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Fall 2018 Continuing Education Programs for Dentists, Hygienists, and Assistants

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Dentistry and Substance Abuse: Prescribing Analgesics and Anxiolytics

This course will discuss the mechanism of action, side effects, & contraindications of analgesics & anxiolytic drugs relevant to the maintenance of dental, oral, & peri-oral health. This presentation will include the scheduling & prescribing of controlled substances & specifically the rules, regulations & guidelines recently set forth by NJ & PA. It will address the abuse potential of these drugs & the implications for our patients & ourselves. The various definitions of substance abuse & addiction will be covered including the conditions identified by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, 5th Addition (DSM-5), The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), and Narcotics Anonymous (NA). Also covered in this course will be the methods of identifying drug seeking behavior in our patients as well as addictive behaviors in colleagues, coworkers & family members. The concepts of drug tolerance, psychological dependence, physical dependence and withdrawal will be explained. The various types of drug treatments and the possibility of the addicted dentist including the predispositions unique to dentistry.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

Speaker: Patrick Quaranta, DMD, MS, FACD, FICD

Tuition: $145.00 Credits: 7 Time: 9am-5pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Fri. Nov. 2, 2018 Lancaster
PA
Eden Resort & Suites

 

Halitosis: Research and Studies

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course attendees will be able to:

The Ohio State Dental Board has approved Dent-Ed Solutions, LLC as a biennial sponsor of continuing education programs.

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $138.00 Credits: 6 Time: 9am-4pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Wed. Oct. 31, 2018 Lancaster
PA
Eden Resort & Suites
Fri. Nov. 9, 2018 Akron
OH
DoubleTree Akron/Fairlawn *** C L O S E D ***
Wed. Nov. 14, 2018 Ellicott City
MD
Turf Valley
Fri. Dec. 7, 2018 Bethlehem
PA
Best Western Lehigh Valley
Fri. Jan. 4, 2019 Malvern
PA
Homewood Suites Philadelphia Great Valley

 

Spanish Communication for the Dental Team

Learn how to communicate with your Spanish speaking patients. This fun yet informative course will provide you with the tools you need to learn basic Spanish dental terminology and Spanish pronunciation.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course attendees will be able to:

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $145.00 Credits: 7 Time: 9am-5pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Fri. Dec. 21, 2018 Toms River
NJ
Clarion Hotel

 

Local Anesthesia Administration for Dental Professionals

This course satisfies the New Jersey renewal requirement for local anesthesia administration. This course will review the physiological aspects of how local anesthetics work. The types & relevant properties of local anesthetics, including dosage calculations & safe administration. Vasoconstrictor indications, cautions, limitations & interactions. Maxilla & mandibular anesthetic techniques. Plus local, regional, & systemic complications of local anesthetics; and a discussion on patient selection & risk assessment.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to:

Speaker: Hillel D. Ephros, DMD, MD

Tuition: $89.00 Credits: 4 Time: 9am-1pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Fri. Dec. 14, 2018 Cherry Hill
NJ
Holiday Inn

 

Infection Control in Dentistry: Guidelines and Challenges

Course Objectives:

Upon Completion of this course participants will be able to:

The Ohio State Dental Board has approved Dent-Ed Solutions, LLC as a biennial sponsor of continuing education programs.

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $145.00 Credits: 7 Time: 9am-5pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Wed. Nov. 7, 2018 Akron
OH
DoubleTree by Hilton Akron/Fairlawn *** C L O S E D ***
Fri. Nov. 16, 2018 Cherry Hill
NJ
Holiday Inn
Mon. Dec. 10, 2018 Lancaster
PA
Eden Resort & Suites
Wed. Dec. 19, 2018 Bethlehem
PA
Best Western Lehigh Valley

 

OSHA Law, Regulations, and Recommendations

This course covers OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard, the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard, plus emergency and safety procedures. It includes the new 2013 required training for employees on the globally harmonized labeling system and the new safety data sheet format. This course will help you implement a post exposure control plan and guide you on what needs to be done following an exposure injury in the dental office. Additionally, attendees will understand epidemiology of airborne & bloodborne diseases, update infection control guidelines, review forms required by OSHA, and much more.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $145.00 Credits: 7 Time: 9am-5pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Fri. Nov. 30, 2018 Lancaster
PA
Eden Resort & Suites

 

The ABC's of Viral Hepatitis

&

Spanish for Dental Professionals

The ABC's of Viral Hepatitis: 4 Credits - (9am - 1pm) - How long is the hepatitis B vaccine effective? If I get stuck with a contaminated needle, what are my chances of testing positive to a hepatitis virus? What are my treatment options? What are the symptoms of viral hepatitis? How do viral hepatitis viruses A-E spread? How long can these survive outside the body? Have you ever heard of hepatitis G, or TTV? This course will discuss and answer these and many other questions on viral hepatitis viruses.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

Spanish for Dental Professionals: 3 Credits - (1:30pm - 4:30pm)This fun and interactive course will help you communicate with your Spanish speaking patients by learning basic Spanish dental terminology & pronunciation, in addition to performing clinical exchanges and inquiring about medical/dental histories in Spanish.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

(Each course can be taken separately, $89 for the Hepatitis course, & $77 for the Spanish course. These combined courses act as one, hence discounts can only be applied towards the combined price & only if taking another course on a different day)

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $145.00 Credits: 7 Time: 9am-4:30pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Fri. Dec. 28, 2018 Scranton
PA
Radisson Lackawanna Station

 

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Would you know what to do in a medical emergency? Did you know that most medical emergencies in dental offices can be prevented?
Learn how to prevent, prepare, and manage the different types of medical emergencies such as: hypoglycemia, asthmatic attacks, hyperventilation, seizures, strokes, syncope, cardiac arrest, anaphylaxis, angina attacks, and more..

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course attendees will be able to:

Instructor: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $138.00 Credits: 6 Time: 9am-4pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Wed. Nov. 28, 2018 Malvern
PA
Homewood Suites Philadelphia Great Valley
Wed. Dec. 5, 2018 Scranton
PA
Radisson Lackawanna Station
Wed. Dec. 12, 2018 Springfield
MA
La Quinta Inn

 

The ABC's of Viral Hepatitis

How long is the hepatitis B vaccine effective? If I get stuck with a contaminated needle, what are my chances of testing positive to a hepatitis virus? What are my treatment options? What are the symptoms of viral hepatitis? How do viral hepatitis viruses A-E spread? How long can these survive outside the body? Have you ever heard of hepatitis G, or TTV? This course will discuss and answer these and many other questions on viral hepatitis viruses.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

The Ohio State Dental Board has approved Dent-Ed Solutions, LLC as a biennial sponsor of continuing education programs.

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $89.00 Credits: 4 Time: 9am-1pm

Register and Pay Online!

Date
City
State
Location
Sat. Nov. 10, 2018 Akron
OH
DoubleTree by Hilton Akron/Fairlawn *** C L O S E D ***

In-Office Training

We will go to your office and train your staff on:

In-Office courses are available in New Jersey and in certain areas of New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Delaware, depending on distance and number of attendees. Maryland, Massachussetts, and longer distances requires groups of 12 or more.

*Fees for travel expenses may apply. Small or large groups accepted.

Call for a quote, info, and availability. (973) 777-9600

 

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