Nancy Dewhirst, RDH – Wednesday February 10, 2021 (6) CE Credits 9am 4pm – Emerging Diseases : No Rest for the Wicked
This seminar explores personal health issues such as new and altered diseases of importance to dental professionals including bloodborne diseases, respiratory and contact diseases. Attention is given to resistant pathogens and biofilm diseases. These issues are discussed relative to occupational risk, illness prevention, and post exposure responses. Leave with a plan for managing today’s microbial challenges using Standard and Transmission-based precautions.
Learning Objectives – Attendees will:
- Recognize and assess well-known infectious diseases
- Be able to identify and explain current trends in infectious diseases
- Be informed of and prepared for unexpected risks
- Apply infection control and safety strategies to usual and unusual disease risks
Galloping Hills Golf Course – 3 Golf Dr, Kenilworth, NJ 07033 – https://www.gallopinghillgolfcourse.com/
Ms. DewhIrst graduated from the University of Southern California, practiced dental hygiene for 20 years and is adjunct dental hygiene faculty 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 Speakers Bureau. She has had many articles published in dental peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to dental textbooks.
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