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Earn Dental Hygienist Continuting Education Credits

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Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist

  • Participants will learn the concepts of local anesthesia including pharmacology, indications, contraindications, anatomical considerations, armamentaria, and the management of complications and reactions.
  • Participants will demonstrate techniques for safe and effective administration of local anesthesia.
  • This course fulfills the Florida State Dental Practice Act Statute 466.017, SB 1040) requirement regarding the certification for the administration of local anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist.

Registration Information

Contact Continuing Education at 305-237-4177 or Professor Mootry at

Course Information


Miami Dade College, Medical Campus
950 NW 20 Street
Miami, FL 33127


Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 5:00 pm 7:00 pm (Mandatory Orientation)


  • Friday, June 19, 2020, 3:00pm at 8pm
  • Saturday, June 20, 2020, 8:00 am at 5:00 pm
  • Sunday, June, 21 2019, 8:00 am at 4:00 pm

Reference Number: 6319


  • 30 Didactic/online program
  • 10 In-office observation
  • 20 Clinical hours

CE Units: 60 credits

Tuition: $1,009