A dental hygienist must complete 30 hours of acceptable continuing education during the 24-month period preceding the expiration date of their license.
Anyone needing approval of continuing education courses may submit an application to the Department. Prior approval of continuing education courses is not required. The application for approval of continuing education courses may be submitted on a form provided by the Department or on an alternate format. The completed application must include the following information:
- The topic of the program;
- Name of provider;
- Location of continuing education;
- The date(s) of the program; and
- The number of hours received for the program.
To obtain more detailed information concerning continuing education requirements in 172 NAC 56 Section 8 of the Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentisty and Dental Hygiene.
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