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Mandatory Child & Dependent Adult Abuse

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.

(Please put N/A if you are not an ADA member.)
(each person taking the test must have a booklet)
You will receive a DVD, the test booklets, an instruction sheet and an invoice.  Please return the DVD, test pages and payment (business check or credit card from the dentist's office) back to the IDA within two weeks of the date you receive the materials.

Non-members must pre-pay before materials are sent out.  Please contact the IDA for fees and additional information.