Dental Hygienist Local Anesthesia Training Certification
Through the Office of Continuing Education, our Dental Hygiene Program brings practicing professionals in the field its Dental Hygienist Local Anesthesia Training Certification program, which is accredited by the American Dental Association Council on Accreditation.
If you have questions about our program, please contact us at (617) 928-7360 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Schedule, Tuition & Refund Policy
Next scheduled course: January 2014, dates to be announced..
To help with your planning, course hours include 20 hours of didactic instruction and 16 hours clinical experience. Students must successfully complete the program within the prescribed timeframe. Any remedial work due to a missed class will be done at additional expense to the student.
At this time, tuition is $1,350.00, including free parking and lunch each day. Students may receive a partial refund for withdrawal prior to the start of the course; students withdrawing within two weeks of the first class meeting will have a withdrawal penalty of $500.
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To participate, you must hold the following: a RDH degree; licensure in good standing from appropriate jurisdiction; CPR certification preferred. In addition, on the first day of class, you must present a copy of your current license. We also require each student to sit as “a patient” for a fellow student to practice injection techniques. Those medically unable to receive local anesthetic injections must provide a volunteer for the two clinical days of the course.
We require our students use the following text: Malamed, SF; Handbook of Local Anesthesia, ed.6, Elsevier/Mosby, St. Louis; ISBN 9780323074124. You may order the text through Mount Ida’s Book Store at Carlson Hall, by phone at (617) 964-7898, or online at www.mtida.bkstr.com or www.efollet.com.
Students also are required to provide suitable clinical attire, safety glasses, and dental syringes, which also may be purchased at the Dental Clinic at Mount Ida College.