Engaging in State Government Affairs: A How-to Guide*


State legislative and regulatory activity impacts every aspect of an OMS's practice. It is important for members and state societies to understand the legislative process, techniques for managing activity and the tools available to achieve success. Participants in this 30-minute webinar will learn how to navigate the complexities of state legislatures.

*Indicates that this activity is approved by AAOMS for continuing dental education credit ONLY.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize the difference in state legislative structures. 
  2. Analyze the state legislative process and steps taken before a bill becomes a law.  
  3. Apply techniques to navigate and influence the legislative process. 

An Internet-based CDE Activity
Original Release Date: June 13, 2023
Expiration Date: June 13, 2026
Estimated time to complete this educational activity: 0.5 hours
Method of participation: Self-Study

Sandy Guenther, MS

Sandy Guenther is the Manager for State Government Affairs and Advocacy Engagement at AAOMS. Sandy earned both her BA and MS from Florida State University. She has been with the Association since 2006.

Disclosures: No relevant financial relationships were disclosed.

Continuing Education Provider Approval
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.

ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons designates this activity for 0.5 continuing education credit(s).

AGD - Accepted Program Provider
Provider ID# 214680


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Engaging in State Government Affairs: A How-to Guide*
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0.50 CDE credits  |  Certificate available
0.50 CDE credits  |  Certificate available