white OCDHS logo   Presents the California Mandatory courses with Nancy Dewhirst RDH   


Saturday April 22, 2023

ZOOM opens at 8:30 AM 


Lecture starts at 9 am to 2:00pm, with a short  midmorning break.    

Credit card payments are processed via PAYPAL You DO NOT need a PayPal account. 


OCDHS is a component of CDHA   http://cdha.org

2023 Spring Scientific Session    

 Friday, May 19     Westin Anaheim Resort 

Jonathan Wong DDS presents:   "Unlocking the Code - Success in Periodontal Therapy" (3 CEs)

Student Poster Presentations 4 CE 


OCDHS is a DBC CE Provider,  Permit 2164   CDHA is the provider for the Mandatory Courses DBC Permit 2099

 Keep your CE slips for 6 years! DHBC is actively auditing licensees and can go back 6 years in their examination. Retain your CPR cards also.

 The updated "Required Courses" for CA license renewal - 5 CE

SPEAKER: Nancy Dewhirst RDH, BSDH   

Ms. Dewhirst graduated from the University of Southern California, practiced dental hygiene for 20 years, is adjunct dental hygiene faculty at West Coast University, and is a member of Sigma Phi Alpha.  She is Editor In Chief of OSAP’s ICIP newsletter and has had numerous articles published. She is consistently listed as one of the nation’s “Leaders in CE”, and presents over 100 seminars a year at major U.S. and Canadian Dental Conferences.

 TOPIC:  Infection Control & California Dental Practice Act reviews 

(These courses meet the new DBC regulations that went into effect on Jan. 1, 2023, including the new Ethics content requirement)

This seminar reviews and updates the required DPA topics, regulations, and ethics, including scope of practice, drug prescribing, licensure and qualifications, supervision of auxiliaries, professional conduct, mandated reporting, and consent.  Codes and Principles of Ethics are reviewed.  Examples of law violations, unprofessional conduct, and difficult legal challenges will be discussed. 

Learning Outcomes - Upon completion, the participant shall be able to:

  • Be familiar with the scope of regulations addressed in the DPA
  • Relate Dental Codes of Ethics to professional standards and rules.
  • Discuss how those regulations define dental practice limits
  • Understand how the California Dental Board enforces the DPA
  • Learn how to locate information and resources related to the DPA

Register Now! 

 Don't delay! Register today. Invite your coworkers.



 after Sunday, April 16, 2023   $100.00
CDHA Members (will be confirmed) $50.00                         after Sunday, April 16, 2023    $ 75.00 

$20.00                         after Sunday, April 16, 2023    $ 25.00


NOTE: ZOOM links and Course materials will be emailed to registered attendees the week of the webinar . 

Cancellation policy: If you have an emergency you must contact Leslie BEFORE THE EVENT to cancel.    No refunds for no shows! No CANCELLATIONS via  ZOOM !

Thank you for your attention.
You must be logged into ZOOM from 9 am to 2 pm to earn  5 CE. No partial credits given.  If you have any questions about the event  please contact me directly.   
Leslie Howard DeCamp RDH, OCDHS VP Education
flossdaily1@mac.com               949-338-4516   

This course meets the Dental Board of California's requirements for 5 units of continuing education.                

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