Dental Hygiene Anesthesia Course

Dental Hyg

October 23, 24 and 25, 2015

General Information
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.

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) and 8 Hours Clinical. Participants will receive 20 hours of CE credit acceptable in the State of Connecticut.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Course Fee : $950 Course Schedule

Day One: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Day Two: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Day Three: 8 a.m. -12 p.m.

Course Location

Fones School of Dental Hygiene

University of Bridgeport Health Science Center

60 Lafayette Street

Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604

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