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Preliminary Oral Inspection (POI) (Hybrid) Section 1

with Danielle D'Alessandro

September 4th to 18th, 2021

$224 More Info

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.

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

Online portion: September 4 - 18, 2021

Clinical portion (NHTI CAMPUS): Saturday, September 18, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm in Macrury Hall, Room 140 (M140)

CEUs: 4 Hours

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

Please email your completed Employment Verification Form to nhtibtc@ccsnh.edu as an attachment. 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.

Waiting list available
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Preliminary Oral Inspection (POI) (Hybrid) Section 2

with Danielle D'Alessandro

September 25th to October 9th, 2021

$224 More Info

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.

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

Online portion: September 25 - October 9, 2021

Clinical portion (NHTI CAMPUS): Saturday, Oct 9, 1pm - 5pm in Macrury Hall, Room 140 (M140)

CEUs: 4 Hours

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

Please email your completed Employment Verification Form to nhtibtc@ccsnh.edu as an attachment. 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.

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Monitoring Nitrous Oxide Use (Hybrid)

with Stephen Hoffman and Katrina Magee

October 30th to November 13th, 2021

$297 More Info

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: October 30 - November 13 (Must be completed prior to attending clinical portion)

Clinical portion(NHTI CAMPUS):  November 13, 2021

Clinical portion times: 8:00am - 1:00pm

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.

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Dental Sealants (Hybrid)

with Barbara Stowers

October 8th to 23rd, 2021

$297 More Info

Lecture and clinical sessions provide an in-depth study of dental sealants. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, the participant will be qualified to legally apply sealants in NH. The student will take the didactic, place sealants on extracted teeth and models and then place sealants under the supervision of their dentist.*

*If COVID protocols approve LIVE patients, students will be notified.

Note:  This course is not required for Dental Assistant Graduates from ADA Accredited Programs; Course is not appropriate for RDH).

Online portion: October 8 - 23, 2021 (Must be completed prior to attending linical portion)

Clinical Portion (AT NHTI): Saturday, October 23, 2021, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Prerequisites and required documents:

  • ADA Graduate Dental Assistant or proof of completion of POI and ICP courses (submit certificates)

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

CEUs: 8

Required Materials: Two extracted teeth MUST be provided by participant.

Personal Protective Equipment: Students must provide their own PPE. This class requires: 2 surgical masks, surgical caps, N95 mask, safety glasses, face shield, gloves, scrubs & lab jacket.

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Infection Control Practice (ICP) (Hybrid) Section 1

with Elizabeth Brown

September 4th to 18th, 2021

$224 More Info

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. 

Online Portion:
Sept 4 - 18, 2021 (Must be completed prior to attending clinical portion)

Clinical Portion (NHTI Campus): Saturday, September 18, 2021, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please note: 

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

CEUs: 4 

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.

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.

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Infection Control Practice (ICP) (Hybrid) Section 2

with Elizabeth Brown

September 25th to October 9th, 2021

$224 More Info

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. 

Online Portion:
Sept 25-10/9, 2021 (Must be completed prior to attending clinical portion)

Clinical Portion (NHTI Campus): Saturday, October 9, 2021, 8:30am - 12:30 pm

Please note: 

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

CEUs: 4 

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.

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.

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Administration of Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist

with Katrina Magee

September 27th to November 22nd, 2021

$1648 More Info

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 27th - November 22, 2021
Clinical Portion (AT NHTI): Saturdays, Oct 30, Nov 6, & Nov 20  8:00 to 4:30

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 
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 & Dr. Shannon Farrell

 

 

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Temporary Crown & Bridge Fabrication

with Kelly O'Brien

October 30th to November 13th, 2021

$297 More Info

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.

ONLINE Class:  Oct 30 - Nov 12, 2021

ONCAMPUS Clinic:  Nov 13, 2021 1:30pm - 5:30pm

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.