CONTINUING DENTAL EDUCATION AND ALUMNI AFFAIRS

December 1, 2017

Lecture Course
LAST CHANCE: Annual OSHA Training Course: The In and Out's of Germ Warfare

MICHAELL A. HUBER, D.D.S.

OVERVIEW
Infections present a significant hazard in the dental environment. Although protection of the patient is an obvious priority, oral healthcare personnel are also vulnerable to exposure. The intent of this course is to set forth an Infection Control/Exposure Control Protocol to minimize the transmission of infections in the clinical process (for the protection of patients and oral health care personnel alike) via direct contact with blood, saliva, and other secretions; via indirect contact with contaminated instruments, operatory equipment, and environmental surfaces; and via airborne contaminants, such as droplet spatter and aerosols of infectious body fluids.

OBJECTIVES
Participants in this course will be introduced to evidence-based information that will facilitate compliance with 29 CFR Part 1910.1030, Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Final Rule (Federal Register 56(235): 64004-182, 1991 and the implementation of recommendations made by other federal, state, and local agencies and professional organizations.

In addition to fulfilling your annual OSHA requirements upon completion of this course, oral healthcare
personnel should be able to:
• Understand the rational for the need for an Infection Control/Exposure Control Protocol.
• Develop and implement an practical Infection Control/Exposure Control Protocol appropriate for a particular oral healthcare setting, which include the following essential elements:
• Education and training; Standard precautions Vaccinations
• Personal protective equipment; Work practice and engineering controls
• Environmental infection control; Post exposure evaluation and follow-up
• Medical records; Medical conditions and work restrictions

PRESENTER
MICHAELL A. HUBER, D.D.S., received his dental degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dental School in 1980. He continued with postgraduate training in Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial Radiology at the National Naval Dental Center, Bethesda, Maryland in 1986 and received a Certificate in Oral Medicine in 1988. Upon his retirement from the United States Navy in 2002.

TIME
Check-in: TBD, 12:30 PM
Program: Friday, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

LOCATION
UT Health San Antonio, School of Dentistry

TUITION
Individual: $125.00
Special Discount Fee: $87.50
(Must register for the Texas Brief AM to receive discount)

CREDIT (Course Code: 161706A)
AGD Code: 550 Hours: 3

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