Hot Topics in Infection Control:

Update and review today's most important clinical safety issues - This class gives you a "Hit List" of the most important things to do! Apply professional standards and strategies, including CDC Guidelines and State regulations for Infection Control to everyday and extraordinary risks. Updates include safety challenges such as aerosol transmitted diseases (ATD's) and evolving/resistant pathogens.

Learning Objectives - Attendees will:
• Review bloodborne, contact, droplet and airborne diseases
• Manage biofilms in waterlines
• Address current, immediate health concerns

  • Course Code: T21
  • Time: 2:00pm-4:59pm
  • Location: Renaissance Main Floor, Solana E
  • CE Credit: 3
  • Meets BODEX Standards for Infection Control
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Nancy Dewhirst

Nancy Dewhirst, RDH

Ms. Dewhirst graduated from the University of Southern California, practiced dental hygiene for 20 years and is an adjunct dental hygiene professor at West Coast University. Ms. Dewhirst is consistently listed as one of the nation's "Leaders in CE", presents over 80 seminars a year, is featured at major U.S. and Canadian Dental Conferences, and is a member of the California Dental Association and OSAP Speakers Bureaus. She has had many articles published in dental peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to dental textbooks.
Conflict Of Interest: Educational support (products, expenses) occasionally provided by SciCan, ProEdge and Medicom

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