Local Anesthesia Administration for Dental Hygienists: An Online, Lecture and Hands-On Program
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - Friday, May 6, 2011
PresentersPamela Zarkowski, JD, MPH
School of Dentistry Faculty will facilitate clinical hands-on sessions.
Through lecture, lab and online study, this course is designed to provide the practicing dental hygienist with basic and current concepts of local anesthetics and pain control and prepare participants for safe and effective administration of local anesthetics. The course will include theory of pain control, medical and dental history considerations, selection of pain control modalities, anatomy, neurophysiology, pharmacology of local anesthesia, pharmacology of vasoconstrictors, psychological aspects of pain control, local and systemic complications, techniques of maxillary anesthesia, techniques of mandibular anesthesia, infection control, and management local anesthesia medical emergencies.
Day 1 - Lecture Session
Days 2 and 3 - Hands-on Clinical Sessions
A complete list of the course objectives will be provided in a course syllabus. Once the participant registers for the course a packet of information will be sent including the syllabus and a medical history form. Directions for completing the online self-study portion of the course will be mailed approximately four weeks before the course.
UDM School of Dentistry Corktown Campus, Detroit, MI
Dental Hygienists - $650 (includes breakfast and lunch each day)
If you choose to pay for a continuing education course by check, please note that the check must be received by UDM within ten (10) days of registration. If the check is not received within ten (10) days of registration, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the course and will remove you from the course roster and you will forfeit your held seat. If you register less than ten (10) days prior to the start of a course, payment will be accepted up to the course start time. If additional time is required, please contact 313-494-6626 prior to registering to make a payment arrangement.
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM each day; Registration table opens half an hour before the course begins.
This course is approved by the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry, approval # 2002DHLA02. Upon completion, all participants will be prepared to take the State of Michigan written credentialing examination (NERB) for local anesthesia.
14 laboratory hours, 15 didactic hours, including 7 hours of self- study (29 total CEUs)
There will be a $100 administration fee assessed for cancellation or rescheduling of the Local Anesthesia Administration for Dental Hygienists course, once the participant has registered in a lecture and laboratory session.
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