Fall Core Competency Day for the Dental Team


Friday, November 17, 2017

Are you looking for a convenient way to meet the core competency requirements for Minnesota licensure all in one day? Would you like to hear clinically focused information from a variety of speakers?

This in-demand course gives every member of the dental team an efficient way to obtain all needed core competency credits in one day. You will benefit from receiving timely and useful information from four well-informed and engaging speakers on a variety of topics. The 2017 fall program will feature updates on: 1) medical risks for older adults, 2) infection control protocols, 3) ethics in social media advertising, and 4) dental recordkeeping rules.


You will gain practical information on how to:

  • manage health risks for older adults in your practice.
  • apply effective infection control practices related to dental unit waterlines.
  • describe the legal and ethical issues associated with connecting with patients and advertising on social media.
  • create a detailed and comprehensive patient record to reduce your legal liability risk.

Who Should Attend

Dentists, dental therapists, dental hygienists and dental assistants who would like to receive clinically focused updates and meet their core competency requirements for Minnesota relicensure in one day.

Educational Methods

Illustrated lectures and discussion.


Deborah Endly, D.H. compliance officer with the Minnesota Board of Dentistry.

Josiah R. Fricton, JD, attorney with Minnesota Transitions, a law firm providing dental transition services as well as legal representation for dental professionals.

Joe Mayne, North Central Region Sales Manager for Crosstex. Mr. Mayne has developed training materials and presented programs to the academic and clinical community on a variety of topics with a special focus on infection control.

Stephen K. Shuman, D.D.S., M.S., Associate Professor and Director, Oral Health Services for Older Adults Program, Department of Primary Care, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Dental Director, Walker Dental Clinic, Walker Methodist Health Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Here’s what past attendees have liked about this program:

“Relevant day-to-day information.”

“Variety in speakers, well organized structure, and the practical skills we can use in practice immediately.”

“Good, current information that covers the required core competencies.”

“Great selection of topics and speakers as always! I was here last week, also for CE—so fun to have a change of pace on my Friday.”

“All speakers were easy to follow and kept you intrigued.”


  • Final registration will begin at 8:30 AM.
  • Continental breakfast will be available during registration.
  • The program will run from 9:00 AM to 4:15 PM.
  • There will be 15-minute refreshment breaks mid-morning and mid-afternoon.
  • Lunch is included and will be served between 12:15 to 1:00 PM.

If you have special dietary needs or are disabled and have special needs, please contact us at least two weeks prior to the program date.

Course details

What to wear

We suggest that you bring a jacket or sweater to help you adjust to the seemingly inevitable changes in meeting room temperature.

Refund policy

A full refund will be issued if you cancel at least one week (five working days) before the program. If you cancel less than one week prior to the program, a $50 processing fee will be deducted from your refund. For registrations charged to your credit card the refund will be credited to your account. No cash refunds will be issued on charged registrations.

Directions, parking & hotel

Directions & Map

Continuing Education & Conference Center
1890 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108-6092 

The Continuing Education & Conference Center is located on the University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus, just east of the intersection of Gortner and Buford.

Get direction to the Continuing Education & Conference Center


Reserved parking has been secured in Lot 104 (overflow parking in Lot 108), adjacent to the Continuing Education and Conference Center, between the hours of 7 AM and 10 AM. As you pull up to the gate, let the attendant know the name of the continuing dental education program you are attending. Attendees who arrive after 10 AM will have to pay for parking ($6) upon entering the lot. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Please note that if you park anywhere besides Lot 104 or Lot 108, you will be responsible for the parking fees.


List of hotels near campus.


$305 dentist

$175 senior citizen dentist, dental therapist, dental hygienist, dental assistant

$155 second and each additional dental therapist, hygienist or assistant


6 hours

Minnesota Credits
6  core
Management of Medical Emergencies - 1.5
Infection Control - 1.5
Ethics - 1.5
Recordkeeping - 1.5

Special Course Benefit
You will complete your core competency requirements for Minnesota relicensure since this continuing education course includes core credit in four subject areas.


9:00 AM to 4:15 PM


Continuing Education & Conference Center
St. Paul Campus

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