Practical Infection Control for the Dental Office and CPR Re-Certification

Jan 17, 2014

SESSION I Practical Infection Control for the Dental Office with Ronnie Myers, DDS Vice Dean for Administrative Affairs, Associate Professor, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dental Medicine

Course Description This course will provide you with an overview of infectious diseases encountered in the dental environment. A thorough review of the current ADA/CDC Infection Control Recommendations will be presented. The course will focus on the implementation and compliance issues associated with maintaining adequate asepsis in the clinical dental environment. Hand hygiene and waterline maintenance will also be reviewed. The course will satisfy the New York State Board of Dentistry requirement for re-licensure.

Course Objectives This course will enable you to: define the four goals of infection control identify the proper infection control measures to attaining these goals recognize how a safe workplace can be achieved in a practical and cost effective manner understand compliance issues SESSION II CPR Re-Certification with Mike Caffrey Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Medical Consulting

Course Description This course will provide re-certification for those previously certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support through the American Heart Association. The emphasis will be on skill performance and evaluation, with didactic portions for updating new guidelines written since your last certification. Basic Life Support skills to be reviewed include rescue breathing, one rescuer CPR, two rescuer CPR, and conscious and unconscious foreign body airway obstruction management for all age patients. In addition to American Heart Association content, this course will discuss realistic practical approaches for applying these skills in an emergency. Certification is dependent upon mastering the psychomotor skills and successful completion of a written examination. Previous CPR Certification is required. The course will include training in the use of an Automatic External Defibrillator.