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, August 18, 2018
                           Saturday, September 15, 2018
                           Saturday, October 13, 2018
                           Saturday, November 10, 2018
Fees:                   $155 MSDA Members / $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:          November 2, 2018               8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:                     $100 MSDA Members / $200 Non Members / $75 Auxiliary
Instructors:          Dr. Ali Elyassi, 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:          November 9, 2018               8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
                            December 7, 2018               8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:                     $100 MSDA Members / $200 Non Members
                            *$75 MSDA Members / $175 Non Members (see below) 
Instructor:           Lori Pate RDH, MEd (November)
                           Chris Wisdom CDA,RN,BSN (December)
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:     Continental Breakfast

*This course is 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:          November 9, 2018               10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
                            December 7, 2018               10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Fee:                     $100 MSDA Members / $200 Non Members
                            *$75 MSDA Members / $175 Non Members (see below)
Instructors:         Lori Pate RDH, MEd (November)
                           Dr. David Williams (December)
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:     Continental Breakfast

*This course is 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 relicensure. 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:          November 9, 2018               1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
                            December 7, 2018               1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fee:                     $100 MSDA Members / $200 Non Members
                            *$75 MSDA Members / $175 Non Members (see below) 
Instructor:            Ms. Kay Hickman
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments:    Lunch is served for those who attend PANDA and CPR.

*This course is 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.  

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