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Keeping it Clean: Hand Hygiene, Respiratory Etiquette, and Environmental Surface Disinfection, in the Era of a Global Pandemic

Categories: Dental Hygiene

Speaker(s): Marie T. Fluent, DDS

Date: 2021-03-09 08:00:00

Location: Online Webinar

Contact Hours: 1

Event Details

As dental facilities have returned to work during the global pandemic, OSHA requires that employers protect workers from infection hazards within the workplace.  Hygiene practices as a component of an entire infection control program will help mitigate germs that can cause infections during dental care and help ensure a safe dental visit for patients and all who enter the facility. This webinar will address hygiene policies and protocol including hand hygiene, respiratory etiquette, and cleaning and disinfection as guiding principles to ensure a safe environment within the dental facility.

Learning Objectives
After completing this webinar, participants will be able to:

» Discuss the roles of hand hygiene, respiratory etiquette, and cleaning and disinfection in dental facilities

» Describe indications for hand hygiene for dental team members and visitors  before, during and after dental care

» Discuss cleaning and disinfection policies and protocols of common areas and clinical contact surfaces within the dental office

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