The New Mexico Board of Dental Health Care offers several options for verification of course attendance. Check them all out on page 35 of the Rules and Regulations. "Dental Hygienists, Continuing Education Requirements" can be found on page 103. Familiarize yourself with all the rules & regs as there are changes yearly.
NMDHA provides an e-blast service, reminding you of upcoming events and CEs.
In order to shoot these updates to your inbox, NMDHA must receive your request to be added to the e-blast list. Send your request along with your email address to Kelly Valdez-Ayres, It's as easy as that!
The NM Board of Dental Health Care offers a low-cost, 3-hour, open-book jurisprudence CE. Rules change yearly and it is your responsibility to comply with and stay current with the rules.
For details about the CE go to http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/dental_health_care.aspx and click on Exam and Education Schedule, or for the actual exam, click on Forms and Applications.
In October 2013, the Dental Hygienists’ Committee adopted rules establishing criteria for laser use by dental hygienists. Are you in compliance? Check out the new rule (18.104.22.168) at the Board of Dental Health Care website for more details: www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Dental_Health_Care.aspx