Dental Hygiene

Department of Dental Hygiene Continuing Education

February 2013
Administration of Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygiene Practitioners Presented by Jacque
Freudenthal, RDH, MHE and Kristin Hamman Calley, RDH, MS

Dates: February 7 - 9, 2013
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (8:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday)
Course Fee: $695
CE Units: 36
Location: Department of Dental Hygiene Lecture Hall and Clinic

Administration of Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygiene Practitioners is designed for clinicians who did not receive education in pain control measures during their dental hygiene program and dental hygienists who are returning to the work force and need a refresher course. This course provides comprehensive didactic and clinical experience necessary to become knowledgeable and leading to competency in performing techniques of field and nerve block anesthesia. The course will include twelve hours of didactic instruction and eight hours of clinical experience. Due to pre-course study requirements, 36 continuing education units are offered for this course. The didactic portion of the course will present background knowledge in pain/nerve conduction, head and neck anatomy, pharmacology, of local anesthetics and vasoconstrictors, prevention and management of anesthetic complications, selection of anesthetic solutions, and techniques of administration.

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