Complimentary OSHA, HIPAA, and Infection Control Webinars
Total Medical Compliance is an expert in our field of OSHA, HIPAA, and infection control compliance. We want to share our expertise and knowledge with you by offering complimentary webinars. Below are some recorded versions of our webinars from our Education Specialist, Karen Gregory. Grab your lunch and join us for some great topics on compliance. Check back as we will be changing these topics and adding more. There will be no CE Credits offered for these recorded versions.
Any bloodborne exposure should be considered an emergency situation and yet most practices are at best minimally prepared. This session will examine situations which should be considered an exposure and the proper process to follow for both the source patient and the exposed individual. Prevention measures will be discussed.
Boo: HIPAA Breach
Are you comfortable that your business is well positioned to prevent a breach of protected health information? Join Karen Gregory, RN from Total Medical Compliance as she reviews some of the most prominent examples of reported breaches and outlines strategies to protect your practice from the burden of breach reporting.
HHS on Patient Access | Health and Human Services | Webinar Total Medical Compliance. Health and Human Services released guidance on a patient’s right of access to their protected health information.
One of the risks in any procedure is the transmission of disease or infection. Thousands of patients in the United States have been impacted by the inadequate infection control procedures which have led to potentially deadly illnesses. This review of the basic steps in instrument processing will give you the tools you need to be sure that your patients receive the excellent care that is the cornerstone of your practice.
Dentists discharge approximately 5.1 tons of mercury each year to publically owned treatment works (POTWs); most of this mercury is subsequently released to the environment. In order to address this issue, the EPA has finalized the dental effluent guidelines to address mercury disposal in dental practices.
Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care
March 28, 2016 marked the release date of the CDC’s document on basic expectations related to infection prevention in dental settings. There were no updates to the 2003 infection control guidelines, but with the publication of this document, dental practices everywhere have a wonderful resource that outlines succinctly the standards for safe care.
Lecturer – Karen Gregory, RN has over 20 years’ of experience working in the outpatient environment, both at the front line delivering patient care and in the management arena. She is passionate about both employee and patient safety, and takes every possible opportunity to improve the quality of healthcare for all involved.
Karen is currently the Director of Compliance and Education for Total Medical Compliance where she develops compliance materials in addition to training consultants, as well as clients. She is a frequent speaker for professional organizations and at conferences nationwide on OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control. Karen has been selected as a Hu-Friedy Key Opinion Leader, is on the Editorial Review Board for the OSAP publication Infection Control in Practice and serves on the Board of Directors for OSAP