The Cal/OSHA Standards Board on June 9 voted to withdraw the revisions to its COVID-19 prevention emergency temporary standards that the board approved June 3 and sent to the Office of Administrative Law for approval.
Registered dental assistants and registered dental assistants in extended functions who are applying for licensure in California now have additional time to complete their examination requirements. The Department of Consumer Affairs on June 3 approved a waiver that grants an extension to RDAs and RDAEFs whose clinical exams have been delayed because of the pandemic.
The California Department of Consumer Affairs on June 3 temporarily waived license-renewal requirements for dental professionals in the state whose licenses expire between March 31, 2020, and July 31, 2021.
Revisions to the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards are expected to take effect as early as June 15 with two new major requirements for California employers, including the requirement to make respirators available to unvaccinated employees for voluntary use.
Licensed dental professionals who attended CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry May 13-16 can now access the C.E. certificates they earned during the virtual convention.
Every month, CDA spotlights a student from one of California's six dental schools. Get to know CDA’s June Student Spotlight, Andy Tawfik from Western University School of Dentistry class of 2022.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2022, dentists and other prescribers in California must issue electronic-data prescriptions for both controlled and noncontrolled substances with very few exceptions. Paper prescriptions will no longer be allowed by state law. All pharmacies in California must be capable of accepting those prescriptions.
How does your practice navigate unpredictable times? Beyond the challenges of the past year, dentists often face incidents they can’t anticipate or prevent. But they can be prepared and choose how they respond. Reporting every incident, accommodating modified duties and reducing return-to-work risks are important steps.
The June issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association features articles that explain how to merge the well-founded principles of prosthodontics with new technologies in the practice.