We are having our first Saturday continuing education event.
We hope you can attend and tour our new facilities, connect with your classmates.
Also, if you could please forward this info on your social network sites we would greatly appreciate it.
The link is: https://dhmountidanov16.eventbrite.com
Choose up to two courses
Course offerings will combine in-depth discussions, engaging faculty interaction and hands-on work, helping participants to learn the essential skills required for successful completion of the program. We invite you to review our course selections and to register today:
If you have any questions or problems please email Robin Melavalin at email@example.com.
Hope to see you, Esther Wilkins who turns 97 in December may also be with us.
Local Anesthesia for Registered Dental Hygienists
Course Dates on Campus- January 9, 10, 11, 12, 2014
Denise Tetreault, RDH MEd Lead Instructor
Objective and Overview: This course is designed to help prepare the licensed dental hygienist qualify to apply for testing and licensure to administer local anesthesia to dental patients in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The course consists of the online review course, two days of didactic lessons at Mount Ida College, and two days of clinical experience at the Mount Ida College Dental Center, where participants are required to administer and receive 20-30 individual injections, including ASA and MSA field blocks, ASA nerve blocks, GP, NP, IA, LB, MI, Lingual block, and infiltration.
Online Component: The online course is consists of four reading assignments and associated quizzes. Participants are required to complete the online assignments and quizzes prior to the on-campus components. This is designed to be a learning tool as participants will retake quizzes to a 100% completion. Participants will be able to communicate with and question other participants, track course and program issues on an online calendar, and contact faculty about issues not addressed by fellow participants.
Required text: ISBN 9780323074131, Malamed,S., Handbook of Local Anesthesia with DVD, 6th Ed., 2012, Mosby
Register by November 22, 2013 at www.mountida.edu. Go to "Academics", "Continuing Education" click on "Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist"
Local Anesthesia Certification Course- Middlesex Community College
This course is recommended for the RDH who would like to become certified in local anesthesia. This course complies with the Mass. Board of Registration in Dentistry regulations for the administration of local anesthesia. At completion, RDH will be able to administer safe, effective, and painless local anesthesia with confidence and competence in preparation for the NERB exam. The course consists of a 50 hour on-line study prior to the 3 day clinical with 30 injection experiences. Course Director: Debra November-Rider, RDH,MSDH
For complete info and dates: http://www.middlesex.mass.edu/careertraining/dhla.aspx or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Quinsigamond Community College presents: Local Anesthesia For Dental Hygienists L-Permit Certification
Date: May 31, June 1, 2, 3, 9, 2013
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Click QCC_LA_brochure_F2013.pdf to view full brochure and register
Massachusetts Public Health Dental Hygiene Practice Continuing Education
The Participant will be:
1. Knowledgeable of the Public Health Dental Hygienist Practice rules and regulations.
2. Able to discuss components of risk management, which include HIPAA, informed consent, documentation, liability insurance, and public health reportable diseases.
3. Able to discuss various signs, symptoms, and treatment for various medical emergencies.
4. Able to discuss prevention methods and response to a medical emergency.
5. Able to discuss current infection control guidelines for portable equipment in a public health setting.
6. In addition, dental hygienists will need to complete a 6-hour observation component in order to meet the total 10-hour training requirement for practicing public health dental hygiene. More information will be provided during the course.
Participant of this course will complete the 4-hour educational requirement to practice as a Massachusetts Public Dental Hygienist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The course will cover the three required components set forth by the Board of Registration in Dentistry: infection control, risk management, and medical emergency review
Instructor: Barbara Sheerin, RDH