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Northwest Component Continuing Education Course


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Friday, May 4, 2018 & Saturday May 5, 2018
12.0 CEUs available

Location: Wesbury Community Center - 31 Park Avenue, Meadville

Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Course #1 (part 1)
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Course #1 (part 2)

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Course #2
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Course #3

Registration Deadline: April 20th, 2018

Course #1: “Advances in Bone Science and How it Relates to Periodontal Treatment and the Dental Professional.” 6.0 CEUs
Course Description: Participants will have a better understanding of bone as living organism and its effect on dental tissues. Videos and case studies will be utilized to show a microscopic, radiographic and clinical perspective on bone and its components. Participants will be more equipped with the understanding and rationale of bone and the epithelial attachment and its correlation to infection, disease and re-growth. The participant will also understand how bone more so than any other organ can be changed in shape and size to suit numerus purposes such as facial reshaping in preparation for implant placement and reversing gingival recession.
Speaker: M. Thomas Wilcko, DMD

Course #2: “Is This Going To Hurt? Overcoming Clinical Challenges in the Administration of Local Anesthesia” 3.0 CEUs
Course Description: This course will offer “pearls” that can be utilized for the administration of localanesthesia. Participants will become well versed on the selection of agents that will be most effective foreach individual patient. Case studies will be reviewed that focus on the adult patient with special needs, the cardiovascular patient, the pediatric patient, the pregnant/nursing mom, the patient with respiratorycomplications, and the fearful patients and difficult to anesthetize patients. Come prepared to leave with an arsenal of information that will equip you with the tools and information needed to ensure your patient is pain free during dental procedures.
Speaker: Lisandra Maisonet RDH, BS, PHDHP, EFDA

Course #3: “Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse” 3.0 CEUs
Course Description: This course will help you gain an understanding of your role as a mandated reporter in meeting your legal obligations in the area of child protection as per the Child Protective Services Law (CPSL). You will describe and apply current information on the CPSL, recognize elements and indicators of child abuse and neglect, and demonstrate reporting procedures.
NOTE: This course is through the PA Family Support Alliance (PFSA) which is an approved provider by PA State Board of Dentistry.
Speaker: Lisandra Maisonet RDH, BS, PHDHP, EFDA

*Child Abuse course is limited to the first 100 attendees. Priority will be given to those signing up for all 3 courses

Please note: Members save $160. That's nearly 50% of your annual membership dues! Why not join YOUR professional organization today!

Seating is limited there will be no day of course registrations. Course registration MUST be postmarked by April 20th, 2018! You must be in attendance for the entire seminar to receive credit. Certificates will be handed out at the end of the course. PDHA has the right to assess a fee for checks returned for insufficient funds. If PDHA must cancel the course, your fee will be fully refunded. Post-dated checks will NOT be accepted. No Refunds!

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