Speaker Information

Ms. Nancy Dewhirst
Laguna Beach, CA
OSHA, Clinical Safety & Ergonomics

Th229 - Annual OSHA Training and Infection Control: Are We Safe “Enough"?
Date/Time: 3/16/2023   12 - 3 p.m.
Type: Registered   Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff

This course reviews the science of disease transmission and updates and makes sense of the many dental safety recommendations considering COVID-19 and beyond. Standard and Transmission-based Precautions will be explained in the context of CDC & ADA Guidelines and OSHA & Dental Board regulations (meets Infection Control & OSHA CE requirements). “Cool” safety tips are categorized by effectiveness and include new technology such as how to optimize indoor air safety, PPE other prevention controls.  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