UC Blue Ash College

Dental Hygiene Continuing Education Courses

As a result of the UC Blue Ash campus response to COVID-19, the Spring sessions for our Coronal Polishing and Managing Medical Emergencies courses have been canceled and an email has been sent to all registrants. The Nitrous Oxide course has been rescheduled and an email was also sent to those registrants. If you did not receive an email and were registered for one of these three courses please contact us at dentalhygiene@ucblueash.edu.

The Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College is committed to  providing quality, hands-on, continuing dental education to the entire dental team. Our outstanding courses will assist team members in expanding their scope of practice in the dental office. 

Opioid Education for the Dental Practitioner

This course is presented by Biz McClure, RDH, MEd and Beth Monnin, RDH, MSEd

The course will be offered:

  • Saturday, May 16, 2020 via WebEx from 9:00am to 11:00am.
  • Saturday, August 15, 2020 in Muntz 119 from 9:00am to 11:00am
  • Saturday, December 5, 2020 in Muntz 119 from 9:00am to 11:00am

The course fee is $50.00

Discounted price of $75.00 when register for Opioid Education & AAP Classification CE Courses. 

This course explores the opioid crisis in the United States and the dental professional's role in assessing the patient's pain control needs. The history and current state of opioid use, misuse, addiction, overdose, and death will also be addressed. This course fulfills mandatory Opioid Continuing Education Credit required by the Ohio State Dental Board for license renewal for all Ohio licensed dental professionals (dentists and dental hygienists).

Registration Deadline:

  • Complete registration and payment must be received by 7 days prior to the course date.
  • Course maximum is 95 participants.

How to Apply the New AAP Classification System

This course is presented by Barb Kunselman, RDH, MS

The course will be offered: 

  • Saturday, May 16, 2020 via WebEx from 11:00am to 1:00pm.
  • Saturday, August 15, 2020 in Muntz 119 from 11:00am to 1:00pm.
  • Saturday, December 5, 2020 in Muntz 119 from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

The course fee is $50.00

Discounted price of $75.00 when register for Opioid Education & AAP Classification CE Courses.

This course discusses the new classification scheme for periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions sponsored by the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) which includes experts from all over the world. This reviews the key changes from the 1989 and 1999 classification and actively learn the new Staging and Grading systems by using case studies. 

Registration Deadline:

  • Complete registration and payment must be received 7 days prior to the course date.
  • Course maximum is 95 participants.

Managing Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office 

Presented by Luke Burroughs, RDH MPH and is 4 credit hours approved by the Ohio and Kentucky State Dental Boards.

The course will be offered Friday, December 4, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The course fee is $99.00.

The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash Dental Hygiene Program's comprehensive course in Medical Emergencies contains 4 hours of instruction in the topics regarding Managing Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office required by the Ohio State Dental Board and the Kentucky State Dental Board. The course will be provided to all dental personnel.

Registration Deadline

  • Complete registration and payment must be received by Friday, November 27, 2020.
  • Course minimum is 15 participants.
  • Course maximum is 50 participants.

Coronal Polishing for the Certified Dental Assistant 

This course is presented by Mary Kaye Scaramucci, RDH, MS. 

The course will be offered Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

The course fee is $450.00.

It is approved by the Ohio State Dental Board for 7 hours; 3 hours of didactic instruction and 4 hours of clinical instruction and evaluation. You must be on time, stay for the entire instructional period and pass the course test and clinical evaluation to receive these credits.

Registration Deadline:

  • Complete registration and payment must be received by Friday, December 4, 2020.
  • The course minimum is 6 participants.

Nitrous Oxide  

Dental Hygienist (Administering), Dental Assistants (Monitoring)

This course is presented by Shawna Staud, RDH, MDH

The course will be offered Saturday, December 5, 2020.  Group A will be here from 6:30am - 11:00am and Group B is from 8:30am - 1:00pm.

The course fee is $275.00

This course is approved by the Ohio State Dental Board for 8 hours; 6 hours is the minimum time for this course as required by the Board. You must be on time, stay for the entire instructional period and pass the course test to receive these credits.

Registration Deadline:

  • Complete registration and payment must be received by Friday, November 27, 2020.
  • Course minimum is 15 participants.
  • Course maximum is 24 participants. 

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Contact Information

Dental Hygiene Program
Phone: 513-745-5635
Email: dentalhygiene@ucblueash.edu

Admissions Office
Phone: 513-745-5700
Email: admissions@ucblueash.edu