This course is divided into two parts. The first part will review OSHA and Infection Control and the second part will review HIPAA Compliance.
PART 1: OSHA & Infection Control Made Easy for Dentistry
OSHA requires an annual retraining session for all employees. This course will help fulfill these requirements and will update participants on the latest from OSHA, including the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for Hazard Communication and the Bloodborne Disease Pathogens Standard. In addition, the course will cover the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Infection Control Guidelines for Dentistry and will review best practices for infection control during the COVID-19 pandemic period.
Other topics covered include Subparts of the OSH Act that apply to dentistry including:
- Means of egress
- Ionizing radiation
- Electrical safety
- Fire safety and first aid
- Hazardous materials
Information will also be provided on how to react to an OSHA inspection of your office and how to assign tasks to key staff members so that they can assist you in achieving compliance.
PART 2: HIPAA Compliance Made Easy for Dentistry
This course is for all members of the dental team and is designed to educate participants on the requirements for HIPAA compliance in their facilities. Included will be the following:
- Review components of the Privacy Standard
- Review responsibilities under the Security Standard
- Define Protected Health Information (PHI) and how to safeguard it
- Understand required hardware/software components
- Review the assignment of responsibilities
- Understand required forms and documentation
- Understand how to conduct a risk assessment
- Review business associate responsibilities
- Understand security risks and how to mitigate them
- Define a security breach and know when/how it must be reported
- Be aware of steps to take in the event of a HIPAA inspection
- Understand your options if you receive a HIPAA citation and fine
In addition, attendees will learn about the use of consent forms, authorization forms and business associate agreements.
Registration is per person, not by office. Each person attending the course and needing CE credits or verification of participation for license renewal needs to register individually.
5 Lecture CE Credits | AGD Subject Codes: 148, 566 | Management Code: MEC 02182022
Great Hall & Conference Center
1900 South Germantown Road Germantown, TN 38138
Friday, February 18, 2022
(In Central Time)
- 7:00am – 8:00am
Breakfast & Registration
Arrive early to check in for the course and grab some breakfast before we get started with the education for the day.
- 8:00am – 11:00am
OSHA & Infection Control Made Easy
Attendees will be given breaks throughout the morning.
Speaker: Lisa Miller
- 11:00am – 12:00pm
Buffet lunch and refreshments will be provided for attendees.
- 12:00pm – 2:00pm
HIPAA Compliance Made Easy
Attendees will be given breaks throughout the afternoon. CE Certificates will be distributed at the conclusion of the course.
Speaker: Lisa Miller
Lisa Miller, CDA, RDA
Lisa Miller, CDA, RDA, has been a member of the dental profession for over 25 years. She is a past President of the New Jersey Dental Assistants Association and served as a Second District Trustee of the American Dental Assistants Association. She is highly experienced and passionate about OSHA and infection control training in the dental office and has been a certified trainer for Compliance Training Partners since 2009. In that capacity she has helped thousands of offices achieve compliance with OSHA, HIPAA and infection control requirements.