NOTICE TO APPLICANTS
Classes are held in Suite 304 at our College Park address unless otherwise indicated. The provisions of this publication are not to be regarded as a contract between the student and Southern Maryland Dental Society (SMDS).The SMDS reserves the right to change any provision or requirement when such action will serve the interests of the SMDS and other applicants. The SMDS further reserves the right to ask a student to withdraw when it considers such action in the best interest of the SMDS. Class size is limited. SMDS is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons to the end that no person, on the grounds of sex, race, age, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status or status as a qualified individual with a disability shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity of the SMDS.
Dental Assisting Radiology & Basic Anatomy
Tuition Fees: SMDS Members $500 or Non-Member $570.This course prepares the dental assistant who is employed in a dental office to sit for the DANB Exam in Radiation Health & Safety Certification. All clinical practice takes place at the student's place of employment (including bringing in some x-rays). Course requirements: 18 years of age, H. S. grad. or equivalency, and the signature of employing dentist on the application verifying employment & commitment of clinical supervision. See MD State Board Pathways on reverse side. A total of 33 hours of class time. Here are the dates for the next courses.
1. April 10,12,17,19,24,26 May 1,3,8,10,11, 2017 TIME: 6:00-9:00 p.m., Mon. & Wed. @ College Park Facility
2. June 19,21,26,28 July 5,10,12,17,19,24,26 2017 TIME: 6:00-9:00 pm LOCATION: College Park Facility
Radiology Refresher Hours or Review
Tuition Fees for 8 hours: SMDS members $140 or
non-member and staff $180
Expanded Functions in General
Tuition Fees: SMDS Members $730 or Non-Members $790
Successful completion of this course enables the student to sit for the Maryland Qualified Dental Assistants Examination and to perform general expanded duties as specified by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners. All clinical practice takes place at the student's place of employment. The employing dentist must sign the application verifying office experience, employment & a commitment of clinical support.
TIME: 6:30-9:30 p.m. LOCATION: College Park
DATES: Next Class – August 2017
Proper Pharmacology Prescribing & Disposal for the Dental Practitioner
A Mandatory MSBDE requirement for every license renewal.Date: Fall 2017
This approved course satisfies the new 2 hours of CE
in proper prescribing and disposal of prescription drugs.
FEE: SMDS Members $100. or Non Members $175. Location: College Park Facility.
Infection Control Update
Tuition Fees: SMDS Member $90.00 and Non-Member $175.00
Infection Control Update (Re-licensure Requirement) This course meets annual training in Infection Control for the dentist and continuing education for the staff.1. June 8, 2017 TIME: 6:30-8:30 pm LOCATION: College Park Facility
Annual Ortho Expanded Functions
Tuition Fees: SMDS Member $700 or Non-Member $765.This lecture and demonstration course is 35 hours long & designed for dental assistants who wish to prepare for the MD State Board Exam . This is given once a year. All clinical practice takes place at the student's place of employment. The employing dentist must sign the application verifying employment & a commitment of clinical support. (10 weeks)
UPDATED PANDA COURSE
Tuition Fees: SMDS Members $90 or Non-Members $150
What to look for and what to do if you suspect abuse. How to recognize the indicators and be informed of legal and ethical responsibilities. This course satisfies the 2 credit requirement for re-licensure.DATE: Fall 2017