Florida Laws and Rules

A Comprehensive Review

Course Description

The dental profession holds a special position of trust within society. As a consequence, society affords the profession certain privileges that are not available to members of the public-at-large. This course addresses  legal standards and protocols that as a member of the dental profession, must be follwed for their dental license to be in good standing. Florida Laws and Rules (Chapters 466 and 64B5) will be presented, in addition to open discussions on hypothetical scenerios.  

 This course also serves as a review for the Florida Laws and Rules Examination.

Course Schedule:

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (breaks included)

Instructor Bio:

Jane Weiner,RDH

Jane is a 1964 graduate of Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists in Boston, Massachusetts, is an adjunct clinical instructor at NSU’s College of Dental Medicine. Throughout her 46-year career as a dental hygienist, Weiner has been involved in a variety of disciplines related to the education of the dental team. Career awards reflect her significant contributions to dental hygiene professionals as well as the dental profession. She is the 2003 recipient of the Dr. Esther M. Wilkins Distinguished Alumni Award, the 2005 recipient of the Philips Oral Health Care/RDH Magazine Mentor of the Year Award, and the 2006 recipient of the Sunstar Butler Award of Distinction. On her own initiative Weiner developed and is the owner of Jane Weiner, RDH, Board Reviews, Inc. She is the coauthor of Saunders Review of Dental Hygiene, 2nd Edition, co-editor of Dental Hygiene Review for “Friends of Hu–Friedy, and coauthor of the CE course entitled Florida Laws and Statutes Health Studies Institute. When Weiner is able to find any portion of her time which isn’t already committed, she fills the gap presenting continuing education around the country.

For more information regarding this speaker, please visit http://www.janewrdh.com/.

Educational Objectives and Benefits:

  • Understand chapters 466 and 64B5, which include statutes and rules addressed in the state exam
  • Understand who makes and governs the laws and rules in Florida
  • Know which tasks are delegable to an auxiliary by his/her employer dentist
  • Know the most common acts that are disciplined
  • Know the laws governing advertising

Additional Information:

Reward Programs  

  • NSU CDM Alumni & Friends discount
  • Health Care Team discount (2 or more from same office)
  • CDM Faculty discount 
  • Life long Learning Program

Please contact the Office for Professional Development, Continuing Education for more details

Advanced Continuing Education Certificate Program

This course is eligible towards an Advanced Continuing Education Certificate, please see Advanced Continuing Education Certificate for additional information.