"INFECTION CONTROL, CA DENTAL PRACTICE ACT, & OSHA" with Nancy Andrews, RDH
This combined course covers OSHA-required training topics for ordinary and extraordinary situations. Infection Control is presented from the perspective of both employee and patient protection, based on current CDC Guidelines, State Dental Board regulations for Infection Control and OSHA regulations. Updates include training to screen patients for aerosol transmitted diseases (ATD’s). Clinical risks are discussed in the context of today’s changing pathogens, new settings and technology, and social trends. Enjoy a lively mix of activities, demonstrations, stories, prizes and products.
Using personal and surface barriers, environmental sepsis, instrument sterilization and safe techniques, attendees will understand and have options to manage the following concerns:
- Biofilms of interest and concern
- Bloodborne diseases
- Contact diseases
- Airborne diseases
- Skin disorders, including allergies
- Current, immediate health concerns
- Reasonable precaution strategies
About Nancy Andrews: Ms. Andrews graduated from, and was a clinical instructor in Dental Hygiene at University of Southern California and teaches Oral Pathology, Preventive Dentistry and Infection Control at West Coast University Dept. of Dental Hygiene. She is a nationally recognized speaker, author and consultant, focusing on infectious diseases, clinical safety, instrument sharpening, ergonomics and preventive dentistry. Ms. Andrews is a "top 100 U.S. Speaker”, and is on the California Dental Assoc., ADA and OSAP speaker’s / Consultants bureaus. Ms. Andrews is an experienced author of journal articles, has contributed to textbook chapters and guidelines such as the 2009 ADA Infection Control Wall Poster, CE courses, newsletters, product literature and website content.
Cost: Members—$110 Non-Members—$130
Save $20 if register by September3.
Door Registration will be $5 more.
Continental Breakfast, Lunch & Parking Included
Note: Payments made by check must be received in the TCDS office prior to the date cost increases in order to take advantage of the lower price.
Cancellations - if you cancel 48 hours prior to the event, a refund will be issued. There will be no refunds issued after that time due to catering commitments and seating limitations.