LIVE WEBINAR CE COURSE JULY 9, 2020 -- 6PM-8:45PM PST
"Dental Infection Control in the Shadow of COVID-19"
Be sure to attend this course will not be recorded.
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
Science of SARS-CoV-2: risks, symptoms, pathogenesis, transmission
Standard vs. Transmission-based precautions
Hierarchy of safety efforts: most to least effective practices
Quarantine, isolation, separation
Building & clinic aerosol control
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.