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7:30 to 8:00 Registration and Vendors
8-11 OSHA Training and Infection Control Update, Presented by Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS
11-12 Brunch-Visit Vendors
12-2 CA Dental Practice Act, Presented by Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS
2:00-2:30 Vendor Visit and snack
2:30-4:30 American Red Cross CPR/BLS for Healthcare Providers, Presented by Theresa A. McCarter, RDH, BSDH
8 CE units
This course reviews and updates OSHA-required training topics with emphasis on infection control. Be prepared for ordinary and extraordinary safety issues such as physical and chemical risks, infectious disease transmission and control, hazard communication and waste. Attendees learn ways improve the effectiveness of Standard Precautions, while recognizing their limits.
The combined course includes required infection control topics for License re-licensure as well as OSHA topics for annual training.
Learning Objectives: Attendees will review required training in both OSHA and infection topics and identify the need to update or change their OSHA injury and illness prevention program in the following areas:
- Important disease risks, prevention and Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
- Standard Precautions, including safe injections, Respiratory Hygiene / Cough Etiquette
- Waste management and environmental asepsis including dental waterline management
- Instrument and equipment sterilization
This program also reviews the DPA topics and regulations that are required for re-licensure.
Attendees will share stories and ideas about violations of the law or questions about the
legality of conditions or scenarios and will receive a handout that references the information presented. After attending the course, attendees will be familiar with the scope of regulations addressed in the DPA, how those regulations define dental practice limits, how to find answers to legal questions addressed by the DPA, and how the California Dental Board enforces the DPA and where to locate resources to further their knowledge in this topic.
Learning Outcomes - Upon completion, the participant shall be able to:
- Be familiar with the scope of regulations addressed in the DPA
- Discuss how those regulations define dental practice limits
- Understand how the California Dental Board enforces the DPA
- Learn how to locate information and resources related to the DPA
This course is designed for renewal of your CPR/BLS certification for Health Care Providers. It emphasizes Health Provider skills strengthening the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR, airway management communication skills and team dynamics. This course is approved by and meets the standards set by the Dental Board of California and Dental Hygiene Committee of California. This program is classroom only, no online portion. Your will receive a two year certification and continuing education units.