Earlier this year, Illinois legislature passed rules to the Dental Practice Act permitting dentists to administer the Influenza vaccine with appropriate training. The first course will be held at the College of Dentistry on December 1st. (*Residents with Training licenses are not eligible to enroll in course.)
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Administration of Influenza Virus Vaccine by the Dental Practitioner
Friday, December 1, 2017
UIC College of Dentistry
801 S Paulina
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
About the Course
The course is designed to satisfy the requirements of the Illinois Dental Practice Act for a four hour continuing education course for dentists desiring to administer the influenza vaccination. The CE is approved through the Illinois State Dental Society.
After completion of the course the practitioner will understand the legal requirements, the indications and contraindications, types of vaccinations, techniques of IM drug administration, management of adverse events, and vaccine handling and storage. The course also has a clinical portion where the practitioners will practice intramuscular injection techniques on each other.
About the Presenter
Dr. Flick has been on the part-time teaching faculty of the UIC College of Dentistry since 1993, and has held prior teaching appointments at Loyola University (1984-1993), Cook County Hospital (1980-1984), and with the U.S. Air Force (1977-1979). Dr. Flick has maintained an active private practice in Chicago since 1979. After receiving his BS and DDS degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and completing a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Cook County Hospital, Dr. Flick earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the UIC School of Public Health.
Sponsored by the Illinois State Dental Society
801 S. Paulina St
Chicago , IL 60612