Northeast Component

Northeast Component 2019-08-26T11:16:49+00:00

The Northeast Component includes the following counties:

Tioga, Lycoming, Union, Snyder, Montour, Northumberland, Bradford, Sullivan, Columbia, Susquehanna, Wyoming, Luzerne, Lackawanna, Carbon, Lehigh, Wayne, Pike, Monroe and Northampton.

Component News and Information

Upcoming

Nov
22
Fri
2019
ADHA’s Unleashing Your Potential Workshop @ The Gwen Hotel
Nov 22 – Nov 24 all-day

Unleashing Your Potential is ADHA’s once-in-a-lifetime leadership development program to help dental hygienists grow not only as professionals, but as association leaders. Each year, applicants are chosen to come to Chicago for a weekend with ADHA leaders to focus on personal development, collaborative leadership and fiduciary responsibility. All of these play vital roles not only in association leadership but also in your career, no matter the practice setting. The Leadership Development Committee encourages you to build your leadership skills by applying today!

Applications are due August 5, 2019.

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Northeast Component Courses

Nov
1
Fri
2019
Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse @ Northampton Community College
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Speakers: Angela Yorina, RDH, MS, PHDHP and Lisandra Maisonet, RDH, BS, PHDHP, EFDA, CDA
3 CEUs – (Only 2 CEUs count towards your License)
Doors Open at 7:45 am
Breakfast available at 8:15 am

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Nov
16
Sat
2019
Dental Anesthesia Update for Dental Hygienists @ Northampton Community College - Monroe County Campus
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

CEUs: 3

Upon completion of this course the dental hygienist will have reviewed: Topical and injectable local anesthetics agents Appropriate use of local anesthetics / vasoconstrictors based on the dental procedure and patient’s medical history Proper procedures and techniques for the administration of local anesthesia Students will receive 3 contact hours upon completion of this course.

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Nov
20
Wed
2019
Improving Radiographic Techniques for the Dental Team @ Northampton Community College - Fowler Family Southside Campus
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

CEUs: 3
Speaker: Sherri Meyers

Join your colleagues to use discussion, problem-solving, and sharing of best practices to enhance radiographic techniques and the quality of your radiographic/digital images and to ensure diagnostic films and client safety. Participants will self-identify concerns or areas where improvement is desired and cover a variety of topics designed to meet the continuing education (CE) radiology update requirement mandated by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for PA dental radiographers. Credits do count toward mandatory CE licensing requirements as well.

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Announcements

PDHA Executive Secretary Search

How exciting ~ PDHA currently has a full-time position available for application. PDHA is accepting resumes for the executive secretary position. The time frame for resume submission is short. Please forward resumes to PDHA@outlook.com by October 18, 2019

PDHA Advocacy

PDHA Lobby Day! Legislation is important. It provides a platform for the growth of our scope of practice and a means to protect our license. This is the invisible benefit of membership.

NOMINATIONS NEEDED FOR 2020 PDHA LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Download Candidate Application and review list of terms, qualifications and some duties of the PDHA officer and positions that will be elected late summer and at this year’s Annual Session to be held November 7-11, 2019.

SECTOR 7:  David Tule, RDH –  representing Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Tioga, and Union Counties
Email: davet06@windstream.net

SECTOR 8:  Elizabeth Puzak-Frushon – representing Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming Counties
Email: Bfrushon@gmail.com

SECTOR 9:  Lorraine Lockawich, RDH, PHDHP, MBA – representing Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, and Pike Counties
Email: lorirdh@rcn.com

SECTOR 9:  Lorraine Lockawich, RDH, PHDHP, MBA – representing Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, and Pike Counties
Email: lorirdh@rcn.com

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Reminder

REMEMBER to complete your mandatory continuing education requirements before you submit your license renewal form. The current cycle runs from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2019.