Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS
Infection Control and OSHA Certification
Total CEs: 6 credit hours
Location: YOUR CHOICE! THIS IS A VIRTUAL COURSE.
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The WDDS Board, in consultation with Ms. Nancy Dewhirst, have decided to host the Feb. 8, 2021, course virtually. The participation fee for package purchasers will be $10 per person. The instruction costs for non-package holders have not changed.
Please register online as you would normally do. We will email attendees with the course access link and will also post it online the day of the course to make it easy to find! To receive course credit, attendees will receive a link at the end of the course. This must be filled out and submitted to the WDDS to receive credit.
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