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TITLE:  INFECTION CONTROL IN DENTAL SETTINGS

COURSE FEE:  Complimentary

CREDITS: This continuing education activity is designated for 3 credits

AGD PACE SUBJECT CODE:  148 Infection Control

MODE: Electronically Mediated | On Demand Webinar |  Recorded 7.29.2023 |  Review 12.31.2023

SPEAKER: Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS

CE SUPPORTER(S): Aerosol Assist (Pivatool LLC), IQAir

AUDIENCE: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants

TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED:  Mobile device, laptop or desktop with internet connection | Google Chrome Browser

INSTRUCTIONS: 

  1. Watch the above recorded lecture. Do not fast forward, you may pause and resume at your own pace.

  2. Download the handout here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1LVhp-gWkI83o9V9zdMMq1VV1jjfQ2TfJ?usp=drive_link

  3. Complete the quiz here:  https://forms.gle/CLsxt38q5AWQ74cc7    *Disregard red banner at top of screen.

  4. Request assistance with CE credit: https://www.dentalceacademy.com/ceverification.

  5. CE credit verification will be sent to you from Dental CE Academy, support@dentalcenow.com within 1 minute of quiz completion. Verify the email you entered is correct. Be sure to check spam/junk/promotions folders. 

COURSE SUMMARY:  This recorded online webinar will assist dental clinicians in the review and further knowledge of infection control requirements and compliance:

CALIFORNIA LICENSEES: *This course is not state specific including California and cannot be used to fulfill California requirements for Bloodborne Pathogens. California licensees will be receive 3 general CE credits but will be required to complete an additional course that is CA state specific.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 

  • Why is Infection Control important in the dental setting?

  • How are organisms transmitted in dental settings?

  • Describe the Chain of Infection.

  • Discuss preventive practices used to reduce blood exposure.

  • Define standard precautions.

  • Know indications for hand hygiene.

  • Review current CDC recommendations for infection control practice in dentistry.

  • Understand the most recent COVID-19 recommendations.

INSTRUCTIONS: Upon registratrion, you will receive a confirmation email from no-reply@clickmeeting.com. We recommend logging in 15 minutes prior to start time. A course handout will be distributed during the course. At the conclusion of the webinar, attendees will receive an email to complete a quiz/course evaluation for CE Credits. 

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS is the Chief Education Officer for Dental CE Academy administered by Virtual Dontics®. She completed dental school training at the University of California, San Francisco; during the height of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic. Dr. Roling is credited as an early pioneer of Teledentistry. Her clinical practice spans pediatrics to geriatrics. Previously an Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF; and Public Health Preceptor, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Dr. Roling also held the position as Chief for the Office of Oral Health, Maricopa County, Department of Public Health where she administed the nation's largest pediatric oral health prevention programs for the third largest U.S. public health department. As a mobile dental provider, she commanded a large teledentistry practice to treat homebound geriatric patients. She is a recipient of the Pediatric Oral Health Access Program (POHAP) scholarship and provided dental services pro bono to at risk infants and foster children. She has completed certification through the American Dental Education Association in conjunction with the Academy of Academy Leadership and Institute for Allied Health Educators "Advances in Educational Methodology." In 2017 she was published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry, and in 2018 interviewed on National Public Radio. 

 

DISCLOSURE OF SPEAKER AND FACULTY COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS: According to Dental CE Academy's Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Policy, faculty and speakers for any course are expected to disclose any economic support, personal interests, or potential bias that may be perceived as creating a conflict related to the material being presented, Disclosure statements are printed in each course description and announced by moderators or individual speakers at the beginning of each presentation. This policy is intended to alert the audience to any potential bias or conflict so that participants may form their own judgmenets about the material being presented.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE OF SPEAKER: This course receives support from

IQAir,  Pivatool LLC, and Aerosol Assist. The speaker, Dr. Kirsten Roling is the Chief Education Officer for Dental CE Academy. She is not paid a speaker's honorarium, and declares no financial relationship with the sponsors.  She declares a financial relationship with Dental CE Academy as an employee. For written documentation contact support@dentalcenow.com.

DENTAL CE ACADEMY DISCLOSURE: The views expressed and opinions and materials presented during these live and recorded presentations represent the personal views and opinions of the individual speaker and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Dental CE Academy or its parent company Virtual Dontics®.  Dental CE Academy assumes no responsibility for the content of the presentations made by the individual speakers. Any suggested protocols for treatment, materials, or services may be based up on the speakers' own clinican experience and should not be construed as Dental CE Academy recommended or endorsed. Selected presentations may include exploratory research or experimental procedures and are intended for informational purposes that may lead to new interest and scientific breakthroughs in the fields of dentistry.  Dental CE Academy appreciates its educators who share their knowledge and expertise. This level of dedication to dentistry allows our profession to expand and thrive and provokes necessary discussion and understanding. 

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