Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Dental Hygiene Continuing Education Courses

 

Dental Radiography

The dental radiography course provides participants with the dental assistant skills necessary for exposing radiographs in the dental office. This 20 contact hour course is in compliance with the Michigan Practice Act.  The Act states that dental assistants must take radiographs under general supervision if they have completed a course in dental radiography that is substantially equivalent to courses taught in approved RDA or RDH programs. Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will receive a certificate which should be displayed in the work environment.

Dates
Location
Fees
May 9 - 17, 2014
TTC Rm 1260—Dental Hygiene Clinic
SOLD OUT

Please contact Renae Skunik at 269-353-1257 or email rskutnik@kvcc.edu for more information.


Local Anesthesia for the Licensed Dental Hygienist

This 29 contact hour course provides the registered dental hygienist with the basic and current concepts in the administration of local anesthesia. Upon successful completion of this course, the RDH will have met the didactic and clinical hours and course content required by the State of Michigan to become eligible for NERB examination on the administration of local anesthesia.

Dates
Location
Fees
TBD
TTC Rm 1260—Dental Hygiene Clinic
$700.00

Please contact Renae Skunik at 269-353-1257 or email rskutnik@kvcc.edu for more information.


Nitrous Oxide Sedation

This 8 contact hour course provides registered dental hygienists with basic and current concepts in the administration of nitrous oxide. This course meets the 4 hours didactic instruction, and the 4 hours clinical experience required by the Department of Community Health.

Dates
Location
Fees
TBD
TTC Rm 1260—Dental Hygiene Clinic
$250.00

Please contact Renae Skunik at 269-353-1257 or email rskutnik@kvcc.edu for more information.