Dental Practice Act and Infection Control Webinar
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, email@example.com or 619-275-7188 for any further questions)
|Provider:||San Diego County Dental Society|
|Speaker:||Nancy Andrews Dewhirst|
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CALIFORNIA DENTAL PRACTICE ACT:
This course reviews the DPA topics and regulations that are required for re-licensure including information and updates to the Dental Practice Act and other statutory mandates. Topics include scope of practice, drug prescribing, licensure and qualifications, supervision of auxiliaries, professional conduct, mandated reporting and consent. Examples of law violations, unprofessional conduct and difficult legal challenges will be discussed.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES – UPON COMPLETION, THE PARTICIPANT SHALL BE ABLE TO:
- The scope of regulations addressed in the DPA
- How DPA regulations define dental practice limits
- How to find answers to legal questions addressed by the DPA
- How the California Dental Board enforces the DPA and where to locate resources to further their knowledge in this topic.
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, 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. Dewhirst is a “top 100 U.S. Speaker”, and is on the California Dental Assoc., ADA and OSAP speaker’s / Consultants bureaus. Ms. Dewhirst 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.
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships: None disclosed
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