April 24, 2020 at 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
|Provider||New York State AGD Learning Center|
|Speaker||Dr. Gwen Cohen-Brown|
NYS Mandatory Infection Control Course. **This is the required mandated infection control and best practices lecture, COVID-19 will not be discussed since guidelines have not been established**.
The New York AGD Learning Center Presents
"Infection Control Webinar"
Date: Friday, April 24, 2020
Course 8:30am to 12:30pm
AGD Course Code: 148 NYSDA Course Code: 166
Presentation by: Gwen Cohen Brown, DDS
Dr. Gwen Cohen Brown is a Full Professor in the Dental Hygiene Department, at NYCCT, a licensed Dentist in NYS and a Fellow in the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Dr. Brown has published and lectured extensively on HIV/AIDS, Common Oral Lesions, Infection Control, and Oral Cancer.
Dr. Brown is the Oral Health Community Expert for WebMD and faculty at the NY/NJ AETC. She is a member of the Dental Standards of Care Committee charged with writing current HIV Clinical Guidelines Program for the NYSDOH/AIDS Institute. Dr. Brown authored the current Monograph on Oral Lesions in HIV Seropositive Patients for the AIDS Institute and NYSDOH/NYSDOC. Her book, co-authored with Dr. Aida Egues, The Oral Systemic Connection A Collaborative, Interdisciplinary Clinical Companion for the Healthcare Provider will be published in June 2020 by Kendall Hunt.
Recommended for: D, H, A, S, E, N, M
Infection Control and PEP
Course Goals and Objectives:
NYS law requires that all healthcare professionals including dentists and hygienists receive training in infection control and barrier precautions every four years.This course fulfills the mandatory infection control course for oral healthcare providers required for re-licensure in New York State. It will also review PEP, PPE, managing occupational exposures, and the bloodborne pathogen standard.
• the risks for transmission of Bloodborne pathogens in a dental setting
• methods of reducing risk
• principles of managing occupational exposures in the dental setting
• a review of CDC/OSHA/PEP guidelines
The certificate is valid for a period of Four (4) years from the above date of course completion and may be used for NYS professional relicensure requirements verification. Be sure to maintain this document in your professional file.
Identification Number IC149 approval valid through 03/31/2022
New York AGD is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 01/01/2019 to 12/31/2020. Provider ID # 219318