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(1) All licensed active status dentists, dental hygienists, and denturists shall possess a current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), or pediatric advanced life support (PALS) card.

(2) Licensees shall maintain a current CPR, ACLS, or PALS card on the premises and provide a copy to the board upon request.

(3) Licensees shall affirm the expiration date of the CPR, ACLS, or PALS card on the renewal. The board may audit a licensee for compliance of a current CPR, ACLS, or PALS card in addition to the random CE audit every three-year reporting period. An active licensee who practices without a current CPR, ACLS, or PALS card may be subject to administrative suspension.

(4) Internet CPR, ACLS, or PALS courses will be accepted if a hands-on evaluation of clinical competency is also included. 


History: 37-1-131, 37-4-205, 37-29-201, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-1-321, 37-29-201, 37-29-401, MCA; NEW, 1989 MAR p. 2179, Eff. 12/22/89; AMD, 1999 MAR p. 209, Eff. 1/29/99; TRANS, from Commerce, & AMD, 2003 MAR p. 2435, Eff. 10/31/03; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 43, Eff. 1/12/07; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 1812, Eff. 11/9/07; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 1837, Eff. 8/8/14; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 2366, Eff. 12/28/19.

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