Office of Continuing Education 


501 South Preston Street, Suite 240
Louisville, KY 40202-1701
Telephone: (502) 852-5077
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Staff Development: Proud Past, Unlimited Future, Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Dental Hygiene Profession (ADHA's Annual Session Theme)

For ULSD Staff Only. If you wish CEU credit or Verification of Attendance, pre-registration is mandatory.

Course Director: Deborah Wade, Program Coordinator
Innovation and Community Engagement 

Guest Speaker: Jacqueline A. Singleton, RDH, MEd, PhD
Program Director
Associate Professor
Dental Hygiene Program
University of Louisville School of Dentistry

Event Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013

LOCATION: University of Louisville School of Dentistry - 501 South Preston Street
Louisville, KY 40202

ROOM 119 (lunch not included)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


This is a series of 1-hour sessions. Our ability to communicate in so many modes is unique. The text, email, twitter, face book, phone calls, memos, and face to face, etc. frequently become tangled and misunderstood!

The Lunch and Learn sessions will be a place for our voices, our ideas and our suggestions as we increase our own Oral Health Literacy in order to be better ambassadors for ULSD.

This course provides a history of the Dental Hygiene Profession and an overview of the University of Louisville School of Dentistry’s (ULSD) Dental Hygiene Program. The ULSD Dental Hygiene Program is a fully accredited program and provides a comprehensive education to prepare future dental hygienists. Students receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. The four-year program’s curriculum serves as a foundation for life-long learning in oral health care, emphasizing critical thinking skills and comprehensive dental hygiene care in a variety of settings. The University of Louisville’s Dental Hygiene program is the only program in the state that is based within a School of Dentistry.The first 2 years of the program are spent completing the general education and program pre-requisites on the Belknap Campus. Students then apply for admission to the Upper Division, where the junior and senior years are completed at the dental school, focusing on dental hygiene didactic and clinical courses. 


By the end of this session, participants in the course will have a better understanding of:

• The history of the dental hygiene profession
• The structure of the ULSD’s Dental Hygiene Program, and
• The structure of the Dental Hygiene Recall Clinic

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Lecture

About Jacqueline A. Singleton, RDH, MEd, PhD

Dr. Singleton is the Director of the Dental Hygiene Program at University of Louisville School of Dentistry and teaches pre-clinical and clinical skills to the DH 3 and DH 4students.  While at the university, she has been involved in various clinical research projects in the Department of Oral Health and Rehabilitation.  Jackie’s previous experience was in private practice.

She graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Health Science in 1977 and received a Master of Education from the University of Louisville in 2001.  She has recently completed her Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health Sciences with a Concentration in Health Promotion.

Lecture: CEU(s) - 1

Education Method: Live Interactive Format

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