Accreditation


About IUSD Continuing Education

Indiana University School of Dentistry Continuing Education is an ADA-CERP-AGD approved Continuing Education sponsor.

Continuing Education Requirements

NEW FOR 2014 Licensure: Changes in Indiana law in 2011 now require dentists and dental hygienists to complete a minimum of one-half of their continuing education by attending live presentations or participating in live workshops. This change is applicable to the current two-year period of March 2, 2012 to March 1, 2014.

Dentists

In order to renew a dental license in 2014, a dentist must complete twenty (20) hours of continuing education credit between March 2, 2012 and March 1, 2014.

The continuing education course should be designed to directly enhance the practicing dentist's knowledge and skill in providing relevant dental services that is approved by an approved organization.

CE is not required for dentists who are currently enrolled as a graduate student or in a resident program offered by an approved organization.

All Dentists are required to complete a two (2) hour course which cover Ethics, Professional Responsibility and Indiana Statutes and Administrative Rules per renewal period.

For more information, please see
http://www.in.gov/pla/2393.htm


Dental Hygienists

In order to renew a dental license in 2014, a dental hygienist must complete fourteen (14) hours of continuing education credit between March 2, 2012 and March 1, 2014.

The continuing education course should be designed to directly enhance the practicing dental hygienist's knowledge and skill in providing relevant dental hygiene services that is approved by an approved organization.

In addition, a dental hygienist will also have to be currently certified in basic life support or have successfully completed a CPR course in a program approved by the Indiana State Board of Dental Examiners.

All Hygienists are required to complete a two (2) hour course which cover Ethics, Professional Responsibility and Indiana Statutes and Administrative Rules per renewal period.

For more information, please see
http://www.in.gov/pla/2393.htm

Dental Assistants

For information on DANB certification, visit http://www.danb.org
For information on Dental Radiology, visit http://www.in.gov/isdh/23279.htm