Disciplines: Dental Assistants
Hours: 12 Contact Hours
Item#: LA3CA


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Item # LA3CA
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Infection Control Standards for California Dental Healthcare Workers, 2nd Edition and California Dental Practice Act, 3rd Edition fulfill your California state dental requirements.
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Incorporating Magnification into Your Dental Practice

Price: $19.95 Hours:2 Contact Hours
Item # L0258  

Original Release Date: December 1, 2011
Review Date: November 29, 2014
Expiration Date: November 28, 2017

This course presents the basics of incorporating the use of magnification into dental practice. The course describes the evolution of the use of magnification in the field of dentistry along with the magnification alternatives currently available, including surgical telescopic loupes and the dental operating microscope. The concept of the magnification continuum is explained and the challenges of incorporating magnification into the daily practice of dentistry are identified.

AGD Subject Code770

Western Schools designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.

Lasers in Dentistry: From Fundamentals to Clinical Procedures, Updated 1st Edition

Price: $19.95 Hours:2 Contact Hours
Item # L0499  

Original Release Date: January 13, 2012
Review Date: January 12, 2015
Expiration Date: January 11, 2018

This course provides all members of the dental team with an overview of the basic operation of a dental laser. How laser energy interacts with oral tissues is discussed and different laser instruments currently available in the field of dentistry are described. The course outlines safety regulations for laser use and provides a comparison of the benefits and drawbacks for the practitioner of using lasers. Several clinical procedures are described with photo documentation to further enhance the learning process.

AGD Subject Code: 260

Western Schools designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.

Oral Health Issues for the Female Patient, Updated 1st Edition

Price: $19.95 Hours:2 Contact Hours
Item # L0707  

Release Date: June 29, 2012
Revised Date: June 26, 2015
Expiration Date: June 25, 2018

Oral health encompasses the craniofacial complex and includes the teeth, periodontium, mucosa, gingiva, oral pharynx, temporomandibular joints, and muscles used for mastication. While men and women face many common oral health issues, it is no longer acceptable to consider oral health to be gender neutral. Indeed, women differ from men in their oral health needs and concerns. This basic-level course explores the variables affecting women’s oral health and discusses the issues and concerns that dental professionals face in providing care to females across their lifespan.


AGD Subject Code: 750

Western Schools designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.

California Dental Practice Act, 4th Edition

Price: $19.95 Hours:2 Contact Hours
Item # L0728  

Release Date: May 30, 2014

Review Date: April 18, 2016

Expiration Date: April 17, 2019

The profession of dentistry in California is regulated by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, the Dental Board of California, and the Dental Hygiene Committee of California. The Dental Practice Act is the set of regulations that governs dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants. The Dental Board of California, the Dental Hygiene Committee of California, and the California Department of Consumer Affairs have the power to amend or revoke these laws as needed, subject to approval by the California Legislature. This course provides an overview of these governmental entities and outlines the content of the Dental Practice Act, its attending regulations, and other statutes relating to dental practice.

This basic-level course provides dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants with the latest revisions to the California Dental Practice Act. The course identifies the governmental agencies, laws, and regulations that govern dental practice in California, define the scope of practice and licensing requirements of dental professionals, and impose citations, fines, revocations, and suspensions for their violation. The course outlines the prescription privileges of dental professionals and specifies their obligations as mandatory reporters of abuse. Regulations affecting dental advertising and common malpractice claims are also identified.

AGD Subject Code: 563
 
Western Schools designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.
 
This course fulfills your California state dental practice act dental requirements.

Infection Control Standards for California Dental Health Care Workers, 3rd Edition

Price: $19.95 Hours:2 Contact Hours
Item # L0729  

Release Date: May 30, 2014

Review Date: April 18, 2016

Expiration Date: April 17, 2019

This course is designed to familiarize dental healthcare personnel with the rules and regulations applicable to infection control in dental offices in the State of California, including the Cal/OSHA regulations (Cal. Code Regs., Title 8, Sections 340-344.90) and the Dental Board of California’s Minimum Standards for Infection Control (Cal. Code Regs., Title 16, Section 1005). This basic-level course addresses terminology used, reasons for infection control, minimum required standards, procedures for assuring adequate disinfection, and methods for verifying that adequate disinfection has occurred. State regulations are reviewed regularly to ensure that they reflect the current state of knowledge and to assure optimum levels of safety for both healthcare personnel and patients. A thorough working knowledge of these regulations provides both safety and assurance that the dental office is in compliance with the most current state mandates.

AGD Subject Code: 148
 
Western Schools designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.
 
This course fulfills your California state infection control dental requirements.

Vitamins, Minerals, and the Oral Cavity, 2nd Edition

Price: $19.95 Hours:2 Contact Hours
Item # L0762  

Release Date: January 21, 2011

Review Date: July 28, 2016

Expiration Date: July 27, 2019

The importance of a balanced, nutritious diet to the health of the human body is widely recognized. However, significant numbers of people do not have properly balanced diets and many compensate for this deficiency by ingesting supplemental vitamins and minerals.Most of the common pronouncements with regard to the health benefits of vitamins and minerals address systemic health, but despite its importance to oral health, the relationship of dietary intake and vitamins to the health of the oral cavity is rarely discussed. To fully grasp the role of vitamins in the health of the oral cavity, it is necessary to understand the nature and characteristics of vitamins and minerals and their actions within the body. This basic-level course seeks to remedy this information deficiency and provide dentists, hygienists, and assistants with information on the effect vitamins and minerals have on oral health.

 

AGD Subject Code: 150

 
Western Schools designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.

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