Effective date: 5/11/2005
Licensed dentists and dental hygienists are required to complete the following continuing education during each license renewal biennium.
(1) Training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) at the basic support level, including one-rescuer and two-rescuer CPR for adults, children, and infants; the relief of foreign body airway obstructions for adults, children, and infants; the use of an automatic external defibrillator (AED); and the use of ambu-bags resulting in certification or recertification by the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross or an entity with equivalent requirements.
(2) A course in the prevention of medical errors of at least 2 hours in relevant topics including a study of root cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety.
Rulemaking authorized by Florida Statutes § 466.004. Law Implemented 456.013(6), (7), (8), 466.0135, 466.014, 466.017(4) FS. History—New 4-11-94, Amended 7-18-94, Formerly 61F5-12.020, 59Q-12.020, Amended 1-23-01, 6-7-01, 9-27-01, 12-23-02, 10-8-03, 5-11-05.