Due to the overwhelming response more Upcoming Courses
classes are being offered! 2010
Massachusetts Public Health Dental
Hygiene Practice Continuing Education November 14, 2010
November 20, 2010
December 5, 2010
March 27, 2011
Sponsored by MDHA
Presenter: Barbara Dawidjan, RDH, MEd
Participants of this course will complete the 4-hour Contact Information
educational requirement to practice as a
Massachusetts Public Dental Hygienist in the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The course will
cover the three required components set forth by the
Board of Registration in Dentistry: Infection control,
risk management, and medical emergency review. 508-808-9642
4 continuing education credits awarded
Register at: massdha.org or with Registration
Form below after October 3, 2010
Course Objectives The participant will be:
Knowledgeable of the Public Health Dental Hygienist
Practice rules and regulations.
1. Able to discuss components of risk
management, which include HIPAA, informed
consent, documentation, liability insurance,
and public health reportable diseases.
2. Able to discuss various signs, symptoms, and
treatment for various medical emergencies.
3. Able to discuss prevention methods and
response to a medical emergency.
4. Able to discuss current infection control
guidelines for portable equipment in a public
In addition, dental hygienists will need to complete a
6-hour observation component in order to meet the
total 10-hour training requirement for practicing
public health dental hygiene. More information will be
provided during the course.
Course Dates and Cost
The course will be presented on the following
dates (Choose ONE):
1) November 14, 2010: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Woburn Hilton Hotel, 2 Forbes Street, Woburn, MA
2) November 20, 2010: 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lorusso Board Room, Cape Cod Hospital - Mugar
Building, 27 Park Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
3) December 5, 2010: 8:00 a.m. – 12:30
p.m.Beverly Hospital Lecture Hall at Beverly Hospital,
85 Herrick Street, Beverly, MA 01915
4) March 27, 2011: 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Union
Station, 125A Pleasant Street, Northampton, MA
Cost: Members: $100 Non-Members: $185
Cost includes light breakfast
You can Pay Members rates by joining
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REGISTRATION FOR PHDH
I would like to attend the PHDH Continuing Education
Class on (circle one)
November 14, November 20, December 5
March 27, 2011
City, State, Zip:
Cost: Members: $100 Non Members: $185
Make checks payable to MDHA and mail to:
P.O. Box 457
Clinton, MA 01510