Continuing Education

Upcoming CE Events or CE Resources:

Pacific University will offer a Local Anesthesia Certification Course Friday, Saturday & Sunday, February 23-25, 2018.

This 24-hour continuing education provides a study of local anesthesia techniques used in dental care. Components of pain, pain control, needle placement and techniques for local anesthesia are included. The participant will practice administering local anesthesia to a partner in a supervised clinical setting.

This continuing education course is designed to fulfill the educational requirement for dental hygienists to obtain an endorsement from the Oregon Board of Dentistry to administer local anesthesia under the general supervision of a licensed dentist. In addition, this course is designed to fulfill the educational requirement for the Western Regional Examination Board (WREB) Local Anesthesia Examination. This continuing education course has been approved by the Oregon Board of Dentistry.

Email Lisa Rowley

Website Pacific University

Course Description

ADHA Online CE Courses

ADHA offers a wide selection of convenient online continuing education courses in easy-to-use self-paced modules. Each course is followed by a post-test that can be completed and submitted online, by fax or by mail. Course fees are noted, $18 (ADHA members), $30 (non-members) or free. Courses range from 2 to 4 CE units per course. Successful participants will be awarded either 2 or 4 CE units for each course, as noted. To begin, simply click on the highlighted text for each course below. Follow the program instructions to complete the course module, payment and post-test submission. Immediately following submission of the post-test for all CDE World courses, tests are scored and successful participants are immediately provided a CE certificate. For all other courses, you will receive confirmation of your score and a CE certificate via email within four weeks of your test submission. A minimum test score of 80% is required for successful completion of all courses.

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