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New Orleans Dental Association | Continuing Education in Metairie


2121 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 153
Metairie, LA 70001

(504) 834-6449

Continuing Education


Continuing Education

LSU Continuing Dental Education
1100 Florida Avenue, Box 142
New Orleans, Louisiana  70119-2799

Office:       504/941-8193
Fax:           504/941-8403
E-mail:      Kenneth "Kenny" Guichard at kguich@lsuhsc.edu
Website:   www.LSUHealthCDE.org

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Continuing Dental Education and Requirements For Relicensure and Membership

The following Continuing Education requirements are currently mandated by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry for relicensure on the Biennial Relicensure System; i.e., relicensure every two years:

        During the (2) two year period, all dentists are required to earn a total of (40) forty clock hours of Continuing Education.

        These hours may be accumulated at any time during the (2) two year period.

        A minimum of (20) twenty of these hours must be clinical hours.

        All credit hours must be consistent with the rules promulgated by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry.  For further clarification, please
        refer to Rule 1611 of the most current Dental Practice Act.

        Continuing education requirements for relicensure by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry are also required to satisfy NODA and LDA
        membership requirements for all licensed members.

The following rulings are mandated  for certification and/or re-certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for all licensees:

        A total of (3) three non-clinical credit hours are earned for successful completion of each CPR Course.

        The Louisiana State Board of Dentistry will only accept CPR Course "C" - Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers, as defined by
         the American Heart Association, the Red Cross Professional Rescue Course, or an equivalent.  (Contact the local chapters of the
         American Heart Association and the American Red Cross for further information).

However, for up-to-date information, please visit the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry's website at www.lsbd.org.

Metairie Dental Association | Continuing Education. is a Metairie Dental Association.

New Orleans 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.
New Orleans Dental Association designates this activity for 1 credit hour continuing education credit.