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Fall 2021 Continuing Education Programs for Dentists, Hygienists, and Assistants

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Dealing With the Medical Conditions of Our Dental Patients

This course will address the statistically most common medical conditions that will be presented by patients coming to our practices. The dental management and pharmaceutical implications of these patients will be addressed and safety issues will be emphasized. The indication and formulation of medical consultation will also be discussed. Finally, the few patients that should be referred to hospital based dental programs will be identified.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course participants will:

Speaker: Patrick Quaranta D.M.D., M.S., FACD, FICD

Tuition: $95.00 Credits: 4

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Oct. 15, 2021
9am-1pm
Live online via Zoom

 

Infection Control in Dentistry: Guidelines and Challenges

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

Tuition: $149.00 Credits: 7

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Wed. Sep. 29, 2021
9am-4:30pm
Live online via Zoom
Fri. Oct. 8, 2021
9am-4:30pm
Live online via Zoom
Mon. Nov. 1, 2021
9am-4:30pm
Live online via Zoom

 

Treating Patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

in Your Dental Office

Have you ever encountered the responsibility of treating a developmentally disabled patient in your practice and felt a lack of knowledge as to how to go about the procedure? This course will better enable the practitioner and the auxiliaries to treat developmentally disabled patients by providing five ways to alter treatment to better serve these individuals.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

Speaker: Louise McCarthy, RDH, MSM

Tuition: $95.00 Credits: 4

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Wed. Oct. 20, 2021
9am-1pm
Live online via Zoom
Fri. Nov. 19, 2021
9am-1pm
Live online via Zoom

 

All About Fluoride in Dentistry - 3 Credits

Spanish for Dental Professionals - 3 Credits

All About Fluoride in Dentistry: 3 Credits - (9am-12pm) - 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:

Spanish for Dental Professionals: 3 Credits - (12:30pm-3:30pm) - 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 for $79 each

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition for combined courses: $140.00 Combined Credits: 6

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Wed. Sept. 15, 2021
9am-3:30pm
Live online via Zoom
Mon. Sept. 27, 2021
9am-3:30pm
Live online via Zoom
Fri. Nov. 12, 2021
9am-3:30pm
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

Tuition: $140.00 Credits: 6

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Wed. Sept. 22, 2021
9am-3:30pm
Live online via Zoom
Mon. Oct. 25, 2021
9am-3:30pm
Live online via Zoom
Fri. Nov. 26, 2021
9am-3:30pm
Live online via Zoom

 

Substance Abuse in Dentistry + Prescribing Opioid Analgesics in Dentistry

Substance Abuse in Dentistry: 4 Credits

*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 CE requirement concerning prescription opioid drugs & also the pharmacology CE requirement in the state of NJ.

*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. Sept. 24, 2021
9am-2pm
Live online via Zoom

 

Dental Treatment on Patients With Common Mental Disorders

This course will cover the providing of dental treatment to patients with some of the more common clinical and sub-clinical mental disorders with an emphasis on patients likely to come to our private practices rather than special needs patients or institutionalized patients. DSM-V classification of mental disorders will be included, with an emphasis on anxiety disorders. Dental anxiety, panic disorder, somatization, and depression will be considered in detail. Finally, the more common psychotropic drugs will be examine as well as their possible interactions with drugs that dentists prescribe or administer.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course participants should be able to:

Speaker: Patrick Quaranta D.M.D., M.S., FACD, FICD

Tuition: $95.00 Credits: 4

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Oct. 29, 2021
9am-1pm
Live online via Zoom

 

CPR for Healthcare Providers - 4 Credits

Basic First Aid - 3 Credits

CPR for Healthcare Providers: 4 Credits - (9:00am - 1:00pm) Adult, child & infant CPR, AED use, rescue breathing, & airway obstruction are covered in this course. Upon successful completion receive an American Heart Association CPR card & 4 continuing education credits.

Basic First Aid: 3 Credits - (1:30pm - 4:30pm) - Upon successful completion of this course, attendees will receive an ASHI First Aid certification card.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

(Each course can be taken separately, $95 for the BLS CPR for Healthcare Providers course, & $79 for the First Aid course. These combined courses act as one, hence discounts can only be applied towards the combined price of $169 & only if taking another course on a different day)

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition for combined courses: $169.00 Combined Credits: 7

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Date
Course
Time
City
State
Location
Mon. Sept. 13, 2021 CPR *CLOSED*
9am-1pm
Somerset
NJ
Comfort Inn & Suites
Mon. Sept. 13, 2021 First Aid *CLOSED*
1:30pm-4:30pm
Somerset
NJ
Comfort Inn & Suites
Fri. Sept. 17, 2021 CPR
9am-1pm
East Brunswick
NJ
Days Hotel
Fri. Sept. 17, 2021 First Aid
1:30pm-4:30pm
East Brunswick
NJ
Days Hotel
Sun. Sept. 19, 2021 CPR *CLOSED*
9am-1pm
East Brunswick
NJ
Days Hotel
Sun. Sept. 19, 2021 First Aid
1:30pm-4:30pm
East Brunswick
NJ
Days Hotel

 

The Basics of Temporomandibular Disorders

Dysfunction and pain of the temporomandibular joints and or the masticatory muscles is known as temporomandibular disorder (TMD). This course reviews the anatomy and mechanics of the TMJ complex as well as common clinical presentations of temporomandibular disorders. Diagnostic techniques and management protocols will also be discussed.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course participants should be able to:

Speaker: Eric T. Stoopler, DMD, FDSRCS, FDSRCPS

Tuition: $95.00 Credits: 4

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Oct. 22, 2021
9am-1pm
Live online via Zoom

 

Oral Medicine and Oral Lesions

This course will review the concepts of the diagnostic process. Differential diagnosis will be emphasized and juxtaposed with clinical appearances and patient histories. Systemic health conditions manifesting as oral changes will also be addressed. Finally, the possible treatment if indicated and /or referral of specific oral conditions will be discussed.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:

Speaker: Patrick Quaranta D.M.D., M.S., FACD, FICD

Tuition: $95.00 Credits: 4

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Oct. 1, 2021
9am-1pm
Live online via Zoom

 

OSHA's Hazcom & Bloodborne Pathogen Refresher Course - 3 Credits

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office Refresher Course - 3 Credits

OSHA's Hazcom & Bloodborne Pathogen Refresher Course: - 3 Credits - (9am-12pm) - This course will update/refresh your knowledge on OSHA requirements and current CDC guidelines. Simple solutions on how to put together written plans and programs for OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens & Hazard Communication Standards will be discussed. In addition, a step-by-step guide on what to do for an occupational exposure injury will be provided.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office Refresher Course: - 3 Credits - (12:30pm-3:30pm) - 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:

*Each course can be taken separately for $79 each

Instructor: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition for combined courses: $140.00 Credits: 6

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Wed. Oct. 6, 2021
Time: 9am-3:30pm
Live online via Zoom
Mon. Oct. 18, 2021
Time: 9am-3:30pm
Live online via Zoom
Fri. Nov. 5, 2021
Time: 9am-3:30pm
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. 10, 2021 *CLOSED*
8am-12pm
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 pathogens, hand hygiene considerations, personal protective equipment types and indications, general recommendations on sterilization and disinfection, sterilization monitoring, and dental unit waterline quality.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

*Satisfies the infection control CE requirements

Instructor: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $79.00 Credits: 3

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Wed. Nov. 17, 2021
9am-12pm
Live online via Zoom
Fri. Dec. 20, 2021
9am-12pm
Live online via Zoom

 

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:

*Satisfies the infection control CE requirements

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $149.00 Credits: 7

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Fri. Dec. 10, 2021
9am-4:30pm
Live online via Zoom

 

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 the course participants will be able to:

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $95.00 Credits: 4

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Date
Time
Video Conference
Wed. Oct. 13, 2021
9am-1pm
Live online via Zoom
Mon. Oct. 4, 2021
9am-1pm
Live online via Zoom
Fri. Dec. 3, 2021
9am-1pm
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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