PD-5 Respiratory Hygiene Post COVID-19

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CE Hours: 1.0

Description: Wearing proper personal protective equipment has always been a requirement of OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. The SARS-CoV-19 abruptly spotlighted the increased need for respiratory hygiene protection in dental settings. This fast-paced session covers post-COVID respiratory protection considerations and requirements for dental professionals. In addition to a Question/Answer session, participants are encouraged to bring a respirator mask for a user-seal check demonstration.

  • Review health hazards of airborne-transmitted diseases and current trends in respiratory hygiene technology.
  • Compare current OSHA and CDC respiratory hygiene requirements and guidelines.
  • Outline OSHA requirements for a Respiratory Protection Plan and fit testing for respirator masks.


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9 Questions
CE Test
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
1.00 CE credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 CE credit  |  Certificate available

Linda Harvey, R.D.H., M.S., H.R.M

Linda Harvey, RDH, MS, HRM teaches dentists and teams how to effectively integrate regulatory compliance into their practices, in order to protect their patients, practices and themselves from fines, fees or other mishaps. Linda presents, writes, and consults in the areas of risk management, patient safety, and regulatory compliance including HIPAA, HITECH and identity theft. Her unparalleled achievements include healthcare risk management and workers compensation experience, Distinguished Fellow, American Society of Healthcare Risk Management and a ten-year history of providing custom remediation courses to fulfill disciplinary sanctions. As an active member of National Speakers Association, Linda presents content rich courses sprinkled with real-life stories of mishaps and errors along with many practical, easy-to-implement solutions. Attendees can expect to take away cost-saving tips and strategies based upon Linda’s real-world experience having worked with clients who have undergone audits such as OSHA, infection control, and HIPAA.

Linda Harvey, R.D.H., M.S., H.R.M

I declare that I have no proprietary, financial, or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any product, service, course, and/or company, or in any firm beneficially associated therewith, that will be discussed or considered during the proposed presentation