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Dental Hygiene Pain Management Course -

Dear Fellow Dental Hygienist,
The Dental Hygiene Department at Farmingdale State College is providing the 45 hour combined lecture and clinical certification program which meets the regulations of the New York State Board for Dentistry allowing Registered Dental Hygienists in New York State to administer local infiltration anesthesia and administer/monitor nitrous oxide-oxygen analgesia for dental hygiene procedures.
The course fee is $1,500.00 which includes all course materials, however, participants will be responsible for purchasing their own books. The first class will meet in Room 114 in Gleeson Hall. A light breakfast will be provided on lecture days. We will send you a temporary parking permit which you must display on your dashboard and abide by the rules on the reverse side of the permit.
Please note that during the clinical component you will be a patient for your fellow classmates. Attire for the clinical portion of the class is scrubs and either white sneakers or clinic shoes. Disposable lab coats will be provided. X-rays are required to be on file. If x-rays are available bring them to the clinic session, otherwise they may need to be taken prior to injections.
In order to confirm your acceptance into the class, you will need to submit the following four items to the Dental Hygiene office in Gleeson Hall-Room 244:
1. A copy of your current NYS Dental Hygiene Registration
2. Proof of Malpractice Insurance
3. Proof of Current CPR Certification
4. Payment of $1,500.00. Preferred payment may be made by check or money order made for $1,500.00 made payable to Farmingdale State College via mail. If you wish to pay by credit card, you must send in your registration form and once you are notified that you have been registered by the Dental Hygiene Continuing Education Department, you must either:
A. Come in person to the FSC Campus Student Accounts Office in Laffin Hall to pay
-OR-
B. Pay Online (instructions will be sent to you)
COURSE FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
We will be using the following books:
• Handbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation by Morris Clark and Ann Brunick. Published by Elsevier.
• Handbook of Local Anesthesia by Stanley Malamed. Published by Elsevier.
For your convenience, these books can be purchased in our campus bookstore or online at Amazon.com.
Any questions should be directed to the Dental Hygiene Continuing Education Office at 631-420-2659.

Sincerely,
Maureen Tsokris, RDH, MS, Ed.D
Chair/Dental Hygiene Department

P.S. Please be advised that if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during this time period, we request that you reschedule the course for another time. Thank you.

 

Farmingdale State College Pain Management Course Spring 2017

This Pain Management course meets the regulations of the New York State Board for Dentistry allowing Registered Dental Hygienists in New York State to administer local infiltration anesthesia and administer/monitor nitrous oxide-oxygen analgesia for dental hygiene procedures. The Dental Hygiene Department at Farmingdale State College is providing this 45 hour combined lecture and clinical certification program. This course will instruct the Registered Dental Hygienist in the administration of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide-oxygen analgesia for the control of pain and anxiety. This course is worth 30 CE credits. LECTURE DATES ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL REGISTRANTS! PLEASE CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CLINIC SESSIONS.
Lecture and Clinic Dates and Times:
Lecture: CRN # 4012 COURSE # D122
Tuesday, June 13, 2017: 8am-5pm
Wednesday, June 14, 2017: 8am-5pm
Thursday, June 15, 2017: 8am-5pm
Friday, June 16, 2017: 8am-12pm

CHOOSE FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CLINIC SESSIONS

CRN# 4013

Friday, June 16th 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Saturday​ June 17th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday June 18th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

OR

CRN# 4014

Monday June 19th 9:00 - 4:00 PM

Tuesday June 20th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Wednesday June 21st 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Registration Deadline: May 22, 2017

How to Register: Please fill out enclosed registration form and mail back along with all registration requirements to:
Farmingdale State College
Attn: Dental Hygiene Department
Gleeson Hall Rm. 244
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Registration Requirements:

In order to confirm your registration in the class you must submit with your completed registration form the following:

• A copy of your current NYS Dental Hygiene Registration
• Proof of Malpractice Insurance
• Proof of current CPR Certification
• Payment of $1,500.00

The preferred form of payment is by personal check or money order made payable to Farmingdale State College sent via mail.

If you wish to pay by credit card you must send in your completed registration form and mark that you would like to pay via credit card. Once you have been notified by the Dental Hygiene Continuing Education Department that you are registered for the class you must either:

A. Come in person to the FSC Campus Student Accounts office in Laffin Hall

-OR-

B. Pay Online (instructions will be sent to you)

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