Greater Seattle Dental Hygienists' Society
PO Box 82703, Kenmore WA 98028

Continuing Education

Washington State dental hygienists are required to have proof of 15 hours of CE per year for re-license. The courses must relate to dental hygiene. No specifications are made that limit on-line courses. The clinical dental team must also have BLS for health care providers certification by the American Heart Association. If you are audited, you need at minimum two years of proof of continuing education.

GSDHS sponsored classes

At each general meeting we offer 1 hour of CE. To provide members with CE credits, the business portion of the general meeting takes place from 7:00 - 7:30 pm. The 1 hour CE follows, from 7:30 - 8:30 pm.

Other CE opportunities

WSDHA has information about CE classes at their website on the WSDHA Continuing Education page.

The ADHA has online CE classes and class information available from their website on the ADHA Continuing Education page.

GSDHS Calendar

GSDHS Calendar for 2017 – 2018
September 12, 2017General meeting
"Fluoride Best Practices and Dental Benefits: What Might Surprise You" - Andrea Higgins, BS, RDH
October 2017 No October meeting
HOD in Spokane
November 14, 2017General meeting
"Sharpening Your Skills" presented by Deborah McGlynn, RDH
December 2017No meeting - Happy Holidays !
January 9, 2018"Legislative Update" with Colleen Gaylord, RDH. Pizza provided by Crest and Oral B
February, 20, 2018
Student Dinner meeting at Shoreline Community College PUB Rm 9208 starting at 5:30pm-7:30pm
March 13, 2018"The Use of Silver Diamine Fluoride in the Clinical Setting for Caries Management" presented by Tracy Gaudette, RDH
April 2018No meeting (WDHA Symposium)
May 8, 2018"The Power of Stories: From Stress Management to Finding Meaning In our Daily Lives" presented by Dan Kuesel, MS, MLFT

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