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LIVE CE Webinar - Dental Infection Control in the Shadow of COVID-19

July 9, 2020 at 6:00 PM to 8:45 PM

Pricing

HDS, OCDS Member $49.00
HDS, OCDS Member Staff $49.00
Other Component Member $79.00
Hygienist $49.00
Non-ADA Member Dentist $99.00
Exhibitor $275.00

General Information

Course Number 07092020
Provider Harbor Dental Society
Location
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Speaker Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS
Type/Category Core
Credits 2.5

Dental Infection Control in the Shadow of COVID-19 July 9, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM GoToWebinar

LIVE CE COURSE JULY 9, 2020 -- 6 PM-8:45 PM PST
"Dental Infection Control in the Shadow of COVID-19"

Be sure to attend this course will not be recorded. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
This webinar addresses the safety recommendations for dentistry considering the COVID-19 pandemic.  Standard Precautions and Transmission-based Precautions will be explained in the context of CDC & ADA Guidelines and OSHA & Dental Board regulations.  Options and strategies are presented with extensive question & answer time to address your concerns.

Outcomes - Upon completion, the participant shall be able to:
Recognize and manage bloodborne, contact, droplet and airborne diseases
Identify best practices for providing dental care while considering COVID-19
Make sense of evolving recommendations as applied to changing infection risk

Webinar contents:
Science of SARS-CoV-2: risks, symptoms, pathogenesis, transmission
Safety strategies
Standard vs. Transmission-based precautions
Hierarchy of safety efforts: most to least effective practices
Quarantine, isolation, separation
Screening patients
Building & clinic aerosol control
Hand hygiene
Environmental asepsis
Respiratory hygiene & cough etiquette
PPE criteria, use and limitations
Reflection on improving dental safety preparedness
Resources: CDC, ADA, OSAP, OSHA & Dental Board of California
CEU: 2.5 CORE
CE PROVIDER: HARBOR DENTAL SOCIETY
METHOD: ELECTRONICALLY MEDIATED LIVE LECTURE
AUDIENCE: GENERAL DENTISTS AND AUXILIARY FOR LICENSURE RENEWAL

CE PRESENTER: NANCY DEWHIRST, RDH, BS
Ms. Dewhirst graduated from the University of Southern California, practiced dental hygiene for 20 years and is adjunct dental hygiene faculty at West Coast University. Ms. Dewhirst is consistently listed as one of the nation’s “Leaders in CE”, presents over 80 seminars a year, is featured at major U.S. and Canadian Dental Conferences, and is a member of the California Dental Association Speakers Bureau. She has had many articles published in dental peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to dental textbooks.

Harbor Dental Society (HDS) is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 9/1/2017 to 8/31/2021.

 

 

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