|Price:|| $19.95|| ||Hours:||2 Contact Hours|
This course offers an overview of the historically evolving role of mandated reporters and a description of child welfare services in Pennsylvania. It provides Pennsylvania dentists with details of the legal requirements imposed on mandated reporters of child abuse. The course defines the statutory (legal) components of child abuse, including what does and does not constitute child abuse. The course outlines the provisions and responsibilities for reporting such abuse by distinguishing between individuals designated as “mandatory reporters” and those deemed to be “permissive reporters.” Clear instructions are provided for navigating the reporting process, and the ways in which reporters are protected under the law are outlined. Lastly, the course details the indicators essential to recognizing abuse. The course provides dentists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with the knowledge and tools they need to fulfill their legal responsibility to report suspected child abuse.
This course fulfills the requirement that all Pennsylvania dentists complete 2 hours of Board-approved continuing education in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements as a condition of their license renewal.
Pennsylvania - Fulfills your child abuse recognition and reporting CE requirement.
In order to submit your course completion record to the Pennsylvania Department of State, the name on your account MUST be an exact match to the name on your license. If the name that appears on your account is different, please call 1-800-953-8731 to have your account updated.
|Price:|| $29.95|| ||Hours:||3 Contact Hours|
Release Date: January 30, 2013
Revised Date: January 15, 2016
Expiration Date: January 14, 2019
The prevalence of smoking in the United States has hovered at approximately 20% of the population for each of the last five years, but there has been an increase in the use of smokeless tobacco products. Healthcare professionals must redouble their efforts to intervene with all patients who continue to smoke. This basic-level course provides dental professionals with background and guidelines for tobacco interventions in clinical practice. The course addresses the prevalence of smoking of combustible tobacco and the use of smokeless tobacco products, the health risks of tobacco use and tobacco exposure, the effects of nicotine on human physiology and their implications for nicotine dependency and withdrawal. Techniques for tobacco intervention and the pharmacotherapy used in tobacco cessation are described for both the smoking of combustible tobacco and the use of smokeless tobacco.
AGD Subject Code: 158
Western Schools designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.
Arizona RDH - Fulfills tobacco cessation elective.