UVC TECHNOLOGY: A New Paradigm for Improved Infection Control in the Dental Practice
Free dental continuing education course hosted by Dental CE Academy
Live interactive and On Demand Dental CE Webinar. Scroll below for course description and schedule of upcoming dates.
TITLE: UVC TECHNOLOGY: A New Paradigm for Improved Infection Control in the Dental Practice
COURSE FEE: Free
CREDITS: This continuing education activity is designated for 1 credit
DURATION: This live Dental CE Webinar is 1 hour
AGD PACE SUBJECT CODE: 148 Infection Control
MODE: Electronically Mediated | Live Interactive Webinar
SPEAKER: Kirsten Roling, DDS BIO HERE
AUDIENCE: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants
TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED: Mobile device, laptop or desktop with internet connection | Google Chrome Browser
INSTRUCTIONS: Dental CE Academy hosts all webinars using the Clickmeeting platform. Upon registration you are sent a confirmation email from email@example.com with a link to join. Be sure to check your spam/junk/promotions folders. We recommend logging in 15 minutes early in the event you require assistance.
HANDOUTS: Distributed via email to all attendees 1 hour prior to start, during and after the webinar.
QUIZ FOR CE CREDIT VERIFICATION: At the conclusion of the webinar, attendees will be redirected to complete a quiz for CE credit. An 80% minimum passing score is required, multiple attempts are permitted, and attendees have 7 days to successfully complete the quiz for CE credit.
COURSE SUMMARY: This course will delve into the fascinating world of UVC germicidal light and its significant impact on infection control in dentistry. it will analyze the efficacy and safety of UVC germicidal lighting and introduce the latest generation of technologies recently developed to improve infection control in dental settings. This 60 minute presentation will equip you with essential knowledge to enhance patient safety and help you maintain a sterile clinical environment. Upon the completion of this webinar, you will be provided with evidence-based studies showing the most effective UVC germicidal technology for both patients and staff.
Discuss the history of UV germicidal technology and its importance in infection prevention
Understand the germicidal properties of UVC radiation
Demonstrate how UVC germicidal radiation is commonly used for disinfection purposes in dental settings
Describe strict safety protocols dental clinicians should adhere to, in order to protect themselves and their patients from UVC exposure
Highlight specifications for optimal infection control when considering UVC germicidal devices for dental applications
Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS
Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS is the Chief Education Officer for Dental CE Academy administered by Virtual Dontics® Education LLC. She completed dental school training at the University of California, San Francisco; during the height of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic. Dr. Roling is a public health dentist, 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 administered 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." Her career has been featured in the Arizona Dental Association's Journal Inscriptions, and In 2017 she was published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry, followed by a feature interview in 2018 by National Public Radio highlighting the challenges of geriatric dentistry.
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 judgments about the material being presented.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE OF SPEAKER: Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS is the Chief Education Officer and employee of Dental CE Academy. She has not received a speaker's honorarium for this presentation. No corporate entity has influenced the content of this presentation.
DENTAL CE ACADEMY DISCLAIMER: 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 upon the speaker's own clinical 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 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.