“Dental Office Infection Control - 2021”

Start Date: October 27, 2021 6:00pm
End Date:
Location: Zoom Webinar
Featured Speaker: Terrence J. Thines, DDS, MS

                                                              

MONROE COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETY

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Sponsored by the Fifth District Dental Society at the request of Monroe County Dental Society

        WEDNESDAY, October 27, 2021

Zoom

6:00 pm until 9:00 pm – 3 MCE Credits

 

“Dental Office Infection Control - 2021”

Presented by

    Terrence J. Thines, DDS, MS

                         

Log-in begins at 5:45 pm •• You must be on for the entire meeting for MCE credits.

 

Session Description:

Dental office infection control has evolved since the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard and the NYS training requirement were introduced in 1992. Practices have continued to evolve and incorporate advisories from federal, state and local agencies. Without a doubt the latest challenge to dentistry has been the Covid 19 pandemic. Every dental office needs to be familiar with current guidance to provide a safe environment for patients and staff. Updates from OSHA, NIOSH, CDC, FDA, EPA and ADA must be incorporated into our daily routines. This guidance is in addition to existing requirements from the NYS DOH and SED.

This course will examine conventional, as well as emerging aspects of infection control. This curriculum fulfills the specific infection control course requirements for the mandated NYS Infection Control as well as OSHA training.

 

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this course participants will:

  • Understand the professional responsibility to monitor office infection control practices.
  • Understand how pathogens may be transmitted in the work environment: patient to healthcare worker, healthcare worker to patient, and patient to patient.
  • Apply current scientifically accepted infection prevention and control principles as appropriate for the specific work environment.
  • Minimize the opportunity for transmission of pathogens to patients and healthcare workers.
  • Familiarize professionals with the law requiring this training and the professional misconduct charges that may be applicable for not complying with the law.
  • Comply with New York State and OSHA training requirements

 

Dr. Thines received his dental training at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. He completed residency training at the Buffalo General Hospital. He also earned an M.S. degree in Epidemiology from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

He holds a Fellowship from American Association of Hospital Dentists and he is recognized a Diplomate by the American Board of Special Care Dentistry.

Currently Dr. Thines is a Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Dentistry at Upstate Medical University and he serves as Chief of the Dental Service at the University Hospital. His previous faculty appointment was at Buffalo school of Dental Medicine in the Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences. He has served as the dental school’s Infection Control Officer and Committee Chairperson. Dr. Thines has been a consultant to the American Dental Association, NYS Department of Health, NYS Education Department and a technical advisor to the New York State Dental Association. He has lectured widely on oral medicine, patient management, communicable diseases as well as infection control.

(Dr. Thines has no financial relationships to disclose relevant to this presentation.)

                                                              

MONROE COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETY

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Sponsored by the Fifth District Dental Society at the request of Monroe County Dental Society

 

       WEDNESDAY, October 27, 2021

Zoom

6:00 pm until 9:00 pm – 3 MCE Credits

 

“Dental Office Infection Control - 2021”

Presented by

    Terrence J. Thines, DDS, MS

                        

 Log-in begins at 5:45 pm •• You must be on for the entire meeting for MCE credits.

 

 Program Cost:     

$75.00     MCDS member

$75.00     Staff (of MCDS Member)

$100.00   NON-MCDS member

$100.00   Staff (of NON-MCDS member)                                        

$50.00     1 – 5 Years in practice & Resident

 

Course Credit:  3 MCE Hours

 

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Payment Method:

Credit card:  We are now able to take your payment by credit card. 

Please call our office  at 585.385.9550.

 

Please make checks payable and return to: Monroe County Dental Society

Mail registration to:  Monroe County Dental Society

255 Woodcliff Drive, Fairport, NY 14450

Your Zoom link will be sent to you once payment is confirmed.

 

Monroe County Dental Society is a component of 7th District; recognized as a CERP provider through NYSDA.

Continuing Education (CE) credits are awarded for all lectures that meet the NYSED requirements.

One hour of credit is awarded for each 50 minutes of presentation attended.

CE forms for NYS Continuing Education requirements will be given to each attendee at the conclusion of this lecture

 

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.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/goto/cerp