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Jersey Shore University Medical Center Online CE Courses


Jersey Shore University Medical Center Meridian Health
Department of Continuing Education—Online CE


Course Title: INFECTION CONTROL UPDATE AND COVID-19: RE-OPENING YOUR DENTAL PRACTICE


John A. Molinari, PhD

Dr. John Molinari earned a PhD in Microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh and subsequently worked as a faculty member in the School of Dental Medicine. He is currently Professor Emeritus at the University of Detroit Mercy, where he served for 32 years in the School of Dentistry as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Director of Infection Control. Later, he was Infection Control Director for DENTAL ADVISOR where he was involved in research on newly developed infection prevention technologies and products. He has published over 500 scientific articles, text chapters, and abstracts in the areas of microbiology and immunology, and lectures nationally and internationally on topics dealing with infectious diseases and infection control. He has also been a consultant for the CDC, ADA, and regional hospitals.

Cost: No fee


Credit: 1.0

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Description
THIS EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY will address infection control in the current COVID-19 pandemic and how it has caused a review of PPE and other personal protective equipment that we have used in dental settings. Current and emerging information pertaining to suggested PPE and air quality modifications also will be considered, in light of recent findings and publications from CDC, NIOSH, and OSHA.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

1. describe current science-based information pertaining to COVID-19
2. understand the most recent updates for CDC recommendations and OSHA requirements for infection control in dentistry
3. discuss governmental infection prevention modifications necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic

Method of Participation:

This internet enduring presentation is an educational video presentation sponsored by the Jersey Shore University Medical Center Department of Dentistry, Department of Continuing Dental Education, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Meridian Health. In order to receive credit, participants must complete the entire educational activity and complete a multiple choice test at the end of the video presentation. Participants must also complete the online post-activity course evaluation form to receive credit.

Accreditation

ADA CERP approval from 11-1-2018 to 12-31-2022. 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

AGD PACE approval from 11-1-2018 to 12-31-2022. Approved PACE program Provider FAGD/MAGD Credit Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.

Hackensack Meridian Health MH is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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