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Monitoring Nitrous Oxide Use - (Hybrid)

$320

with Shannon Farrell & Katrina Magee

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 27, 2022 at 8:30 am
1 additional session on Nov 5, 2022

This course prepares dental assistants and dental hygienists to monitor nitrous oxide use during dental procedures.  Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will meet the qualifications stipulated by the NH Board of Dental Examiners.

Online portion: Must be completed prior to attending clinical portion

Clinical portion times: 8:30am - 1:30pm

Session 1 - Online portion from 8/27 - 9/10/22

                  In person at NHTI - 9/10/22

Session 2 - Online portion from 11/5/22 - 11/19/22

                  In person at NHTI - 11/19/22

 

CEUs: 6 Hours

Prerequisites:  RDH, ADA Graduate Dental Assistant or proof of completion of POI and ICP courses. (Must submit certificates.)

Please email your certificates/diploma to nhtibtc@ccsnh.edu as an attachment. Thank you.

Personal Protective Equipment Requirements: Students must provide their own PPE. This class requires a face mask.

PLEASE NOTE: You will NOT be officially registered and a seat will not be reserved for you until ALL necessary paperwork as well as payment is submitted.

Infection Control Practice (ICP) (Hybrid)

$249

with Connie George, Kristen Saczawa, Elizabeth Brown

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 3, 2022 at 8:30 am
2 additional sessions through Oct 22, 2022

With online and hands-on components, course topics include barrier techniques, limiting contamination, hand washing, handling of sharps, sterilization, disinfection, and disposal of waste materials. Participants must complete assignments online prior to clinical portion. 

Sesson 1 - Online: 9/3 - 17, 2022

                Clinical - NHTI campus - 9/17/22 - 8:30am - 12:30pm

Session 2 - Online: 9/24 - 10/8/22

                Clinical - NHTI campus - 10/8/22 - 8:30am - 12:30pm

Session 3 - Online: 10/22 - 11/5/22

                Clinical - NHTI campus - 11/5/22 - 8:30am - 12:30pm

Please note: 

  • Course not designed to meet annual OSHA training requirement. 
  • Course not required for dental assistant graduates from ADA accredited programs.

CEUs: 6

Required documents: None

Personal Protective Equipment Requirements: Students must provide their own PPE.  Required PPE includes 2 surgical masks, N95, safety shield, gloves, scrubs, and a lab jacket.

 

Preliminary Oral Inspection (POI)/Intro to Dental Assisting (Hybrid)

$249

with Danielle D'Alessandro

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 3, 2022 at 1 pm
2 additional sessions through Oct 22, 2022

Description: This covers the Introduction to Dental Assisting in 302.06. With online and hands-on components, this course prepares dental assistants to perform a preliminary oral inspection on patients and includes taking medical/dental histories, obtaining/reading vital signs, basic oral anatomy and terminology, and dental charting. Participants must complete assignments online prior to clinical portion.

Session 1 - online: 9/3 - 17/22

                Clinical: NHTI campus - 9/17/22 - 1pm - 5pm

Session 2 - online: 9/24 - 10/8/22

                Clinial:  NHTI campus - 10/8/22 - 1pm - 5pm

Session 3 - online: 10/22/22 - 11/5/22

                 Clinical: NHTI campus - 11/5/22 - 1pm - 5pm

Please note: Course not required for dental assistant graduates from ADA accredited programs; course not appropriate for RDH.

Clinical portion (NHTI CAMPUS):  in Macrury Hall, Room 140

CEUs: 6 Hours

Prerequisites & required documents: Completed Employment Verification Form confirming a minimum 400 hours of chairside experience.

Please complete the Employment Verification Form

Thank you.

Required materials provided by student: Manual blood pressure cuff and stethoscope.

PPE Requirements: Students must provide their own PPE.  Required PPE includes surgical masks, safety glasses, scrubs, lab coat, gloves, in addition to required blood pressure cuff and stethoscope.

PLEASE NOTE: You will not be registered and a seat will NOT be reserved for you until ALL paperwork as well as payment is submitted.

Coronal Polishing for the Dental Assistant (Hybrid) (12828)

$379

with Kristen Saczawa

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 10, 2022 , runs for 6 weeks

This course will be held in Keene at Montshire Dental.

Online: September 10 - October 15, 2022

In Person:

September 24 from 8am - 5pm AND October 15 from 8am - 12pm

Hours: 12

Prerequisites and required documents:

Required by student if COVID protocols allow:

  • Treat 5 paitents under the supervision of a NH dentist between clinical sessions.

Required PPE:  Lab coat, safety glasses, 2 face masks, N95 mask

*Email required documents within 10 days of registration to secure** your seat:  nhtibtc@ccsnh.edu 

**You will NOT be officially registered and a seat will not be reserved until ALL necessary paperwork as well as payment has been submitted.

Temporary Crown & Bridge Fabrication

$379

with Billie Lunt

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 10, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 8, 2022

This training qualifies the dental assistant, according to the NH Board of Dental Examiners’ regulations.  The focus is on techniques and materials used in temporary fabrication, finishing margins, and duplicating tooth anatomy. Participants will create temporary crowns and bridges on typodonts only.

 

Session 1 - Online: September 10 - 24, 2022

                 Clinical portion - on NHTI campus - September 24, 2022

                 8am - 12pm

Session 2 - Online: October 8 - 22, 2022

                 Clinical portion on NHTI campus - October 22, 2022

                 8am - 12pm

 

Hours: 8

Prerequisites and required documents:
ADA Graduate Dental Assistant or  Completion of the POI and ICP courses at NHTI

Personal Protective Equipment Requirements: Students must provide their own PPE. This class requires: 2 surgical masks, safety glasses, face shield, latex free gloves, scrubs, and a lab jacket

Required materials:

  • Two models of a tooth before and after crown preparation (before case goes to the lab)
  • Impression trays
  • Material for 10 impressions & temporaries.

No impression material will be provided.  

 

 

 

Administration of Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist (12830)

$1,695

with Shannon Farrell & Katrina Magee

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 12, 2022 , runs for 8 weeks

Course lectures for this introductory study of the concepts and techniques of delivering intraoral anesthesia are provided online and coordinated with clinical practice. Emphasis is on the prediction and prevention of medical complications. Curriculum includes head and neck anatomy, armamentarium, pharmacology, neurophysiology, patient evaluation and management, record keeping and risk management. The goal is to safely select and administer adequate local anesthesia for use in painless periodontal treatment. Course consists of 24 lecture hours and 21.5 clinical hours in which students practice injection techniques on partners under the supervision of NH-licensed dentists and qualified dental hygienists. Upon successful completion of the course and the ADEX exam and obtaining NH permit, hygienists will be qualified to administer local anesthesia according to NH law.

Online portion: September 12 - November 7, 2022
Clinical Portion (AT NHTI): October 8 - rooms Macrury 138/139 (8am - 4:30pm), October 22 - rooms Macrury 140/139 (8am - 4:30pm) and November 5 - rooms Macrury 138/139 (8am - 4:30pm)

 

CEUs: 48


Required Textbook: Local Anesthesia for the Dental Professional, 2nd edition, 2015, by Bassett, DiMarco & Naughton, ISBN- 978-0-13-307771-1

Prerequisites and required documents:
Proof of current CPR
Copy of current RDH license
Medical History Form Please fill out and email back to kmagee@ccsnh.edu
Informed Consent Form
Local Anesthesia Consent Form

Email the forms in one email to nhtibtc@ccsnh.edu within 10 days of registration to secure your seat.

Personal Protective Equipment: Students must provide their own PPE. This class requires: an N95 face mask, face shield, gloves, scrubs, and a fluid resistant lab jacket.

*PLEASE NOTE: You will NOT be officially registered until ALL paperwork as well as payment has been submitted.

 Instructors:  Katrina Magee

 

 

Infection Control Recertification Course ONLINE (not ICP) (12771, 12772)

$149

with Lynnea Adams

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 12, 2022
1 additional session on Nov 7, 2022

This course provides infection control guidelines and recommendations for the dental office. The course is based on the CDC infection and prevention guidelines, and includes information on disinfection and sterilization, products, and asepsis protocols. This course fulfills the NH dental infection control requirements for certification and license renewal.

 CEU:  3

Session 1 - Online: 9/12 - 23/22

Session 2 - Online: 11/7 - 11/18/22

Dental Assistant Microcredential

$2,995

with Multiple Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 24, 2022 , runs for 11 weeks

This Microcredential training is designed for dental assistants already working in dental practices with 400 hours of chairside experience but little or no formal training.  The Microcredential includes 5 trainings that can be completed in  11 weeks and prepares dental assistant for Radiology Health and Safety exam.  Participants will be committed to classes from September 24 through December 9, 2022.  Online and hands-on clinical training are featured along with professional skills development plus career pathway and exam preparation training.  Trainings include the following courses:

Preliminary Oral Inspection/Introduction to Dental Assisting     
An online and hands-on course designed to prepare dental assistants to perform oral inspection on patients and includes taking medical and dental histories, obtaining and reading vital signs, basic oral anatomy and terminology, and dental charting (CEUs: 6 hours)
Online instruction:  9/24-10/8; Clinical Instruction: 10/8. 1-5pm NHTI

Infection Control Practice
With online and hands-on components, course topics include barrier techniques, limiting contaminatioin, hand washing, handling of sharps, sterilization, disinfection, and disposal of waste materials (CEUs: 6 hours)
Online Instruction: 9/24-10/8; Clinical Instruction: 10/8, 8:30am-12:30pm

Techniques in Radiology for the Dental Assistant                     
Online lectures and demonstration are ccordinated with laboratory practice on manikins and patients to develop mastery of digital dental radiographic techniques, including mounting and evaluating images.  Emphasis will be placed on patient and operator protection and equipment function.  
Online Instruction: 10/10-12/2; Clinical Instruction: Fridays, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18 and 12/2, 9am-5pm

Individual Excellence
This course will teach you twelve vital career enhancing skills.  You will establish a clear career path and use skills like interpersonal communication and time management to achieve your goals.  You will learn how to utilize your creativity and problem-solving skills to work through adversity.
Online Instruction:  Self-paced, begins 9/24 and must be completed by 12/9.

Career Pathways and Exam Preparation for Dental Assistants
This course will cover the legal requirements set forth by the NH Board of Dental Examiners (NHBODE), career options and how to become qualified in other areas, and study and exam preparation for the DANB Radiology Health and Safety Exam.
In-person Instruction: 12/9, 8am-12pm

Microcredential Prerequisites and Required Documents:  Completed Employment Verificatioin Form confirming a minimum of 400 hours of chair-side experience, proof of liability insurance.  You must successfully pass POI and ICP in order to proceed to Techniques in Radiology and you must successfully pass Techniques in Radiology to proceed to the Carer Pathways and Exam Prep course.

Please complete the Employment Verification Form

Required materials provided by student: Manual blood pressure cuff and stethoscope.

PPE Requirements: Students must provide their own PPE.  Required PPE includes surgical masks, safety glasses, scrubs, lab coat, gloves, in addition to required blood pressure cuff and stethoscope.

PLEASE NOTE: You will not be registered and a seat will NOT be reserved for you until ALL paperwork as well as payment is submitted.

Notes:  Courses must be completed in above sequence. By registering for the Dental Assistant Microcredential you agree to complete all the training sessions in order to be awarded the Microcredential. Anyone needing to change their registration must do so 5 days prior to the start of the first class in order to receive a refund.

 





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