to address the role that dental practitioners play in preventing prescription drug abuse. The 2 CEUs course will present the prescription drug monitoring and disposal course approved by the Maryland Board of Dental Examiners.

*This course is being given on the same day as HIPPA. If both courses are taken on this day, the attendee will receive a $25 discount on each course

 

 HIPAA (2 CES)

DATES/TIME: Sat., December 11 | 10:30am-12:30pm

FEES: $100 MSDA Member | $200 Non-Member | $75 Auxiliary

$75* MSDA Member | $175* Non-Member | $75 Auxiliary

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Marc Nuger

DESCRIPTION: The primary aim of HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) was improving portability and accountability of healthcare coverage for employees between jobs. Many changes, additions, and updates have taken place over the years. More currently it has been thought of as a US privacy law to protect medial information and patients’ records and to al­low for confidential communication between patients and health professionals. This course covers basic HIPAA terminology, employee training, a health IT overview, and more.

*This course is being given on the same day as Proper Pharmacologic Prescribing and Disposal for Dental Practitioners. If both courses are taken on this day, the attendee will receive a $25 discount on each course. 

 

CPR Renewal for the Dental Practitioner (NON-CREDIT COURSE)

DATES/TIME:  Sat Dec 4  8:00-11:00am

                       Sat Dec11

                       Sat Dec18

FEES: $100 MSDA Member | $200 Non-Member | $75 Auxiliary

INSTRUCTOR: Ms. Kay Hickman

DESCRIPTION: Designed for all members of the dental team who need to renew CPR requirements for relicensure. CPR Instructors are affiliates of the American Heart Association (AHA). Upon suc­cessful completion of this training, participants will receive an American Heart Association (AHA) course completion card with a suggested retraining date of two years. This course fulfills CDE requirements for CPR certification renewal. This course is not awarded CEU

 

 


**MSDA Associate and Affiliate Members can receive a 10% discount on all Auxiliary pricing. Please contact Debra Lampton at 410-381-1947 for more details.

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