Is Your Practice Safe? South Carolina OSHA and Infection Control Update

This South Carolina Infection Control Training meets the training requirements of the Dental Practice Act (SC Code of Regulations 39-5 and 39-10). Dentist and dental hygienists are required to complete 2 CE’s in Infection Control. Dentists are also required to ensure that auxiliary staff who have contact with blood & body fluids complete 2 hours biennially on Infection Control & Sterilization.

This fast-paced, lively training session will position your practice to be compliant with applicable state and federal regulations, including the 2003 CDC dental infection control guidelines.

You Will Learn:

  • Blood borne pathogen standards
  • Measures to reduce the likelihood of a blood borne exposure
  • Post exposure process
  • Hazard Communication Standard and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling (GHS)
  • Important infection control concepts including the chain of infection, employee immunizations, and instrument processing

 

ALSO, for all dental assistants receiving their certification through the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB), this training will meet the DANB training requirements. At the DANB’s 2017 Winter Meeting, the DANB’s Board made a decision effective Feb. 3, 2017:

All certificants, whether they hold one or more DANB certifications, must annually earn a minimum of two (2) Continuing Dental Education (CDE) credits* in infection prevention, control or safety (for example, courses may include any topics listed in DANB’s Infection Control (ICE) exam blueprint, which includes but is not limited to information on OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens standard).

Who Should Attend:

  • Dentists
  • Hygienists
  • Orthodontists
  • Oral Surgeons
  • Dental Assistants
  • Office Assistants
  • Clinical Staff

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About Renee Russell

Reneee Russell TMC ConsultantRenee completed the Dental Assistance Course in 1988 and earned an associate degree in dental hygiene from Florence Darlington Technical College in 1992. She graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2006. Renee is an active member of the South Carolina Dental Hygiene Association, the American Dental Hygiene Association, and The Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures. Renee has been selected as a Hu-Friedy Key Opinion Leader. Renee was honored as South Carolina’s Dental Hygienist of the Year for 2010. Renee’s experience both as a chair side dental assistant and a hygienist helps her to fully understand the needs of dental team members in achieving HIPAA Compliance, OSHA compliance and infection control. She has served as a speaker nationwide on OSHA, infection control and HIPAA.

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This training will meet one hour of the required DANB infection control training.

ada-cerp-logoTotal Medical Compliance is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider and designates this activity for 2.0 continuing education credits. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.

Attendance & Cancellation
Cancellations received within 10 days of the webinar date may transfer their registration to another date. No refunds will be provided. Cancellations prior to the last 10 days will be eligible to receive a full refund. Total Medical Compliance is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

Total Medical Compliance has provided compliance education to the healthcare community for over 20 years, and is proudly assisting many South Carolina dental professionals achieve OSHA and HIPAA compliance and improve the safety and quality of their workplaces. Contact us today at 1-888-862-6742.

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