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.     (Saturday only)

November 17, 2021 (Wednesday)
December 11, 2021
January 22, 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 

   

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

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

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

                 Saturday, December 4th 8:00-11:00 am SOLD OUT

             Saturday, December 11th 8:00-11 am SOLD OUT

  Saturday, December 18th 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. CPR class is held in person, at the MSDA office.

 

Infection Control (2 CES) Virtual

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) Virtual

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

 

Everything You Wanted to Know About Street Drugs But Were Afraid to Ask (7 CES)

DATE/TIME: Fri., December 10 |  8:00-4:30pm

LOCATION: Merriweather Lakehouse Hotel

FEES: $295 MSDA Member | $345 Non-Member 

$195 Dental Hygienist | $145 Other 

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Harold Crossley

DESCRIPTION: This workshop will provide a snapshot of legal and illegal drug abuse. The program will explore the nature of addiction, dental management of patients who are in recovery or actively using, the current state of the opioid epidemic, more popular drugs of abuse among adults and adolescents, signs and symptoms of their abuse, and the impact of substance abuse on your practice, your family and you. One section of the presentation will provide a snapshot of marijuana and the issues surrounding its legalization/medicalization. This lecture will also include the current state regulations regarding CRISP and how to enroll. 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.

 

Pharmacologic Prescribing and Disposal for Dental Practitioner (2 CES) Virtual

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) Virtual

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.  

 


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

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