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Preventing COVID-19 Transmission in Dentistry (AGD 130)

Presenter: Luci Perri, RN, MSN, MPH, CIC, FAPIC, CSPDT

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This webinar is APPROVED FOR TWO (2) CE CREDITS and is designed for the dental professional to increase their health and safety awareness to prevent potential exposure to COVID-19.

PRINCIPAL FACULTY

Luci Perri, RN, BSN, MSN, MPH, CIC, FAPIC, CSPDT is the owner/president of Infection Control Results, and has more than 20 years of experience in infection prevention and control. She earned a master's degree in community health nursing, and public health from The University of South Carolina and is Board certified in infection prevention and control.  Additionally, she is a Fellow of APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology) which recognizes outstanding achievement in the field. Ms. Perri served in the United States Air Force for 20 years, retiring from military service in 2007. As a result, she is familiar with both military and civilian healthcare settings and protocols. Ms. Perri has presented numerous infection control webinars and spoken at national and international conferences.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

After participating in this program the dental professional should be able to:

  • Select personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriate to the task at hand.
  • List the components of an OSHA compliant respiratory protection program.
  • Describe the mitigation measures to decrease the risk of transmission to patients, staff, and visitors.
     

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT

The ADAA has an obligation to disseminate knowledge in the field of dentistry. Sponsorship of a continuing education program by the ADAA does not necessarily imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, product or technique.

The ADAA cautions participants taking this course on the hazards of using limited knowledge when integrating new techniques into their practices.

Credits earned upon completion of this course may be used to meet DANB’s Recertification Requirements.

This course has been produced in part by a grant from the Professional Dental Assistants Education Foundation (PDAEF) and the presentation is being sponsored by OAI, Inc. through a grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number U45ES007850. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health..

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