CE program: Local Anesthesia May 4-6, 2012

Posted by CDHM INFO On December - 10 - 2011

May 4-6, 2012

Course Description:

This course will prepare the dental hygienist to become competent in the administration of both block and infiltration local anesthesia. Emphasis is placed on the mechanisms of pain and a thorough understanding of the pharmacology of dental drugs and their interactions with the client’s current conditions and medications. The course consists of a minimum of 6 weeks of self- study prior to the 3-day workshop. Examination of didactic material (passing grade: 70%) will occur on the first day of the workshop following a review of didactic materials. The 2nd and 3rd days of the workshop will consist of the clinical administration of anesthesia on each other. This course is recognized by the following provincial licensing authorities: BC, AB, SK, MB, and is worth 30 continuing education points.

Course Coordinator:

Mrs. Diane Girardin, RDH, EP

Mrs. Girardin is a graduate of the School of Dental Hygiene, University of Manitoba and has over 35 years of practice experience in preventive, ortho- dontic and restorative techniques. She has 18 years of clinical teaching and is, at present, the Clinic Coordinator for the senior class and course coordi- nator for the Pain Management Course. In addi- tion, Mrs. Girardin is the course facilitator and lec- turer for the Restorative Module for Dental Hy- gienists.

Workshop Faculty:

Lorraine Glassford, B.A., R.D.H., E.P. Alayna Gelley, R.D.H., E.P.
Lila Jorheim-Macinnes, R.D.H., E.P. Marcia Rushka, R.D.H., E.P

If you are interested, please download the registration form for course requirements and more information.

For payment and documentation information, contact the School of Dental Hygiene (204) 272-3062.

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