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Infection Prevention & Control in Dentistry – Interim Guidance and Planning for the Post -Pandemic Dental Practice
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed dental healthcare delivery. This webinar will review the current interim infection prevention and control guidelines. Strategies and resources for implementing current guidance will be described. Considerations for post-pandemic infection prevention & control will be discussed.

Upon completion of this webinar participants will:
- Describe interim infection prevention & control guidance for dentistry.
- Identify strategies and resources for implementation
- Discuss implications for dental infection prevention & control, post COVID-19


OSAP is an ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

OSAP designates this activity for 1.00 continuing education credit.

Jul 10, 2020 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Kathy Eklund, RDH, MHP
Director of Occupational Health and Safety @The Forsyth Institute
Kathy Eklund is the Director of Occupational Health and Safety, and the Forsyth Research Subject & Patient Safety Advocate at The Forsyth Institute. She is adjunct faculty at Regis College, Dental Hygiene Program where she teaches a senior level course. Evidence-Based Decision Making. Ms. Eklund was the 2017-2019 Chair of the Organization for Safety Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) Board of Directors and a consultant the American Dental Association (ADA) Council on Dental Practice. Ms. Eklund serves as faculty for the New England AIDS Education and Training Centers and HIVdent.org. Over the past 35 years, Ms. Eklund has published papers and contributed to several texts on infection control and safety. She is an author of the CDC Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings- 2003. Ms. Eklund has lectured nationally and internationally on these topics.