DATE: Sunday, September 19, 2019
TIME: Registration: 8:30 a.m. | Lecture: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry - Prince Hall, 11092 Anderson Street, 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 & 563
Nancy Andrews Dewhirst, RDH, BS
Instructor, Department of Dental Hygiene
West Coast University
Christian Johnston, JD
Associate General Counsel for Loma Linda University Health
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health
Loma Linda University
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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.
Attendees will understand options to manage:
- Blood-borne, contact, droplet and airborne diseases.
- Skin disorders, including allergies.
- Current, immediate health concerns.
- Reasonable precaution strategies.
Dental Practice Act
This seminar meets the California Dental Board Requirement for mandatory continuing education on the Dental Practice Act.
- Scope of practice issues
- Unprofessional conduct
- Drug prescribing & recordation regulations
- Patient consent laws
- Continuing education requirements
- Advertising regulations
- Office registration
- Mandatory reporting requirements