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

Iā€™m Glad You Asked That: Infection (2 CEs) Control & Regulatory Compliance 2018
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 patients and providers alike. This 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 relicensure.

Date/Time:         February 9, 2018              8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:                    $100 MSDA Members     $200 Non-MSDA Members     $75 Auxiliary
Instructor:          Dr. Melissa Mulreany
Location:            MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD 
Refreshments:    Continental Breakfast will be served.


Infection Control is Not Optional (2 CE Credits, MSBDE Requirement)
The program will help the oral care provider to understand the routes of transmission of infectious diseases and how to break the chain of infection, know the updated recommendations for Standard Precautions, Learn the principles of respiratory etiquette to reduce the impact of colds and flu, learn what is new in the 2016, 2011, 2008, and 2007 Guidelines and how to develop a practical and cost effective infection control methodology to safely treat patients infected with resistant and bloodborne diseases, achieve a "safe workplace" and comply with the most current CDC/OSHA recommendations.

Date/Time:          March 23, 2018              8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
                            April 13, 2018                8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:                     $100 MSDA Members         $200 Non Members 
                            $75 MSDA Members*           $175 Non-MSDA Members*
Instructor:           Dr. Louis Depaola DDS, MS,FAAOM, FACD
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD 
Refreshments:     Continental Breakfast will be served.

*This course is being offered on the same day as Infection Control and CPR. For those who take more than one course on the same day, a $25 discount will be given for each course. 

Mid-Atlantic P.A.N.D.A. (2 CE Credits, MSBDE Requirement)
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.

Date/Time:          March 23, 2018              10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
                            April 13, 2018                10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Fee:                     $100 MSDA Members          $200 Non-MSDA Members                                         $75 MSDA Members*           $175 Non-MSDA Members*
Instructor:           Lori Serna (March) and David William, DDS (April)
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD 
Refreshments:    Continental Breakfast will be served.

*This course is being offered on the same day as Infection Control and CPR. For those who take more than one course on the same day, a $25 discount will be given for each course. 

CPR Renewal for Dental Practitioners (2 CE Credits, MSBDE Requirement)
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.

Date/Time:         March 23, 2018              1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
                           April 13, 2018                1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fee:                    $100 MSDA Members          $200 Non-MSDA Members
                           $75 MSDA Members*           $175 Non-MSDA Members*
Instructor:           Kay Hickman
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD 
Refreshments:    Lunch will be served to those who attend both PANDA and CPR.

*This course is being offered on the same day as Infection Control and CPR. For those who take more than one course on the same day, a $25 discount will be given for each course. 


8 Hour Radiation Safety Update (8 CEs)
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.

Date/Time:         February 17, 2018              9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
                           March 24, 2018                 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
                           April 21, 2018                   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fee:                    $155 MSDA Members          $255 Non-MSDA Members
Instructor:          Dr. Ronald Holderman
Location:            MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD 
Refreshments:    Breakfast and Lunch will be served.

 


Proper Pharmacologic Prescribing (2 CEs)and Disposal for Dental Practitioners
The 2 CEU course will present the prescription drug monitoring and disposal course approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners.

Date/Time:         June 15, 2018              8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:                    $100 MSDA Members     $200 Non-MSDA Members     $75 Auxiliary
Instructor:          Dr. Marc Nuger
Location:            MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD 
Refreshments:    Continental Breakfast will be served.

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