Risk Management

The Oregon Dental Association requires its members to complete three (3) hours of approved Risk Management education, every three (3) years. Completion and verification are required by December 31st of each three year cycle. The current Risk Management three year cycle is 1/1/2020 - 12/31/2022.  The ODA will send reminders to members that show no Risk Management CE on file. Retirees, full time faculty, and those permanently disabled are exempt from this membership requirement.


TDIC Risk Management:

TDIC Risk Management is offered each April at the Oregon Dental Conference, and local dental societies offer approved courses throughout the year. TDIC also offers the following online options for your convenience:

1. Calibrate Your Risk Radar: Recognizing Potential Risks in Patient Care and Case Selection
This is a 3-hour, online course provided by TDIC. $50.00 fee.

2. Library of Risk Management Courses
This is a collection of online courses across risk management topics provided by TDIC. Each course has a $25.00 fee.

ODA members can contact Margy Simco at msimco@oregondental.org the ODA to receive a coupon code for a one-time, $25.00 discount on any TDIC Risk Management course when used before December 31, 2021.*

Once you complete your online course, you will receive a certificate of completion that you will need to submit directly to the ODA via Email to Margy Simco.

*Coupon may be used for a one-time credit of $25.00 on a retired, or current Risk Management course.  One coupon per person and must be used by December 31, 2021. The coupon expires on January 1, 2022 and has no cash value.


Other Risk Management CE:

We are happy to verify whether additional companies CE meet ODA requirements. Please be sure to check with your malpractice carrier for dividend qualifications.


If you have any questions regarding this membership requirement or RM CE, please reach out directly to: 
Margy Simco, Education & Events Administrator
E: msimco@oregondental.org
P: 800.452.5628 x2004

 * 2019-2020-oda-bylaws-and-articles-of-incorporation

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