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HIPAA, OSHA, and Infection Control Made Easy for Dentistry

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Friday, April 5, 2024 | 8 AM EST

Cost:
$55 Advantage customers
$65 Non-Advantage customers

CE Credits: 5 Lecture (Prerequisite: None)

Cancellation Policy: 48 hours prior to event

AGD Subject Code: 550

Questions: Please contact 648.customerservice@pattersondental.com or call 800.728.9808 ext. 1

Course Descriptions

OSHA and Infection Control Made Easy for Dentistry

OSHA requires an annual retraining session for all employees.  This course will help fulfill these requirements and will update participants on the latest from OSHA, including the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for Hazard Communication and the Bloodborne Disease Pathogens Standard. In addition, the course will cover the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Infection Control Guidelines for Dentistry and will review best practices for infection control. 

Other topics covered include Subparts of the OSH Act that apply to dentistry including:

  • Means of egress
  • Ionizing radiation
  • Electrical safety
  • Fire safety and first aid
  • Hazardous materials
  • Ventilation
  • Recordkeeping

Information will also be provided on how to react to an OSHA inspection of your office and how to assign tasks to key staff members so that they can assist you in achieving compliance. 

Course Objectives:

  • Understand safety regulations in the dental office
  • Know the OSHA regulations that affect a dental facility
  • Be familiar with all infection control regulations and guidelines for dentistry
  • Know the most current CDC guidelines for infection control
  • Be prepared for an OSHA inspection in your dental facility 
  • Know your rights under OSHA law and how to respond to a citation

Each participant will receive:

  • OSHA Workbook
  • Detailed OSHA Compliance Audit Checklist
  • Detailed Infection Control Compliance Audit Checklist

HIPAA Compliance Made Easy for Dentistry

This course is for all members of the dental team and is designed to educate participants on the requirements for HIPAA compliance in their facilities. HIPAA regulations require training for all employees in the areas of privacy, security, breach notification, patient rights, the inspection process, and expectations of the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights, which enforces this law. In addition, attendees will learn about the use of consent forms, authorization forms, and business associate agreements. 

Course objectives:

  • Define Protected Health Information (PHI) and how to safeguard it
  • Review components of the Privacy Standard
  • Know responsibilities under the Security Standard
  • Review the assignment of responsibilities
  • Understand required forms and documentation
  • Understand how to conduct a risk assessment
  • Review business associate responsibilities
  • Know required hardware/software components
  • Understand security risks and how to mitigate them
  • Define a security breach and know when/how it must be reported
  • Be aware of steps to take in the event of a HIPAA inspection
  • Understand your options if you receive a HIPAA citation and fine

In addition, attendees will learn about the use of consent forms, authorization forms, and business associate agreements.

Each participant will receive:

  • HIPAA Compliance Workbook
  • Detailed HIPAA Compliance Audit Checklist

SPEAKER: Karson L. Carpenter, DDS

Karson L. Carpenter serves as President of Compliance Training Partners. He is an OSHA authorized trainer who has for over 25 years designed educational programs to bring dental facilities into compliance with the governmental regulations that affect them in the areas of OSHA, HIPAA, and infection control. His experience includes guiding numerous clients across the United States through OSHA and HIPAA inspections as well as the critical post-inspection process.

Pain Management: The Responsibilities and Requirements of Prescribing Schedule II Opioids

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024 | 7 PM EST

Cost:
$55 Advantage customers
$65 Non-Advantage customers

CE Credits: 3 Lecture (Prerequisite: None)

Cancellation Policy: 48 hours prior to event

AGD Subject Code: 550

Questions: Please contact 648.customerservice@pattersondental.com or call 800.728.9808 ext. 1

Course Descriptions

This course is designed to educate dentists and dental hygienists on current principles and techniques for the management of pain and the prevention of opioid abuse. Topics and learning objectives include:

  • Definition of pain
  • Types of pain
  • Physiology of pain 
  • Oral facial pain disorders
  • Drugs used to manage pain
  • Prescribing strategies to reduce addiction potential
  • Pain management techniques
    • Local anesthetics
    • Trigger point injections
    • Oral appliances
    • Non-traditional techniques 
  • Opioid awareness, the opioid crisis and addiction
  • Characteristics of individuals with addiction issues
  • Stages of substance abuse and typical behaviors
  • Dental management strategies for addicted patients
  • Post-operative pain strategies
  • Regulatory requirements for prescribers
  • Tools to control fear and anxiety
  • Ergonomics and pain prevention for the dental team
  • New products to manage pain and sensitivity

Course Objectives include:

  • Practices for Pain Management in Dentistry
  • Regulatory Requirements for Prescribers and Dispensers
  • Dental Office Procedures for Managing Vulnerable or Substance Use Disorder Patients

SPEAKER: Karson L. Carpenter, DDS

Dr. Karson L. Carpenter is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He is a practicing general dentist who serves as President of Compliance Training Partners. For over 25 years, he has designed practical continuing education programs to help bring dental professionals into compliance with the regulations that affect them.

Implicit Bias in Health Care

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Wednesday, Sept 11, 2024 | 8 AM EST

Cost:
$55 Advantage customers
$65 Non-Advantage customers

CE Credits: 5 Lecture (Prerequisite: None)

Cancellation Policy: 48 hours prior to event

AGD Subject Code: 550

Questions: Please contact 648.customerservice@pattersondental.com or call 800.728.9808 ext. 1

Course Descriptions

This training focuses on the effects of implicit bias and offers solutions to reduce the risk of implicit bias in health care offices.

Through lecture and discussion, this training will teach trainees:

  • The definition and history of implicit bias
  • The effects of implicit bias on health care
  • How to recognize implicit bias
  • Controversies around implicit bias
  • Strategies to reduce implicit bias in health care offices

SPEAKER: Elysse Freshour BS, RDH

Elysse Freshour currently serves as Educational Coordinator for Compliance Training Partners. She has worked in the dental industry for over 15 years as a dental assistant, hygienist, and as an adjunct clinical dental hygiene instructor at both Ferris State University and Oakland Community College. Elysse completed her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene degrees at Ferris State University.

HIPAA, OSHA, and Infection Control Made Easy for Dentistry

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Friday, Oct 25, 2024 | 10:00 AM EST

Cost:
$55 Advantage customers
$65 Non-Advantage customers

CE Credits: 5 Lecture (Prerequisite: None)

Cancellation Policy: 48 hours prior to event

AGD Subject Code: 550

Questions: Please contact 648.customerservice@pattersondental.com or call 800.728.9808 ext. 1

Course Descriptions

OSHA and Infection Control Made Easy for Dentistry

OSHA requires an annual retraining session for all employees.  This course will help fulfill these requirements and will update participants on the latest from OSHA, including the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for Hazard Communication and the Bloodborne Disease Pathogens Standard. In addition, the course will cover the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Infection Control Guidelines for Dentistry and will review best practices for infection control. 

Other topics covered include Subparts of the OSH Act that apply to dentistry including:

  • Means of egress
  • Ionizing radiation
  • Electrical safety
  • Fire safety and first aid
  • Hazardous materials
  • Ventilation
  • Recordkeeping

Information will also be provided on how to react to an OSHA inspection of your office and how to assign tasks to key staff members so that they can assist you in achieving compliance. 

Course Objectives:

  • Understand safety regulations in the dental office
  • Know the OSHA regulations that affect a dental facility
  • Be familiar with all infection control regulations and guidelines for dentistry
  • Know the most current CDC guidelines for infection control
  • Be prepared for an OSHA inspection in your dental facility 
  • Know your rights under OSHA law and how to respond to a citation

Each participant will receive:

  • OSHA Workbook
  • Detailed OSHA Compliance Audit Checklist
  • Detailed Infection Control Compliance Audit Checklist

HIPAA Compliance Made Easy for Dentistry

This course is for all members of the dental team and is designed to educate participants on the requirements for HIPAA compliance in their facilities. HIPAA regulations require training for all employees in the areas of privacy, security, breach notification, patient rights, the inspection process, and expectations of the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights, which enforces this law. In addition, attendees will learn about the use of consent forms, authorization forms, and business associate agreements. 

Course objectives:

  • Define Protected Health Information (PHI) and how to safeguard it
  • Review components of the Privacy Standard
  • Know responsibilities under the Security Standard
  • Review the assignment of responsibilities
  • Understand required forms and documentation
  • Understand how to conduct a risk assessment
  • Review business associate responsibilities
  • Know required hardware/software components
  • Understand security risks and how to mitigate them
  • Define a security breach and know when/how it must be reported
  • Be aware of steps to take in the event of a HIPAA inspection
  • Understand your options if you receive a HIPAA citation and fine

In addition, attendees will learn about the use of consent forms, authorization forms, and business associate agreements.

Each participant will receive:

  • HIPAA Compliance Workbook
  • Detailed HIPAA Compliance Audit Checklist

SPEAKER: Karson L. Carpenter, DDS

Karson L. Carpenter serves as President of Compliance Training Partners. He is an OSHA authorized trainer who has for over 25 years designed educational programs to bring dental facilities into compliance with the governmental regulations that affect them in the areas of OSHA, HIPAA, and infection control. His experience includes guiding numerous clients across the United States through OSHA and HIPAA inspections as well as the critical post-inspection process.

HIPAA, OSHA, and Infection Control Made Easy for Dentistry

Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds

Friday, Dec 6, 2024 | 10:00 AM EST

Cost:
$55 Advantage customers
$65 Non-Advantage customers

CE Credits: 5 Lecture (Prerequisite: None)

Cancellation Policy: 48 hours prior to event

AGD Subject Code: 550

Questions: Please contact 648.customerservice@pattersondental.com or call 800.728.9808 ext. 1

Course Descriptions

OSHA and Infection Control Made Easy for Dentistry

OSHA requires an annual retraining session for all employees.  This course will help fulfill these requirements and will update participants on the latest from OSHA, including the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for Hazard Communication and the Bloodborne Disease Pathogens Standard. In addition, the course will cover the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Infection Control Guidelines for Dentistry and will review best practices for infection control. 

Other topics covered include Subparts of the OSH Act that apply to dentistry including:

  • Means of egress
  • Ionizing radiation
  • Electrical safety
  • Fire safety and first aid
  • Hazardous materials
  • Ventilation
  • Recordkeeping

Information will also be provided on how to react to an OSHA inspection of your office and how to assign tasks to key staff members so that they can assist you in achieving compliance. 

Course Objectives:

  • Understand safety regulations in the dental office
  • Know the OSHA regulations that affect a dental facility
  • Be familiar with all infection control regulations and guidelines for dentistry
  • Know the most current CDC guidelines for infection control
  • Be prepared for an OSHA inspection in your dental facility 
  • Know your rights under OSHA law and how to respond to a citation

Each participant will receive:

  • OSHA Workbook
  • Detailed OSHA Compliance Audit Checklist
  • Detailed Infection Control Compliance Audit Checklist

HIPAA Compliance Made Easy for Dentistry

This course is for all members of the dental team and is designed to educate participants on the requirements for HIPAA compliance in their facilities. HIPAA regulations require training for all employees in the areas of privacy, security, breach notification, patient rights, the inspection process, and expectations of the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights, which enforces this law. In addition, attendees will learn about the use of consent forms, authorization forms, and business associate agreements. 

Course objectives:

  • Define Protected Health Information (PHI) and how to safeguard it
  • Review components of the Privacy Standard
  • Know responsibilities under the Security Standard
  • Review the assignment of responsibilities
  • Understand required forms and documentation
  • Understand how to conduct a risk assessment
  • Review business associate responsibilities
  • Know required hardware/software components
  • Understand security risks and how to mitigate them
  • Define a security breach and know when/how it must be reported
  • Be aware of steps to take in the event of a HIPAA inspection
  • Understand your options if you receive a HIPAA citation and fine

In addition, attendees will learn about the use of consent forms, authorization forms, and business associate agreements.

Each participant will receive:

  • HIPAA Compliance Workbook
  • Detailed HIPAA Compliance Audit Checklist

SPEAKER: Karson L. Carpenter, DDS

Karson L. Carpenter serves as President of Compliance Training Partners. He is an OSHA authorized trainer who has for over 25 years designed educational programs to bring dental facilities into compliance with the governmental regulations that affect them in the areas of OSHA, HIPAA, and infection control. His experience includes guiding numerous clients across the United States through OSHA and HIPAA inspections as well as the critical post-inspection process.

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