Palm Beach County Dental Hygiene Association

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Part A: Didactic Component: Didactic studies will be delivered in a guided, online format. Textbook purchased separately: Local Anesthesia for Dental Professionals: ISBN-10: 013158930X ISBN-13: 978-0131589308 • Second Edition now available • Can be purchased online at Pearson: http://www.pearsonhighered.com • Additional resources are available and recommended, but not required. 

Part B: Clinical Component: Clinic sessions will be conducted on the weekend - Friday and Saturday - and will include a review and faculty-led injection simulation on manikins, as well as clinical practice of injections to achieve clinical competency. ExperientialObservation is also required as partial fulfillment of the 30 required Clinical hours. Required: Bring to 1st day of Clinical Component: • Current Florida Dental Hygiene License • Current CPR/BLS Certification • Verification of 15 hours of Experience with pain management indications for patients.

Mar
15

Component Meeting

Intraoral Cameras Total Wine PGA

Feb
01

February 1st Domestic Violence CE Course

Save the Date - will be hosted at PBSC More information to follow

Nov
04

2017 PBCDHA Annual Fall Seminar 5 CE's

MEDICAL ERRORS WITH DR PAUL KLEIN - PERIODONTAL INFLAMMATION: A CONSPIRACY THEORY WITH PROFESSOR BARBARA HAMMAKER - MANY VENDORS AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES PLUS A BUFFET BREAKFAST INCLUDED ................. 5 CEs REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU THERE .....

Sep
14

2017 FDHA Symposium September 14-17

Registration now open ://www.fdha.org/General_Information.html We look forward to a strong PBCDHA presence as the next FDHA President will be our own- Sue Correria!!

Aug
30

First Component Meeting!!

Please join us for the 1st component meeting of the season!! At Palm Beach State College Wattenbarger Center CBP 103 Registration 5:45-6:00 Dinner & refreshments Topic: A New Code in Town (1CE) Are you using the ADA codes properly? Do you understand the effect miscoding could have on your license? RSVP required for dinner - go to event & continuing education tab

Jul
23

PLEASE NOTE: Level of Supervision Updates

64B5-16.007 Levels of Supervision for Dental Hygienists. By virtue of their training and licensure, dental hygienists are authorized to perform the following remediable tasks without additional training as defined in Chapter 64B5-16, F.A.C., under the following levels of supervision: (1) Direct supervision: Gingival curettage. (2) Indirect supervision: Removal of excess remaining bonding adhesive or cement following orthodontic appliance removal with slow-speed rotary instrument, hand instrument or ultrasonic scalers. (3) General Supervision: (a) Removing calculus deposits, accretions and stains from exposed surfaces of the teeth and from the tooth surfaces within the gingival sulcus (prophylaxis); (b) Placing and exposing dental and carpal radiographic film and sensors; and, (c) Root Planing. (4) Without Supervision: Provide educational programs, faculty or staff training programs, authorized fluoride rinse programs, apply fluoride varnishes, instruct patients in oral hygiene care and supervising patient oral hygiene care and other services which do not involve diagnosis or treatment of dental conditions. Rulemaking Authority 466.004, 466.023, 466.024 FS. Law Implemented 466.023, 466.024(7) FS. History–New 1-18-89, Formerly 21G-16.007, 61F5-16.007, Amended 9-27-95, 6-12-97, Formerly 59Q-16.007, Amended 1-8-01, 6-11-07, 7-20-09, 6-28-17.

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