Monday, Apr 4, 2022
Disaster Preparedness Webinar
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Speaker: Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS
Free of charge as one of Harbor's Many Member Benefits
Join us for this dynamic 2 CE Credit Disaster Preparedness 'live' CE Webinar with Nancy.
Participants will learn how to use their skills, training and experience to prepare for, assess and respond to disasters. Shelter-in-place or evacuation strategies and scenarios are presented for a variety of situations, including weather disasters such as earthquakes, floods and tornados, epidemics, and accidental or purposeful chemical or radiation exposure, terrorist acts, fire and explosions.
Additionally, you'll learn how to protect PHI in the event of a disaster and prepare for a cyber-breach event or hack.
- Recognize types of disasters
- Describe appropriate courses of action based on types of disasters
- Identify primary and secondary biological / disease threats related to disasters
- Learn about options for personal and local planning
Speaker Bio: Ms. Dewhirst graduated from, and was a clinical instructor in Dental Hygiene at University of Southern California and teaches Oral Pathology, Preventive Dentistry and Infection Control at West Coast University Dept. of Dental Hygiene. She is a nationally recognized speaker, author and consultant, focusing on infectious diseases, clinical safety, instrument sharpening, ergonomics and preventive dentistry. Ms. Dewhirst is a “top 100 U.S. Speaker”, and is on the California Dental Assoc., ADA and OSAP speaker’s / Consultants bureaus.