California Dental Practice Act & Law and Ethics (Unlicensed Auxiliary) OPEN REGISTRATION
Dental Board of California Approved
MANDATORY UNLICENSED DENTAL ASSISTANTS and for all RDA, RDH, DSA, OAP, DDS Applicants to receive a license. Dental Practice Act. 2 Topics for a great price! Our students have had great success with this course!
What is the difference between law and ethics?
- A law is something you must obey.
- Ethics is how society expects you to behave.
4 hours of CE credit: DBC Category 1
Course content: Scope of Practice, Allowable Duties for Auxiliaries, Conditional Duties, and Continuing Education.
Our speaker ARTHUR W. CURLEY, ESQ.
Mr. Curley is on faculty at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and UCSF, and has contributed to dental textbooks. Mr. Barrabee, also an instructor at the University of the Pacific, developed the firm’s transactional and business law department specializing in practice purchases, sales, and lease reviews. Mr. Kowalski expanded the firm’s administrative hearing practice by defending healthcare providers in professional licensing and disciplinary matters before the various state licensing boards and is adjunct faculty at UCSF.
- Summarize the California Dental Practice Act & Law and Ethics
- List the governing agencies of the dental profession and define their functions.
- Describe the legal role and responsibilities of the dentist and dental auxiliaries.
- Distinguish between direct and indirect supervision and define which auxiliary Responsibilities are in each category.
- Describe the various laws regarding licenses in the dental profession.
This course will satisfy the license renewal or RDA application requirement for mandatory courses in the Dental Practice Act. Also, you will review the Law and Ethics for the preparation for the RDA-Law and Ethics Examination.
NOTE: Became operative on January 1, 2010. According to California Dental Practice Act Business and Professions Code, Article 7, Section 1750 (c), the supervising licensed dentist will be responsible for ensuring that each unlicensed dental assistant, who is in his or her continuous employ for 120 days or more, has successfully completed a board-approved course in Dental Practice Act, basic life support and an eight-hour course in infection control within one year.
The following Business and Professions Code Sections require certain individuals to complete a Board-approved course in infection control (among other requirements):
1. 1750: The employer of a dental assistant shall be responsible for ensuring that a dental assistant who has been in continuous employment for 120 days or more has already successfully completed, or successfully completes, a board-approved course in infection control within a year of the date of employment.
2. 1750.2: On and after January 1, 2010, the board may issue an orthodontic assistant permit to a person who provides evidence of successful completion of a board-approved course in infection control.
3. 1750.4: On and after January 1, 2010, the board may issue a dental sedation assistant permit to a person who provides evidence of successful completion of a board-approved course in infection control.
4. 1752.1: Individuals applying for registered dental assistant licensure on or after January 1, 2010, shall provide written evidence of successful completion within five years prior to application of a board-approved course in infection control.
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