Southwest Component 2019-08-26T11:54:11+00:00

The Southwest Component includes the following counties:

Beaver, Washington, Greene, Butler, Allegheny, Armstrong, Westmoreland, Fayette, Indiana, Cambria, Somerset, Blair, Bedford, Huntingdon, Fulton and Franklin.

Component News and Information

Upcoming

Oct
20
Sun
2019
Southwest Component Membership Appreciation Day 2019 @ Seven Springs Resort
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

When: Please join us on Sunday October 20th 2019 at Seven Springs Resort for not only Seven Springs Autumnfest, but to show our appreciation to our members we are offering a FREE Child Abuse course with a FREE lunch!

Where: CE Lunch and Learn is from 12-2 in the Wintergreen Room.

The cost for the Autumnfest is $5 per car, bring your friends and family and they can enjoy the festivities while you are in class for the rest of the day!

If you would like to bring a non-member hygienist to the CE and lunch the cost for non-members is $25

RSVP: to Stephanie Mudrick at smudrick1985@hotmail.com by Friday October 11th.

The following link will provide information about what will be happening at Autumnfest on October 20th.

Nov
22
Fri
2019
ADHA’s Unleashing Your Potential Workshop @ The Gwen Hotel
Nov 22 – Nov 24 all-day

Unleashing Your Potential is ADHA’s once-in-a-lifetime leadership development program to help dental hygienists grow not only as professionals, but as association leaders. Each year, applicants are chosen to come to Chicago for a weekend with ADHA leaders to focus on personal development, collaborative leadership and fiduciary responsibility. All of these play vital roles not only in association leadership but also in your career, no matter the practice setting. The Leadership Development Committee encourages you to build your leadership skills by applying today!

Applications are due August 5, 2019.

INFORMATION / REGISTRATION

Southwest Component Courses

Oct
20
Sun
2019
Southwest Component Membership Appreciation Day 2019 @ Seven Springs Resort
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

When: Please join us on Sunday October 20th 2019 at Seven Springs Resort for not only Seven Springs Autumnfest, but to show our appreciation to our members we are offering a FREE Child Abuse course with a FREE lunch!

Where: CE Lunch and Learn is from 12-2 in the Wintergreen Room.

The cost for the Autumnfest is $5 per car, bring your friends and family and they can enjoy the festivities while you are in class for the rest of the day!

If you would like to bring a non-member hygienist to the CE and lunch the cost for non-members is $25

RSVP: to Stephanie Mudrick at smudrick1985@hotmail.com by Friday October 11th.

The following link will provide information about what will be happening at Autumnfest on October 20th.

Nov
23
Sat
2019
FALL CE AT THE RIVERS CASINO @ The Rivers Casino
Nov 23 @ 8:00 am

5 CEU’s

Course #1: Public Health and Teledentistry- The Perfect Pair: Using Telehealth Technologies to Enhance Dental Care in your Community

COURSE #2: FADS AND FACTS: HOW VAPING, MEDICAL MARIJUANA, OIL PULLING, CHARCOAL DENTIFRICES EFFECT ORAL HEALTH

INFORMATION / REGISTRATION

Announcements

PDHA Executive Secretary Search

How exciting ~ PDHA currently has a full-time position available for application. PDHA is accepting resumes for the executive secretary position. The time frame for resume submission is short. Please forward resumes to PDHA@outlook.com by October 18, 2019

PDHA Advocacy

PDHA Lobby Day! Legislation is important. It provides a platform for the growth of our scope of practice and a means to protect our license. This is the invisible benefit of membership.

NOMINATIONS NEEDED FOR 2020 PDHA LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Download Candidate Application and review list of terms, qualifications and some duties of the PDHA officer and positions that will be elected late summer and at this year’s Annual Session to be held November 7-11, 2019.

SECTOR 4:  Heidi Spangler –  representing Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Greene, and Washington Counties
Email: Hspangle@my.bridgeport.edu

SECTOR 5: Colleen Kalp, RDH – representing Armstrong, Cambria, Fayette, Indiana, Somerset, and Westmoreland Counties
Email: cdkalp@gmail.com

SECTOR 6: TBD – representing Bedford, Blair, Franklin, Fulton and Huntingtin Counties

MANDATED REPORTER COURSES:
 
October 6, 2018 from 9am-noon at Ligonier Country Inn in Laughlintown, PA
SAVE THE DATE:  Sunday, November 18, 2018  FALL CE at the Rivers Casino.  Check back for more information.

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Reminder

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.