Special Webinar for Dental Hygiene and Assisting faculties
We are honoured to have Dr. Mark Schweizer, DDS, MPH at StudentRDH presenting on Infection Control and Prevention in Dental Practice in the Era of COVID-19.
What will you learn at the webinar?
The presentation will begin by reviewing the basics of an Infection Prevention Program as well as CDC and OSHA Guidelines. The focus of this presentation will highlight dental care and infection prevention in the era of COVID-19. Areas addressed will include COVID-19 basics of transmission, diagnosis, and testing.
Criteria for patients and staff returning to work as well as guidelines for patient treatment will be conveyed. Finally, the presentation includes a comprehensive review of the use of proper personal protective equipment (PPE) recommended to decrease the transmission of infectious diseases specifically COVID-19.
Dr. Schweizer will share his personal experience in developing and implementing infection prevention protocols in both private and public health care settings. He will also answer any questions you may have.
- When? September 23rd at 5pm EST / 4pm CST / 2pm PST
- Where? Online. This is a live webinar. Once you sign up, you will receive an email with a link to join.
- 2 CEUs
To sign up for the webinar, please fill out the form below (it’s FREE)
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Dr. Mark Schweizer is an Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Director of Infection Prevention Programs. Dr. Schweizer’s other roles include Program Director of the largest student-run HIV Oral Health Program in the United States and obtains more than two million dollars in annual funding to support this unique education and care programs. Dr. Schweizer is the Dental Director for the Southeast AIDS Education Program that provides HIV and oral health, infectious disease, and prevention programs to health professionals across seven states. Dr. Schweizer received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland and a Master’s in Public Health from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Schweizer lives his life by the Golden Rule “Treat others how you want to be treated”