Courses in Your Area

Courses in Your Area 2018-11-30T17:29:11+00:00

Continuing Education Requirements

REMEMBER to complete your mandatory continuing education requirements before you submit your license renewal form. The current cycle runs from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2019.

• 20 continuing education credits
• 10 must be live (Webinar will count if it is live streamed)
• 10 can be obtained from online sources
• 2 of these credits must be in child abuse and can be obtain from a preapproved sourc

• All Above Dental Hygiene License CE Requirements
– 5 credit hours of the 20 must be in a public health related field
– the child abuse credit hours count towards this requirement

• Above Dental Hygiene License CE Requirements
– 3 credit hours in local anesthesia update or pharmacology

Email: st-dentistry@state.pa.us and request a copy of the Title 49: Professional and Vocational Standards, Chapter 33: State Board of Dentistry – or go online to http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/049/chapter33/chap33toc.html and view the regulations online.

The state board of dentistry reserves the right to challenge the validity of all CE courses. It is recommended to obtain more than the 20 credit hours.

Need a copy of a continuing education certificate? All the CE records that are approved by Pennsylvania Academy of Dental Hygiene Studies are available for you. They are available under the “sessions attended” tab on your Member page.  Click HERE to log in to your Member Profile page.

Did you know? The PDHA recommends that all hygienists keep proof of their CE certificates for the previous TWO renewal periods. The State Board of Dentistry can audit dental professionals for FOUR years prior to the current licensure period.

Any further questions please contact Government Relations Chair, Laura DeHennis at LAURADEH@yahoo.com

Local Component Courses

Sunday November 11th, 2018, 3 CEU, Angela Yorina, RDH 12:00pm-3:00pm
Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse – Hilton Scranton & Conference Center, Click here!

May 17 – 18, 2019, Ambassador Center in Erie

The Northwest Component will be hosting our two day Spring CE event. Details forthcoming.

Saturday, December 1st, 2018, 8:30am, Crown Plaza Hotel, King of Prussia:

Upholding Your Oath”, 4CEUs with speaker Tami Wanless, RDH, MEd

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Saturday, January 12, 2019, 9:00 – 11:00AM, Montgomery Twp Park & Rec Bldg:

Radiation Safety Certification – Refresher”, 2CEUs with speaker Laura Crawford, RDH, MHS, PHDHP

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SAVE THE DATE:  Sunday, November 18, 2018  FALL CE at the Rivers Casino.

ADHA Sponsored Courses

ADHA’s 2019 Annual Conference June 21 – 23, 2019 in Louisville, KY!
For more information visit ADHA.org

College Sponsored Courses

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Detailed Harcum College continuing education course information is listed here.

Annual Dental Expo Related Dental Course Offerings

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Visit Manor College’s Dental Course Listing for general information and registration forms for classes.

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Please visit northampton.edu/DentalConEd to join our e-newsletter list.

Click here for information on PCT’s Local Anesthesia course for Dental Hygienists!

Temple University’s Dental eCampus is a new initiative which provides you with access to online courses and webinars with continuing education credits.  Please see the information page for more information and to join a webinar. For All Courses:   Brochure      Registration Form 
Questions? Nicole Carreño at 215.707.7541 or Email: ncarreno@temple.edu
-15% Temple Dental Alumni Discount -10% Discount if you sign up for 3 or more courses. (There are no changes or refunds with this option.) -Word of Mouth Discount for full fee paying attendees – Bring one or more friends/colleagues to a continuing education course and receive a 20% discount on a future course. (Discounted course must be taken within 6 months time to qualify.)

For more information on University of Penn courses, go to http://www.dental.upenn.edu/continuing_education or contact: Susan Conroy at: 215-573-9098 / 866-PENN-CDE or suconroy@pobox.upenn.edu

All courses will be updated here on all Pitt offerings Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center’s free Board Approved Act 31 Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting course:  www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu

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Featured Course

 

The Greater Philadelphia Valley Forge Dental Conference – March 6-7-8, 2019:
The 2019 conference will be held in King of Prussia, PA at the Valley Forge Casino Resort and Convention Center.

 

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PDHA Sponsored Courses

Looking for a unique way to earn continuing education credits?  The PDHA is pleased to offer a great way for working hygienists to earn 3 CEUs! Please consider giving an In-Service Oral Health Training for caregivers at a nursing home near you. You can be a double winner. You can receive three FREE continuing education credits and your recipients will receive a wealth of great facts. Please visit the Nursing Home project page under Public Health on the website menu for all the details! ** ATTENTION PHDHPs:  If you have not been receiving mail or emails about PHDHP information and events, please send a request to be added to the mailing list along with your contact information (mailing address and email address), along with your PHDHP license number to PDHA Central Office at pdha@outlook.com **

Non-association corporate advertising is available.  The current rate per CE ad is:
1 month – $50.00
3 months – $125.00
6+ months – $250.00
Please email admin@pdhaonline.org for more details