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.
GSC Calendar 2018-2019
||GSDHS Calendar for 2017 – 2018
September 25. 2018
September 29 2018
|Seattle/King County Clinic
Smiles Forever presented by Sandy Kemper, BS, RDH *This meeting will be held at Total Wines and More in Northgate at 6:30pm
Gold Creek Dental Day in Mill Creek
|No General meeting
HOD preparation meeting
*This meeting will be held at Olympic Pizza in Wallingford at 6:30pm
HOD in Kitsap
Smiles Forever Auction in Seattle
|November 13, 2018 ||"Essential Oils in the Dental Office" presented by Kim Harang, BA, RDH/td>|
|December 2018||No meeting - Happy Holidays !|
|January 8, 2019||Legislative Day Update by Coleen Gaylord, RDH
|February 4, 2019|
February 19, 2019
|Legislative Day in Olympia
Student Dinner Meeting
Speaker Kellie Whitcomb, RDH, BSDH, will present "The Independent RDH,"
|March 12, 2019 ||"Ozone in the Dental Office" presented by Dr. Jim Coleman|
April 12-13, 2019
|No General Meeting
Symposium in Bellevue
|May 14, 2019||"E-Cigarettes are They Really Safer than Tobacco?" Presented by Catrice Opichka, RDH, BS|
|June 21-23, 2019||Annual Session in Louisville, KY
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