April 27, 2018
Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting for Dental Professionals
10 a.m. - Noon
presented by Angela M. Stout, DMD, MPH
2 CE credits recommended for dentists, specialists, hygienists, EFDAs & all office personnel
PDA's program, Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting for Dental Professionals, is approved by the Department of Human Services and the PA State Board of Dentistry and will fulfill Act 31 mandatory CE requirements for licensed dental professionals (dentists, hygienists and EFDAs). PDA’s program is custom designed for dental professionals and offers two CE credits that can be applied toward the hours you need to renew your dental license.
Upon completion of the course, the participant will:
Understand categories of child abuse as defined by the Child Protective Services Law.
Recognize universal child abuse indicators.
Recognize clinical and intraoral pathologies of physical and sexual abuse.
Understand the legal responsibilities as mandated reporters.
Know when, how and where to report suspected abuse, and what happens after a report is made.
Understand the protections for reporters and penalties for failure to report.