The following sessions satisfying Washington state continuing education requirements are offered at PNDC 2020.
Beginning August 1, 2020, licensed Washington dentists and hygienists 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.
Licensed 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.
Licensed Washington dentists who administer minimal sedation must participate in seven hours of CE every five years.
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.
Basic Life Support (BLS)