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10.44.22.00.htm 10.44.22.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 44 BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS Chapter 22 Continuing Education Authority: Health Occupations Article, §4-205, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.44.22.01.htm 10.44.22.01. 01 Scope.. These regulations govern the continuing education requirements for dentists and dental hygienists seeking renewal of their licenses.
10.44.22.02.htm 10.44.22.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) Advanced Clinical Training Program.. a) "Advanced clinical training program" means:. i) A program of postgraduate training developed, offered, and sponsored by the University of Maryland Dental School as part of its curriculum for dental students or dental school graduates;ii) A program of postgraduate training offered by the University of Maryland Dental School as contin
10.44.22.03.htm 10.44.22.03. 03 Records.. A. The licensee shall:. 1) Maintain for 5 years accurate records of continuing education courses or programs in which the licensee has participated under these regulations; and2) Make continuing education records available to the Board or the Board's representative or representatives on request.B. On a renewal form provided by the Board, a licensee shall verify compliance with this regulation..
10.44.22.04.htm 10.44.22.04. 04 Requirements.. A. A licensee shall maintain cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification from one of the following programs:1) The American Heart Association's Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers;. 2) The American Red Cross's Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Professional Rescuers; or. 3) An equivalent program approved by the Board.. B. A licensee seeking renewal shall complete not less than 30 full hours of continuing education, including 2 hours of infection control.
10.44.22.05.htm 10.44.22.05. 05 Time Frame for Completing Continuing Education.. A. The period for completing continuing education requirements extends for a 2-year period from January 1 through December 31 of the following year.B. The 2-year period in which the continuing education shall be completed ends on December 31 of the year preceding the year in which the license is due for renewal.
10.44.22.06.htm 10.44.22.06. 06 Course and Program Eligibility.. A. Eligibility Guidelines.. 1) General. With the exceptions listed in §A(2) of this regulation, only those courses or programs that satisfy the following eligibility guidelines qualify for continuing education credit for license renewal:a) The course or program is designed to enhance the licensee's clinical knowledge and ability to treat dental patients; andb) The course or program is offered by a Board-approved sponsor.. 2) Abuse and Neglect Cour
10.44.22.07.htm 10.44.22.07. 07 Pro Bono Dental and Dental Hygiene Services.. A. Beginning on the effective date of this regulation dentists or dental hygienists may receive continuing education credit for providing volunteer pro bono dental and dental hygiene services within the State as provided in this regulation.B. A dentist or dental hygienist may provide volunteer pro bono care at a Board-approved program that:1) Is a non-profit entity or event; and. 2) Provides substantial pro bono dental services t
10.44.22.08.htm 10.44.22.08. 08 Approved Sponsors and Equivalents.. A. The Board approves for credit any course or program that:. 1) Satisfies all eligibility criteria in Regulations .06 and .07 of this chapter; and. 2) Is sponsored by any one of the following entities:. a) An accredited dental school;. b) An accredited dental hygiene school;. c) The American Dental Association;. d) The National Dental Association;. e) The American Dental Hygienists' Association;. f) The National Dental Hygiene Association;.
10.44.22.09.htm 10.44.22.09. 09 Advanced Clinical Training Programs for a Dentist Licensed in Another State.. A. A dentist licensed in another state who does not hold a Maryland dental license and who wishes to participate in an advanced clinical training program of postgraduate training offered as continuing education for licensed dentists shall receive written approval from the Board before participation in the advanced clinical training program as provided in Regulation .10B ofB. At least 45 days befor
10.44.22.10.htm 10.44.22.10. 10 Advanced Clinical Training Programs ― Application Procedures and Practice Limitations.. A. To apply for written approval to participate in an advanced clinical training program offered as continuing education for licensed dentists, a dentist licensed in another state who does not hold a Maryland dental license shall:1) Apply to the Board on a form approved by the Board;. 2) Pay a nonrefundable fee to the Board as set forth in COMAR 10.44.20;.
10.44.22.11.htm 10.44.22.11. 11 Examination in Lieu of Continuing Education Requirements.. A. Successful completion of a Board-approved examination within the preceding 2-year period may be substituted for continuing education credits.B. The Board recognizes successful completion of the following written examinations as equivalent to 30 full hours of continuing education:1) For dental hygienists only, the North East Regional Board's (NERB) Dental Hygiene Comprehensive Examination;
10.44.22.12.htm 10.44.22.12. 12 Audit of Continuing Education Records.. A. The Board may request verification of compliance with these regulations through inspection of continuing education records maintained by licensees in accordance with Regulation .03A of this chapter.B. A licensee who receives notice of a continuing education audit shall:. 1) Verify compliance with this chapter by the date specified in the notice; or.
10.44.22.13.htm 10.44.22.13. 13 Active Military Service.. The Board may waive any or all of the requirements of this chapter for a licensee who is unable to complete the requirements due to the licensee's active military service.
10.44.22.14.htm 10.44.22.14. 14 Penalties for Violation.. A. Violation of these regulations by a licensee, pertaining to the continuing education requirements for license renewal, shall result in nonrenewal of the license.B. A false statement on a renewal form constitutes unprofessional conduct and may result in disciplinary action against the licensee as set forth in Health Occupations Article, §4-315, Annotated Code of Maryland.
10.44.22.9999.htm 10.44.22.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―09 adopted as an emergency provision effective November 25, 1992 (19:25 Md. R. 2199) adopted permanently effective May 26, 1993 (20:6 Md. R. 581)Regulation .04 amended effective July 12, 1998 (25:14 Md. R. 1132). Regulation .09B amended effective June 25, 2001 (28:12 Md. R. 1110) ―. Chapter revised effective January 5, 2004 (30:26 Md. R. 1915). Regulation .10 recodified to be Regulation .11 and new Regulation .10 adopt
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