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Darlene Armstrong, MA, RDH
Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene
School of Dentistry
Professional Development    Classes
  • Faculty Advance Seminar - Clinical reports - 3 reports - Cleft Lip/Palate; ICD/IPD; Clinical complications of Ceramic Inlay/Onlays - LLUSD - Dec 18, 2009 ( 12/2009 )
  • New Faculty Training 8 a.m. - 12; Team-Based Learning [Paul Koles]; University Strategic Planning Assessment Presentation; State of the University 1-8 p.m. - Faculty Colloquium - Sep 24, 2009 ( 9/2009 )
  • Advanced Instrumentation Techniques & Preventive Ergonomics for Optimal Performance & Career Longevity (2)- Diane Millar, RDH M.A., TCDHS, Rancho Cucamonga - June 12, 2009 ( 6/2009 )
  • Faculty Advance Seminar - Clinical Reports - LLUSD, Loma Linda, CA 3 hours - June 12, 2009 ( 6/2009 )
  • Techniques in Instrument Sharpening at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA for TCDHS on June 12, 2008 by Armstrong, Lee, & Withers, 2.0 hours ( 6/2008 )
  • Etiology/Management of Dental Caries, B. Novy at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, March 21, 2008: 2.0 hours ( 3/2008 )
  • Dental Hygiene Student Scientific Table Clinic Presentations, Loma Linda, CA for TCDHS 2 hours Feb 1, 2008 ( 2/2008 )
  • LLU-SD Alumni Student Convention, Loma Linda, CA; Oral Pathology for Dental Professionals, O. Ibsen 3.0 hours; Techniques in Instrument Sharpening, Lee, Withers & Armstrong 2.0 hours; Student Scientific Table Clinics, 2.0 hours ( 2/2008 )
  • Refresher courses for Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative - to maintain primary research and research mentor status. ( 9/2007 )
  • Teaching for Durable Learning. Milton Hakel. (3) - New Faculty Seminars; Research, and more (3) Faculty Colloquium - Sep 20, 2007 ( 9/2007 )
  • Diagnostic Quality Digital Radiographs; LLU, Loma Linda, CA; Jun 10, 2004; 7.0 ( 6/2004 )
  • American Dental Education Association - Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington; March 7-8, 2004; 7.25 CE;     Assessment Essentials for the New Faculty, Judy Skelton (1.75); Best Practices for Teaching Geriatric Dentistry: A Dental and Dental Hygiene School Model, Paul Farsai, Kellie Murphree, Asuman Kiyak, Nancy Zinser (1.5), Integration of an IT Course in the Predoctoral Curriculum, Heiko Spallek (1.0), Institutional Readiness for Electronic Curricula: Where Are We in 2004, William Hendricson, Foti Panagakos, Gary Guest (2.0); Novel Approach to Faculty Development in Instructional Technology, Jennifer Brueckner (1.0) ( 3/2004 )
  • Update on the Art and Science of General Dentistry; LLU, Loma Linda, CA, Mar 19, 2004; 4.0 ( 3/2004 )
  • SD Alumni Student Convention, LLU, Loma Linda, CA ( 2/2004 )
    Feb 5-6 Dental Hygiene CE 4 u Research Table Clinics 1u Others 2 u
  • Clinical Calibration; LLU, Loma Linda, CA; Nov 17, 2003; 2.0 ( 11/2003 )
  • California Law for Dental Hygiene, Debi Gerger, TCDHS, Loma Linda, CA; Sep 25, 2003; 2.0 ( 9/2003 )
  • Perioscopy in Dental Hygiene ( 8/2003 )
    Aug 7, 2003, LLU, Loma Linda, CA - 2.0
  • Scientific Table Clinics; TCDHS, Loma Linda, CA Jan 30, 2003 - 2.0 ( 1/2003 )
  • Clinical Excellence in an Academic Environment; LLU, Loma Linda, CA - Jan 19-20, 2003 - 7.00 ( 1/2003 )
  Seminars and Conferences
  • Faculty Advance Seminar - Patient Instructional Videos - Loma Linda, CA 1.5 hours  Sep 16, 2011 ( 9/2011 )
  • Faculty Colloquium - Academic Advisors Workshop (2.5) and Advances in Digital Education [Dick Clark & Samir Chatterjee] (4) - Sep 22, 2010 ( 9/2011 )
  • Faculty Advance Seminar - Clinical Reports - HIPAA - Innovation Center - Loma Linda June 10, 2011 ( 6/2011 )
  • Systemic Perio: Periodontal Systemic Connection and Osteoporosis/Osteopenia:: Clinical Implications in Periodontal/Implant Therapy [Joan Otomo-Corgel, DDS, MPH, FACD] (6 CE) ; Breathless: Treating the Tracheostomy and Ventilator Patient Brenda Kibbler , RDH, RDHAP(2CE). CDHA Spring Scientific Session, Anaheim - May 13, 2011 ( 5/2011 )
  • FDW#10 Focus of Facilitation: Let’s Limit the Lecturing; FDW#13 Methods to Assist in Preparing for Accreditation and Strategic Planning: Best Practices Two Dental Schools; LL#39 Participatory Completion of a Matrix on Educational Outcomes and Methodologies for Represented Schools; Inter-professional Teaching and Learning: Scholarship for Better Health, ADEA, San Diego - Mar 13-14, 2011 ( 3/2011 )
  • Faculty Advance Seminar- Esthetic Presentations, Sample Electronic Test Questions, 3D tooth arrangement, Class capture system - March 18, 2011 ( 3/2011 )
  • Student Research Presentations - March  4, 2011 - Centennial Complex - Damazo Amphitheater - 2 research groups - 1 won first place ( 3/2011 )
  • Alumni Student Convention LLUSD - Feb 10-11, 2011 Loma Linda, CA Medically Compromised Patient - 4 hours - 2/11/11 Perio Systemic Connection 1 hour - 2/10/11 Inter-relationship between Perio  - 1 hour 2/10/11 Diabetes & Periodontal Disease - 1 hour - 2/10/11 ( 2/2011 )
  • Faculty Advance Seminar - LLUSD - Loma Linda - 2 hours - Dec 17, 2010 ( 12/2010 )
  • Faculty Advance Seminar - Clinical Reports - 2 hours Sep 17, 2010 ( 9/2010 )
  • Challenge-Based Learning [Don Henderson], University Assessment & Program Review, Faculty Colloquium, 6 hours,  Sep 23, 2010 ( 9/2010 )
  • Faculty Advance Seminar - Clinical Reports 2 hours - June 11, 2010 ( 6/2010 )
  • Clinical Updates - Faculty Advance Seminar - 4 hours Apr 1-2, 2010 ( 4/2010 )
  • Whatever Happened to Cariology - Brian Novy - LLUSD, Loma Linda - 7 hours - March 7, 2010 ( 3/2010 )
  • Student research presentations - March 18, 2010 - 5 hours ( 3/2010 )
  • Caries Management, B Novy, LLUSD ASC Loma Linda Feb 4, 2010 1 hour ( 2/2010 )
  • Framework for Positive and Effective Interactions - Feb 5, 2010 - 3 hours - Alumni Student Convention - LLUSD - Loma Linda, CA ( 2/2010 )
  • CDHA Seminars - Systemic Disease and Oral Health: News You Can Put into Practice!, Better Communication = Better Patient Care, and Dental Practice Act/Ethics for RDHAP - 8 CE hours - May 15, 2009, Anaheim, CA ( 5/2009 )
  • American Dental Education Association, March 15-18, 2009, Phoenix, AZ  Team Learning in Dental Education 2CE SOTL - Imagine: Elevating teaching to recognized scholarship 2CE SOTL - Recognizing the S in SoTL when you see it 3CE Poster presentations review Imagine - Calibrated Clinical Faculty: Fantasy or Reality 3CE Dental Hygiene Education Section meeting SOTL- Back to the future: Document diverse academic journeys through professional portfolios for tenure & promotion 3CE SOTL - Informal assessment of student learning and your teaching effectiveness 3CE SOTL - Assessing our assessments 2CE Daily evaluation of clinical competency I - Development and refinement of assessment instrument 0.5CE Daily evaluation of clinical competency II - Implement of assessment instrument and faculty calibration 0.5CE ( 3/2009 )
  • LLU School of Dentistry Alumni Student Convention Feb 20 -21, 2009 Opportunities & Challenges for Providing Care to Underserved Communities (3)Sealant Update (Hands-On) LLUSD Alumni Student Convention, Loma Linda (2) ( 2/2009 )
  • College Student Retention Conference, Little Rock, AR, Sept 30-Oct 1, 2008; 16 ( 9/2008 - 10/2008 )
  • LLU Colloquium 2008 - Sep 18, 2008 ( 9/2008 )
  • California Dental Hygienists'' Association annual meeting, Anaheim, CA on May 2, 2008; 6 hours: Points on Piercing: Oral Health and Home Care Considerations, B. Reynolds, 5 hours; CDHA student table clinics, 1 hour ( 5/2008 )
  • American Dental Education Association annual meeting and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Fest, Dallas, TX; March 30-31; 10+ hours SOTL Fest at ADEA, Dallas, TX (Scholarship of Teaching & Learning) Collaborative Technologies to Promote Self-regulated Learning for the Millennial Student – 3 CE units Innovative Curricular Approaches to Improve Access to Care for Older Adults – 1.5 CE units Elevating Excellent Teaching to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Dental Faculty Who Actualize Change – 2.0 CE units Finding the Faculty of the Future: How to Recruit, Hire, Train, and Retain for Success – 1.5 CE units Stress, Burnout, and Renewal Activities in Dental Hygiene Education Administrators: Leadership Implications – 2.0 CE units Poster Presentation & Research: Empowering Faculty: Engaging Students with Interactive Learning, Armstrong, Cheek & Hurlbutt ( 3/2008 )
  • Educational Conference and Faire 2008 at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA Feb 18, 2008: Creating Effective Learning Environments ( 2/2008 )
    Understanding Student Behavior: Motivating Students to Learn, T. Zakrajsek 3.0 hours; Creating Student Learning Environments: Developing Students Personally and Professionally, J. Norden, 2.0 hours; Encouraging Interactive Teaching Strategies, Armstrong & Lee, 0.5 hours; Overcoming Apathy in the Classroom, T. Zakrajsek, 5.0 hours; Electronic Portfolios on Blackboard: Documenting and Tracking the Experiences of Learners, F. Chan, 1.0 hour; Poster Presentation - Collaborative Teaching Using Educational Technologies, Armstrong & Lee
  • Reviewer for Book - Applied Pharmacology with Dental Hygiene Applications by Frieda Pickett and Geza Terezhalmy publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - publication 2008 ( 8/2006 - 9/2007 )
  • Human Participants Protection Education for Research Teams - online course sponsored by NIH Completed 8/3/2006 - CE IRB completion certificate ( 8/2006 )
  • ADEA - Orlando - LnN - 1 hour - Interplay between Innate and Adaptive Immunity in the Oral Cavity ( 3/2006 )
  • RDHAP - Lic#HAP 133 Took required classes and tests in fall 2005. New CA license - Registered Dental Hygienist in Alternative Practice ( 8/2005 - 1/2006 )
  • Hands-On Workshop - Advanced Periodontal Instrumentation - Anna Pattison, RDH, M.S. - Coast Anaheim Hotel - Anaheim, CA; July 24, 2005 - 7.5 hours CE pd by LLUSD-DH ( 7/2005 )
  •  Senior DH Table Clinic Presentations;TriCounty Dental Hygienists Sociey; Loma Linda, CA, Feb 3, 2005; 2.0 ( 2/2005 )
  • Table Clinic Review during Alumni-Student Convention at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry ( 2/2005 )
  • IRB - Roots of Ethical Research in Our Society 5:15- 6:45pm at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry ( 11/2004 )
  • Technology in Education; LLU, Loma Linda, CA; Feb 15-16, 2004; 12 CEU ( 2/2004 )
    Feb 15-16 - 16 hours
  • California Dental Hygienists’ Association; Spring Scientific Session Anaheim, CA; 7.0 hours; Chemotherapeutics for the 21st Century, Maria Emanuel Ryan, DDS; Table clinic Session, Different Faces of Dental Hygiene – Panel Discussion; California Dental Association, Spring Scientific Session, Anaheim, CA - ( 4/2003 )
  • SD Alumni Student Convention; LLU, Loma Linda, CA; Feb 6-7, 2003; 7 CEU Research Table Clinics (1); DH Track Sessions (3); Women''s Oral Health Issues and Local Delivery of Antimicrobials by Maria Perno Goldie (3) ( 2/2003 )
    DH CE 3 hours Research Table Clinic Review 1 hour Other courses 3 hours
  Special Projects
  • July 2006 Began classes at Azusa Pacific University - EdD in Higher Education Leadership - successful dissertation proposal defense July 2010 dissertation defense planned fall 2011 - public presentation planned Jan 7, 2012  Concurrently working on Doctoral- Level Certificate in Strengths-Oriented Higher Education ( 7/2006 - 1/2012 )
  • Innovative Use of 3D Technology to Enhance Learning in - Worked on grant proposal with S. Withers, D. Cheek, D. Friesen, D. R. Armstrong, A. Mora, M. Lowry, C. Goodacre and others Submitted notice of intent to FIPSE on 6/20/2006 Withdrew intent on July 10, 2006 - Will search for other funding source. ( 6/2006 )