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Continuing Education

Refer to Administrative Rules Den 403

  • One CEU shall be given for each hour of attendance at lectures, seminars, and meetings. For each hour of attendance at clinical or laboratory participatory courses, 2 CEUs shall be given. Successful completion of an entire course or segment of a course shall be required to receive continuing education credit for that course.
  • The CEUs completed during the 2 years preceding April 1st of even numbered years shall conform to the criteria identified throughout the rules.
  • All dental hygienists with an active New Hampshire license shall complete a minimum of 20 CEUs of continuing education per biennium. At least 15 CEUs shall be earned in clinical dental care subjects, including successful completion of a BLS-HCP course given by an American Heart Association, Red Cross, National Safety Counsel, or American Safety and Health Institute qualified instructor, or sponsored or approved by organizations referenced in Den 403.07 (a)(1). Effective April 1, 2016, a licensee shall be certified in BLS-HCP (basic life support for healthcare providers). At least 2 CEUs shall be earned in infection control.
  • All dentists with an active New Hampshire license shall complete a minimum of 40 CEUs of continuing education per biennium. At least 30 CEUs shall be earned in clinical dental care subjects, including successful completion of a BLS-HCP course given by an American Heart Association, Red Cross, National Safety Counsel, or American Safety and Health Institute qualified instructor, or sponsored or approved by organizations referenced in Den 403.07 (a)(1). Effective April 1, 2016, a licensee shall be certified in BLS-HCP (basic life support for healthcare providers). At least 2 CEUs shall be earned in infection control.
New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners
121 South Fruit Street | Concord, NH 03301-2412
Telephone: (603) 271-4561 | Fax: (603) 271-6702