Courses in Your Area

Courses in Your Area 2019-07-01T15:46:21+00:00

REMEMBER to complete your mandatory continuing education requirements before you submit your license renewal form. The current cycle runs from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2021.

Local Component Courses

Nov
7
Thu
2019
Keystone Dental Health Conference @ Crowne Plaza Philadelphia
Nov 7 – Nov 10 all-day
INFORMATION / REGISTRATION

Continuing Education Requirements

• 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

Go to the Source

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

In-Service Oral Health Training CEUs

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 **]

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

Sep
20
Fri
2019
The Additive Effects of Additives: Understanding the Impact of Dietary Product Enhances on Oral and Systemic Well Being @ Harrisburg Area Community College
Sep 20 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Number of CEUs: 3 and also 1 for those judging table clinics-there are limited spaces for these individuals judging table clinics
Speaker: Betsy Reynolds, RDH, MS

Light breakfast included

INFORMATION / REGISTRATION
Oct
5
Sat
2019
Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists @ HACC Harrisburg Campus, Select Medical Building
Oct 5 @ 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Course is sponsored by Harrisburg Area Community College–Healthcare Education,
Workforce Development & Continuing Education Division.

On successful completion the participant will be able to apply for the PA Dental Hygiene Local Anesthesia Permit.
Breakfast and lunch included; must attend all 4 days.

 

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Oct
6
Sun
2019
Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists @ HACC Harrisburg Campus, Select Medical Building
Oct 6 @ 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Course is sponsored by Harrisburg Area Community College–Healthcare Education,
Workforce Development & Continuing Education Division.

On successful completion the participant will be able to apply for the PA Dental Hygiene Local Anesthesia Permit.
Breakfast and lunch included; must attend all 4 days.

 

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Oct
19
Sat
2019
Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists @ HACC Harrisburg Campus, Select Medical Building
Oct 19 @ 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Course is sponsored by Harrisburg Area Community College–Healthcare Education,
Workforce Development & Continuing Education Division.

On successful completion the participant will be able to apply for the PA Dental Hygiene Local Anesthesia Permit.
Breakfast and lunch included; must attend all 4 days.

 

MORE INFORMATION / REGISTRATION

 

 

Oct
20
Sun
2019
Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists @ HACC Harrisburg Campus, Select Medical Building
Oct 20 @ 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Course is sponsored by Harrisburg Area Community College–Healthcare Education,
Workforce Development & Continuing Education Division.

On successful completion the participant will be able to apply for the PA Dental Hygiene Local Anesthesia Permit.
Breakfast and lunch included; must attend all 4 days.

 

MORE INFORMATION / REGISTRATION

 

 

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

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Oct
14
Mon
2019
Local Anesthesia: Review of Anatomy and Techniques of Administration @ Northampton Community College - Fowler Family Southside Center
Oct 14 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

4 CEUs
Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Mercke
Continental breakfast included.

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Local Anesthesia: Techniques of Administration and Clinical Application @ Northampton Community College - Fowler Family Southside Center
Oct 14 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

2 CEUs

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Mercke

Light lunch included. To be considered for enrollment as a non-faculty participant, please email Sherri Meyers at smeyers@northampton.edu.

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Oct
15
Tue
2019
Update on Periodontal Classification and Diagnosis @ Northampton Community College - Fowler Family Southside Center
Oct 15 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

3 CEUs

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Mercke

Continental breakfast included.

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Oct
24
Thu
2019
Concepts in Dental Hygiene: Informative Poster Presentations @ Northampton Community College - Fowler Family Southside Center
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

2 CEUs
Speaker: NCC RDH Students

Light refreshments provided by NCC Alumni Association. All proceeds will be used to help send our dental students to the Keystone Dental Health Conference.

More Information / Registration
Nov
16
Sat
2019
Dental Anesthesia Update for Dental Hygienists @ Northampton Community College - Monroe County Campus
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

CEUs: 3

Upon completion of this course the dental hygienist will have reviewed: Topical and injectable local anesthetics agents Appropriate use of local anesthetics / vasoconstrictors based on the dental procedure and patient’s medical history Proper procedures and techniques for the administration of local anesthesia Students will receive 3 contact hours upon completion of this course.

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Nov
20
Wed
2019
Improving Radiographic Techniques for the Dental Team @ Northampton Community College - Fowler Family Southside Campus
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

CEUs: 3
Speaker: Sherri Meyers

Join your colleagues to use discussion, problem-solving, and sharing of best practices to enhance radiographic techniques and the quality of your radiographic/digital images and to ensure diagnostic films and client safety. Participants will self-identify concerns or areas where improvement is desired and cover a variety of topics designed to meet the continuing education (CE) radiology update requirement mandated by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for PA dental radiographers. Credits do count toward mandatory CE licensing requirements as well.

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Nov
23
Sat
2019
Nutrition & Its Impact on Oral Health (Dental Symposium) @ Northampton Community College - Fowler Family Southside Center
Nov 23 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

5 CEUs

Speaker: Linda Straub-Bruce, RDH, BSEd, PHDHP

Networking brunch included.

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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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Advertising Rate and Information

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