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0807 Maxillofacial Surgery Basics for the Dental Assistant Part 1 (AGD 310)

0807 Maxillofacial Surgery Basics for the Dental Assistant Part 1 (AGD 310)

0807 Maxillofacial Surgery Basics for the Dental Assistant Part 1 (AGD 310)

Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, MADAA, BA
Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, MADAA, BA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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Launch date: 08 Aug 2016

Expiry Date: 31 May 2018

Last updated: 28 Apr 2017

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0807 Maxillofacial Surgery Basics for the Dental Assistant Part 1 (AGD 310)
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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This course reviews the role of the dental assistant in preparing a patient for oral surgery procedures, whether performed in the general dental practice or specialty clinic. Areas reviewed include medical assessment, regional surgical anatomy, anesthesia, sedation, and management of hemorrhaging.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
Explain the role of a surgery dental assistant.
Objective 2:
Describe various medical conditions and how they can affect treatment.
Objective 3:
Explain how bacteria can cause infective endocarditis.
Objective 4:
Explain the ASA Classification.
Objective 5:
Explain two causes for hypoxia.
Objective 6:
Recognize normal hematologic values.
Objective 7:
Explain the nerve innervation of the maxilla and mandible.
Objective 8:
Understand the differences in local anesthetics.
Objective 9:
Describe the three techniques for pain and anxiety control.
Objective 10:
Demonstrate how to prepare chemical agents from a multi-dose vial.
Objective 11:
Demonstrate how to prepare the IV bag.
Objective 12:
Explain the differences in drug actions for the agents used in sedation.
Objective 13:
Recognize medical emergencies and know how to react.
Objective 14:
Describe how various medications and conditions affect hemostasis.
Objective 15:
Explain perioperative risk assessment of dental clients.
Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, MADAA, BA

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Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, MADAA, BA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Natalie Kaweckyj lives in Minneapolis where she is part of the management team at Children’s Dental Services-a non-profit clinic serving the underserved in school based care and community settings. She has worked in many capacities through the years including administrative, program director of an accredited dental assisting program as well as a licensed dental assistant in hospital settings. Is part of the management team at Children’s Dental Services – a nonprofit clinic serving the underserved in school based care and community settings. She has worked in many capacities through the years including administrative, program director of an accredited dental assisting program as well as a licensed dental assistant in hospital setting. she is a Licensed Dental Assistant in Restorative Functions, Certified Dental Assistant, Certified Dental Practice Management Administrator, Certified Orthodontic Assistant, Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant, a Certified Preventive Functions Dental Assistant, Certified Restorative Functions Dental Assistant, Master of the American Dental Assistants Association, and holds several expanded function certificates including the administration of nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia and orthodontic band removal. She graduated from an ADA accredited dental assisting program at ConCorde Career Institute and completed her studies in microbiology and genetics at Metropolitan State University, University of California Berkeley, and the University of Minnesota, graduating with a BA in Biology from Metropolitan State University. She is completing her Masters Degree in Public Health with a focus on Oral Health Education from Independence University.
Natalie is currently serving on several Councils and Subcommittees of the ADAA. She has previously served as Chair of the Fellowship/Mastership subcommittee of the ADAA Council on Education, Chair of the Council on Legislation,Chair a member of the Council on Finance and various ADAA AdHoc Committees. Natalie is a former 7th District Trustee as well as having served in the offices of Secretary, Vice-President, Immediate Past President, and as ADAA President 2010-2011. She is also currently serving as an ADAA Director to the ADAA Foundation. Natalie is a former 7th District Trustee as well as having served in the offices of Secretary, Vice President, Immediate Past President. And as ADAA President 2010-2011. She is also currently service as an ADAA Director to the ADAA Foundation. In addition to serving three terms as president of the Minnesota Dental Assistants Association (MDAA), Natalie has served in many capacities at the local and state levels of her state association, She is also a past president of the Minnesota Educators of Dental Assistants (MEDA) Association. In addition to her association duties, Natalie is very involved with her state board of dentistry and state legislature in the expansion of the dental assisting profession, Natalie previously served six years on the DANB Infection Control Test Construction Committee and is affiliated with OSAP, ADEA and the ADA’s Commission on Dental Accreditation. She has authored several other home study continuing education courses for the ADAA. In her spare time, Natalie continues to enjoy public speaking on a variety of topics, travel and enjoying life to the fullest.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 4.00 Hours -
    Reference number: AGD 310

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