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.
This course consists of a minimum 6 weeks of self-study prior to the 3-day workshop.
The course is recognized by BC, AB, SK, MB, and is worth 30 continuing education points.
Participants must be graduates of an accredited Dental Hygiene Program and hold current licensure in their province or state of residence. They must also have current CPR certification and malpractice insurance.
Course Dates: May 4-6, 2012
Workshop Fees: $950.00 due by March 16, 2012.
For further information, you may contact Lisa Chrusch at the School of Dental Hygiene (204) 272-3062.