NC Infection Control Curriculum for Dental Settings

Date:  New Dates Coming!
Time:  9am – 12pm EDT
Price: $220        Includes both sessions     TMC Clients: $160

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Compliance with industry-standard infection control guidelines is good for patients, employees, and practices. NC Infection Control Curriculum for Dental Settings is offered in two three-hour sessions, one week apart.  These sessions offer the opportunity to ask questions and still meet all infection control training requirements. One of the risks in any procedure is the transmission of disease or infection. This employee training webinar will give you the tools you need to ensure that your patients receive the excellent care that is the cornerstone of your practice.

Practical solutions to your infection control challenges will be provided as basic principles of epidemiology, disinfection, sterilization, and techniques to reduce the spread of infection are reviewed. In addition, discussion of CDC guidelines will be an important part of this employee training presentation, thus positioning your practice to provide a safe work environment for both patients and employees.*

In order to receive continuing education credit for this session, you MUST be logged in using your assigned link you receive after registering.

Webinar Information

  • In North Carolina, every healthcare organization that performs invasive procedures (including injections) is required to designate a credentialed staff person to receive infection control training and implement an infection control program. This infection control curriculum, developed by the Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology and approved by the NC Department of Public Health, prepares designated healthcare providers to implement the North Carolina rule, 10A NCAC 41A .0206 INFECTION PREVENTION – HEALTH CARE SETTINGS. Renee Russell and Karen Gregory are approved providers of the NC Curriculum for Infection Control in Dental Settings.

Objectives

  • Recognize pertinent laws concerning infection control
  • Explain the principles of epidemiology
  • Discuss the principles and practices of Asepsis
  • Describe environment infection control
  • Describe general isolation precautions
  • Explain the management of medical waste from an OSHA, or employee safety, and disposal perspective.
  • Describe protective attire and barrier techniques as per OSHA compliance requirements
  • Describe engineering/work practice controls to reduce the risk of “sharp” injuries

Training Webinar Agenda/Topics Covered

  • Pertinent NC Laws
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Asepsis
  • Instruments Disinfection/Sterilization
  • Environmental Infection Control
  • Prevention of Disease Transmission
  • Medical Waste
  • Prevention Strategies

Speaker – Karen Gregory

Karen Gregory, TMC RN Director of Compliance and EducationKaren 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.

Continuing Education

Total Medical Compliance is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.  Total Medical Compliance designates this activity for 5.5 continuing education credits. The entire course must be attended in full; no partial credit will be awarded.

Attendance & Cancellation

Cancellations prior to the last 10 days will be eligible to receive a full refund. Cancellations received within 10 days of the webinar date may transfer their registration to another date. No refunds will be provided.

ada-cerp-logoADA 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 the Commission of Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA .org/CERP.

*We reserve the right to cancel the webinar if there are not enough attendees.