When

Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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Davis & Towle Insurance Group 
115 Airport Road
Concord, NH 03301
  


 
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New Hampshire Dental Hygienists' Association 
NHDHA 
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"Say What? Understanding What is Required in Dental Documentation" 

2.0 Clinical CEUs

Thursday, April 11, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join NHDHA for an interactive presentation by speaker

Mary Ann Vazquez, RDH, BSDH


Course Description:

Dental hygienists have a passion for treating and preventing dental diseases and are dedicated to educating patients on ways to maintain and improve their oral health. As dental hygienists, we have a great responsibility and are legally bound to thoroughly and accurately document the procedures performed and treatment recommended during the dental hygiene appointment.  Of course, we can’t talk about documentation without talking about the hygiene appointment components; what we are doing, what we are seeing, and what we and the dentist are recommending. This CE course will review key components of the hygiene appointment and will share important elements of documentation essential for providing continuity of care from the entire dental team.  As our profession evolves dental hygienists responsibilities are constantly changing.  Time management plays a role in providing exceptional care to patient, but is it also needed to create an accurate legal representation of all components of the dental visit.

 

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course participants will be able to: 

1.   Understanding the importance of communication and accurate documentation.
2.   Review the American Dental Hygiene Association’s Standards for Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice.
3.   Reflect on the importance of dental case notes as part of the patients’  legal record.
4.   Utilizing dental software templates to record essential information of the dental visit.
5.   Improve documentation of critical components of the dental hygiene appointment.
6.   Learn strategies for effective time management of the dental hygiene visit.
7.   Learn to increase value of the hygiene appointment with purposeful conversation.
8.   Recognize a team approach is needed to maintain accurate documentation.

 

 

 

AGENDA

5:30 - 6:00 PM  Registration and Refreshments

6:00 - 8:00 PM  Mary Ann Vazquez, RDH, BSDH, "Say What? Understanding What is Required in Dental Documentation"


2.0 Clinical CEUs

 

REGISTRATION FEES

  • NHDHA / ADHA MEMBER$45
  • SADHA MEMBER:     $25
  • NOT-YET A MEMBER, DENTIST, OR ASSISTANT:  $60

Registration Deadline is April 4, 2019.

Payment Options:  Credit cards and checks accepted. Checks must be received in the NHDHA office by April 4. Pay with credit card by clicking on the PayPal button in the Registration Form. PayPal account is not required.

Refund Policy: Cancellations received by 4/4/19 will be refunded less a 25% administrative fee. No refunds accepted on or after 4/5/19.

Mary Ann Vazquez, RDH, BSDH

Experience:
2000–present - Registered Dental Hygienist • Hooksett Family Dental 
2010–2018 - Registered Dental Hygienist • Ahern and Nichols Family Dentistry 
United States Air Force Veteran
Education:
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Delaware Technical and Community College
Oral Health Presentations:
2010-2017 Children’s Country Learning
2011- Oral Care with Parkinson’s Disease (Elliot Senior Center)
2010- Xerostomia  (Elliot Senior Center
Accomplishments:
2010 Infant Oral Health Assessments - collaboration with dentists and pediatricians office

 

 

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