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Infection Control OSHA Focus 2021 | 2 CEs/ credit hours

Sources/Editor/Author:
MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, Health Science Editor
Howard A. Boone, MD, Infection Control Instrument Processing Specialist
CDC, OSAP, NIH, OSHA, and other public domain sources

Learning Objectives:

  • Review important terms and concepts in infection control.
  • Know routes of transmission for disease causing microorganisms.
  • Know Standard Precaution measures mandated by state and federal guidelines.
  • Identify strategies to prevent occupational exposures to bloodborne pathogens.
  • Know post-accidental exposure protocols per OSHA.
  • Identify Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for dental personnel.
  • Describe the various sterilization methods for non-critical, semi, and critical instruments and devices.
  • Know how to monitor effectiveness of sterilization.
  • Understand an office infection control program in a dental office

Course Description:

Infection Control OSHA Focus is designed to meet 2021-22 general dental board license renewal requirements and is approved by the Dental Board of California for 2021-2022, for review of IC topics. Includes Bloodborne Pathogens Hazard Communication, best IC practices, CDC and OSHA guidelines, and various topic updates through 2020. Reviews sterilization technique, chain of infection control, current topics, provides useful resources, and the law. New updates for Tuberculosis management & dental unit water line. And more interactivity. Additional staff resources are included in this edition. Suitable for all members of the dental team.

Academy of General Dentistry nationally approved CE provider (#373218) in all states (except for New York Infection Control 4 CE initial registration course) including California RP #5100.  

Call (530) 238-5333 or Email us:  CEsupport@MyDentalCE.com. Group discounts available.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.

 

 

 

Dental Radiography Review - includes Ohio Radiographers

Credit hours/CE: 2

Sources/Editor/Author
MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, Health Science Editor
Michelle Jameson, MA, Health Science Editor

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will:

  • Know basic concepts and skills necessary for excellent dental radiography.
  • Know basic anatomical structures shown in a dental radiograph.
  • Learn how to troubleshoot errors to reduce patient exposure.
  • List infection control procedures for dental radiography.

Course Description:

The new and updated course material for 2020 includes instructive videos and new interactive parts of the course. Our Radiography Review for Dental Assistants (including certificate renewal for Ohio) and other dental professionals provides a comprehensive review of dental radiography. Radiographic images are integral assessment tools when planning comprehensive care for a patient. Radiographs provide the clinician with important diagnostic tools that are used to detect lesions, diseases, conditions of teeth and supporting structures, to localize foreign objects, to assess growth and development and to document changes over time.  

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.

 

 

VIDEO | OSHA Training for New & Existing Dental Office Staff |
 Orientation & Employee Safety Overview  OSHA Compliance Video | $19 per employee. Click here for the  10-Pack available for $15 per employee.  We also offer a OSHA Video & HIPAA single and 3-pack package

2 CE credit hours - VIDEO (1 hour viewing & online exam):

This one-hour dental OSHA training video is an OSHA.gov Alliance training and compliance tool. This video is for new employees within 10 days of hire, annual training for existing staff, staff who may need a refresher course, compliance officers, and the dentist. The one-hour video is sent to you immediately with purchase. The online exam consists of 10 basic questions. Each person viewing the video and receiving a certificate must have purchased the course. Group orders welcome--only one person needs to order for a group. The completion certificate is generated immediately and sent to you by email for your records. MyDentalCE.com retains your records for 6 years. Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) nationally recognized provider #373218 all 50 states, and the Dental Board of California (#5100).  PASSWORD if prompted:  MDC2017.

The 1-hour video is presented in 4 units:

  • Unit 1: General Safety Standards - OSHA Overview
  • Unit 2: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • Unit 3: Hazard Communication Standard
  • Unit 4: Information for the Dentist / Office Compliance Officer

VIDEO PREVIEW (2 mins):

 MyDentalCE.com is available for questions about the OSHA training video and we also offer e-PDF courses in Infection Control, Bloodborne Pathogens, and affordable OSHA and CE packages for all staff. Office discounts are happily offered. Call our friendly customer service hotline if you need any assistance or require a custom office order: (530) 238-5333 or CEsupport@MyDentalCE.com  | 100% satisfaction guaranteed!

 

 

Dental New Hire Bundle: OSHA Training Video for New & Existing Dental Staff & HIPAA Review for Dental Staff & Guidelines for Training Document (3 CEs)3 CEs Online Courses **For one staff person only** We monitor exam usage in real time. Please use only what you have purchased for each staff member.

OSHA Video viewing (2 CEs) for 1-staff member and exam with certificate of completion &  1-staff member for the HIPAA Review (1 CE) for Dental Office text-based course / exam.
Bonus materialsGuidelines to meet OSHA Employee Training Requirements For Dental Staff full of practical information, checklists, employee training forms, and short interactive short videos.

The 1-hour OSHA training video is an OSHA.gov Alliance training and compliance tool. Designed for new employees within 10 days of hire, annual training for existing staff, staff who may need a refresher course, compliance officers, and the dentist. The online exam consists of 10 basic questions. The completion certificates for both courses are generated immediately and sent to you by email for your records.

The 1-hour video is presented in 4 units:

  • Unit 1: General Safety Standards - OSHA Overview
  • Unit 2: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • Unit 3: Hazard Communication Standard
  • Unit 4: Information for the Dentist / Office Compliance Officer

1 CE The HIPAA review text-based  course is designed to be a strong introduction for compliance a training vehicle for all member of the professional dental staff--particularly new employees. Dental employers need comprehensive policies in place to protect their patients and to reduce liability. This course is suitable for all members of the dental team.

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) nationally recognized provider #373218 all 50 states.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.

PACKAGE: Infection Control (2 CEs) & Calif Dental Practice Act (2 CEs) | Current 2020-2021 with Board Updates 

Published:  January 2018
Updated:    December 2020
Expires: December 2023

Best selling California package for Board required courses. Fully approved courses by the Dental Board of California through 2022. Learning objectives are listed in each course.

Package includes Infection Control  OSHA Focus & California Dental Practice Act (CDPA) for biennial license renewal.  Approved for 2021-2021 by Dental Board of California. All current California Board updates are included in these current courses. Suitable for all members of the dental team and for OSHA / Infection Control training purposes. California Registered Provider #5100. AGD nationally recognized CE provider #373218.

Includes CDPA Compliance Guidelines (not a course)
Includes CDC COVID Guidance in Dental Settings | Jan 2020


Authors, Sources & Learning Objectives are listed in each ePDF course.
Office discounts available. Contact us for details.  CEsuport@mydentalce.com
 MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.

 

CALIF 25 CE PACKAGE #1: DBC Approved 25 CEs

Package #1 - 25 CEs  for $99. Best value for California dental license renewal. All courses current for 2021. California dentists can take up to 25 CEs with self-study online courses. RDHs & RDAs can take up to 12.5 CEs online--we offer this 13 CE package for RDHs & RDAs.  

IMPORTANT: Only 8 credit hours (CEs) per day are allowed per the Dental Board of California per Title 16 Calif Code of Regulations Sections 1016 and 1017. Your use of MyDentalCE.com courses means you agree to abide by DBC regulations, and you shall hold MDC harmless and not liable for any issues that may arise with non-compliance with DBC regulations by taking more than 8 hours CE per day.

Package courses include  mandated & updated versions for:  
  • Infection Control OSHA Focus | DBC Approved 2021
  • Calif Dental Practice Act  | DBC Approved 2021
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Annual Review | Updated for 2021
  • Radiation Safety  |  Patient Selection per current FDA Guidelines
  • Medical Error Prevention: Risk Management   
  • Oral Pathology Review   
  • Medical Emergency Management
  • HIPAA for Dental Offices
  • HIV / AIDS Review & Clinical Considerations 
  • Local Anesthetic Review
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention

We can customize your choices too. Send us an email:  CEsupport@mydentalce.com

California Registered Provider #5100 - Board approved Calif courses in 2021 for a 3-year term. Academy of General Dentistry PACE national provider 373218.

 

 

 

 

 

OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Review 2019: 2 CEs

Bloodborne Pathogens 2020 OSHA Review

Credit hours/CE: 2

Sources/Editor/Author:
Howard Boone, MD
MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, Health Science Editor
Michelle Jameson, MA, Health Science Editor

Learning Objectives

  • Understand OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Training Requirements.
  • Know State and Federal OSHA Guidelines Standard Precaution Measures.
  • Identify Strategies to Prevent Occupational Exposures To Bloodborne Pathogens.
  • Identify Personal Protection Equipment for Dental Personnel.
  • Know OSHA Post-Accidental Exposure Protocols.

Course Description:
For dental health care personnel infection and communicable disease can lead to illness, disability and loss of work time. In addition, patients, family members and community contacts can become exposed and may become ill or suffer permanent after effects. Infection control from bloodborne pathogens in the clinical dental setting is regulated by OSHA and mandated for many healthcare professions, including dentistry. The emphasis of training is prevention of infection from the clinical and practical knowledge of bloodborne pathogen management. This course reviews basic OSHA guidelines, discuses major categories of bloodborne pathogens, and offers practical clinical support to use best available practices.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dental OSHA Compliance Audit Checklist, OSHA Poster, OSHA Guidelines & New Employee Training Guidelines for Dental Offices | No CEs

OSHA audit compliance checklist supports  dental offices to have the systems in place for OSHA regulations with staff interaction OSHA posters can be printed for your office, and new employee training guidelines for dental offices, and official OSHA guidelines. You can quickly identify areas of non-compliance. MyDentalCE.com offers OSHA training with our ePDF courses at an affordable price. Use promo code: MDC10 for 10% off of your first order. We are happy to answer any questions and to customize our course selections for offices. (530) 238-5333 or email:  CEsupport@mydentalce.com

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) nationally recognized provider #373218.

Also included:
OSHA Guidelines for Dental Offices
OSHA Poster for Office (mandatory)
New Employee Training Guidelines

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.
HIPAA Review for Dental Staff: 1 CE

HIPAA Review for Dental Staff |  Updated for 2020

Credit hours/CE: 1

Sources/Editor/Author:
MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, Health Science Editor
Michelle Jameson, MA, Health Science Editor

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the role of HIPAA & HITECH regulations in the clinical dental setting.
  • Know policies and practical ways to implement a HIPAA program.
  • Understand the penalties for violation of HIPAA regulations.
  • Be able to explain to patients about options and their rights.

Course Description:

This course is designed to be a strong introduction and training vehicle for all members of the professional dental staff. Dental employers need comprehensive policies in place to protect their patients and to reduce liability. This course is suitable for all members of the dental team but is not a substitute for a comprehensive program as recommended by the ADA or individual state dental boards.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.

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Medical Emergency Management:  3 CEs

Medical Emergency Management

Credit hours/CE: 3

Sources/Editor/Author:
MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, Health Science Editor
Michelle Jameson, MA, Health Science Editor

Learning Objectives

  • Understand steps to prepare the dental office for a medical emergency.
  • Identify the most common dental office medical emergencies and protocols for management.
  • Review steps in administering CPR.
  • Know the office emergency plan.

Course Description:
This continuing education course is designed for all dental staff members to be a comprehensive review of basic medical emergency management protocols in the dental office in order to fulfill license renewal requirements. Many state dental boards require a course in medical emergency management and it is up to individual licensees to know their state board requirements.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.
PACKAGE: 10-VIDEO - OSHA Training for Staff

PACKAGE:  10-VIDEO | OSHA Training for Dental Staff | $15 per employee for 10 viewings & 10 certificates   

2 CE credit hours - VIDEO (1 hour viewing & online exam):

This one-hour dental OSHA training video is an OSHA.gov Alliance training and compliance tool. This video is for new employees within 10 days of hire, annual training for existing staff, staff who may need a refresher course, compliance officers, and the dentist. The 1-hour video is sent to you immediately by email with purchase. The online exam consists of 10 basic questions. The completion certificate is generated immediately and is sent to you by email for your records. We also send you Guidelines for Training Dental Staff at no additional cost.

MyDentalCE.com retains your records for 6 years. Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) nationally recognized provider #373218 in all 50 states, and the Dental Board of California (#5100).  
The 1-hour video is presented in 4 units:

  • Unit 1: General Safety Standards - OSHA Overview
  • Unit 2: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • Unit 3: Hazard Communication Standard
  • Unit 4: Information for the Dentist / Office Compliance Officer

PREVIEW (2 mins):

Call our friendly customer service hotline if you need any assistance or require a custom office order: (833) 238-5333.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.

 

 

 

PACKAGE: 3 OSHA Training Video & 3 HIPAA Review for Dental Staff & Guidelines for Training Document

3-OSHA training video viewings + 3-HIPAA review PDF courses & BONUS:  Guidelines to meet OSHA’s Employee Training Requirements For Dental Staff with practical compliance information for your office, training checklists, and forms for employee training documentation. And certificates of completion for each staff member.

The one-hour dental OSHA training video is co-produced by OSHA and the HIPAA review course is specifically written for dental staff. This package is designed for new employees within 10 days of hire, annual training for existing staff, and staff who may need a refresher course. Staff completion certificates are generated immediately and sent to you by email for your records. We are always available to offer assistance.

The 1-hour video is presented in 4 units:  CLICK FOR 2 min Preview

  • Unit 1: General Safety Standards - OSHA Overview
  • Unit 2: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • Unit 3: Hazard Communication Standard
  • Unit 4: Information for the Dentist / Office Compliance Officer

1 CE The HIPAA review course is suitable for all member of the professional dental staff--particularly new employees. 

The Guidelines for Training document has video links for topics like needle stick prevention, links to OSHA documents, and is packed with useful information to train staff with peace of mind about compliance.

We can customize your course choices too. Send us an email:  CEsupport@mydentalce.com or call (833) 238-5333.

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) nationally recognized provider #373218 all 50 states. Dental Board of California #5100 & Dental Board of Florida approved provider #50-19593

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.
California Dental Practice Act 2019:  2 CEs

California Dental Practice Act 2020 
Credit hours/CE: 2
Publication:  January 2018
Updated:  December 2020
Expiration:  December 2023

Sources/Editor/Author:
MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, Health Science Editor
Michelle Jameson, MA, Health Science Editor
Dental Board of California Approved Provider #5100

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you will:

  • Understand the role of the Dental Board of California.
  • Understand elements of licensure and license renewal.
  • Review the 2021 updates from the Dental Board of California.
  • Review supporting CDPA Compliance Guide

Course Description:
This course meets the Dental Board of California (DBC) standards for a comprehensive review of the California Dental Practice Act (CDPA). All licensed dental professionals are mandated by the California Code of Regulation 1600 to receive instruction before each license renewal period. The course covers basics about the governing board, statutory mandates about the scope of dental practice for auxiliaries, laws governing the prescription of drugs, mandatory reporting requirements for abuse, license renewal information, ethics and the law based on state and national associations’ interpretations for dental professionals. This course also includes the most recent December 2020 board updates and alerts from the Dental Board, including Board Recommendations for Pediatric Sedation. The CDPA course is suitable for all members of the dental team and can be purchased as part of a license renewal package which includes Infection Control OSHA Focus 2021.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.

PACKAGE : 13 CE California Dental Package | Includes Infection Control & CDPA

Created for Calif RDAs & RDHs who can take half of the 25 required CEs online. RP#5100. Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) nationally recognized provider #373218. Learning objectives are listed at the start of all courses.

Courses include:

  • Infection Control OSHA Focus | Updated 2020 (2 CEs - board mandated)
  • California Dental Practice Act  (2 CEs - board mandated)
  • Diabetes: An Interdisciplinary Approach in Dentistry (4 CEs)
  • Medical Emergency Management Review (3 CEs)
  • Tuberculosis: Clinical Overview in Dentistry (2 CEs)

IMPORTANT: you may only take 8 credit hours per day per the Dental Board of California per Title 16 Calif Code of Regulations Sections 1016 and 1017. You agree to hold MyDentalCE.com harmless and not liable should you exceed more than 8 CEs in 1-day.

We happily will substitute other courses. Just send us your request by email:  CEsupport@mydentalce.com

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.
Oral Pathology Review:  4 CEs

Oral Pathology Review

Credit hours/CE: 4

Sources/Editor/Author
MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, Health Science Editor
Michelle Jameson, MA, Health Science Editor

Learning Objectives

  • Remember major examples of oral pathology included in the course survey.
  • Recognize the major characteristics of the types of oral pathology as presented.
  • Understand major aspects of differential diagnosis (DDX).
  • Know major aspects of treatment, management, and prognosis.

Course Description:
This course is a refresher course of fairly common oral pathology conditions. A very strong background in clinical dental practice is assumed for this course. The course is most suitable for dentists and dental hygienists who want a good review with clinical case presentations with radiographs to support the text. However, the course would be a useful summary and review for all dental team members who want to familiarize themselves with oral pathology in clinical practice. This course is AGD CERP approved for four hours of continuing education credit, and fulfills credit hours toward license renewal. Individuals should check with their state licensing boards for exact requirements for dental license renewal.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.
Sexual Harassment Prevention for Staff:  1 CE

Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Dental Workplace (1 CE) for Non-supervisory staff

All California offices must train staff by Jan 1, 2021. Many other states too.
MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, MBA | Health Science Editor  *Click for Education & Credentials to administer Sexual Harassment courses under Calif Law.
Calif Dental Association Guidelines for Sexual Harassment Training 
Credit hours / CE: 1 
Sources:
National Center for Biotechnology Information (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
U.S. Department of Labor (dol.gov)
U.S. Equal Employment (eeoc.gov)
Calif Business Regulations

Learning Objectives

  • Identify behaviors that are unacceptable in the dental workplace.
  • Know best practices in prevention and reporting.
  • Understand prevention resources available.

This is a timely, new course about prevention sexual harassment in the workplace. The course offers dental staff a focused look at issues that can be identified, avoided, and prevented. In today's work environments, documentation of this type of training is necessary for staff / patient safety, risk management, and to set defined safe boundaries of behavior in the workplace.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file.

PACKAGE:  OSHA Core Compliance Bundle  |  5 CEs

MyDentalCE.com created this affordable package because our customers asked for these courses for OSHA training with more detailed information especially for staff responsible for compliance in the office.Calif RP #5100. Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) nationally recognized provider #373218.

Learning objectives are listed at the beginning of each course.

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Annual Review (2 CEs)
  • Infection Control OSHA Focus (2 CEs)
  • Hazard Communication Standard with new information       (1 CE)
  • OSHA Audit Compliance Checklist (no CEs)

10% off group orders. Call (833) 238-5333 for fast & friendly customer service or if you have any questions.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.

 

Infection Control in Dental Settings: Current CDC Guidelines with Office Checklist

Credit hours / CEs:  4

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the new CDC guidelines for infection control in dental settings.

Course Description
This course is based on the most current CDC update on Infection Control Guidelines in the Dental Setting issued in 2016.This version of Infection Control is required by Massachusetts. The course concentrates on practical clinical guidelines for personnel and patient safety. The easy-to-follow format also has "guidelines" after each section to summarize the key points of the preceding section. The course also includes an office checklist. This course is suitable for CE for clinically oriented dental professionals. Our Infection Control OSHA Focus is more suitable for annual OSHA training or for state boards that require a 2 CE course for license renewal.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.
OSHA Hazard Communication Training:  1 CE

OSHA Hazard Communication Training

Credit hours/CE: 1

Sources/Editor/Author:
MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, Health Science Editor
Michelle Jameson, MA, Health Science Editor

Learning Objectives

  • Describe an OSHA Hazard Communication Standard program in a dental office.
  • Understand basic categories of employee training with hazardous materials.
  • Read and interpret information on labels and on MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets).
  • Know measures employees can take to protect themselves from workplace hazards.

Course Description:
The Hazard Communication Standard changed in 2013. All dentists and staff are required to become trained in the new aspects of the Hazard Communication Standard which were implemented December 1, 2013. This course is updated for 2019 and includes a review of the new sections and pictograms. . Employers are required to take specific measures to inform employees about their rights under OSHA regulations and to provide training in handling hazardous materials encountered in the workplace. This course, which covers OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard, is designed to meet annual and new employee training needs for dental personnel.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.

 

 

PACKAGE: 10-pack of OSHA Training Video & HIPAA Review for Dental Staff & Guidelines for Training Document (3 CEs)

Dental staff training:  10-OSHA training video viewings + 10-HIPAA review PDF courses & BONUS:  Guidelines to meet OSHA’s Employee Training Requirements For Dental Staff with practical compliance information for your office, training checklists, and forms for employee training documentation. And certificates of completion for each staff member. 

The 1-hour dental OSHA training video is co-produced by OSHA and the HIPAA review course is specifically written for dental staff. This package is designed for new employees within 10 days of hire, annual training for existing staff, staff who may need a refresher course,  And for the in-office trainer. Staff completion certificates are generated immediately and sent to you by email for your records. We are always available to offer assistance.

The 1-hour video is presented in 4 units:

  • Unit 1: General Safety Standards - OSHA Overview
  • Unit 2: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • Unit 3: Hazard Communication Standard
  • Unit 4: Information for the Dentist / Office Compliance Officer

The HIPAA review course (PDF format) is  a strong introduction for compliance training for all member of the professional dental staff--particularly new employees. These courses are suitable for all members of the dental team.

The Guidelines for Training document has video links for topics like needle stick prevention, links to OSHA documents, and is packed with useful information to train staff with peace of mind about compliance.

We can customize your course choices too. Send us an email:  CEsupport@mydentalce.com or call (833) 238-5333.

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) nationally recognized provider #373218 all 50 states. Dental Board of California & Dental Board of Florida approved provider.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.

Radiation and Radiography Safety per FDA Guidelines

Credit hours/CE: 3

Sources/Editor/Author:
MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, Health Science Editor
Michelle Jameson, MA, Health Science Editor
FDA Current Guidelines

Learning Objectives

  • Review criteria for radiographic screening with regard to patient medical history, clinical presentation and risk assessment.
  • Know updated FDA recommendations for patient selection criteria in prescribing dental radiographs.
  • Understand basic radiography technique and rationale for clinical choices in types of dental radiography.
  • Know clinical methods to limit radiation exposure for operator and patient.

Course Description:
This course reviews ADA/FDA guidelines for radiation and radiography safety and includes recommendations for limiting exposure to radiation. FDA materials issued are in the public domain and dental professionals are encouraged to use this information as well in order to make better clinical choices for patient and operator safety.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.
Local Anesthetics Review: 2 CEs

Local Anesthetics Review

Credit hours/CE: 2

Sources/Editor/Author:
MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, Health Science Editor
Michelle Jameson, MA, Health Science Editor

Learning Objectives

  • Review and know the most commonly used local anesthetics in clinical dentistry.
  • Understand the criteria for anesthetic choice based on the procedure and the patient’s medical history.
  • Identify common anatomical landmarks used in the administration of a local anesthetic.
  • Review types of injections used for particular procedures and need for profound anesthesia.
  • Know the difference between infiltration and nerve block anesthetic applications.

Course Description:
This course is a comprehensive review of the most commonly used local anesthetics and their properties, an anatomy review of knowledge necessary for proper placement of local anesthetics and a review of commonly used injection types and their indications for use. This course is suitable for dentists and hygienists who are licensed by their state boards to administer local anesthesia and who require a continuing education course in local anesthetics for license renewal. This is an AGD CERP approved course in all 50 states.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.

Medical Error Prevention: Risk Management

Credit hours/CE: 2

Sources/Editor/Author:
MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, Health Science Editor
Michelle Jameson, MA, Health Science Editor

Learning Objectives

  • List nine safety goals for dental practice.
  • List proximal factors contributing to medical errors.
  • Know the responsibilities of dentists or dental healthcare staff when an adverse event or error occurs.

Course Description:
Medical errors leading to adverse events can occur in dentistry. Dental healthcare professionals have a responsibility to be aware of the risks of medical errors, to be proactive with strategies that prevent or minimize medical errors, to ensure the absolute safety of dental patients and minimize malpractice liability. This course reviews the most common medical errors likely to occur in the practice of dentistry and how to prevent those errors.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.
Nitrous Oxide Review OSHA Focus:  4 CEs

Nitrous Oxide Review OSHA Focus

Credit hours/CE: 4

Sources/Editor/Author:
MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, Health Science Editor
Michelle Jameson, MA, Health Science Editor

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify indications and contraindications for nitrous oxide use in clinical dentistry.
  • Evaluate patients’ suitability and best clinical practices for nitrous oxide sedation.
  • Implement nitrous oxide workplace monitoring and safety per OSHA guidelines.
  • Identify signs and symptoms of exposure.

Course Description:
Patient anxiety has always been a major issue in dental offices. This course reviews guidelines for nitrous oxide use by dental practitioners and staff by which to manage patient anxiety and pain. Nitrous oxide, (N2O), when administered properly, is safe, effective and increases patient satisfaction during some dental procedures. After discussing nitrous oxide’s chemical and physical properties, this course emphasizes best clinical practices which support absolute patient safety and assures that clinicians minimize nitrous oxide exposure to themselves in the workplace. OSHA sets forth specific guidelines for clinical and workplace safety which will be discussed in detail.

MyDentalCE.com accepts no commercial support for any of our courses. All sources/editors/authors for all MDC courses have signed conflict of interest declarations on file at MyDentalCE.com.
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