Nancy Dewhirst RDH presents "Dentistry in the Time of COVID-19"      


Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM 

ZOOM log on opens at 8 AM

Lecture is from 9 -11 AM

CDHA members free!

NOTE: current membership will be verified. 


CDHA and OCDHS are DBC approved CE Providersis a DBC approved CE provider.   

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Where: Online ZOOM CE

This is an online event.

Instructions will be emailed to registered attendees. You must log in to ZOOM via a link that will be emailes prior to the evnet. 

You must log in to earn CE. Random attendance checks will be made during the presentation.

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2 LIVE CE: Dentistry in the time of COVID-19

OCDHS brings this event to our professional community at NO CHARGE.

The uncertainty of the profession at this time is of great concern for all RDHAP and RDH. OCDHS leaders are here to offer encouragement to all. You need to stay abreast of the changes that are ahead. Nancy is a well respected speaker who is right here in OC.

SPEAKER: Nancy Dewhirst RDH, BS

 Ms. Dewhirst graduated from the University of Southern California, practiced dental hygiene for 20 years and is adjunct dental hygiene faculty at West Coast University. Ms. Dewhirst is consistently listed as one of the nation’s “Leaders in CE”, presents over 80 seminars a year, is featured at major U.S. and Canadian Dental Conferences, and is a member of the California Dental Association Speakers Bureau. She has had many articles published in dental peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to dental textbooks.

Webinar Series description: 

This webinar addresses the science of SARS CoV-2 and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), important considerations and strategies to manage the pandemic, and implications for future dental safety.                      The topics are presented in a 2-hour session with time for questions and answers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the pathology of SARS CoV-2
  • Identify best practices for providing dental care during the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Apply lessons learned from COVID-19 to future dental safety planning

 Webinar contents: 

  • Science of SARS-CoV-2: risks, symptoms, pathogenesis, transmission
  • COVID-19 IC strategies - 
    • Standard vs. Transmission-based precautions
    • Quarantine & isolation
    • Screening patients
    • Hand hygiene
    • Environmental asepsis
    • Respiratory hygiene & cough etiquette
    • PPE criteria, use and limitations
Reflection on improving dental safety preparedness

Resources: CDC, WHO, CDA, ADA, OSAP

Register Now! Learn from the comfort and safety of your home!

CDHA members free!

NOTE: Instructions to register and log in to the ZOOM website will be emailed after you register for  the event.  

 If you do not log in to the ZOOM website you will not earn CE Credit.

Attendance will be monitored via the ZOOM handraise tool.

If you have technical ZOOM questions you may contact Tiffany Mosqueda RDHAP, OCDHS President   949/209-7383 

Thank you for your attention. If you have any questions about the event  please contact me directly.   
Leslie Howard DeCamp RDH
OCDHS VP Education               949-338-4516