Dental Practice Ergonomics and Physical Challenges - On Demand Webinar
The spread of communicable diseases has impacted the delivery of dental services. This interactive seminar will review the principles of body mechanics, address the ergonomic needs of clinicians, and discuss options in the clinical environment to enhance the dental provider’s musculoskeletal health.
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On-demand content is available for a seven day subscription from the date of purchase. If additional time is needed you may re-purchase an additional seven days. To receive CE credit you must complete the course as determined by the time you are actively viewing the video and successfully passing a quiz.
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Original date: 4/10/2021
Target AudienceDentists, Hygienists and Dental Assistants
Teaching MethodVideo of Lecture w PowerPoint Presentation
Learning Objectives: The participant will:
1. Integrate basic science of human factors/body mechanics/ergonomics into the clinical environment.
2. Position yourself and client to achieve a neutral and effective working posture to provide optimal oral health services.
3. Minimize stress, noise and fatigue in the clinical environment.
4. Compare and select products to meet the needs of the clinician.
This course has an expiry date of April 10, 2024
Claudia Turcotte, CDA, RDH, MS, MSOSH
Claudia has presented and published articles focusing on dental and dental hygiene ergonomics in several journals. She is the ergonomics, "Ask the Expert" for Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. She is a Professor of Dental Hygiene and the recipient of teaching awards.
Disclaimer: As per ADA guidelines, participants must use caution when using limited knowledge in treating patients. It is always recommended to do further research.
Disclosure: The speaker has no conflicts to disclose.
CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS) CT
PLS is an ADA CERP recognized provider (11/2014 – 12/2021). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by state or provincial Boards of Dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
PLS is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc (1/1-12/31/21).