Initial Anesthesia Course for RDH : Books will be avail to pick up at our school starting Jan 18th, or can be mailed to your location ( if mailed we can not guarantee you will have the book by the first day of class) The book is not necessary for the first day of class.
Didactic Portion: at Dental Studies Institute ( limited seating) or via Live Interactive Webinar (you will need access to a desktop/laptop/ipad with a microphone, you do not need a webcam: 3 Days of Didactic Time 9am to 4:30pm
Clinical: at St. Joseph’s Dental Clinic in Paterson, NJ: Two Tuesday’s Time: 8am to 4pm ( Subject to change based on the current CDC/Federal/State Guidelines at the time of clinical
Credits: 32 CEU’s
- Current RDH, American Heart Association BLS CPR for the Health-Care Provider or American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Current active health insurance.
- A copy of all the above must be provided with registration.
- A Health history and consent form will also be provided for completion by student.
- You will learn how to administer safe and effective local anesthesia.
- The participant will also be able to recognize any adverse reactions or medical emergencies, as well as proper documentation of the delivery of local anesthetic in the patients record.
- Student will learn anatomy, techniques, and administration of local anesthetics as well as sharpening skills in health history and medical emergencies.
- This course contains 20 hours of didactic and 12 hours of clinical time which prepares you for the NERB exam.
- You must successfully complete this course prior to taking the local anesthesia NERB exam.
- There will be a lunch break. You may bring your lunch or visit many of the area’s delis or restaurants
- This program is approved by the NJ Board of Dentistry for practice in New Jersey.
- If you are seeking approval for another state please contact that state to be sure this program will qualify. Book is included in tuition and can not be excluded. Book fee is $66.71 plus $4.49 tax. Tuition include book. Books are mandatory and part of the class and are supplied the first day of class. Book Price is not deducted from the class if you do not take the book.
- You must attend all the days of class in order to successfully complete this program. There are no Make up dates available for this program. The clinical portion of the program includes both giving and receiving local anesthesia.
Instructor: Dr.Hillel Ephros, DMD, MD, Chairman, Department of Dentistry / Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical Director of the Regional Craniofacial Center and Residency Program Director, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery , St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. Former examiner for the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Adjunct Professor, New York Medical College and adjunct faculty member, Columbia University and Rutgers dental schools.
**The Content and format of this Continuing Education course is presented without commercial bias and does not claim superiority of any commercial product or service. No DSI Staff have a financial relationship with this speaker or company.