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Thank you for your support!! More courses coming up!

The January 12 continuing education program presented by the Western Society of Periodontology, in collaboration with the Dental Hygiene Program at West Los Angeles College, has been filled to capacity.

Thank you for your interest.

WESTERN SOCIETY OF PERIODONTOLOGY AND WLAC-DENTAL HYGIENE PROGRAM INVITE YOU TO OUR WINTER 2019 EVENT:

January 12, 2019


IMPROVE YOUR QUALITY OF HYGIENE CARE
JODI DEMING, RDH


CLEARING THE CONFUSION - 2018 CLASSIFICATION OF PERIODONTAL DISEASES AND PERI-IMPLANT DISEASE
JOAN OTOMO-CORGEL, DDS, MPH, FACD, FICD

 

Saturday, January 12, 2019

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Exhibits and Registration
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Jodi Deming
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Light Lunch & Exhibits
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Joan Otomo-Corgel



Five (5) hours of continuing education credit will be provided.
The WSP is a recognized ADA CERP Provider.


COURSE PRICING

Package Cost
Dentists $65.00
Non-Member Dentist $89.00
Hygienists / Assistants & Office Staff $40.00
Non-Member Hygienists / Assistants & Office Staff $49.00
Full-Time Student $35.00

Register Online Here

 

For more information on directions to West Los Angeles College, please Click here.

 

 


DENTAL

Fabrication of Provisionals Acrylic Crown & Bridges

TBD | 9:00am - 2:00pm

This course will train Dental Assistants to fabricate provisional/ temporary crown and bridge restorations using standard techniques in impression taking for preparation of acrylic and Bis Acrylic materials temporary restorations.

To register, click here: https://westlac.augusoft.net/index.cfm

For additional information please contact Andrea Blanco at (310) 287-4266 or blancoaa@wlac.edu.


DENTAL

Dental Radiation Safety  

TBD | 9:00am - 2:00pm

A person certified in dental radiation safety may operate dental radiographic equipment under the general supervision of a dentist.
 All supplies will be provided for students.
 This course is approved by the Dental Board of California.  Students passing the course will receive a Radiation Safety Certificate.

To register, click here: https://westlac.augusoft.net/index.cfm

For additional information please contact Andrea Blanco at (310) 287-4266 or blancoaa@wlac.edu.


DENTAL

Local Anesthesia Review for Registered Dental Hygienists / Dentists

TBD

NOTE: THIS IS NOT A CERTIFICATION COURSE- IT IS ONLY REVIEW.

This course will provide dental practitioners with a review of local anesthesia techniques in mandibular blocks, palatal injections and various techniques for profound anesthesia.  It will also serve as a review in nitrous oxide sedation for use in dentistry.  This course is open to dentistis, registered dental hygienists, and RDHAPs.  Note that this is not a certification course.

To register, click here: https://westlac.augusoft.net/index.cfm

For additional information please contact Andrea Blanco at (310) 287-4266 or blancoaa@wlac.edu.


DENTAL

Coronal Polishing

Board-Approved Program for Registered Dental Assistants

12 Hours Course

TBD

This course will train Registered Dental Assistants in coronal polishing techniques for dentistry. This course is approved by the  Dental Board of California, and students successfully completing the course will be certified.

For additional information please contact Andrea Blanco at (310) 287-4266 or blancoaa@wlac.edu.


DENTAL

Dental Board Certified 8-hours Infection Control

TBD

This course trains individuals in infection control skills and techniques according to OSHA guidelines and state laws and regulations. This course is approved by the Dental Board of California and students successfully completing this course will obtain certification.

To register, click here: https://westlac.augusoft.net/index.cfm

For additional information please contact Andrea Blanco at (310) 287-4266 or blancoaa@wlac.edu.


HEALTHCARE

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

TBD

For additional information please contact Andrea Blanco at (310) 287-4266 or blancoaa@wlac.edu.


NURSING and DENTAL

Infection Control / Patient Safety / Patient Care

For Certified Nurse Assistants and RDHAP

TBD

Students will learn how to protect themselves against blood borne pathogen (1hr) and patient safe handling and fall prevention in the elderly (2 hrs), and caring for patients with dysphasia or aspiration precaution (1hr).

For additional information please contact Andrea Blanco at (310) 287-4266 or blancoaa@wlac.edu.