A licensed dentist who prescribes opioids must register for the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP)!! Steps for PMP online account Registration:
1. Go to www.doh.wa.gov and type in “PMP” in the search bar. Click on the first result. Click on “Provider Login” and then accept the terms and conditions. 2. Logon to your SAW account. No account? Select 'sign up" 3. In SAW “Add a New Service.” Find PMP in the “Service Menu” under Department of Health. 4. Select “New User” and fill out the PMP registration.
PMP staff members can assist with registration by phone at 360-236-4806 or by email at email@example.com
Private Local Dental Professional Facebook Group Please take a moment to join the new Facebook group “Spokane Dental Network”. This private group is available to all dental professionals in the area and allows group members to openly post about CE, job opportunities, classifieds, dentistry in the news, new license requirements, etc.
CE Requirements Credential Type Dentist license - 63 hours every 3 years Minimal sedation by inhalation (nitrous) - 7 hours every 5 years Minimal sedation - 7 hours every 5 years Moderate sedation permit - 7 hours every 5 years Moderate sedation with parenteral agents permit - 18 hours every 3 years General anesthesia permit - 18 hours every 3 years Dentist suicide prevention education - 3 hours one-time only Dentist opioid prescribing education - 3 hours one-time only Healthcare provider basic life support (BLS) - Currrent certification required