PNDC 2019 | Opioid CE, Suicide Prevention CE & More for WA Dentists
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Meet Washington CE Requirements for Dentists at PNDC 2019

Need to meet Washington's opioid prescribing, suicide prevention, or minimal sedation dentist continuing education requirements, or renew your BLS ​certification? There's a course for that at PNDC 2019Browse courses below or learn more and register for Washington's largest dental conference.

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Opioid Prescribing CE

Course: Opioid Prescribing Rules: How and Why to Comply
Date: Friday, June 21 from 1-4 PM

Washington dentists who prescribe opioids must complete a one-time CE requirement regarding best practices in the prescribing of opioids and DQAC's opioid prescribing rules. The CE must be at least three hours long. 

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Suicide Prevention CE

Course: Suicide Awareness and Referral for Dental Professionals
*New Thursday course added due to popular demand!*
Dates:
Thursday, June 20 from 2-5 PM or Saturday, June 22 from 1-4 PM

Beginning August 1, 2020, licensed Washington dentists must complete a one-time training for suicide assessment that includes screening, referral, and imminent harm via lethal means elements. The training must be at least three hours long.
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Minimal Sedation CE

Course: Money Makes the World Go Round, But Drugs Can Make it Spin! Understanding Drug Interactions in Dental Practice
Date: Saturday, June 22 from 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Course: Oh the Pus! Oh the Pain! Appropriate Antibiotic and Analgesic Prescribing
Date: Saturday, June 22 from 1-4:30 PM

Licensed Washington dentists who currently administer minimal sedation must participate in seven hours of CE every five years.
Basic Life Support Training

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Course: BLS for Healthcare Providers: A Hands-On Workshop
Dates: Thursday, June 20 from 2-5 PM or Friday, June 21 from 7:30-10:30 AM and 1-4 PM
Cost: $95

Dental staff providing direct patient care in an in-office or outpatient setting must hold a current and valid healthcare provider basic life support (BLS) certification. Certification is good for two years.

PNDC 2019 

The 2019 Pacific Northwest Dental Conference, held June 20-22 in Bellevue, WA, is Washington's largest dental conference and your source for high-quality, affordable continuing dental education. Earn up to 19 CE credits in three days from over 40 speakers! Learn more and register today.
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