The IDA is an approved sponsor of mandatory child and dependent adult abuse training and offers this “dental specific” course as a benefit to IDA members and their staff. Iowa statute specifies that oral health professionals are mandatory reporters of suspected child and/or dependent adult abuse.
Dentists, hygienists and dental assistants are required to complete two hours of training relating to the identification and reporting of child/dependent adult abuse within six months of initial employment and every five years thereafter.
To order the DVD and testing manuals, please complete the form below. The tests are available for $35 per test, plus shipping and handling. Upon submission of your order, you will receive a DVD, the test booklets and an invoice. Upon completion of the test, please return the DVD, test page and payment to the IDA: 8797 NW 54th Ave Suite 100, Johnston, IA 50131. Once you have successfully passed the test and submitted payment, IDA will mail you a certificate of completion.