Infection Prevention & Control: Evaluating Your Compliance

Massachusetts Dental Society, 2 Willow Street, Southborough
Mar 08, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Registration: 11:30 am
Seminar: 12:00-2:00 pm

Learning Objectives: 

  • Differentiate between guidelines, regulations, standards and best practices for infection prevention
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of an infection prevention and safety coordinator
  • Describe methods of evaluating an infection prevention and control program for compliance with CDC guidelines, OSHA regulations and relevant state and local regulations
  • Describe how to integrate CDC guidelines, OSHA regulations and standards into a site-specific infection prevention and safety program
  • Demonstrate how to evaluate site-specific compliance with CDC infection prevention recommendations for dental practice settings and OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard regulations

Speaker: Kathy Eklund, RDH, director, occupational health and safety, the Forsyth Institute, adjunct assistant professor, Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. and adjunct faculty, Regis College School of Dental Hygiene

Seminar Type: Lecture 

CEUs: 2

Audience: Dentist; Assistant; Hygienist

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