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Fall 2022 Continuing Education Programs for Dentists, Hygienists, and Assistants

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Infection Control in Dentistry: Guidelines and Challenges

This comprehensive course describes the role of infection control in preventing disease development & provides scientific & clinical information on infection control protocols & current guidelines for dentistry. Personal protective equipment, instrument processing, plus surface & equipment asepsis are reviewed. Includes a discussion on wrongful infection control practices captured on images.

Course Objectives:

Upon Completion of this course participants will be able to:

*Satisfies the NJ CE requirement & also the NY coursework requirement on barrier precautions and infection control measures.

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS, CDIPC

Tuition: $149.00 Credits: 7

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Oct. 14, 2022
9am-4:30pm
Live online via Zoom
Wed. Nov. 16, 2022
9am-4:30pm
Live online via Zoom

 

Sealant Placement: What You Need to Know

This course will review the basic concepts of pit & fissure sealant placement and its role in preventive dentistry. Proper sealant placement techniques, types, steps, maintenance, plus placement indications or contraindications will be discussed.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:

 

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS, CDIPC

Tuition: $79.00 Credits: 3

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Wed. Sep. 14, 2022
9am-12pm
Live online via Zoom
Fri. Dec. 2, 2022
9am-12pm
Live online via Zoom

 

All About Fluoride in Dentistry

This course will describe the clinical discovery of fluoride and its impact which is evident by its multiple uses: in the community, in clinical applications, and in the various fluoride containing home care products available. Fluoride's mechanism of action, its effects on plaque and bacterial metabolism, and a discussion on the various topical application methods and fluoride agents will all be discussed. (Sodium Fluoride, Stannous Fluoride, Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride, Silver Diamine Fluoride)(Gels, foams, varnishes, mouth rinses, dentifrices, etc.).

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS, CDIPC

Tuition for combined courses: $79.00 Credits: 3

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Nov. 4, 2022
9am-12pm
Live online via Zoom

 

Spanish for Dental Professionals

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:

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS,CDIPC

Tuition for combined courses: $79.00 Combined Credits: 3

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Oct. 28, 2022
9am-12pm
Live online via Zoom

 

Halitosis: Research and Studies

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course attendees will be able to:

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS, CDIPC

Tuition: $140.00 Credits: 6

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Nov. 11, 2022
9am-3:30pm
Live online via Zoom

 

Substance Abuse in Dentistry + Prescribing Opioid Analgesics in Dentistry

Substance Abuse in Dentistry: 4 Credits

*This course satisfies the pharmacology CE requirement for dentists in the state of NJ & it is combined with the NJ required CE course on prescribing opioid drugs that is required for all dentists, dental hygienists, & registered dental assistants.

*Please note that this course does not meet the State of Maryland mandatory requirement for pharmacology.

This course will review the addiction potential of common drugs that are prescribed by dentists. It will discuss the indications, contraindications, and the primary side effects of these drugs. Additionally, it will define addiction and substance abuse along with the concepts of psychological dependence, physical dependence, drug tolerance and drug withdrawal.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

Prescribing Opioid Analgesics in Dentistry: 1 Credit

*This course satisfies the pharmacology CE requirement for dentists in the state of NJ & it is combined with the NJ required CE course on prescribing opioid drugs that is required for all dentists, dental hygienists, & registered dental assistants.

*Please note that this course does not meet the State of Maryland mandatory requirement for pharmacology.

Course Objectives:

The course participants will be able to:

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

Tuition for combined courses: $130.00 Combined Credits: 5

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Oct. 21, 2022
9am-2pm
Live online via Zoom

 

OSHA's Hazcom & Bloodborne Pathogen Refresher Course

This course will update and refresh your knowledge on how to keep your office OSHA compliant. It reviews how to be compliant with OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, the Hazard Communication Standard, and Standard Precautions, plus the current guidelines regarding Covid-19 & respirator use, among other things. What to do when there is an occupational exposure in the dental office will also be reviewed.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

Instructor: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS, CDIPC

Tuition: $79.00 Credits: 3

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Sep. 9, 2022
Time: 9am-12pm
Live online via Zoom

 

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office Refresher Course

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 participants will be able to:

Instructor: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS, CDIPC

Tuition: $79.00 Credits: 3

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Sep. 23, 2022
Time: 9am-12pm
Live online via Zoom

 

Local Anesthesia Administration for Dental Professionals

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:

This course satisfies the dental hygienist renewal requirement for local anesthesia administration.

Speaker: Hillel D. Ephros, DMD, MD

Tuition: $95.00 Credits: 4

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Sept. 30, 2022
9am-1pm
Live online via Zoom

 

Updates and Reminders of Infection Control in Dentistry

This course will review and update the latest CDC guidelines in dentistry including: Preventing transmission of bloodborne and airborne pathogens, hand hygiene considerations, personal protective equipment types and indications, general recommendations on sterilization and disinfection, sterilization monitoring, and dental unit waterline quality. It also includes the latest infection prevention and control guidelines regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

*Satisfies the infection control CE requirements

Instructor: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS, CDIPC

Tuition: $79.00 Credits: 3

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Sep. 16, 2022
9am-12pm
Live online via Zoom

 

OSHA Law, Regulations, and Recommendations

This comprehensive course will review OSHA's purpose, procedures, and steps to make your dental office OSHA compliant. The Hazard Communication Standard, the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard, Respiratory Protection, Emergency & Safety Procedures, and the Covid-19 Healthcare ETS, & others will be discussed.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:

*Satisfies the infection control CE requirements

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS, CDIPC

Tuition: $149.00 Credits: 7

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Wed. Oct. 26, 2022
9am-4:30pm
Live online via Zoom
Fri. Dec. 9, 2022
9am-4:30pm
Live online via Zoom

 

Viral Hepatitis in Dentistry

This course reviews lapses in infection control that resulted in hepatitis transmissions in healthcare settings. It also reviews the occupational risks, modes of transmission & CDC guidelines for viral hepatitis in Dentistry.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS, CDIPC

Tuition: $79.00 Credits: 3

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Nov. 18, 2022
9am-12pm
Live online via Zoom

 

In-Office Training

Private Zoom meetings (In-Office) are available for groups of 4 or more (Monday - Friday) for the following courses:

Contact us for a quote, info, and availability. (973) 777-9600 or e-Mail: support@Dent-EdSolutions.com

 

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