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Dental Courses Offered Through Morrisville State College

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College’s Office of Workforce Development and Community Education is offering six evening dental classes at both the college’s main and Norwich campuses.

All classes, which meet from 6 to 9 p.m., will be telecast via video conference over the Internet. The cost for each class is $80.

Dental Office Infection Control and Safety OSHA Training and Compliance is scheduled for Sept. 13. The class is a review of information relative to current infection control practices. Participation in this course complies with the annual OSHA training requirements for the blood borne pathogen standard, as well as the New York State Education Department four-year registration requirement.

Current Issues in Diagnosis and Management in the Dental Hygiene Practice meets Sept. 27. The course will cover the use of American Dental Association (ADA) insurance codes for dental hygiene services and other topics relevant to dental hygiene.

The Art of Dental Therapeutics—Drugs and Drug Interactions, which meets Oct. 4, will cover some of the most common drugs and drug interactions and their management with a focus on the dental realm.

A Smoking Cessation—Protocol for Patients class, scheduled for Nov. 1, will cover the challenges smokers pose in clinical practice, such as a decreased response to standard treatment. The course outlines a smoking cessation protocol for practitioners to utilize with their patients.

Serdentity (Dental Serenity) Behavior Modification for Increased Patient Compliance is scheduled for Nov. 8. Participants in this class will learn techniques to deal with annoying patient behaviors. The techniques will help reduce work-related stress and create a more positive experience for patients in the office.

Forensic Anthropology Basics, which meets Nov. 15, will address techniques forensic anthropologists use when performing an analysis on skeletal remains.

Space is limited and advance registration is recommended.

For more information, call the Workforce Development and Community Education Office at 315-684-6615 or toll-free at 1-866-607-1572.

Morrisville State College offers 13 bachelor degrees and a wide variety of associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine. The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus also offers programs in business, technologies, liberal arts/education transfer, nursing, and a new standalone degree in early childhood to Chenango County area residents and employers.