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Dental Hygiene at University of Bridgeport - Hygienists with a patient

This course is designed to prepare the dental hygienist in the State of Connecticut to administer local anesthesia. The participant will be introduced to safe and effective administration of local anesthesia through lecture, laboratory, and clinical settings.


Dates: March 23, 24 and 25,  2018

Schedule: Days One and Two, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Day Three, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Fee: $1,100 (+$100 late registration fee after  March 13th 2018 )

Location: Fones School of Dental Hygiene

Course content includes:

  • Rationale for pain management
  • Client management
  • Medical emergencies and review of essential anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology of pain control agents

In addition, the participant will perform efficient techniques of pain management through local anesthesia on clinical partners under the supervision of qualified faculty.

This course is designed to prepare the dental hygienist in the State of Connecticut to administer local anesthesia.

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will receive a Certificate of Local Anesthesia acceptable in the State of Connecticut. It is the participant’s responsibility to investigate the portability of this course to another state’s licensing board as individual state rules and regulations change periodically.

Required Resource

Handbook of Local Anesthesia, 6th Edition
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By Stanley F. Malamed, DDS
ISBN: 9780323074131
Available at the UB Bookstore.

Credit Hours

28 Hours Total:

  • 20 Hours Didactic (8 hours of study prior to course, 12 hours onsite)
  • 8 Hours Clinical

Participants will receive 20 hours of CE credit acceptable in the State of Connecticut.

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