Michigan CDE Requirements

Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

# CDE Required: 36 hours every 3 years

Required Topics: All Michigan registered dental assistants (RDAs) must possess current certification in basic or advanced cardiac life support in addition to having earned, during the 3-year period prior to the expiration date of the license, 36 hours of continuing education in courses or programs approved by the Board, with at least 12 of those hours in programs related to clinical issues.

For more information please see the CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR MICHIGAN REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENISTS AND DENTAL ASSISTANTS pamphlet.

An RDA seeking license renewal must complete training in identifying victims of human trafficking that meets the following standards:

(a) Training content that covers all of the following: 

(i) Understanding types and venues of human trafficking in Michigan or the United States.
(ii) Identifying the warning signs of human trafficking in health care settings.
(iii) Identifying the warning signs of human trafficking in health care settings for adults and minors.
(iv) Identifying resources for reporting the suspected victims of human trafficking. 

(b) Acceptable providers or methods of training include any of the following:

(i) Training offered by a nationally recognized or state-recognized health-related organization.
(ii) Training offered by, or in conjunction with, a state or federal agency.
(iii) Training obtained in an educational program that has been approved by the board of initial licensure, or by a college or university.
(iv) Reading an article related to the identification of victims of human trafficking that meets the requirements of subdivision (a) of this subrule and is published in a peer review journal, health care journal, or professional or scientific journal. 

(c) Acceptable modalities of training may include any of the following:

(i) Teleconference or webinar.
(ii) Online presentation.
(iii) Live presentation.
(iv) Printed or electronic media.  


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