Risk management is key to preventing clinician and patient injury as a clinical dental professional.  Risk management involves the utilization of multiple facets of imaging sciences, radiation safety, law and ethics, ergonomics, infection control, and consistent evaluation of many daily habits.  This course trains dental professionals on current techniques for clinical practice and defines and discusses the incidence of risk among dental professionals.  The course focuses on evaluating daily practices and workplace characteristics that increase risks of injury in practice.   It meets the requirements for Iowa in ethics/ jurisprudence, infection control/OSHA/HIPAA, and radiology training in one day at one price. 

5 CEU  

  • 1 - Ethics/ Jurisprudence 

  • 2 - Infection Prevention/OSHA/HIPAA 

  • 2 - Radiology and Imaging Sciences 

    Ethics & Jurisprudence 

    Course description:  

    This course intends to provide clear information and guidance for clinicians, as they  navigate the unique ethical decision-making challenges of private practice.  This course relates ethical decision-making to work in the dental setting. This course meets the requirements for periodic jurisprudence training as a dental professional in the State of Iowa. 


    During this course, attendees will: 

    1. Discuss the role of the dental professional in delivering quality health care;  

    2. Define ethical care competencies continuum in relation to dentistry;  

    4. Investigate how ethics, morals, and values relate to providing patient care (Ch. 27); 

    5. Consider Case Studies relating to ethical challenges. 

    6. Become familiar with the mission and administrative role of the Iowa Dental Board, and the responsibilities of this organization under Iowa Administrative Code 650, Chapter 1, along with basic navigation for the IDB website;  

     Discuss the general requirements for the display and maintenance of licensure  under (Ch. 10);  

     Discuss the understanding of current regulation on renewal, and the process for reinstatement under (Ch. 14);  

    Discuss the prescription authority and medication use in the dental office under  Chapter 16, along with Sedation and Nitrous Oxide requirements (Ch. 29); 

     Discuss various practice variations in allied dental auxiliary under (Ch. 10 Dental  Hygiene & Ch. 20 and 22 Dental Assisting);  

    Obtain a clear understanding of the different levels of continuing education  needed to obtain and maintain dental registrations and licenses in the State of  Iowa, along with specific content types under (Ch. 25

Date / Time

Sat, May 1, 2021