CE verification is automatically provided for all attendees. To receive CE credit for course attendance, attendees must scan their badge at the entry door of the course and upon exiting. They system will then calculate the amount of time an attendee is present and award the credit appropriately. In order to receive 1 hour of CE credit, an attendee must be present in a course a minimum of 50 of the 60 minutes.
FDC2017 attendees will be emailed their CE certificate automatically on June 26, 2017. Attendees can also obtain a printed CE verification certificate at any time after the end of the course. CE stations are located in the Exhibit Hall through Saturday until 2 p.m. or on the classroom level on Saturday from 2 p.m to 6 p.m. CE certificates can be accessed for free online on the FDC website until Sept. 1, 2016. After that date, there is a cost to obtain a CE certificate. Only credit for full course attendance will be automatically added to your CE certificate. Credit for partial course attendance will be added to CE certificates no later than July 22, 2017
All verified course attendance will be automatically submitted to CE Broker for Florida licensed dentists or hygienist on their behalf no later than July 22, 2017. Your CE certificate will list all purchased courses (except credit for partial course attendance, which will be added to CE certificates no later than July 22, 2017), however credit will not be reported to CE Broker for NC course codes.
Each state varies on what is accepted for CE and those courses, NC courses can be self-reported
to CE Broker after the event, should your organizing Board of Dentistry accept those courses.
Florida dentists are required to complete a minimum of 30 hours of approved continuing education in dental-related subjects each biennium. Attendees can earn up to 18 credits at FDC2017.
The Florida Board of Dentistry (BOD) accepts up to three (3) hours of credit biennially for practice-management courses that address: principles of ethical practice-management, substance abuse, effective communication with patients, time management and burnout prevention instruction-FS 466.0135(c). Dentists who have questions about whether the BOD will accept a particular course should visit the BOD website (http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/dentistry/), or call 850.245.4474.
The Florida Dental Association is approved as a continuing education sponsor by the Florida Board of Dentistry. The Florida Dental Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Scientific Program Disclaimer
The Florida Dental Association and the Committee on Florida Dental Convention make every effort to present high-caliber speakers in their respective areas of expertise. The speakers’ presentations in no way imply endorsement of any product, technique or service presented during these presentations. The Florida Dental Association specifically disclaims responsibility for any material presented.