Infection Control, Radiographic Oddities & Forensic Dentistry

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  • 8 CEUs
  • Presenter:

    Kenneth R. Tilashalski   D.M.D.

  • Date + Time:

    Saturday, January 25, 2020   8:30am - 5:00pm

  • Location:

    Cleveland Airport Marriott

    Meeting Room: Ballroom I + II

    4277 W. 150th Street

    Cleveland, OH   44135


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  • Tuition:

    Dentists: $285.00

    RDH/Auxiliaries: $185.00

    RDH or Aux. in attendance with Dentist: $145.00

    Add $10/registrant if after: Friday, January 17, 2020

  • Parking:

    Complimentary. Use hotel lots.

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Course Description

Infection Control: How to Protect Ourselves, Our Patients & Our Families
Infection control is the forefront of any dental practice. This course will emphasize the ways diseases are spread and how to prevent transmission of infectious pathogens. The latest recommendations from the CDC, OSHA, and the ADA will be presented. The concepts covered are immediately applicable to keep our patients, ourselves, and our families safe from infectious diseases.

  1. Introduction: How to prevent disease transmission
  2. Disease Transmission
    1. Chain of infection
    2. Herd Immunity
    3. Vaccinations: successes, requirements, recommendations, and concerns
  3. Standard Precautions
    1. Bloodborne pathogens
    2. PPE
    3. Hand hygiene
    4. Surface disinfection
  4. Antibiotic Resistance
    1. Prescribing practices
    2. Food safety
  5. Emerging Infectious Diseases in the News

Radiographic Oddities & Forensic Dentistry
Radiopaque bony lesions can be difficult to distinguish and it is vital to recognize the conditions that require intervention from those that require no treatment. Numerous clinical examples will highlight these important lesions with focus on the distinction of reactive and developmental from neoplastic. Dental professionals can be asked to provide an important component in identifying accident and crime victims. The process of the identification of human remains will feature real crime stories.

  1. Radiopaque Lesions
    1. Developmental
    2. Reactive
    3. Neoplastic
  2. Forensic Odontology
    1. Uses of odontology in forensics
    2. Methods to identify remains
    3. Dental identification process
    4. Examples of cases

Dr. T’s sessions will include a lecture format to present the subject information incorporating numerous clinical examples to highlight the material. Personal anecdotes, lessons learned, and audience participation will accentuate key points. The interactive approach will include opportunities to ask questions, share information, and have further discussions throughout the day."

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What People Are Saying
  • "This was an absolutely fantastic CE. And you’re funny, which made it so enjoyable. Love your thoroughness and willingness to take questions."
    - J.G., RDH (Portland, ME)

  • "Helpful w/ differentials and how to prescribe Rx. Very informative."
    - A.F., DDS (San Diego, CA)

  • "Excellent presentation of material, interesting, informative + fun!"
    - R.M., RDH (Austin, TX)

  • "Excellent course, excellent instructor."
    - C.F., DDS (Raleigh, NC)

Course Objectives

At the completion of this course the participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the components of Universal and Standard Precautions
  2. Identify modes of disease transmission and the components of the chain of infection
  3. Understand the concept of herd immunity
  4. Apply vaccination requirements and recommendations
  5. Identify diseases of concern to dental health care workers
  6. Apply strategies to reduce disease transmission
  7. Recognize emerging infectious diseases
  8. Recognize developmental and reactive radiopaque lesions
  9. Differentiate radiopaque neoplastic processes
  10. Understand the methods of human identification
  11. Apply the dental identification process

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