ISDS CE Schedule

Each spring and fall, the Illinois State Dental Society offers a variety of continuing education course opportunities throughout the state. ISDS members are encouraged to use their $25 CE voucher toward any continuing education courses sponsored by the Society. To view the 2015 ISDS CE Booklet, click here.

Below is the current schedule for ISDS-sponsored continuing education. For more information on ISDS and component CE courses, contact Kara Manfredo. For more information on the dental auxiliary courses contact Gloria Pitchford.

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9/9/2015 - 9/10/2015 Local Anesthesia COURSE FULL
  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Location: UIC College of Dentistry, 801 S Paulina, Chicago, IL
Speakers: Drs. William Flick, Michael Miloro, Antonia Kolokthas & Thomas Skiba Credit Hours: 32
Description: This four-day course will satisfy the State of Illinois expanded function training requirements to allow registered dental hygienists to administer local anesthesia under the general supervision of a licensed dentist. Dr. Stanley F. Malamed's Handbook of Local Anesthesia (6th edition) text is NOT included in the fee and must be independently purchased. Course dates September 9, 10, 16 & 17, 2015
Contact: Gloria Pitchford Phone: 800/475-4737

9/19/2015 Coronal Polishing & Pit/Fissure Sealants
  8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Location: UIC College of Dentistry
Speakers: Dr. Richard Perry, Dr. Jim Bryniarski & Kathryn Lutz, RDH Credit Hours: 10
Description: This course will provide assistants with the proper educational requirements as state in Illinois law for application of pit and fissure sealants and coronal polishing. This course includes two hours of clinical experience on pit and fissure sealants and two hours on coronal polishing. Clinical instructions on coronal polishing will include work performed on a human subject. Continental breakfast & lunch included.
Contact: Gloria Pitchford Phone: 800/475-4737
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9/25/2015 ISDS CE
  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 S. Neil Street, Champaign, IL   ( 217/352-9970 )
Speakers: Judy Kay Mausolf Credit Hours: 6
Description: TA-DAH! Bridging the Gap Between Potential & Performance & Communication Solutions: Attitudes, Breakdown & Conflict Resolutions
Contact: Kara Manfredo Phone: 800/475-4737
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10/7/2015 Nitrous Oxide Monitoring & Admin COURSE FULL
  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Location: UIC College of Dentistry, Chicago, IL
Speakers: Dr. Larry Salzmann Credit Hours: 6
Description: This course is designed for assistant and hygienists to meet the requirements of the Illinois Dental Practice Act & the Rules Administering the Dental Practice Act. This course includes both lecture & clinical exposure. A certificate of completion will be issued upon course completion. Prerequisite - Current CPR/BLS certificate. 1000 hours as a dental assistant required. Continental breakfast & lunch included.
Contact: Gloria Pitchford Phone: 800/475-4737

10/14/2015 - 10/15/2015 Anesthesia Sedation Monitoring Course
  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Location: UIC College of Dentistry, 801 S Paulina, Chicago, IL
Speakers: Dr. William Flick Credit Hours: 12
Description: The course is designed for assistant and hygienists to meet the requirements of the Illinois Dental Practice Act & the Rules Administering the Dental Practice Act. This course includes both lecture and clinical exposure. A certificate of completion will be issued upon course completion. Prerequisite - current CPR/BLS certificate
Contact: Gloria Pitchford Phone: 800/475-4737
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10/30/2015 Anesthesia Sedation
  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: SIU School of Dental Medicine, 2800 College Ave, Alton IL
Speakers: Drs. Kenneth Rawson & Arthur Misischia Credit Hours: 12
Description: The course is designed for assistant and hygienists to meet the requirements of the Illinois Dental Practice Act & the Rules Administering the Dental Practice Act. This course includes both lecture and clinical exposure. A certificate of completion will be issued upon course completion. Prerequisite - current CPR/BLS certificate
Contact: Gloria Pitchford Phone: 800/475-4737
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10/31/2015 Coronal Polishing & Pit/Fissure Sealants
  8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Location: SIU School of Dental Medicine, Alton IL
Speakers: Dr. Keith Dickey, Dr. Deb Schwenk & Barb Davis RDH Credit Hours: 10
Description: This course will provide assistants with the proper educational requirements as state in Illinois law for application of pit and fissure sealants and coronal polishing. This course includes two hours of clinical experience on pit and fissure sealants and two hours on coronal polishing. Clinical instructions on coronal polishing will include work performed on a human subject. Continental breakfast & lunch included.
Contact: Gloria Pitchford Phone: 800/475-4737
Register Now Online!

10/31/2015 Nitrous Oxide Monitoring and Administration
  8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Location: SIU School of Dental Medicine, Alton, IL
Speakers: Dr. William Goebel Credit Hours: 6
Description: This course is designed for assistant and hygienists to meet the requirements of the Illinois Dental Practice Act & the Rules Administering the Dental Practice Act. This course includes both lecture & clinical exposure. A certificate of completion will be issued upon course completion. Prerequisite - Current CPR/BLS certificate. 1000 hours as a dental assistant required. Continental breakfast & lunch included.
Contact: Gloria Pitchford Phone: 800/475-4737
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10/31/2015 Radiographic Techniques
  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: SIU Dental School, Alton IL
Speakers: Dr. Debra Dixon Credit Hours: 8
Description: This 8-hour course is designed for dental assistants who already possess fundamental skills in dental radiography. The course will be structured such that the participant, upon completion, should reveal a refinement of existing radiographic skills, as well as the ability to satisfactorily demonstrate newly acquired ones.
Contact: Gloria Pitchford 800/475-4737 Phone:
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11/14/2015 Coronal Polishing & Pit/Fissure Sealants
  8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Location: UIC College of Dentistry
Speakers: Dr. Richard Perry, Dr. Jim Bryniarski & Kathryn Lutz RDH Credit Hours: 10
Description: This course will provide assistants with the proper educational requirements as state in Illinois law for application of pit and fissure sealants and coronal polishing. This course includes two hours of clinical experience on pit and fissure sealants and two hours on coronal polishing. Clinical instructions on coronal polishing will include work performed on a human subject. Continental breakfast & lunch included.
Contact: Gloria Pitchford Phone:
Register Now Online!

11/18/2015 Nitrous Oxide Monitoring & Administration
  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Location: UIC College of Dentistry, Chicago, IL
Speakers: Dr. Larry Salzmann Credit Hours: 6
Description: This course is designed for assistant and hygienists to meet the requirements of the Illinois Dental Practice Act & the Rules Administering the Dental Practice Act. This course includes both lecture & clinical exposure. A certificate of completion will be issued upon course completion. Prerequisite - Current CPR/BLS certificate. 1000 hours as a dental assistant required. Continental breakfast & lunch included.
Contact: Gloria Pitchford Phone:
Register Now Online!


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