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Hot Topics in Infection Control and the California Dental Practice Act

Hot Topics in Infection Control and the California Dental Practice Act

DATE: Sunday, September 17, 2017

TIME: Registration: 8:30 a.m.  |  Lecture: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry - Prince Hall, 11092 Anderson St., Loma Linda, CA 92350

TUITION: $195 DDS / $145 AUX

LUNCH: Will NOT be provided

CREDIT: This course meets the Dental Board of California’s requirements for 7 units of continuing education.

AGD Code: 148 & 555


Nancy Andrews Dewhirst, RDH, BS

Instructor, Department of Dental Hygiene
West Coast University
Anaheim, CA


Bette Robin, DDS, JD

Attorney/Dentist
Practice Sale Broker
Tustin, CA

Hot Topics in Infection Control

Synopsis

Update your knowledge of the most important issues in clinical safety. Are you clear on how to handle ordinary and extraordinary infectious diseases? This class blends science with reality; reviewing CDC Guidelines and State regulations for Infection Control. Updates include challenges such as aerosol transmitted diseases (ATD’s) and evolving / resistant pathogens. Stay informed and stay safe.

Objectives

Attendees will understand options to manage:

  • Bloodborne, contact, droplet and airborne diseases
  • Biofilms
  • Skin disorders, including allergies?
  • Current, immediate health concerns
  • Reasonable precaution strategies

Dental Practice Act

Synopsis

This seminar meets the California Dental Board Requirement for mandatory continuing education on the Dental Practice Act.

Objectives

  • Scope of practice issues
  • Unprofessional conduct
  • Drug prescribing & recordation regulations
  • Patient consent laws
  • Continuing education requirements
  • Advertising regulations
  • Office registration
  • Mandatory reporting requirements

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