This course for dental hygienists in the state of Ohio will cover the basic concepts of the administration of local anesthesia. This self-study, lecture, hands-on course is designed to prepare the participant for the safe and effective administration of local anesthesia and pain control. Participants will complete 13 hours of on-line self-study prior to attending the 16 hour lecture and hands-on sessions. Participants will be taught in the Ohio State University College of Dentistry under the supervision of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery faculty and Dental Hygiene faculty. All participants will give and receive injections and will be asked to complete a consent form prior to attending.
This 29-hour course consists of lecture, demonstrations and hands-on clinical experiences. Completion of this course prepares one to take the NERB examination required for dental hygiene local anesthesia credentialing in Ohio. This course meets the OSDB standards for dental hygienists to be able to administer local anesthesia in the state of Ohio.
Once you have registered for this course the Continuing Dental Education office will send you an email 6 weeks prior to the live portion of the course instructing you on how to begin the online portion of the course.