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Dental Hygiene Pain Management Course – 2019

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 dent 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 ONLY. We will send you a temporary parking permit after your registration form and payment have been received. Please display it on your dashboard everyday you are on campus and abide by the rules stated on 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 any color 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 sessions, otherwise they may need to be taken prior to injections. If digital x-rays are available, they may be emailed to DHCC@farmingdale.edu. They must be in either a jpeg, or png format to be properly uploaded into our system.

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 (Please refer to reverse side for payment information)

COURSE FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

We will be using the following textbooks:
Handbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation by Morris Clark and Ann Brunick. Publisher is Elsevier.
Handbook of Local Anesthesia by Stanley Malamed. Publisher is 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
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.

Pain Management Course Farmingdale State College Pain Management Course ~ 2019

General Information

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.

COURSE #: D122 CRN #: 40000/40001
Lecture and Clinic Dates & Times: Please note that registrants MUST attend all dates and times listed below:

Lecture Dates & Times

  • Tuesday, June 11: 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Wednesday, June 12: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, June 13: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Friday, June 14: 8:00am – 5:00 pm

Clinic Dates & Times

  • Saturday, June 15: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Sunday, June 16: 8:00am-12:00pm
  • Monday, June 17: 8:00am-12:00pm

Registration Requirements:
In order to confirm your registration you must submit:
• A copy of your current NYS Dental Hygiene Registration
• Proof of current Malpractice Insurance
• Proof of current CPR certification
• Payment of $1,500.00

Payment Information
The preferred form of payment is by check or money order made payable to Farmingdale State College.

If you wish to pay by credit card you must send in your registration form and once you have been registered by the Dental Hygiene Continuing Education Department, you must either:

  • Come in person to the Student Accounts office, Laffin Hall Rm. 226

Or

  • Pay online (instructions will be sent to you).

How to Register:
Please fill out the enclosed Registration Form and mail it back to:
Farmingdale State College
Attn: Dental Hygiene Department
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735

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