Program #12 Dental Safety in the Shadow of COVID-19 (Includes OSHA Compliance & Infection Control)
Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS
Audience Code: D, H, A, O 3 CEUs/Clinical Lecture
This presentation makes sense of the many safety recommendations for dentistry considering the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Standard Precautions and Transmission-based Precautions will be explained in the context of CDC & ADA Guidelines and OSHA & Dental Board regulations. Options and strategies are presented with extensive question and answer time to address your concerns.
- Recognize and manage bloodborne, contact, droplet, and airborne diseases
- Identify best practices for providing dental care while considering COVID-19
- Make sense of the evolving recommendations as applied to changing infection risk
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