Available Courses

Live CE Webinar

Subject: Instrument Sterilization: Because Patient Safety Matters
Speaker: Marti Bourland
Date: Tuesday February 23rd 2021
Time: 8:00-9:00 PM EST / 5:00-6:00 PM PT
Credits: 1 CEU
Course Format: Online Lecture (Webinar)
Intended Audience: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

COVID-19 has brought about more rigorous standards in Infection Control. This course will take an in-depth look at how sterilization pouches are made, how to use them correctly and what are the regulations applicable to sterilization processing.

    Objectives:

  • Describe the importance of using sterilization pouches in healthcare settings.
  • Understand the importance of chemical indicators.
  • Explain how to load a sterilization pouch.
  • Know how to determine if a sterilization pouch has been successfully processed.
  • Understand current sterilization standards and recommendations.
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The Importance and Use of Masks - 1 & 0.5 CE credits

This course will take an in-depth look at the science behind surgical masks, how they are made and how to wear a mask correctly for optimal protection.

Objectives

After completing this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of wearing a surgical mask
  • Explain who masks protect and what they protect them from
  • Understand ASTM standards and how masks are tested to comply with these standards.
  • Select the correct level of mask for various tasks
  • Understand how to correctly wear a mask

The Importance and Use of Disinfectants

This course will take an in-depth look at the science and regulations behind surface disinfectants, how they work and how to use them correctly.

Objectives

After completing this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the disinfection standards set by the CDC.
  • Explain the dangers of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs).
  • Describe the 3 different types of Disinfectants on the market.
  • Understand the difference between Kill time and Product Contact Time.

 

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Please note that Medicom CE Courses are currently available for dental practitioners in Canada and United States.