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

8 Hour Radiation Safety Update (8 CE Credits)

Satisfies the Maryland 8-hour requirement for recertification for dental assistants. It is an overview of dental radiography for dentists and hygienists desiring to update their skills.

Date/Time:        Saturday, December 15,  2018
                          Saturday, January 19, 2019
                          Saturday, February 16,  2019
                          Saturday, March 16, 2019
                          Saturday, April 13, 2019
                          Saturday, May 18,  2019
                          Saturday, June 15, 2019
Fees:                   $155 MSDA Members & Auxiliary |  $255 Non Members  
Instructor:           Ron Holderman, DDS, Ed.D, FAGD
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Time:                   9:00 AM -5:00 PM
Refreshments:     Breakfast and Lunch


Proper Pharmacologic Prescribing and Disposal for Dental Practitioners (2 CEUs)

The 2 CEUs course will present the prescription drug monitoring and disposal course approved by the Maryland Board of Dental Examiners.

Date/Time:          March 1, 2019               8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
                            June 14, 2019               8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:                     $100 MSDA Members |  $200 Non Members |  $75 Auxiliary
Instructors:          Dr. Marc Nuger, DDS
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:     Continental Breakfast


Infection Control is Not Optional (2 CEUs)

Meeting the infection control needs of every dental practice should not be an overwhelming process. An understanding of the applicable laws, prevention techniques and a common sense approach can produce a simple effective, ongoing program that protects patient and providers alike.  A review of current research will provide a scientific basis for infection control policies.  Understanding the required protocols and procedures that would be evaluated during a compliance inspection will be included.  The course is designed to help satisfy the annual training requirement for MOSH compliance as well as provide infection control continuing education credits required for Maryland dental re-licensure. 

 

Date/Time:          *December 7, 2018            8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
                            February 8, 2019              8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
                            *April 12, 2019                  8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
                            *May 3, 2019                    8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:                     $100 MSDA Members  |  $200 Non Members  |  $75 Auxiliary
Instructor:           Chris Wisdom CDA, RN, BSN (December)
                           Lori Pate RDH, MEd (February)
                           Dr. Louis De Paola (April & May)
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:     Continental Breakfast

*These courses are being given on the same day as CPR and PANDA. If more than one course is taken on this day, the attendee will receive a $25 discount on each course that is taken.  

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

This course is designed to educate dentists, hygienists and dental assistants and staff about the problems of child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, elder abuse and neglect and human trafficking. It teaches participants how to recognize the indicators of this kind of abuse and inform them of their legal and ethical responsibilities regarding reporting and referring victims.  This course fulfills CDE requirements for abuse and neglect.    

Date/Time:         *December 7, 2018          10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
                           *April 12, 2019               10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
                           *May 3, 2019                  10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Fee:                   $100 MSDA Members  |  $200 Non Members  |  $75 Auxiliary
Instructors:         Dr. David Williams (December)
                           India Chance, RDH (April & May)
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:     Continental Breakfast

*These courses are being given on the same day as CPR and Infection Control. If more than one course is taken on this day, the attendee will receive a $25 discount on each course that is taken. 

CPR Renewal for the Dental Practitioner (Non-Credit Course)

This course is designed for all members of the dental team who need to renew CPR requirements for re-licensure. CPR instructors are affiliates of the American Heart Association. This course fulfills CDE requirements for CPR certification renewal. This course is not awarded CEUs.     

Date/Time:          *December 7, 2018          1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
                            *April 12, 2019               1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
                            *May 3, 2019                  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fee:                    $100 MSDA Members  |  $200 Non Members  |  $75 Auxiliary
Instructor:           Ms. Kay Hickman
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:     Lunch is served for those who attend PANDA and CPR.

*These courses are being given on the same day as Infection Control and PANDA. If more than one course is taken on this day, the attendee will receive a $25 discount on each course that is taken. 


Ozone Dentistry: Introduction to the New Therapy Technology and its Integration into your Dental Practice (4 CEUs)

Date/Time:         Friday, March 15, 2019                  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fee:                    $100 MSDA Members |  $200 Non Members  |  $75 Auxiliary
Instructors:         Dr. Marc DiNola
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:     Continental Breakfast


Guide to Treating Dental Patients with Food Alergy and Gluten Intolerance (2 CEUs)

Date/Time:         Friday, March 22, 2019                  9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fee:                    $100 MSDA Members |  $200 Non Members  |  $75 Auxiliary
Instructors:         Ellen Darlin
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:     Continental Breakfast


Oral Cancer and the Dental Patient (2 CEUs)

Date/Time:         Friday, March 29, 2019                  8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:                    $100 MSDA Members |  $200 Non Members  |  $75 Auxiliary
Instructors:         Dr. Jon Pike
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:     Continental Breakfast


An Introduction to Dental Cone Beam CT (4 CEUs)

Date/Time:         Friday, April 5, 2019                  8:00 AM - 12:00 APM
Fee:                    $100 MSDA Members |  $200 Non Members  |  $75 Auxiliary
Instructors:         Dr. Jeffery Price
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:     Continental Breakfast


Tampering With Your Health Records for Fun and Profit (4 CEUs) - DENTISTS ONLY

Date/Time:         Friday, April 26, 2019                  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fee:                    $125 MSDA Members |  $225 Non Members
Instructors:         Dr. David Harris, CPA, CMA, MBA
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:     Continental Breakfast


Third Molar Triage(2 CEUs)

Date/Time:         Friday, May 10, 2019                  8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:                    $100 MSDA Members |  $200 Non Members  |  $75 Auxiliary
Instructors:         Dr. Ali Elyassia
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:     Continental Breakfast


Professional Protector Plan® for Dentists (PPP) Dental Risk Management Seminar (4.5 CEs)
The PPP’s Risk Management Program focuses on the dental practice and those circumstances which can mitigate and sometimes eliminate risks that often lead to malpractice claims. The following risk management fundamentals will be addressed in the seminar:

  • Management of patient communication by choosing words wisely, listening intently, earning trust and respect, and creating the happy and loyal patient
  • Implementing office policy so the entire team utilizes the same risk and safety policies
  • Providing clinical treatment that meets or exceeds the accepted standard of care in your locality
  • Understanding the basic principles if accepted chart and record documentation and the responsibilities of protecting patient health information
  • Effective patient management regarding non-clinical issues and adverse events
  • Fundamentals if legal concepts, including general informed consent, vicarious liability, and negligence

There’s something in the course for everyone, whether you’re learning new techniques or simply validating the good risk management protocols you already follow.

Attendees insured under the Professional Protector Plan® for Dentists (underwritten by AAIC) will receive a 10% credit on their professional liability premium for 3 years.

Date/Time:         Friday, May 17, 2019                 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
                           Friday, June 28, 2019                8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Fee:                    $50 Dentists & Auxiliary Staff insured through R.K. Tongue Co. and the Professional Protector Plan  |  $100 All Other Attendees

Instructor:          Dr. Robert M. Peskin
Location:            MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD 
Refreshments:    Continental Breakfast will be served


HIPPA (2 CEUs)

Date/Time:         Friday, May 31, 2019                  8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:                    $100 MSDA Members |  $200 Non Members  |  $75 Auxiliary
Instructors:         Dr. Marc Nuger
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:     Continental Breakfast


Tie One On Suturing Workshop - Hands On Course (3 CEUs)

Date/Time:         Friday, June 7, 2019                  8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fee:                    $150 MSDA Members |  $250 Non Members
Instructors:         Dr. Richard Grubb
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:     Continental Breakfast

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