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Anticipating The 2014-2015 Meeting Year

This is another year of innovation and first time experiences for CCDS members. We will start the year with a Spouses Social event featuring a convention like atmosphere with a Candidate Forum.

This is another year of innovation and first time experiences for CCDS members. We will start the year with a Spouses Social event featuring a convention like atmosphere with a Candidate Forum. We will have two joint meetings with MDS, the first on September 19 for an ACA update. In October there will be an all day HIPPA update that can serve as your required annual HIPPA office review. Risk Management (ODS required class) is offered in October. For more details on meeting content go to www.clackamasdental.com events tab.

Congratulations to new officers

ELECTED OFFICERS FOR 2014-2015 are:

President- Olesya Salathe, DMD
Vice President- Dana Yip, DDS
Secretary Treasurer- Josh Wieland, DMD
Editor- Fred Bremner, DMD

Meetings scheduled for 2014-2015 

September 17, 2014- Healthcare Reform: The Affordable Care Act Update- JOINT MEETING WITH MDS, Kraig Anderson, FSA, MAAA. Location: Moda Plaza, Milwaukie - 

September 23, 2014- Fall Social- Candidate Forum, Moderated by George Okulitch. ODA Lobbyist. Providence Willamette Falls Community Center, 519 15th St, Oregon City, OR 97045 No CE, spouse is invited, Cost: FREE - 

Oct. 17- Joint Meeting, MDS & WDS: OSHA Compliance & CDC Guidelines for Infection Control, Samuel Barry, DMD, CE: 6 credits, Cost: $30 Individual /$100 Office (up to 4)- Registration Required, LOCATION-Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232 - 

October 28, 2014- Risk Management (ODS required class) - 

November - No scheduled meeting- 2 in October, 2014

Jan. 27 - Dr. Daryl Johnson: Computer Security
He will walk us through his ordeal of a cyber breach and what it entailed to fix things. 

Feb. 24 - Medical Emergencies/Nitrous Update with Erik Richmond 

March 17 TBD 

April 28 - Endo Update: Dr. Aaron Welk 

May 26 - Dental Material/Clinical Update: 
ELECTIONS 

OBD Revised Administrative Rules 
The Oregon Board of Dentistry has sent out a postcard announcing the important rules changes effective August 1, 2014. I will repeat what the postcard said just incase you missed the little green card. Every license holder is responsible to know the new administrative rules so they will not be caught flat footed when the Board comes calling. 

Three of the more significant changes to these rules include: (1) dental hygienists without an Expanded Practice Permit are no longer able to prescribe any medications, (2) effective January 1, 2015 all licensees will need to have a current Healthcare Provider BLS/CPR certification and (3) all licensees will have to have as part of their continuing education requirements Two (2) hours of CE in infection control. 
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