Dental Practice Act and Infection Control Webinar
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This all-in-one course meets the requirements set forth by the Dental Board of California to renew a professional dental license. Each segment of this class provides the most-up-to-date information in a dynamic, informative and interesting presentation.
Cancellations and full refunds available until 72 hrs. prior to course start time. Questions may be submitted ahead of time to: email@example.com. There will also be an option to enter questions or comments in the chat feature of the Zoom platform.
Our CE Coordinator will email you instructions on January 23rd on how to join the webinar, Zoom link (meeting ID and password) and handouts provided by our instructor. (Please contact our Media & CE Coordinator, Fernanda Parra, firstname.lastname@example.org or 619-275-7188 for any further questions)
|Provider:||San Diego County Dental Society|
|Speaker:||Nancy Andrews Dewhirst|
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(Coupon code can only be used by SDCDS members once per calendar year for Dental Practice Act/Infection Control or BLS Renewal courses.)
CALIFORNIA DENTAL PRACTICE ACT and Ethics: Where’s the Line, and Why?:
This course reviews and updates the required DPA topics, regulations, and ethics, including scope of practice, drug prescribing, licensure and qualifications, supervision of auxiliaries, professional conduct, mandated reporting, and consent. Codes and Principles of Ethics are reviewed. Examples of law violations, unprofessional conduct, and difficult legal challenges will be discussed.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES – UPON COMPLETION, THE PARTICIPANT SHALL BE ABLE TO:
- Be familiar with the scope of regulations addressed in the DPA
- Relate Dental Codes of Ethics to professional standards and rules.
- 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
Infection Control for License Renewal:
Meet the Dental Board of California’s requirements for re-licensure and update your knowledge of the most important issues in clinical safety such as the fundamental changes in dental safety standards due to COVID-19. This class outlines the essential components of your infection prevention and control program, combining Standard and Transmission-based precautions. Confirm the most effective strategies and identify the weakest links in dental safety based on science and current CDC Guidelines and State regulations. Updates include strategies against COVID-19, other aerosol- transmitted diseases (ATD’s) and future safety challenges.
Learning Objectives – UPON COMPLETION, THE PARTICIPANT SHALL BE ABLE TO:
- Recognize and manage bloodborne, contact, droplet and airborne diseases
- Recognize and respond to all types of disease exposures with optimal effectiveness
- Minimize the risk of transmitting diseases by optimizing safety strategies.
- Meet CE requirements in CCR section 1005, the Dental Board of California Infection Control Regulations.
ABOUT MS. NANCY ANDREWS DEWHIRST
Ms. Dewhirst graduated from the University of Southern California, practiced dental hygiene for 20 years, is adjunct dental hygiene faculty at West Coast University, and is a member of Sigma Phi Alpha. Ms. Dewhirst is consistently listed as one of the nation’s “Leaders in CE”, presents over 100 seminars a year, is featured at major U.S. and Canadian Dental Conferences, and is a member of the California Dental Association Speakers Bureau. She is Editor-in-Chief of OSAP’s Infection Control In Practice, has had many articles published in dental peer-reviewed journals, and has contributed to dental textbooks and guidance documents.
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships: None disclosed
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