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Medicom University Live CE Marathon

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Date: Tuesday March 23rd 2021
Credits: 1 CEU per course (3 CEU total)
AGD Subject Code: 010
Prerequisites: none
Course Format: Online Lecture (Webinar)
Intended Audience: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

Courses & Times:

7-8 PM ET / 4-5 PM PT: Respiratory Protection: Keeping Yourself and Others Safe

 

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

  • Objectives
  • Describe the importance of wearing a surgical mask.
  • Understand the differences between a surgical mask and an N95 respirator.
  • Understand ASTM standards and how masks are tested to ensure compliance.
  • Select the correct level of mask for various tasks.
  • Understand how to correctly wear a face mask.
Speaker: Marti Bourland
Marti has been working for Medicom for over a year as a Territory Manager in the South USA. With over 20 years’ experience working in Dental, she has become an Infection Control expert and CE lecturer.

 

8-9 PM EST / 5-6 PM PT: Instrument Sterilization: Because Patient Safety Matters

 

Course Description: This course will take an in-depth look at how sterilization pouches are made, how to use them correctly and 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 sterilization standards and recommendations.
Speaker: Marti Bourland
Marti has been working for Medicom for over a year as a Territory Manager in the South USA. With over 20 years’ experience working in Dental, she has become an Infection Control expert and CE lecturer.

 

9-10 PM EST / 6-7 PM PT: The Importance and Use of Surface Disinfection

 

Course Description: 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
  • Understand the disinfection standards set by the CDC.
  • Explain the difference between cleaning, disinfection, sterilization and barrier protection, and know when to
    use each process.
  • Describe the 3 different types of disinfectants on the market.
  • Understand the difference between “Kill Time” and “Product Contact Time”.
  • Know how to select and use disinfectants.
Speaker: Linda Scholz
Linda’s passion for science and dental hygiene has paved the path towards education and collaboration with her colleagues and peers over the past 20 years. Now as recent addition to the Medicom team, Linda is looking forward to sharing her expertise as an infection control specialist and CE lecturer.

 

 

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Medicom University Live CE Marathon

Date

Mar. 23, 2021
19:00:00 - 22:00:00 EST

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