Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists Certificate | Northcentral Technical College

Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists

Certificate

This certificate prepares experienced Dental Hygienists to administer local anesthesia in the office setting. This 21-hour program includes 10 hours of classroom lecture and 11 hours of clinical experience. The program covers the neurophysiology and pharmacology of local anesthetic agents and how to effectively deliver them within the oral cavity. Completion of this certificate qualifies the student to apply for state certification to administer local anesthesia through the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, Dentistry Examining Board.

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Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists 1 Credit Certificate

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On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo -
  • Medford -
  • Phillips -
  • Spencer -
  • Wittenberg -

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certificate Outcomes

  • Administer local anesthesia in the dental office setting under supervision of a registered dentist
  • Demonstration of skills to registered dentist will be required before state certification can occur

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Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit www.ntc.edu/transfer for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this certificate.

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