Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS
Infection Control and OSHA Certification
Total CEs: 6 credit hours
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (doors open at 8:00 a.m.)
Lunch and snacks provided for each registrant.
About Nancy Dewhirst:
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.
Infection Control and OSHA Certification (AGD Code 148)
This course covers OSHA-required training topics with an emphasis on disease transmission and prevention from the perspective of both employee and patient protection. CDC recommendations, OSHA regulations and professional standards are linked to practice using activities, product examples and demonstrations. Usual and extraordinary risks and precautions are considered with practical answers based on research.
• Written safety program
• Biofilms, epidemics and accidents
• Standard and transmission-based precautions
• Safe practices and effective product use