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 re-certification for dental assistants. It is an overview of dental radiography for dentists and hygienists desiring to update their skills.

Date:                    Saturday, May 15, 2021
                            Saturday, June 19, 2021
                            Saturday, July 17, 2021
                            Saturday, August 14, 2021
                            Saturday, September 18, 2021
                            Saturday, October 16, 2021
                            Wednesday, November 17, 2021
                            Saturday, December 18, 2021

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


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

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 CEUs.    

CLICK HERE to view the American Heart Association's Interim Guidance on Card Extensions during the COVID-19 Outbreak 

PLEASE NOTE: These courses are limited to six attendees each. Upon arrival all attendees will need to have their temperature recorded prior to signing in and absolutely no walk-ins will be accepted. Each attendee will receive their own sanitized mannequin for the duration of the training.

Date/Time:          April 24, 2021             8:00 AM - 11:00 AM SOLD OUT
                            May 15, 2021              8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fee:                     $100 MSDA Members |  $200 Non Members |  $75 Auxiliary
Instructor:           Ms. Kay Hickman
Location:             MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD


Dental Management of Patients with Special Needs (2 CEUs)

Dental care and dental treatment are paramount to health. However, the provision of routine dental care can become quite complicated for patients with special health care needs, with increasing consideration the more complex the patient’s medical history. The growing population of patients with special needs (intellectual and developmental disabilities) has contributed to the increased medical management of patients for dental care. Many medications for these diseases also carry significant dental implications. Appropriate and routine oral and dental care contributes to improved health outcomes, but this care must be rendered in a manner that is safe and attentive to patients’ health and behavioral concerns. We will discuss the implications of certain conditions on dental management and methods to improve dental care, access, and outcomes for patients with special needs.

Date/Time:          April 23, 2021              8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:                     $75 MSDA Members |  $100 Non-Members |  $75 Auxiliary
Instructor:           Sydnee Chavis, DMD
Location:             LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE

*Please note that course sign-in links, directions, and information will be emailed to each attendee roughly one hour prior to the start of the webinar. CE forms will be emailed to each attendee within 24 hours of the completion of the webinar.


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:          April 30, 2021                    8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
                           June 4, 2021                       8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:                    $100 MSDA Members |  $200 Non-Members |  $75 Auxiliary
                         *$75 MSDA Members |  $175 Non-Members |  $75 Auxiliary (see below) 
Instructor:           Dr. Louis DePaola
Location:             LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE

*Please note that course sign-in links, directions, and information will be emailed to each attendee roughly one hour prior to the start of the webinar. CE forms will be emailed to each attendee within 24 hours of the completion of the webinar.
**The course on 4/30 is being given on the same day as PANDA. If more than one course is taken on this day, dentist attendees will receive a $25 discount on each course that is taken.  


Mid-Atlantic P.A.N.D.A. (2 CEUs)

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.    

Date/Time:           April 30, 2021                   10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
                            June 4, 2021                      10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Fee:                     $100 MSDA Members |  $200 Non-Members |  $75 Auxiliary
                          *$75 MSDA Members |  $175 Non-Members |  $75 Auxiliary (see below)
Instructor:           India R. Chance BSDH, RDH (April)
                           Charles Doring, DDS (June)
Location:             LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE

*Please note that course sign-in links, directions, and information will be emailed to each attendee roughly one hour prior to the start of the webinar. CE forms will be emailed to each attendee within 24 hours of the completion of the webinar.
**This course is being given on the same day as Infection Control. If more than one course is taken on this day, dentist attendees will receive a $25 discount on each course that is taken.


Laser Assisted Periodontal Surgery (2 CEUs)

This course will review laser assisted therapy in treating periodontal disease, mechanism of action and several case presentations, keys to
success, pearls for treatment . Numerous novel applications of laser therapy will be reviewed and how it correlates to the referring dentist. Maintenance Therapy after Laser therapy will be reviewed.

Date/Time:          May 7, 2021              8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:                     $75 MSDA Members |  $100 Non-Members |  $75 Auxiliary
Instructor:           Dr. Hanna Hobbs
Location:             LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE

*Please note that course sign-in links, directions, and information will be emailed to each attendee roughly one hour prior to the start of the webinar. CE forms will be emailed to each attendee within 24 hours of the completion of the webinar.


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

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.

Date/Time:          May 21, 2021              8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:                     $100 MSDA Members |  $200 Non-Members |  $75 Auxiliary
                          *$75 MSDA Members |  $175 Non-Members |  $75 Auxiliary (see below)
Instructor:           Dr. Marc Nuger
Location:             LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE

*Please note that course sign-in links, directions, and information will be emailed to each attendee roughly one hour prior to the start of the webinar. CE forms will be emailed to each attendee within 24 hours of the completion of the webinar.
*This course is being given on the same day as HIPAA. If both courses are taken on this day, the attendee will receive a $25 discount on each course. 


HIPAA (2 CEUs)

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.

Date/Time:          May 21, 2021              10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Fee:                     $100 MSDA Members |  $200 Non-Members |  $75 Auxiliary
                          *$75 MSDA Members |  $175 Non-Members |  $75 Auxiliary (see below)
Instructor:           Dr. Marc Nuger
Location:            LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE

*Please note that course sign-in links, directions, and information will be emailed to each attendee roughly one hour prior to the start of the webinar. CE forms will be emailed to each attendee within 24 hours of the completion of the webinar.
*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. 


**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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