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Big Rapids, MI 49307-2022

C - Administration of Local Anesthesia

The workshop, Administration of Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist orientation session will be held on October 26, 2013 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. The lab sessions will be held on Friday and Saturday, November 8-9, 2013.

9-12:00, Sat. Labs Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-3 pm This course will introduce the dental hygienist to the basic skills and knowledge required to administer local anesthesia. A comprehensive review of head and neck anatomy, pharmacology, client assessment, pain management and medical emergencies will be included. This interactive course is comprised of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on laboratory experience. In the laboratory, participants will work in pairs and administer local anesthesia on each other*. Participants will be directed in self-study using CD-ROM between the orientation and laboratory sessions**. This course fulfills the educational requirements for local anesthesia credentialing in Michigan. However, participants must additionally pass a computerized state examination for certification.

*If pregnant, we recommend that you register for this course AFTER delivery. Please bring a lab coat, white-soled clinic shoes & safety glasses. If you have a syringe of choice, bring it also. ALL participants must provide a copy of current CPR card, copy of current MI RDH license & a completed medical-dental health history form (mailed to you after registration is received) prior to the start of the workshop.

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Dates:October 26 - November 9, 2013    Check for other dates
Meets:Sa from 9 - Noon
Location:Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI

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