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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 Prevention for Dental Health Care Providers: Three Hour Training Course


Dr. Kathy A. Banks is a graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She completed the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency Program, and then completed her Post Graduate Residency Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the UMDNJ, now Rutger’s Dental School. Dr. Bank’s is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Anesthesiology and the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. She is an attending oral and maxillofacial Surgeon at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, New Jersey and holds a volunteer faculty teaching position at Rutgers Dental School. She is a fellow of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Banks is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in private practice in Barnegat, New Jersey.

Cost: $55.00

Credit: 3.0

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The purpose and content of this three hour online course is to instruct Dental Health Care Providers (DHCP) on the current recommended and required infection prevention measures that are expected in all dental health care settings. All aspects of infection control in the dental office setting will be addressed, with one hour of the lecture devoted to emphasis on the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen standard. The target audience includes dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, students and trainees, and other persons not directly involved in patient care but who may potentially be exposed to infectious agents in the dental office. Where applicable, recommendations of the American dental Association (ADA), The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), as well as regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and New Jersey state regulations will be reviewed.

THIS EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY has also been prepared to assist Certified Dental Assistants in fulfilling your three (3) hour infection control training requirement for renewal of your DANB certification. At the end of this educational video presentation you will be required to complete and submit, online, a multiple choice test to receive three (3.0) hours of credit. Upon successful completion of the test , and completion of the online CE post activity evaluation form, you will be able to print a certificate awarding you three (3.0) hours of credit for the course.

Overall Learning Objectives:

The Objectives of this three hour lecture is that the course attendee/DHCP will be able to:

1. Understand the current standard of care, recommendations and regulations regarding infection prevention in the dental health care setting
2. Develop (or improve upon) an effective and acceptable infection control plan which includes emphasis on the OSHA bloodborne pathogens standard.
3. Institute an effective and acceptable infection, prevention, control, and safety plan.

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.


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 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.

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

Meridian Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

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