2023 Catalog: General Courses
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DE0741: IHS Monthly CDE Webinar: Proper Management of Hazardous Waste and Dental Unit Waterlines [Live Webinar]
This is the last of a five-part series on improving and raising awareness of dental infection control issues in IHS, tribal and urban dental programs.
This webinar will cover OSHA's standards for Hazardous Waste management and a dental clinic's responsibility. This webinar will focus on the most common Hazardous Waste found in dental clinics. EPA's standards on drinking water will be reviewed and proper dental unit water maintenance and monitoring will be covered.
Upon completion of this training/course, participants should be able to:
1. Explain what it takes to manage hazardous waste in the dental setting
2. Identify when sterile water or saline is used during dental procedures
3. Understand why it is important to monitor dental unit waterlines and what to do when water tests return positive.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an accredited sponsor of continuing education under the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP). 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 IHS at IHS CDE Coordinator or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at CCEPR.ada.org
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.