(1) Continuing education consists of educational activities designed to:

(a) review existing concepts and techniques;

(b) convey information beyond the basic professional education; and

(c) update knowledge on advances in dental, medical and dental hygiene sciences, and denturitry practices.

(2) Continuing education programs are designed for part-time enrollment and are usually of short duration, although longer programs with structured, sequential curricula may also be included within this definition.

(3) Residency programs accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation or its successor may be submitted for continuing education credit.

History: 37-1-319, 37-4-205, 37-29-201, MCA; IMP, 37-1-306, 37-1-319, MCA; NEW, 1993 MAR p. 287, Eff. 2/26/93; TRANS, from Commerce, & AMD, 2003 MAR p. 2435, Eff. 10/31/03; AMD, 2005 MAR p. 1396, Eff. 7/29/05; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 43, Eff. 1/12/07; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 1904, Eff. 10/30/15.