Practicing dental assistants will learn the basic principles and techniques of digital
intraoral and panoramic radiography as they expose and evaluate radiographic images
during laboratory sessions. This intensive two-week course educates dental assistants
in the basic fundamentals of dental radiography. Successful course completion satisfies
the Rhode Island Department of Health requirement for exposure of radiographs in the
dental office setting.
Date: October 2017
For more information and to register:
For specific questions regarding this course, contact Kerri Friel: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This course has been designed to provide the register dental hygienist with didactic and clinical education to be eligible to take the CDCA Nitrous Oxide Examination and administer nitrous oxide (N2O/O2) in the state of Rhode Island and/or states meeting the requirement to administer Nitrous Oxide.
The course will cover the history of nitrous oxide, neurophysiology of pain and pain control, patient assessment including medical and dental indications and contraindications, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology of nitrous oxide, emergency prevention and management, nitrous oxide armamentarium including safe assembly and handling of gas tanks, masks, tubing, scavenger and monitoring equipment, techniques, record keeping, and regulatory/legal issues.
Hybrid class Blackboard:
October 10, 2017 – November 16, 2017: online component Saturday November 18, 2017 8:00am -1:00pm mandatory lab CCRI Lincoln
1 credit course
Contact: Cynthia Johnson RDH email@example.com
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