This course has been designed to provide the registered dental hygienist with didactic and clinical education to be eligible to take the CDCA Examination in the state of Rhode Island and/or states meeting the requirement to administer local anesthesia per state rules and regulations. This hybrid course will provide the basic science and dental science foundations of clinical local anesthesia utilizing online pre-study, lecture, and lab components in preparation for Rhode Island Certification for the administration of local anesthesia by dental hygienists. Students will learn to perform safe, effective, and proper techniques of intraoral pain control utilizing local anesthetic administration on a student partner and clinic patients. Sitting as a patient partner is required.
1. The student must hold a current Dental Hygiene State License.
2. Students are required to complete online coursework and attend the mandatory lab session. Students will be awarded with a certificate upon successful completion of all course requirements.
3. Purchase textbook: Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist, 3rd Edition ISBN-13: 978-0323718561 ISBN-10: 032371856
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Students must provide a minimum 48-hour notice prior to the start of a course in order to be eligible for a refund. Without proper notice or documented medical excuse, students will be required to re-register and pay full price. No partial refunds of tuition are made under any circumstances. Books and materials may be non-refundable depending on the course. The registration fee is non-refundable unless the course is full or has been canceled by Workforce Partnerships. If a student requests a refund but has a balance due with the college, the money owed will be deducted from the refund.
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