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Date(s) - May 21, 2021
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Event Details

Webinar: California Dental Practice Act, Infection Control, and OSHA Refresher

6(2, 4) CEU, Core • $149 Member Price

This course is in a webinar format.

Are you a licensee who’s looking to bang-out all the mandatory courses in one day?
Say no more — our All-In-One covers the following:

  • 2-hours of California Dental Practice Act for California licensees
  • 4-hours of Infection Control for California licensees combined with an OSHA update to include the required elements of your compliance program for all those classified as being exposed to bloodborne, contact, droplet or airborne pathogens. Make sense of evolving respiratory protection recommendations for changing conditions and risks.

We encourage all licensed as well as unlicensed staff to attend this comprehensive education day which covers scope of practice, infection control regulations from the Dental Board, employee safety issues from Cal-DOSH and a review of the duties and functions of practitioners in dental healthcare provision.

Note: The Infection Control portion of this course DOES NOT meet the mandatory education requirements for unlicensed dental assistants. Unlicensed assistants are required to complete an 8-hour Board-approved course in order to meet employment criteria as an assistant.

Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS:

Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS, graduated from and taught at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC and practiced dental hygiene for 20 years. She is a professor at West Coast University, dental hygiene program. Ms. Dewhirst presents at major meetings across the nation, focusing on infectious diseases, clinical safety, disaster preparedness and instrument sharpening, the California Dental Practice Act, dental risk, oral pathology and ergonomics. She is one of the top 100 national speakers, is on the CDA, ADA and OSAP speakers/consultants bureaus. Ms. Dewhirst is a widely published author of dental journal articles and has contributed to textbooks, professional infection control documents and posters.

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