Is the New York State Dental Foundation an ADA-CERP approved provider of continuing education?

Yes, the New York State Dental Foundation is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. For more information, please consult the current edition of the ADA CERP Recognition Standards and
Procedures, or contact the ADA CERP at 800-691-8099 extension 2869.
What types of courses does the New York State Dental Foundation offer online?

The New York State Dental Foundation offers courses for both lecture/live credits as well as home study credits. The Foundation's lecture credit courses allow the course participant to
contact the instructor in the event they have a question pertaining to the course content.
How and when will I receive my certificate of continuing education?

Certificates of Completion are processed everyday by the Foundation and are e-mailed to the course participants. Certificates are usually processed within 3-5 business days after you have
completed the corresponding course exam.
What software is needed to take the Foundation's online continuing education courses?

The New York State Dental Foundation's home study courses only require access to an internet connection and that the user have a valid e-mail address.

The Foundation's courses that are offered for lecture/live credits, use a flash-based software; therefore, if your computer does not currently have FlashPlayer, you can download it by
clicking here.

In addition, the Foundation's continuing education courses have been optimized for a broadband/DSL internet connection, but will work with dial-up. We also recommend that you are
using either Windows 2000, XP, or Vista, or a MAC operating system. The Foundation's courses can be accessed using Internet Explorer, AOL, Safari, or Google Browser.
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Are you interested in writing a course for the New York State Dental Foundation?

The New York State Dental Foundation welcomes course proposals for both home study and lecture credit courses. To learn more, click here to view our Author Guidelines.
What is Quia?

Quia is the content management software (CMS) that the Foundation uses to host its online continuing education courses. Quia allows users to create a username and password, so as to
complete their courses over a period of time. In addition, Quia stores your online CE scores for future reference (until your certificate is released to you).
DISCLAIMER: NYSDF’s sponsorship of continuing education courses does not constitute any warranty of the
products, techniques, procedures, or methods used or taught in such courses
.
In keeping with new revisions to ADA CERP standards, the New York State Dental Foundation has formed a CE Advisory Committee to provide input on goals, objects and content
of its continuing education program. The members of the Committee, who are Dr. Madeline Ginzburg, Dr. Brian Kennedy, Dr. Paul Leary, and Dr. Terrence Thines, will meet
periodically throughout the  year. In addition to advising the Foundation on CE, the Committee will periodically review providers’ CE mission/goals, participate in periodic
assessments of the effectiveness of the overall CE program, and participate in conflict of interest screenings processes.