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Dental Hygienists Continuing Education for Practice By Remote Supervision: Emergency Regulations Effective November 13, 2017

The Virginia Board of Dentistry Emergency Regulations pertaining to Dental Hygienists continuing education for practice by remote supervision became effective on November 13, 2017. 

The Board is amending 18VAC60-25-190, relating to requirements for continuing education for dental hygienists to include the “competencies needed to provide care under remote supervision,” as specified in subsection F of § 54.1-2722. The regulation requires a continuing education course of no less than two hours in duration, offered by an approved sponsor and including the specified course content.  

A public comment period will be open November 27-December 27, 2017.  You can view detailed information on these emergency regulations and the process by clicking here

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