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Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist

DES
2051

This course provides the study of anxiety and pain management techniques used in dental practice settings involving current concepts in the administration of topical and local anesthesia. This course is designed for dental hygiene students currently enrolled in our limited access Dental Hygiene program. Topics covered in this course include: theory of pain control, pain control modalities, neurophysiology, pharmacology, techniques of administration, infection control, and medical emergencies involving local anesthesia.

Credits: 
2.00
Class Hours: 
30.00
Prerequisite(s): 
DEH 1002 and DEH 1002L. DEH 1800 and DEH 1800L. DES 1601.
Co-requisite(s): 
DES 2051L.
Course Type: 
Dental Hygiene