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Dental Hygiene: Mandatory California Infection Control and California Dental Practice Act

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Mandatory California Infection Control and California Dental Practice - Presented LIVE on Zoom

Accepted by both the California Dental Board and Dental Hygiene Board.
Cabrillo College is a Registered Mandatory CE Course Provider, License  #3805

Classes are open to ALL dental professionals!

  • This class was originally scheduled as our annual  "Get it Done Day" class, which included CPR. Due to Covid-19 we have moved the class to Zoom and cancelled CPR. We are sorry for any inconvenience and will host a CPR class when possible. 

Course Description:  Knowing the roles of all dental professionals is vital in keeping all dental professionals and patients safe. Staying up to date on the dental practice act and regulations, which govern the practice of dentistry, is a must!  This course will review the dental practice act and any recent changes.  Attendees will aid the clinician in being able to make correct legal and ethical decisions while practicing dentistry. 
 
Course Goals: After taking the course the attendee:

  • Delineate the regulatory agencies that oversee the practice of dentistry the licensure requirements for Dentists, Hygienists and Axillaries.

  • Utilize the Department of Consumer Affairs resources for understanding scope of practice, duties, levels of supervision and reporting violations. 

  • Implement and evaluate workplace application of infection control in the dental setting.

  • Identify the new laws and regulations that apply to Dentistry. 


Course Description: INFECTION CONTROL WITH A TWIST: Ever sit through an infection control class and wish you could nod off?  Noel Kelsch RDH, MS decided to change that using humor and cutting edge information. This course will give you up to date and practical information designed to keep both the clinician and the client safe. Stressing the essential value of breaking the chain of infection at every level, attendees will return to their offices equipped with practical, clearly defined steps to ensure adequate infection control in the dental setting.   This action packed course was developed to meet the regulatory requirements and includes hands on training, lecture, discussion, power-point presentation and handouts for future use in the dental setting.

Course Goals: After taking the course the attendee:

  • Delineate the regulatory requirements for minimum standards in Infection Control 

  • Utilize the processes and procedures necessary to comply with the regulations 

  • Implement and evaluate workplace application of infection control in the dental setting


4 CE units

Open to individuals or the entire dental team.

This course will be offered annually on the first Saturday of October. 


For more information, please contact:
Elicia Hammond, RDH
831-477-5695
elhammon@cabrillo.edu

Class Details

1 Sessions
Daily

Location
Extension@Home

Instructor
MultipleInstructor :
1.Nancy Dewhirst2.Dental Hygiene Staff 

 

Notice

Please read:  This class will occur live in the Zoom virtual classroom. You will receive a link to join the live session in your registration confirmation email, following registration. Your registration confirmation can also be found by logging into your profile and viewing “Current Registrations”.

Fee: 

$69.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/3/2020 - 10/3/2020 Daily - Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Off Campus, Extension@Home  Map, Room: Zoom Virtual Classroom Dental Hygiene Staff  ; Nancy Dewhirst