WHMIS Program: A Guide for Dental Practices (AM) & Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry - A New Standard (PM)
Seminar 1 (AM): WHMIS Program: A Guide for Dental Practices
WHMIS has changed, and your dental practice is required to comply. Many dental practices are not ready for a potential Ministry of Labour inspection. This lecture will review the changes and provide your dental practice with the necessary information to comply with the new requirements.
By the end of this session, participants will learn:
- The basics of WHMIS
- What has changed?
- How to comply with the new WHMIS legislation
Seminar 2 (PM): Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry - A New Standard
Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) is a hot topic in dental offices. The Royal College has a new Standard of Practice, Infection Prevention and Control in the Dental Office, which was revised to align with all public health requirements. This session will review the background behind the new Standard and give you and your staff the resources and tools needed to efficiently and easily implement IPAC best practices into your dental practice.
By the end of this session, participants will learn:
- An understanding of the College’s Standard of Practice, Infection Prevention and Control in the Dental Office
- Disinfection, sterilization, re-processing and documentation
- How to implement IPAC best practices into the dental practice
- Registration and Breakfast: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
- Seminar 1 (AM) Duration: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
- Lunch: 12:00 PM – 1:00PM
- Seminar 2 (PM) Duration : 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
This full day event qualifies for 6 CE points, Category 1 (Core)
- ODA Dentists
- ODA Dental Staff
- ODA Dentist Fee: $150.00 (plus HST)
- ODA Dental Staff Fee: $150.00 (plus HST)
Note: Registration is online only - NO ONSITE REGISTRATION ACCEPTED FOR THIS EVENT
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Speaker Bio (AM):
Neil McDermott is an occupational hygienist and regional consultant at Public Services Health and Safety Association. He has 15 years’ experience as a health and safety professional, specializing in safety and industrial hygiene. Mr. McDermott has earned an honour’s bachelor of science degree in biology from Queen’s University and has also completed an applied master of science degree in occupational health sciences through McGill University. Rounding off his experience and education, he is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) and a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).
Speaker Bio (PM):
Dr. Chris Swayze graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Western Ontario in 1993. He subsequently obtained his MBA for Science and Technology from Queen’s University in 2000. Dr. Swayze joined the staff of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) in 2002 and held numerous positions. Most recently, Dr. Swayze was the Manager, Report, in the Professional Conduct and Regulatory Affairs Department. In his role as Manager, he was responsible for overseeing a team of dentists who investigated dentists with respect to allegations of professional misconduct, including infection prevention and control investigations. Dr. Swayze was a member of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s (MOHLTC) Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Knowledge Translation and Exchange Working Group, the Working Group revising the College’s IPAC Standard, and he worked collaboratively with Public Health Ontario (PHO) and the MOHLTC on IPAC issues related to dentistry. Dr. Swayze was also the contact person at the College for the 35 Public Health Units (PHU) with respect to IPAC investigations in dental offices. He is currently a member of the Canadian Association of Medical Device Reprocessing (CAMDR) and the CSA Group Technical Committee on Medical Device Reprocessing. Dr. Swayze has presented extensively on infection prevention and control and has been the keynote speaker at several events. Dr. Swayze continues to be involved in IPAC education and understands the regulatory and Ministry requirements for dentists.
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