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1318 Influenza Facts and the Healthcare Worker (AGD 148)

1318 Influenza Facts and the Healthcare Worker (AGD 148)

1318 Influenza Facts and the Healthcare Worker (AGD 148)

Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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Launch date: 15 Aug 2016

Expiry Date: 31 May 2018

Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

Reference: 164778

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Dental healthcare workers will undoubtedly be exposed to seasonal strains of influenza. Every dental team member must take necessary precautions to avoid illness, maintain a safe office environment for both the dental team and its patients, and keep current on new strains of influenza and other respiratory illnesses. Dental offices should implement a program for screening patients for aerosol transmitted diseases (ATD). Understanding the risks and how to deal with them can avoid panic, illness and even death.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
understand influenza epidemics and pandemics.
Objective 2:
know how influenza is transmitted.
Objective 3:
recognize signs and symptoms of influenza.
Objective 4:
take appropriate precautions against influenza exposure and transmission.
Objective 5:
screen patients for influenza and other transmissible respiratory infections.
Objective 6:
be aware of vaccinations and antiviral medications.
Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA

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Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Education at Indiana University Purdue University, Fort Wayne. A DANB Certified Dental Assistant since 1985, she worked in private practice over twelve years before beginning her teaching career in the Dental Assisting Program at IPFW. She is very active in her local and Indiana state dental assisting organizations. Prof. Leeuw’s educational back- ground includes dental assisting - both clinical and office management, and she received her Master’s de- gree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision. She is also the Continuing Education Coordinator for the American Dental Assistants Association.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 0.25 Hours -
    Reference number: AGD 148

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