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Local Anesthesia Refresher and New Technology in LA Administration Course


Review local anesthesia injection techniques and learn about the new trends in LA administration

Date: October 19, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Fee: $295 ( Late fee date is October 9th, 2019., late registration fee $325)

Credit hours: 7 CEUs

This clinical course is ideal for the experienced RDH or recent graduate who currently holds a certificate in local anesthesia and would like a “hands on” refresher of LA techniques under the guidance of experienced clinical faculty.

This course will start with a lecture review of more challenging injections with a emphasis on patient anatomical variants and technique adjustments to improve clinical results. The main focus of this course will be laboratory activities and hands on experience with clinical injections; both traditional local anesthesia techniques and well as the opportunity to use advanced products trending in pain management.

The participant is encouraged to consider specific learning objectives for this course and come prepared to focus on achieving individual goals and accomplishments as well as improve skill confidence and patient outcomes.



Course Prerequisites

  • Current license/certification to practice dental hygiene (RDH)
  • Local Anesthesia Course Verification or Certificate, acceptable in the State of Connecticut
  • Current certification in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer/Healthcare Provider
  • Current malpractice insurance
  • Proof of hepatitis B vaccine or titer

Course Guidelines

Participants will be obligated to participate as a clinical patient. If you are pregnant, nursing, have high blood pressure, medically compromised, or are otherwise unable or unwilling to be a patient you must contact the Fones School of Dental Hygiene prior to the course to discuss accommodations.

Fones School of Dental Hygiene holds the right to cancel the course up to one week before the course. In the event that the course is canceled, registrants will receive a full refund of tuition. Upon receipt of the registration fee and submitted documentation, the participant will be emailed specific course information.

Course Presenters and Instructors

Laura Greco

Laura Greco


Associate Director of Clinical Education and Associate Professor, Fones School of Dental Hygiene

Wendy Garcia

Wendy Garcia


Associate Professor and Coordinator of DH Online Programs, Fones School of Dental Hygiene

Jennifer Boyce

Jennifer Boyce


Clinic Dentist, Fones School of Dental Hygiene