The online portion of the course will begin March 2, 2019. Registration is limited and on a first come first served basis.
*Online Component MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO THE LAB and YOU MUST ATTEND ALL FOUR DAYS.*
Required Textbook is extra and must be purchased for the online portion of this course. (Please note: The 7th edition was recently published prior to the course opening, and can be purchased from the HEC bookstore. Please keep in mind that either edition will be acceptable to use.)
Malamed 6th Edition handbook for Local Anesthesia 978-0-323-07413-1
**Malamed 7th Edition handbook for Local Anesthesia 978-0-323-58207-0 (NEW EDITION)**
HEC Book store: 727-202-3602
$1,095 (Early Bird- Use Code: (Spring2020)
$1,295 (after January 3, 2020) Includes a box sandwich lunch, drink and dessert.
**PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER USING THE SAME NAME THAT IS ON YOUR DENTAL HYGIENSIT LICENSE**
At the completion of this course you will receive 60 CEUs towards your license, which will be reported to CE Broker.
St. Petersburg College Health Education Center
7200 66th Street North
Pinellas Park, FL 33781
Lab Dates: October 18th & 19th / November 1st & 2nd
Friday, April 3rd 8:00AM – 5:30PM / Saturday, April 4th 8:00AM- 3:30PM
Friday, April 17th 8:00AM - 5:00PM / Saturday, April 18th 8:00AM - 4:00PM
***You must complete the online portion of the course and attend and participate as a patient subject all four lab days in order to receive your Certificate of Completion.***
**After you pay the registration fee, to confirm your registration and assignment in the lab portion of this course, you must email the forms (below) to Joan Tonner at firstname.lastname@example.org **
Click here for Documents for Instructor
WHEN REGISTERING PLEASE USE YOUR HOME EMAIL ADDRESS, THE INSTRUCTOR WILL BE SENDING THE CLASS INFORMATION TO THAT EMAIL.
Contact Hours: 60 hours for Dental Hygienist.
SPC is offering four days of ACTUAL clinical practice to enhance your clinical skills. This advantage allows you to apply immediately to the Florida Board for your Certificate to Administer Local Anesthesia.
Why try to schedule with others to observe anesthesia administration when what you want is hands on practice?
SPC is the largest dental hygiene program in the region and Joan Tonner, CRDH,BSHS, MA, who completed a course in local anesthesia administration in 1999 and has been teaching it since 2001, is the lead instructor for this highly interactive course.
Personal malpractice insurance is encouraged, but not required. You will be required to complete and sign SPC's Conditions for Student Participation release of liability and medical history form. These forms will be emailed to you after you register.
This course provides the registered dental hygienist with the required hours in both the didactic instruction and the clinical experience for FL certification. You will learn the neurophysiology, armamentarium, techniques of local anesthesia administration, local and systemic complications and the pharmacology of local anesthetic agents. This course will provide instruction to safely and effectively select and administer local anesthetic agents. This course is specifically designed to obtain your Florida certification.
- Active FL Dental Hygienist License
- Current CPR/Health Care Provider Certification
- Completion of student participation, liability and medical history forms (will be sent to you after registration)
Participants must bring the following to lab.
Registration Deadline: February 24, 2020
- 2 sterile dental breech loading aspirating syringes
- Safety glasses
- Suitable clinical attire
- If you have special mask or glove accommodations please provide your own. SPC will provide Nitrile gloves in S/M/L. Masks will be standard ear loop style.
Refunds will be given with written notice one week prior to the online component of the course opening. There will be no refunds or transfers if you are unable to complete the online component of the course or attend all the clinical lab dates and participate as a patient subject and both administer and receive local anesthesia. You must complete the online portion of the course and attend all four lab days in order to receive your Certificate of Completion. No partial credit is awarded. SPC reserves the right to cancel the course.
The college reserves the right to change, modify or alter without notice all fees, charges, tuition, expenses and costs of any kind and further reserves the right to
add or delete without notice any course offering or information on these pages.
SPC reserves the right to require observation hours, if necessary, to meet the 30 hour minimum requirement for the clinical experience.