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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)
Dental Hygiene Refresher Program (est. 1988)
Joyce Ann Turcotte, RDH, M.Ed., FAADH, Program Director
203-261-2857; Fax: 203-459-2911;
ADA CERP (May, 2011- June, 2021)
American Academy of Dental Hygiene (December, 2018)
Stratford and Fairfield, Connecticut
Contingent on extent of attendance and participation ($60 - $2375+)
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.


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

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

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