Loma Linda University

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Colleen Whitt, MS
Assistant Professor, Dental Hygiene
School of Dentistry
Professional Development    Classes
  • Dentin Hypersensitivity @ LLUSD by Susan Doughtery (Colgate) for 1 hour. ( 6/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • 2/10/11: Diabetes and Periodontal Disease by Dr. Elham Javadi @ LLU for 1 hour ( 6/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • 2/11/11: The Medically Compromised Patient @ LLU for 3 hours ( 6/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • 2/13/11: My patient wants to Quit to quit Smoking –What do I need to know? @ LLU for 7 hours. ( 6/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • 2/18/11: Hazcom: Understanding Chemical Disinfectants @ Dr. Rentschler’s office for 1 hour. ( 6/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • 3/8/11: Teaching well with Technology by Todd Zakrajsek @LLU Centennial Complex for 2 hrs. ( 6/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • 3/14/11: Increasing New faculty teaching Effectiveness through Gaming Strategies: Tips, tools, and resources @ ADEA for 4 hours ( 6/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • 3/16/11: The diagnostics of clinical remediation: teaching dental hygiene clinical instructors how to teach @ ADEA for 3 hours ( 6/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • 4/15/11: Role of Nutrition and Neoplasms @ LLU Allied Health by Andrew Woodward, MS RD for 1hour              Another role for Vitamin D..Cancer, too? Louise Schneider. DrPH, RD 1 hour             “The RD and Sarcopenia” by Lenore Hodges PhD for 1 hour             “Cancer in the Real World” panel discussion for 1 hour ( 6/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • 5/6/11: Emergency response Planning in the Dental Office –OSHA review @ LER’s  office for 1 hour ( 6/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • 5/6/11: CPR and AED Training at LER Office in Corona for 4 hours ( 6/2011 )
  • 5/15/10: Medical emergencies in the dental office by David Ehsan, MD, DDS@ CDA. Anaheim, CA. for 7 hours. ( 6/2010 - 12/2010 )
  • 9/7/08: Oral Care for the Medically Compromised Patient. Provider: Richard A. Cloonan DDS @ LLUSD 7 hours   ( 9/2008 - 9/2010 )
  • EDAD 690 Communication within the Organization ( 9/2009 - 12/2009 )
    Dr. Steve Pawluk @ La Sierra University
  • Whitening Education and Troubleshooting by Victoria Wallace (Ultradent) on 2/13/09 ( 2/2009 - 12/2009 )
  • RELT 557 Theolgy of Human Suffering @ LLU; 4 units; Dr. Sivje Tonstad ( 8/2009 - 9/2009 )
    Grad School-MS Health Professions Education
  • EDPC 540 Principles of Counseling ; 3 units; Dr. Shirley Gregg @ La Sierra University; Summer 2009 ( 7/2009 )
    Grad. School -MS Health Professions Education
  • EDAD 688 Moral Leadership ; Dr. Steven Pawluk @ La Sierra University ; 3 units; Summer 2009 ( 6/2009 )
    Grad School for MS in Health Professions Education
  • RELR 587 Religion and the Social Sciences @ LLU; 4 units; Dr. Carla Gober ( 3/2009 - 6/2009 )
    Grad. School--MS Health Professions Education
  • AHCJ 509 Teaching and Learning Styles @ LLU; Dr.Gail Rice; 3 units ( 3/2009 - 6/2009 )
    Grad. School--MS Health Professions Education
  • 4/4/09: Common Oral Lesions –Update on Early Cancer and Precancer Detection @ USC 7hrs. 9-5pm, 7hrs. ( 4/2009 )
  • 4/17/09: Medical Waste Management: an OSHA Review @ Dr. Rentschler’s office, Corona, CA., 1 hr. ( 4/2009 )
  • EDCI 504 Philosophy of Christian Education @ La Sierra University, Dr. Linda Caviness, 3 units ( 1/2009 - 4/2009 )
    Required 3 unit course for Master''s in Health Professions Education.
  • ADEA: 3/17/09: FDW 69: Informal Assessment of Student Learning and Your Teaching Effectiveness, 3hrs.   ( 3/2009 )
  • ADEA: What it takes to make an Academic Workplace Environment Great, 2 hrs, Phoenix, AZ.   ( 3/2009 )
  • AHCJ 599 Directed Teaching @ LLU, Dr. Gail Rice, 3 units. ( 1/2009 - 3/2009 )
    This is class is being taken towards my Master''''s degree in Health Professions Education. I have 6 units in progress and 17 units completed.
  • 2/20/09: “New Age Patient: Dietary Supplements and Oral Health” @ LLU, 1.5 hr.   ( 2/2009 )
  • 2/27/09: Xray Safety for the dental professional @ office of Lionel Rentschler DDS, Corona, CA for 1 hour ( 2/2009 )
  • 1/28/09: “Trauma, Spirituality, and the Dark Night of the Soul,” for 1 hour. Center for Christian Bioethics @Wong Kerlee Center , Loma Linda, CA by Joshua P. Morgan, MA.   ( 1/2009 )
  • 12/19/08: Overcoming Apathy in the Classroom: Strategies for teaching from the Psychology of Learning by Todd Zakrajsek 2 hrs. @LLUSD ( 12/2008 )
  • AHCJ 515 Curriculum Development in a Higher Education @ LLU; Dr. Rafael Canizales; 3 units ( 9/2008 - 12/2008 )
    Master''s Class for MS HPE
  • Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office: A Simple Approach, by Steven Filler,DDS @ LLUSD-7 hrs. ( 1/2008 - 12/2008 )
  • 11/19/08: Furcations, furcations, furcations, beware! By Armen Mardirossian,DDS,MS Rancho Cucamonga, CA, 2 hrs.   ( 11/2008 )
  • 11/12/08: “Medical Mistakes: The Ethical Issues,” by Robert Orr, MD, CM @ Wong Kerlee Center. 1hour. LLUSM Center for Christian Bioethics   ( 11/2008 )
  • 11/9/08: Laser Symposium @ LLUSD, 7 hrs., by Dr. Seb Andreana ( 11/2008 )
  • 11/8/08: “First, Break all the Rules—Discover your Strengths,” by Marcus Buckingham @ Azusa Pacific University. 2 hrs. ( 11/2008 )
  • 10/22/08: “A View of Human Nature, Christian Spirituality and Psychotherapy” by Carlos Fayard, PhD. 1.0 CE hr @ Center for Christian Bioethics @Wong Kerlee Center ( 10/2008 )
  • 10/12/08: Behavior Fundamentals for the Pediatric Patients, Parents, and the Dental Team by Barbara Sheller, DDS, MSD for 7 hours @LLUSD.   ( 10/2008 )
  • !0/10/08: Controlling Bloodborne Pathogens in a Dental Office (OSHA review) @ Dr. Lionel Rentschler’s office – 2hrs.                       ( 10/2008 )
  •  9/19/08: Patient Treatment and Diagnosis @ Wong Kerlee for 3 hrs.   ( 9/2008 )
  •     9/13/08: Diagnosis, Behavorial, & Medical Management of Tobacco Dependence-Dr. David Sachs @  LLU Wong Kerlee 1 hour ( 9/2008 )
  • 9/8/08: Tobacco Cessation @ LLUSD 1 hour by Larry Williams, DDS   ( 9/2008 )
  • RELE 524 Christian Bioethics @ LLU; Dr. David Larsen; 4 units ( 7/2008 - 9/2008 )
    Master''''s Class: MS HPE
  • 5/3/08: Soft Tissue Lesions of the Oral Cavity: Everything You Forgot About Since Dental School  09:30-12:PM  Provider  Mark Lingen, DDS, PhD Course # 2.5-2186-08231  CE Credits 2.5    ( 5/2008 )
  • 4/29/08: “Tobacco Dependence” @ LLUSD, 6 hrs ( 4/2008 )
  • AHCJ 564 Collaborative learning for Higher Education @ LLU; 3 units; Dr. Gail Rice ( 1/2008 - 3/2008 )
    Master''s Class: MS HPE
  • HPRO 543 Writing for Health Professionals @ LLU; Dr. Joyce Hopp; 3 units ( 1/2008 - 3/2008 )
    Master''s Class: MS HPE
  •  2/28/08: “Oral Pathology for Dental Professionals” @ LLUSD presented by Olga Ibsen, RDH, MS, 3 hrs. ( 2/2008 )
  • AHCJ 506 Education Evaluation & Clinical Assessment @ LLU; 3 units; Dr.Gail Rice ( 9/2007 - 11/2007 )
    Master''s Class: MS HPE
  Seminars and Conferences
  • 5/13/11: “Systemic Perio” and Osteoporosis/Osteopenia: Clinical Implications in Periodontal Therapy,” by Joan Otomo Corgel DDS, MPH for 6 CEUs at CDHA, Anaheim ( 6/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • 3/13/11: Clinical Teaching in the undergraduate clinic @ ADEA for 3 hours ( 6/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • 3/4/11: Dental and DH Student Presentations - @ LLU Centennial Complex for 4 hrs. ( 6/2011 - 6/2012 )
  • The Science of Suppression: Understanding the Miraculous Immune System presented by Betsy Reynolds, RDH, MS @ Mission Inn, Riverside for 3 hrs. ( 9/2011 )
  • July 19-22, 2010. Ultrasonic Scaling Teaching Institute in York, PA. A seminar for DH educators. 18 CE units. ( 7/2010 - 7/2011 )
  • 3/6/10 & 3/7/10: USC Ruth Ragland 24th Dental Hygiene Symposium in LA, CA: Jorgen Slots, DDS, Pam Hughes RDH for 7 units. Anna Pattison RDH. “Hands on Instrumentation” course; 8 CE units. ( 7/2010 - 12/2010 )
  • 9/15/09: Ultrasonic Therapy by Karen Hayes @ Ayres Suites, Corona, CA for 2 hrs.   ( 9/2009 )
  • 9/17/09: Dental Office Injury and Illness Prevention Program @ LER’s, Corona, CA 1 hour. Biennial Infection Control Training @ LER’s, Corona, CA. for 2 hrs.   ( 9/2009 )
  • 8/15/09: Dental Ethics: Challenging Problems-Artful, Ethical Solutions” @ USC for 7 hrs. ( 8/2009 )
  • 8/16/09: Disaster Simulation and Preparedness. Remote Access Medical (RAM) @ the Forum in Los Angeles for 4 hours.   ( 8/2009 )
  • 6/12/09: Faculty Advance Clinical Reports @ LLU for 3 hrs.   ( 6/2009 )
  • 6/23/09: Hygiene Prevention by Ken Levine (3M ESPE) 1 hour @ LER’s Corona, CA.   ( 6/2009 )
  • CDHA, Anaheim, CA. 5/15/09: Systemic Health and Oral Health: “News you can put into practice” and “Better Communication+Better Patient Care.” Rebecca Wilder, 6 units   ( 5/2009 )
  • CDA: 5/16/09: Optimal Oral Hygiene Care for your Pts.and the Dental Practice by Debra Siedel-Bittke for 3 hrs. ( 5/2009 )
  •   ADEA-FDW: 72 , 3/14/09, Best Practices for Teaching Online: Imaginative Pathways to Learning, 3 hrs. Phoenix, AZ   ( 3/2009 )
  •   ADEA, 3/16/09,  in Phoenix, AZ.: Med Ed Portal Advocate Training 1 hr.                ( 3/2009 )
  •  ADEA:  3/17/09, Peer Assessment and Developing Professional Competence, Anne C. Nofziger, MD, 2hrs.   ( 3/2009 )
  • ADEA:Tobacco Cessation in the Dental Curriculum: A CD ROM program, 1 hr., 3/17/09 ( 3/2009 )
  • ADEA: Learning Styles vs. Teaching Styles: How can the two work together?, 1hr.                 ( 3/2009 )
  • 2/20/09: “Intentional Living: A Journey of Personal and Professional balance and Integration” @ LLU by Curt Hanman MD 3 hrs ( 2/2009 )
  • 2/21/09: “Perspectives on fulfilling a Vision of Service” by Magda A. de la Tore, RDH; @LLU for 3 hrs.   ( 2/2009 )
  • Dental Hygiene Boot Camp: 1/16/09-1/19/09: Teaching Methodology, the Preclinic Course, 9 hrs.by Cyntha Biron Leiseca, RDH, EMT, MA in Jacksonville, FL. ( 1/2009 )
    Boot Camp for Preclinical Dental hygiene Instructors
  • "Boot Camp for Preclinical Dental Hygiene Instructors" ( 1/2009 )
    3 day conference
  • Dental Hygiene Boot Camp:Periodontal Instrumentation I & II,  11 hours,  DH Meth-Ed Camps and Workshops in Jacksonville, Fla. ( 1/2009 )
  Special Projects
  • 2/11/09: “Healthcare Ethics, Health Equity and Our National Oral Health Care Agenda,” 1 hr., by David Anderson, DDS, MDS @ WongKerlee Center, Loma Linda CA   ( 2/2009 )