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Course: Ergonomics: It’s a Balancing Act - Hinman.org

Speaker Information

Ms. Nancy Dewhirst
Laguna Beach, CA
OSHA/Clinical Safety/ ergonomics

Fr245 - Ergonomics: It’s a Balancing Act
Date/Time: 3/18/2022   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Type: Interactive   Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $125.00  Other Fee: $125.00
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Lab techs, Students
Keyword(s):
Ergonomics

Enjoy a long dental career and improve clinical precision while avoiding injury and pain! Pathogenesis, causes and prevention of various cumulative trauma disorders are discussed while focusing on upper extremity, spinal and joint pathologies. Evaluate preventive strategies, including equipment design, body positioning and conditioning and enhanced visualization. Practice stretching and strengthening exercises to reduce pain, preserve range of motion and optimize personal career excellence and longevity as well as reduce the risk of work-related injuries. • Review physiology and evaluate various physical signs and symptoms of cumulative trauma disorders • Compare ergonomic features of dental equipment and technology that benefit workers and patients.