Disciplines: Dental Hygienists
Hours: 10 Contact Hours
Item#: LHQPA
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Pennsylvania 10-Hour Dental Hygienist Pack


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Item # LHQPA
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This pack satisfies all CE hours allowed through home study for Pennsylvania dental hygienists.
This product includes the following courses:
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Working with Fearful and Anxious Dental Patients

Price: $29.95 Hours:3 Contact Hours
Item # L0283  

Original Release Date: May 9, 2011 
Review Date: May 7, 2014 
Expiration Date: May 6, 2017 

This course describes several behavioral techniques effective in guiding fearful dental patients into accepting dental treatment. These nonpharmacological techniques may be used with unduly anxious patients, individuals with specific or general fears of a dental environment and dental phobics. The course addresses the needs of fearful pediatric patients, persons with disabilities including medical or mental disorders and the frail and elderly and discusses appropriate behavioral guidance for these individuals. 

AGD Subject Code: 153

Western Schools designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.

Dental Radiation Health: Safety and Protection in the Digital Age - 2 Hours

Price: $19.95 Hours:2 Contact Hours
Item # L0199  

Release Date: June 10, 2014
Expiration Date: June 9, 2017

Dental radiographic examinations are valuable tools that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of oral diseases.  A dental patient’s risk of radiation exposure is miniscule but nonetheless real, and dental professionals need to be current on the latest research and theories on radiation safety and protection. This basic-level course reviews the biologic effects of radiation, the terms associated with radiation measurement, and the potential sources of radiation exposure for both patients and dental professionals.  This course prepares dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants to accurately respond to patient questions and concerns regarding radiation safety in dentistry.

AGD Subject Code: 165 Digital Radiology

This course is an extraction of, and should not be taken in conjunction with, the 3-hour course of the same title.

Western Schools designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.

Pennsylvania Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting

Price: $19.95 Hours:2 Contact Hours
Item # L0710  

This course offers an overview of the historically evolving role of mandated reporters and a description of child welfare services in Pennsylvania. It provides Pennsylvania dentists with details of the legal requirements imposed on mandated reporters of child abuse. The course defines the statutory (legal) components of child abuse, including what does and does not constitute child abuse. The course outlines the provisions and responsibilities for reporting such abuse by distinguishing between individuals designated as “mandatory reporters” and those deemed to be “permissive reporters.” Clear instructions are provided for navigating the reporting process, and the ways in which reporters are protected under the law are outlined. Lastly, the course details the indicators essential to recognizing abuse. The course provides dentists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with the knowledge and tools they need to fulfill their legal responsibility to report suspected child abuse.

This course fulfills the requirement that all Pennsylvania dentists complete 2 hours of Board-approved continuing education in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements as a condition of their license renewal. 

Pennsylvania - Fulfills your child abuse recognition and reporting CE requirement.

In order to submit your course completion record to the Pennsylvania Department of State, the name on your account MUST be an exact match to the name on your license. If the name that appears on your account is different, please call 1-800-953-8731 to have your account updated.

Tobacco Cessation: The Dental Health Professional's Role, Updated 1st Edition

Price: $29.95 Hours:3 Contact Hours
Item # L0723  

Release Date: January 30, 2013

Revised Date: January 15, 2016

Expiration Date: January 14, 2019

The prevalence of smoking in the United States has hovered at approximately 20% of the population for each of the last five years, but there has been an increase in the use of smokeless tobacco products.  Healthcare professionals must redouble their efforts to intervene with all patients who continue to smoke. This basic-level course provides dental professionals with background and guidelines for tobacco interventions in clinical practice.  The course addresses the prevalence of smoking of combustible tobacco and the use of smokeless tobacco products, the health risks of tobacco use and tobacco exposure, the effects of nicotine on human physiology and their implications for nicotine dependency and withdrawal.  Techniques for tobacco intervention and the pharmacotherapy used in tobacco cessation are described for both the smoking of combustible tobacco and the use of smokeless tobacco.

AGD Subject Code: 158

Western Schools designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.

Arizona RDH - Fulfills tobacco cessation elective.

 

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