Event Calendar

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Annual OSHA Training & Infection Control - Safety In the Shadow of a Pandemic

Start Date: 11/4/2021 6:00 PM PDT
End Date: 11/4/2021 9:15 PM PDT

Venue Name: GoToWebinar


Organization Name: Harbor Dental Society

Contact:
Janet Garcia
Email: janet@harbordentalsociety.org
Phone: (562) 595-6303

CE Topic: 'Annual OSHA Training & Infection Control - Safety In the Shadow of a Pandemic'

These ‘Live’ CE Webinars are your KEY to meet California Requirements for License Renewal and Cal OSHA. Nancy’s lively, interactive presentation style links science and practice to optimize your learning experience.

Date: Thurs, November 4, 2021 

Time: 6:00pm-9:15pm

CE Speaker: Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS CE

3 CEU core

Program description: This course makes sense of the many safety recommendations for dentistry considering the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. 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

Program 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, WHO, CDA, ADA, OSAP, AGD, FDA, OSHA