Sandra N. Beebe | College of Applied Sciences and Arts | SIU

Southern Illinois University

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Sandra N. Beebe

Clinical Instructor of Health Care Management

Sandra N. Beebe
ASA 0119
Mailcode 6615
Phone: 618.453.7202
Fax: 618.453.7020
sbeebe@siu.edu

AT SIU SINCE 1999

EDUCATION

  • Doctorate of Philosophy in Health Education,Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois, 2003
  • Emergency Medical Technician, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1995 
  • Dental Anesthesia, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1993 
  • Master of Science in Education, Concentration in Administration, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois, 1986
  • Bachelor of Science, Occupational Education, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois,1980
  • Associate of Arts in Dental Hygiene, School of Technical Careers, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois, 1979
  • Associate of Science, Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, Illinois, 1977

Licensure and Certification

Illinois Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate -active
National Board Dental Hygiene Examination Certificate
Northeast Regional Board Certificate
Western Regional Anesthesia Board Certificate
Illinois Dental Hygiene License-active
New Mexico Dental Hygiene License-active
Massachusetts Dental Hygiene License-inactive
Rhode Island Dental Hygiene License-inactive
New Mexico Emergency Medical Technician License-inactive
Instructor CPR/BLS Certificate for American Heart Association-inactive
Instructor AED Certificate for American Heart Association-inactive    
CPR/BLS Certificate for Health Care Providers

COURSES TAUGHT

Special Populations (Rehab & Care Center Jackson County)
Medical Emergencies / Medical Terminology         
Clinical
Health Care Management - Internships
Health Care Management - Long Term Care Administration
Allied Health—Medical Terminology
Health Care Management - Internship Coordinator
Health Care Management - Long Term Care
Health Care Management - Medical Terminology
Dental Hygiene Courses:
Nursing Home Clinical Rotation
Junior Clinic III and Radiology
Junior Clinic II and Radiology
Sophomore Clinic I
Assessment
Instrumentation
Medical Emergencies
Rural Health and Geriatrics
Special Populations

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Meth Mouth
Xylitol
Assessment      
Geriatrics / Special Populations
Access to Oral Health Care
Medical Emergencies
Anesthesia/Laser Dentistry
Smoking Cessation
Public Health

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Methamphetamine Coalition (Oral Health Effects & Recovering Addicts)
Liaison for Illinois Smoking Cessation Initiative
APHA-Section Council, Membership Chair
Pioneer Coalition Advisory Board

Honors and Awards

American Public Health Association, Chair Membership Committee, 2009, 2010, 2011
Illinois Dental Hygiene Association, 2005-Current
Illinois Rural Health Conference Scholarship, 2000
Colgate Dental Health Education Advisory Board, Recognized for Furthering Patient Education in the Interest of Dental Health, 1990

PUBLICATIONS

Book:  Content Advisor

Somervill, B. A.  21st Century Skills Library, Cool Careers Dental Hygienist, 2011, Cherry Lake Publishing, Ann Arbor, Michigan. 

 

Articles in Professional Journals

Web portal contributor:

Beebe, S. N. (2012, August). Flossing Tips for Care Providers. Oral Health America, December 2012, www.oralhealthamerica.org

Beebe, S. N. (2011, November).  What’s hiding in my mouth?  Dental Hygiene & Therapy, 1(1), 16-18.

Beebe, S. N. & Hill-Howard, N. (2011, July).  Continuing education:  Who needs it? Irish Dentist, 14(7), 47-48.

Beebe, S. N. (2011, June). Dry mouth: Learn about the causes and treatment in this common problem.  Dear Doctor Dentistry & Oral Health, 5(2), 48-49.

Beebe, S. N. & Hill, N.  (2011, April).  Quality of life—treating mouth cancer patients.  Irish Dentist, 14(4), 34-36.

Beebe, S. N. (2010, February).  Identifying your Meth Mouth patient.  Irish Dentist, 13(2), 38-42.

Beebe, S. N. (2009, September). The special needs of elderly patients. Irish Dentist, 12(9), 46-49.

Beebe, S. N. (2009, July). The ―X‖ factor.  Irish Dentist, 12(7), 35-37. Beebe, S. N. (2009, June). Blood simple. Irish Dentist, 12(6), 40-45.

Beebe, S. N. (2009, May). The pros and cons of selective polishing.  Irish Dentist, 12(5), 35-36.

Beebe, S. N. (2009, March). To polish or not to polish? Understanding the principle and the pros and cons of selective polishing. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, 7(3), 32-35.

Beebe, S. N. (2009, January). Zeroing in on xerostomia. Irish Dentist, 12(1), 26-28.

Beebe, S. N. (2008, November).  Zeroing in on Xerostomia, The diagnosis and treatment of dry mouth.  Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, 6(11), 40-43.

Beebe, S. N. (2008, September).  2 CE Feature—Blood simple  What you need to know when treating patients with blood disorders.  Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, 6(9), 40-43. 

Beebe, S. N. (2008, June). Your first line of defence --- Proper hand washing protects you and your patients.  Irish Dentist, 48-50.  

Beebe, S. N. (2008, March). Your first line of defense — Proper hand washing protects you and your patients.  Dimensions of DentalHygiene, 6(3), 28-29.

Beebe, S. N. (2006). The expanding utility of xylitol! Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, 4(10), 34-36.

Beebe, S. N. (2005). Why is my mouth so dry? Health Living, RBC Publications, Inc, division of Gannett Pacific Publications, Inc.

Beebe, S. N. (2005).  The Importance of Home Oral Care, Health Living, RBC Publications, Inc, division of Gannett Pacific Publications, Inc.   

Beebe, S. N. (2005). Ooppss . . .  I’m So  Sorry About Your Broken Tooth  

 Beebe, S. N.  (2005). Ooppss . . .  I’m So  Sorry About Your Broken Tooth,  Health Living, RBC Publications, Inc, division of Gannett Pacific Publications, Inc.

Beebe, S. N. (2004). A changing society: Perceptions of health needs for non-metropolitan seniors and baby boomers in retirement,  Californian  Journal of Health Promotion 2004, 2(3), 67-81.

Beebe, S. N. (2004, September). WHO ME? Plan for Retirement Now? AZ  Health Living, RBC Publications Inc., division of Gannett Pacific Publications, Inc, 27

Beebe, S. N. (2004, September). WHO ME? Plan for Retirement Now?  OR Health Living, RBC Publications Inc., division of Gannett Pacific Publications, Inc, 28

Beebe, S. N. (2004, September). WHO ME? Plan for Retirement Now? LV Health Living, RBC Publications Inc., division of Gannett Pacific Publications, Inc

Beebe, S. N. (2004, Summer). The Road to Involvement in APHA: A student member’s success story. American Public Health Student Caucus, News and Views Summer 2004, 4.

Beebe, S. N.  (2002, May).  Are you prepared? Recognizing medical emergencies in the dental office. RDH, 22(5), 69-71.

Beebe, S.N.  (2002, February). Proper posture equals a healthy career. RDH, 22(2), 72-73.



Chapters in Professional Books

Pfister, R. and Beebe, S.N. (Pending, September 2011).  Case Study for Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate, The Ultimate Study Guide for Conquering the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE), 2nd Ed., Braintree Publishing,  LLC.