Status: Registration is Open ~ You must possess a current BLS certificate and a current OMSA certificate before registering for this course. Registrations will not be processed without these documents.
Please read the following information and then click on "View details page" below and look for the "OMSA Re-Certification Course Format" tab to read more detailed information before registering for this course.
The OMSA "Re-Certification" Course consists of access to the didactic self-study curriculum composed of narrated PowerPoint Presentation videos with quizzes and a Practice Final for you to review (Not Required), narrated Final Exam Review Course lecture videos (Required), and a Final Exam (Required).
You will have up to 4 months to complete the OMSA Course.
To be eligible to participate in the OMSA Re-Certification Course, you must have a current BLS (Basic Life Support) certificate* and a current OMSA Certificate. Please do not register for this course until you have these items. After you’ve registered and provided a copy of your current BLS and OMSA certificates, CALAOMS staff with process your registration and email you a “Confirmation of Registration” packet. You will also receive two emails with your Login instructions and Password from “email@example.com” within 10 business days.
*Classroom-based BLS course or online BLS course work with in-person skills testing is accepted. Online only BLS course is not accepted.
- Starting June of 2023, you must register to Recertify prior to the expiration date on your OMSA Certificate. Once your OMSA certificate expires, if you are not currently enrolled in the OMSA Re-Certification Course, you will be required to register in the "OMSA Initial Certification Course" and complete the Initial course again. We are currently offering a grace period; however, extensions will not be granted after December 2023.
- OMSA Certificates are valid for 2 years.
Description: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant (OMSA) Re-Certification Course
The California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon’s OMSA certificate received by taking this course is an "Industry recognized certificate of completion" and not a State or Board recognized certification, permit, or license. The OMSA certificate does not allow the dental assistant to perform any additional duties other than those allowed by the Dental Practice Act.
Presenters: CALAOMS OMSA Committee members
CE units: 12