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

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.


Professional Protector Plan® for Dentists (PPP) Dental Risk Management Seminar (4.5 CEs) - REGISTRATION FULL
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:         July 13, 2018                 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

REGISTRATION FULL

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


Health Information Technology (2CE)
Health information technology (health IT) is becoming more mainstream in health care. It offers access to accurate and complete information and the ability to provide better care at lower costs. Dentists can use health IT to more efficiently manager their practice and modernize care delivery. The goal of this session is to highlight the value of health IT and its core components, engage dentists in a conversation about the role of health IT in dentistry, and discuss existing challenges to implementation. Attendees will gain knowledge about health IT and ways it can advance dental care.

Date/Time:         June 15, 2018              10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Fee:                    $50 MSDA Members     $75 Non-MSDA Members     $50 Auxiliary
Instructor:          Ms. Alana Sutherland & Mr. Craig Behm
Location:            MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD 


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:         June 16, 2018                 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
                           July 21, 2018                  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
                           August 18, 2018             9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
                           September 15, 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:    Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be served.


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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