Speaker Information

Ms. Nancy Dewhirst
Laguna Beach, CA
OSHA, Clinical Safety & Ergonomics
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  • Adjunct Professor, West Coast University, Department of Dental Hygiene, Sigma Phi Alpha
  • One of the nation's, "Leader's in CE", presents over 80 seminars yearly

Vr601 - Right Under Our Noses… Emerging & Re-Emerging Diseases
Type: Virtual   Handouts: No
In-Person Attendee Fee: $35.00  Virtual Attendee Fee: $50.00
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Lab techs, Students
Health and Wellness/Nutrition
AGD Code: 730

This seminar explores personal health issues such as new and altered diseases of importance to dental professionals. Attention is given to resistant pathogens, biofilm diseases and pathogens with pandemic potential, particularly respiratory diseases. These issues are discussed relative to occupational risk, illness prevention, and post exposure responses. Leave with a plan for managing today’s microbial challenges using Standard and Transmission-based precautions, including building air safety control.


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Date Available: December 6, 2022

Date Reviewed: March 1, 2023

Date Removed: May 31, 2023