April 25, 2020
Act 31 - Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting for Dental Professionals
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
presented by Angela M. Stout, DMD, MPH
2 CE credits required every licensure cycle for dentists, hygienists, EFDAs and recommended for all office personnel
Pricing: $60 for PDA/ADA member dentists; hygienists, assistants and non-licensed personnel; $160 for non-member dentists
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.
Attendees will be asked to provide their full name, license number, date of birth and the last 4 digits of their social security number at registration. PDA will transmit this information to the state to verify that you completed the course.