2 hour Infection Control/OSHA Live Lecture

“Refresh and review OSHA compliance and Bloodborne Pathogens standards for all dental staff.” 

This lecture is APPROVED FOR TWO (2) CDE CREDITS and is designed for dental professionals with a core of recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) infection control guidelines regarding standard precautions and infection prevention as well as 
to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women; by authorizing enforcement of the standards.                                                           

   Registration: 9:30 am
   Program: 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
   Fee: $65
   Location:  The Point at Otterbein University
                    60 Collegeview Rd. Westerville, OH 43081
                                               

This session will discuss:  Inspection & Documentation, Plans & Controls, Blood-borne Pathogens, Diseases, PPE’s/Laundering, Workplace Violence and Working Condition Safety.

After attending this 2-hour lecture, participants should be able to describe: 

  • Basic infection prevention principles and recommendations for dental health care settings   
  • Factors that contribute to disease transmission and modes of transmission
  • Key points to bloodborne pathogens/infectious diseases; their symptoms and effects                                              
  • Standard precautions and infection prevention methods
  • Workplace violence and worker training/protection                                     
  • Sterilization and disinfection basic guidelines                                           
  • Instrument packaging and testing protocol                                                                
  • Dental Unit Water Lines flushing and testing protocol
  • Guidance on mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace                                                                                                                              

Instructor = Sheri Sauer, EFDA, CDA, CODA

  • State of Ohio Department of Education Professional teaching license in Dental Assisting (29 years)
  • Dental Assisting Instructor at The Eastland Career Center (28+ years)
  • Certification from Commission Ohio Dental Assisting Certification (41 years)
  • Certification from the Dental Assisting National Board (27 years)
  • OSHA/Blood-borne pathogens standard/Infection Control Speaker/trainer (11+ years)
  • Filmed 1-hour DVD CE training on OSHA Compliance and Infection Control in Dentistry
  • Reviewer for Elsevier Modern Dental Assisting, 9-12 Editions and online resources for evolve.elsevier.com
  • Reviewer for Chapter revision quizzes and practice exam for Robinson/Bird: Essentials of Dental Assisting 6th edition
  • Participant OSAP Dental Infection Control Boot Camp
  • Authored the 7-hour radiology course book for Columbus Dental Society
  • Completed OSAP-DALE Foundation Dental Infection Prevention and Control eHandbook
  • Completed OSAP-DALE Foundation Understanding CDC's Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings