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J. Dental Hygiene Refresher Program (Thursday-Sunday, May 17-20, 2018)

J. Dental Hygiene Refresher Program (Thursday-Sunday, May 17-20, 2018)

J. Dental Hygiene Refresher Program (Thursday-Sunday, May 17-20, 2018)
TITLE:
Dental Hygiene Refresher Program (est. 1988)
CONTACT:
Joyce Ann Turcotte, RDH, M.Ed., FAADH, Program Director
203-261-2857; Fax: 203-459-2911; jturcotte@pls.org
PROVIDER APPROVALS:
ADA CERP (May, 2011- June, 2021)
American Academy of Dental Hygiene (December, 2018)
COURSE LOCATION:
Stratford and Fairfield, Connecticut
TUITION: 
Contingent on extent of attendance and participation ($60 - $2375+)
SCHEDULE:
Thursday – Sunday, May 17 – 20, 2018
repeated: October 11 -14, 2018
 
 
This program is accepted as a re-instatement/continuing education credit requirement by many state boards/professional licensing agencies. Some states, according to their regulations, may waive the DH clinical boards as a re-entry requirement based upon individual case evaluation. Some regions in Canada have approved the program for continuing education requirements.

IMPORTANT:

To determine if this Program is right for you, please contact Joyce Turcotte, RDH, M.Ed, FAADH jturcotte@pls.org
TAILORED:
The course may be modified contingent on the candidate’s requirements
METHOD: 
50% Didactic (classroom) 50% Clinical practice; home study
COURSE LENGTH:
32 hour program with pre-requisites and extended time as needed. The length of the course is contingent on the learner's needs/requirements.
 
ENROLLMENT ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA:

1. Graduate of an accredited dental hygiene school in the United States or a candidate for the dental hygiene clinical boards or 
2. State Board authorization for license reinstatement in good standing or

3. Currently licensed dental hygienist seeking remediation/ CEUs.

FACULTY: Dental hygiene instructors with extensive experience in teaching and practicing clinical dental hgyiene. Several instructors are also
business owners, national lecturers, industry speakers, CPR instructors, experienced specialty practictioners, and university/college adjunct faculty.
 
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to update a licensed dental hygienist, clinically prepare an exam candidate, and/or assist in the re-instatement requirement of a dental hygienist with an expired license. Current philosophies, theories and practices are incorporated into an intense concentration of didactic and clinical instruction. Direct clinical practice is a major component of the program with individualized coaching. An initial assessment determines the educational plan and length of program. Appropriate instruments and equipment are provided at a state of the art dental facility for the clinical component of the course.
 
General topics include but are not limited to:
·         infection control
·         Cultural diversity, HIPAA, medical history and vital signs
·         oral assessment and disease detection, digital x-rays, data collection
·         treatment planning, documentation and record keeping, computer software training
·         oral health education, promotion and disease prevention
·         manual and ultrasonic instrumentation, care and maintenance
·         ergonomics
·         professional, career and continual learning resources
·         new dental products and technologies
 
 
Note: Course participants practice alongside faculty to ensure safety when using new techniques and equipment.
Caution: ADACERP guidelines state that participants should be cautioned of the risks of using limited knowledge when integrating new techniques into their practices.
Disclosure: Joyce Turcotte RDH, M.Ed. is a key opionion leader for Hu-Friedy, Surgitel, P&G, Kuraray and Crown Seating
Sponsor support: Hu-Friedy
SKU 6018a
Target Audience Dental Hygienists
Day Thursday-Sunday
Date May 17 - 20, 2018
Time varies
Location Homewood Suites Hotel, 6905 Main St
City Stratford, CT
CEUs 1-32
Teaching Method lecture, lab and clinical practice
 
Tuition:
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