Successful completion earns 29 CEUs
Participants must attend on all 3 dates to complete the workshop requirements.
| Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 | 9 a.m. – noon (lecture)
|Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (lab)|
| Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 | 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. (lab)
|Big Rapids, Michigan|
This course will introduce the dental hygienist to the basic skills and knowledge required to administer local anesthesia and fulfills the 29-hour requirement for dental hygienists to become certified in local anesthesia administration in the State of Michigan, however participants must additionally pass a computerized state exam for certification.
Participants will be directed in self-study using a CD-ROM** between the lecture and laboratory sessions. A comprehensive review of pain management, head and neck anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, client assessment, and medical emergencies will be included.
This interactive course is comprised of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on laboratory experience. In the lab, participants will work in pairs and practice local anesthesia injections on each other.* All participants must present a current dental hygiene license and CPR certification. Please dress comfortably and bring a lab coat and safety glasses.
Susan Wancour, RDH, MS, Assistant Professor, Clinic Coordinator. Additional dental hygiene faculty will be assisting in lab.
Required Textbook Purchase:
Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist, Demetra Logothetis, RDH, first edition, Elsevier, 2011, ISBN #9780323073714 (cost of textbook is not included in the course fee). The textbook can be ordered through www.amazon.com.
*If you are pregnant, you must register for this course after delivery due to possible risk to the fetus.
** Participants must also have access to a computer with CD-ROM drive and at least the Windows 2000 operating system with Microsoft Power Point.
Two (2) weeks prior to the workshop start date.
Make checks payable to Ferris State University.
If paying by debit/credit card, you must register online.
Refunds, minus a 10% administrative fee, will be granted when written request for cancellation and refund are received no later than two weeks preceding your scheduled workshop. Cancellations received less than one week prior will not be refunded.
Ferris State University reserves the right to cancel programs due to insufficient enrollment with full refund.