This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 2 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 552.
The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.
The fee to view the entire series is $225. There is an additional fee of $225 to take all exams and claim CE credits for this series.
Know once and for all when you can retire! The main word used by those attending or viewing this course is “relief.” In this course you figure out your retirement number. Via worksheets (which one should print first...link is on course page), you will find a simple method to calculate your retirement budget, total savings needed for retirement and savings needed per year.
Then discussed is one's financial life. You will fill out financial forms without actual figures. At the end of this course, one has a better idea on how well one is doing on the road to retirement.
Description of Speaker:
Dr. Douglas Carlsen graduated from UCLA School of Dentistry in 1977 and practiced in Albuquerque, New Mexico, from 1978 until 2004. He retired from active practice at age 53. Carlsen currently writes for Dentaltown Magazine and has had over 60 articles published nationally since 2007. He speaks freely about debt, savings, investment strategies and fi nancial scams. YouTube videos are available
at DrDougCarlsen channel, and his website is at GolichCarlsen.com. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 760-535-1621.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
- Calculate a retirement budget and know the total amount of savings needed to retire at a given age
- Have reduced financial stress at the office, providing better treatment outcomes for patients.
- Know how much savings is needed per year to retire at a given age
- Have a more concise understanding of their personal financial situation
The speaker declares that neither he nor any member of his family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program. He does declare that he does have a financial interest in consulting and educating dental professionals.
Farran Media 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. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at
For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at
Farran Media is a nationally approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2022.
Provider ID# 304396
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 2 hours of verifiable CPD.
The CE provider (Farran Media) uses reasonable care in selecting and
providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not
independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not
represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content
or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are
those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or
more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to
qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic
or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are
intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise,
skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.
Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward
license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant
to verify the CE requirements of his/her licensing or regulatory agency.
State CE Requirements:
for CE requirements by state. Please note that this information is current as of the time of listing. This information is subject to change at any time from the state boards. For the most up-to-date information, please contact your state board directly.
There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.
For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education