Application of Pit and Fissure Sealants for Dental Assistants
Combination Webinar Lecture and hands-on clinic session
October 13, 2020 - October 17, 2020
Master Pit & Fissure Sealants!
This program will provide a total of 8 hours of instruction and application of Pit and Fissure sealants.
The didactic or lecture will be provided in:
(TWO) 2 hours of Interactive webinars, plus…
4 hours of hands-on or clinical information will be provided in our clinic on patient simulators.
(This is intended to provide this educational program in a safe environment without patient participation).
Participants will be provided with information, guidance and materials necessary to place pit and fissure sealants in multiple scenarios.
Rule 114.3 also states that dental assistants must also have at least two years of dental assisting experience and show successful completion of a current course in basic life support.
PLEASE NOTE: Participants DO NOT need to provide a patient for this course. Clinical applications will be made on simulated patients in a clinical setting.
COURSE SCHEDULE: to be delivered in the following format:
Webinar SESSION 1: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar SESSION 2: Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
HANDS-ON SESSION: Saturday. October 17, 2020 at 1pm - 5pm at UT Health School of Dentistry
Course of instruction will include:
• Current methods and practices in Infection Control
• Overview of patient management and management of medical emergencies
• Anatomy as it relates to the application of Dental sealants
• Legal and ethical concerns related to the application of sealants
The laboratory and clinical portions of the course will provide the participant with:
• Patient Education
• Patient Positioning and Ergonomics for the procedure
• Optimal material and equipment setup
• Placement of at least eight (8) pit and fissure sealants and topical fluoride on a dental patient simulator
The webinar will be provided on a platform that can be viewed on either a desktop or laptop computer as well as a tablet.
This will be a “live and interactive” Webinar - Q&A and chat will be available.
Check-in: 30 minutes before course starts Program time: See COURSE SCHEDULE above
Virtual / In-Person
Dental Assistant: $450.00
(Tuition includes lab, clinical, handouts, and study material)
LIVE INTERACTIVE WEBINAR
The webinar portion is NOT pre-recorded. It is live and interactive with the presenter. This course will not be held in campus.
You will receive an email with a link to the course on the week of event. Check the email address you provided us when creating your UT Health CDE account. Also, check your email’s junk/trash folder.
The School of Dentistry thanks MIDWEST DENTAL SUPPLIES for the course materials.