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FREE CE: Dental Handpieces: Reprocessing and Reuse, Got Contaminant?
You will receive 2 credit(s) of continuing education credit upon successful completion of this course.

Sterilizing dental handpieces seems like a no-brainer.  Yet studies have shown that sterilization of handpieces may not be as easy as one would think.  A seemingly sterilized handpiece could pass contaminant from one patient to the next if you are not sterilizing motors attached to air and water lines.  Are your patients at risk?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and handpiece manufacturers provide instruction for keeping your patients safe.  This course will provide direction in the proper sterilization of dental handpieces.

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Kathy Eklund, Director of Occupational Health and Safety

Ms. Eklund is the Director of Occupational Health and Safety, and the Forsyth Research Subject and Patient Safety Advocate at the Forsyth Institute. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Adjunct Faculty at the Mount Ida College, School of Dental Hygiene, where she teaches senior level courses in Oral Health Research Methods and Evidence-Based Decision Making. Ms. Eklund serves as faculty for the...

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DentsplySironaIMV Publishing is an ADA CERP recognized provider. This valuable member service is underwritten by a generous unrestricted grant from: Dentsply Sirona Preventive.

Release date: January 9, 2019
Review date: April 24, 2020
Expiration date: May 5, 2022
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