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Continuing Education ​Credit Categories

Following are descriptions of the categories under which registrants may earn CE credits and the maximum number of credits allowed in each category over a three-year cycle.

​Category/ Modality ​Description  Max Credits Per Cycle  

Dentists

​CDAs

​Dental Therapists

​Clinical Dental ​Relates directly to the provision of patient care and treatment 
​No limit 
​Dental Practice Management Relates directly to the operation and management of a dental practice ​(does not include courses related to personal financial or retirement planning, or marketing products or services to patients) ​30​18

​18

​Dental/
Medical Emergencies 
​First aid, CPR, ACLS, and management of dental/medical emergencies​24​12

​12

​Non-Clinical Dental ​Topics that are applicable to the registrant’s practice of dentistry ​15​12

​12

​Other Dental ​E.g. CDA modules, lecturers/ presenters/mentors/supervisors, university/college courses, examinations, publication authorship, and learning contract/directed study

​Variable

See pages 6-7 of Continuing Education Requirements (PDF) document


Note: There are credit limits associated with the various CE learning categories and modalities (e.g. live lecture versus self-study). For more information, read the Continuing Education Requirements (PDF) document.


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