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OSHA, Infection Control/BBP Training and HIPAA - Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, (EST), Live Webinar
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OSHA, Infection Control/BBP Training and HIPAA - Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, (EST), Live Webinar


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Many states require a mandatory infection control course based on the dental setting, once in a license monitoring cycle. The federal government requires an annual OSHA/Infection control class. Check with your state for requirements and CE credit acceptance. This course also complies with New York's specific guidelines for this topic. All members of the Dental Team must be updated on this topic.

According to the ADA,  "The frequency of such training is up to the individual dental practice to determine, but training should be ongoing and timely, with updates, notices, and reminders issued in a manner that reduces risks associated with existing and newly identified threats.  An annual training session may or may not be appropriate, depending on your Security Official’s ongoing risk analysis and training objectives identified by your Privacy Official."

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    • Course Number
      21CC1
  • CEUs
    3
  • Day
    Wednesday
  • Time
    9:00 am - 12:00 PM (EST) Check your local time zone
  • Location
    internet- Live Zoom Webinar
  • Region
    National
  • Target Audience
    All Dental Healthcare Providers and Staff
  • Teaching Method
    Live webinar presentation and Q & A
  • Course Materials
    Handouts are attached to confirmation. Download and print

This presentation encompasses guidelines from OSHA, the CDC on Infection Control and Bloodborne Pathogens and raises awareness on the new respiratory disease transmission and prevention protocols and policies required for our profession. Training promotes insight for employers and employees to understand potential risk and develop safety strategies essential to comply current CDC guidelines which must now address prevention practices for COVID-19.

Join this webinar to review mandated and update information regarding what we now know about COVID-19. A brief discussion on the role in the Dental Hygienist and vaccine administration will be included.  In addition, record keeping and Chemical Safety will be addressed. Discover what policies, posters and labels are required for your practice. Several new products will be introduced that assist with optimal infection control procedures as well as promote an Eco-friendly environment.

Course Objectives: Participants will: ·

  • distinguish areas of potential injury in the workplace.
  • develop strategies to reduce the risk of injury and disease transmission according to OSHA and CDC guidelines.
  • design and implement policies required for Exposure and Post Exposure Control Plans for their practice.
  • report the Hazmat guidelines and how to implement them.
  • review sterilization and lab areas, storage and disposal of PPE.
  • recall the process of disease transmission and contaminated waste.

HIPAA Review and Update. “To share or not to share?… that is the question

According to the ADA, "All members of a covered entity’s workforce are required to receive training in the dental practice’s policies and procedures required under HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification. Train new workforce members within a reasonable time after they join the workforce. If someone’s job is affected by a change in your HIPAA policies or procedures, provide training on the change within a reasonable time after the change becomes effective. In addition, periodic re-training and training updates can help ensure compliance and reduce the likelihood of a breach". 

This presentation will provide information on HIPAA and the HITECH rules and regulations. Discussion includes HIPAA Privacy and Security Policies and raises awareness on the latest cyber attacks occurring in dental offices.

Course Objectives: Participants will:

  • understand required strategies to meet HIPAA requirements
  • identify and implement policies and forms to ensure HIPAA compliance
  • identify and evaluate scenarios in which breaches can occur
  • recognize the importance of team training and compliance

Speaker: Cathie Collier, RDH, B.Ed., MS

Cathie is trained and certified in Occupational and Bloodborne Pathogens and lectures on this topic frequently. Through her 30 plus years as an educator she has presented programs for hygienists throughout the United States. Cathie's recent experiences include being an educational consultant and national lecture for PDT Instruments. She currently teaches clinical dental hygiene at Goodwin College and is a CPR faculty trainer for the Emergency Care Institute. She received her bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene Education from Fones School of Dental Hygiene where she served as clinic coordinator.

Caution: ADACERP guidelines states that participants must be aware that there may be potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating techniques and procedures into practice when they have not received supervised clinical experience or demonstrate competency. DANB.org accepts ADACERP recognized courses.

Disclosure: consultants and national lecturer for PDT instruments.

NOTE: PLS offers this class along with a mock inspection at your office in and proximal to CT. Please contact jturcotte@pls.org for details and information on this and other topics. 

Caution: ADACERP guidelines states that participants must be aware that there may be potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating techniques and procedures into practice when they have not received supervised clinical experience or demonstrate competency.


CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS)
 
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.

PLS is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc (1/1-12/31/21) 


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