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Pre-Conference Workshop

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Held on May 31, our Pre-Conference Workshop helped participants collect the tools they need to address infection control and prevention challenges in their work environment. 

The on-demand recordings of the workshop can be added to your full conference registration or purchased as a standalone. For more details on what's included, check out the format & features

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Below is the content included in the on-demand recordings of the Pre-Conference Workshop. 

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Pre-Conference Workshop Content

Introduction to Patient Safety

Christine LaMarre, DDS

Educational Funding Provided By: Patterson Dental

If Saliva Were Red Exercise

Karen K. Daw, MBA, CECM, CDIPC

Educational Funding Provided By: Dentsply Sirona

Sterilization & Disinfection of Patient Care Instruments: What’s Wrong with This Picture? 

Sylvia Garcia-Houchins, MBA, RN, CIC

Educational Funding Provided By: Midmark

There's Something About the Way You Glo!

Karen Gregory, RN, CDIPC, and Michele L. Lash, RDH, BA

Educational Funding Provided By: Air Techniques

Crashing the Biofilm Party: Dental Unit Waterlines

Amanda Hill, RDH, and Shannon Mills, DDS 

Educational Funding Provided By: ProEdge Dental Water Labs

Surveillance & Breaches in Infection Control in Dentistry: State and Local Health Authority Perspective 

Patty Montgomery, MPH, RN, CIC

Educational Funding Provided By: Benco


Target Audience

Developed for participants new to dental infection prevention and safety who are seeking an introductory understanding or for those who want to build on, apply, or enhance existing knowledge using content in practical applications to master concepts. This workshop is appropriate for those early in their career, making a career shift, or who want a refresher. This may include:

  • Clinicians (dentists, hygienists, assistants)
  • Community Health Center (CHC) personnel responsible for infection control
  • Compliance Officers
  • Dental Clinic Infection Prevention Leads
  • FQHC/Public Health personnel responsible for infection control
  • IHS/Tribal Health Organization/Tribal Urban Clinic personnel responsible for infection control
  • Infection Prevention & Control Coordinators
  • Institutional Environmental Health Consultants
  • Quality and Risk Management Professionals