Local Anesthesia Refresher
This hands-on course will provide a review of critical anatomy and injection techniques including application of those techniques. You will be able to administer local anesthetics in a safe and effective manner for pain control. The participant will complete four total hours including: didactic and laboratory/clinical experience include demonstrations, practice and evaluation of local anesthesia techniques including field infiltration and nerve block anesthesia.
• Head and Neck Anatomy
• Techniques of Maxillary & Mandibular Anesthesia
Please see the Local Anesthesia webpage for a more detailed daily schedule.
4 Continuing Education Units
All Delta College LifeLong Learning dental continuing education units are approved by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation.
Students will practice injections on each other in the clinical portions. Clinical attire and safety glasses are required. Participants must complete a medical history and sign a consent form on the first day of class.
This course is a refresher of the material previously covered in Local Anesthesia (Course # CUD-2057). Students must have successfully completed CUD-2057 to participate in the refresher course.
Textbooks are required for this course. You may purchase your books through the Delta College Bookstore:
Online: Order your book online at www.bookstore.delta.edu
By Phone: You can place your textbook order by phone 989-686-9030
In Person: Purchase textbooks in person on main campus in the bookstore
Cost & Schedule
Virginia Przygocki RDH, BS and John Taipale DDS
Dates: Refresher course is available on each of the four days of the Local Anesthesia class. Clinical times are in afternoon depending on needs for subject matter refresher. Please contact the LifeLong Learning office at 989-686-9444 for more details.
Location: Delta College Main Campus
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