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It's Me, Hi, I'm the Problem: Addressing Human Behaviors in PPE Use
Presenter: Michelle Strange, RDH
CE Supporter: Cranberry
Release Date: 6/10/24
Expiration Date: 6/10/27
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this 1-hour CE webinar, we will explore the critical intersection of work practice controls and human behaviors in infection control within the dental setting, with a specific focus on personal protective equipment (PPE). Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the challenges surrounding PPE use and learn practical strategies for mitigating human error to enhance patient and team safety.







5 Key Strategies for Successfully Navigating the Respiratory Virus Season in Dentistry
Presenter: Mary Govoni and Linda Harvey
CE Supporter: Halyard
Release Date: 1/24/24
Expiration Date: 1/24/27
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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It’s been nearly a year since the COVID-19 medical emergency ended. COVID-19 is still present and spreading, however, and dental professionals still need to be cautious. The CDC respiratory virus tracking data shows that influenza, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and COVID-19 are circulating simultaneously in the U.S. In light of these potential infectious threats to patients and team members, what should dental teams do with respect to these viruses? This CE webinar will highlight 5 key strategies to decrease the risk of spreading respiratory viruses in dental practice.







Infection Control In the Post Pandemic Period
Presenter: Dr. Karson Carpenter
CE Supporter: Cranberry
Release Date: 11/21/23
Expiration Date: 11/21/26
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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All employees must receive infection control training. This CE webinar will update participants on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Infection Control Guidelines for Dentistry. In addition, a review of best practices for infection control in the post-pandemic period will be included. We will also cover the following topics: standard precautions, immunization requirements, work restrictions, hand hygiene, PPE, bloodborne and airborne disease, instrument sterilization protocols, hard surface disinfection, sterilization requirements for high and low speed handpieces, preventing sterilization “disasters”, spore testing requirements, dental unit water quality and testing requirements, and infection control in the lab.







Cleaning the Pipes: Insights About Your Suction System You Never Knew You Needed to Know
Presenter: Michelle Strange, RDH
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 11/2/23
Expiration Date: 11/2/26
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, we will dive into the critical world of dental suction systems, discovering the vital information you didn't realize you needed to know. We will explore the inner workings of these unsung heroes of dentistry and learn essential maintenance practices. Gain insights into different vacuum systems, plumbing configurations, enzymatic cleaning procedures, and troubleshooting techniques that will empower you to keep your dental clinic running smoothly.







Improving the Management of Surgical Sites in Oral Healthcare
Presenter: Dr. Scott Benjamin
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 10/26/23
Expiration Date: 10/26/26
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Most current oral treatment modalities have inadequacies controlling the biofilm and pain management, including opioid drugs, does not always provide adequate pain relief, particularly after oral surgical procedures, and this has contributed to the current opioid epidemic. This CE webinar will discuss modern treatments and dressings that are available today to assist in addressing these significant challenges leading to improved outcomes with enhanced healing and reduction of post operative discomfort.







Balancing Infection Prevention, Efficiency and Environmental Responsibility
Presenter: Mary Govoni, CDA, RDA, RDH, MBA
CE Supporter: Cranberry
Release Date: 8/1/23
Expiration Date: 8/1/26
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dental practices are influenced by numerous factors outside the dental office, including environmental concerns related to the consumption of disposable products. What can dental practices do to reduce, reuse, and recycle? Is it possible for a dental practice to be “green” and follow appropriate infection control protocols? This CE webinar will answer these questions and highlight disposable products that have less of an impact on the environment.







Why Are Sterilization Indicators and Integrators So Important for Patient Safety?
Presenter: Mary Govoni, CDA, RDA, RDH, MBA
CE Supporter: Halyard
Release Date: 7/18/23
Expiration Date: 7/18/26
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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While dental practice focus on weekly monitoring of their sterilizers with biological indicators or spore tests, each sterilization pouch or wrapped pack/cassette must have indicators that validate that the instruments have been exposed to all the parameters for sterilization. In addition a indicating integrator must also be used to validate each sterilization load. In this CE webinar, learn more about the types of indicators and integrators and how to incorporate them appropriately into your sterilization process.







My Journey as an Infection Control Coordinator and the 5 Mistakes I Made Along the Way
Presenter: Michelle Strange, RDH
CE Supporter: Tuttnauer
Release Date: 5/31/23
Expiration Date: 5/31/26
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar offers a unique opportunity to explore the experiences and lessons learned of an infection control coordinator. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the importance of following IFUs and the common mistakes made during manual cleaning and sterilization of dental instruments, along with the advantages of using an instrument washer for improved infection prevention. The concept of the wicking effect and its implications on instrument recontamination post-sterilization will be explained, and the benefits of using closed-door drying autoclaves will be discussed. By the end of this webinar, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by infection control coordinators and the steps they can take to ensure infection control and patient safety.







The Top Ten Mistakes Dental Teams Make with PPE
Presenter: Mary Govoni and Linda Harvey
CE Supporter: Halyard
Release Date: 12/9/22
Expiration Date: 12/9/25
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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What to wear for personal protective equipment has been the frequent topic of discussion during the COVID-19 pandemic and continues to cause some confusion for dental teams. This CE webinar will discuss frequently misunderstood requirements and recommendations for hand, eye, and respiratory protection, as well as protective clothing. The presenters will discuss OSHA rules, CDC guidelines, NIOSH and ANSI certifications and other standards that apply to the selection of PPE for dentistry.







Reading Between The Lines: Understanding Waterline Protection
Presenter: Ms. Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA
CE Supporter: Henry Schein Brands
Release Date: 11/24/22
Expiration Date: 11/24/25
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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All dental practices should properly and regularly maintain dental unit water lines as part of their regular infection control protocols. Dental unit water lines can harbor numerous microorganisms that can multiply inside the tubing and result in biofilms that can harbor bacteria, fungi, algae, and protozoa. Understanding options to properly treat and maintain water line protocols, ensures the dental unit water is compliant with the EPA standard for drinking water.


Dental Podcast Episodes 
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Episode 573: OSHA Inspection Gone Bad: Don't Let This Happen to You!
View All Episodes from: The Dr. Phil Klein Dental Podcast Show
Series: Viva Learning Originals CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Dr. Karson Carpenter Release Date: 6/14/24

Episode 562: The Infection Control Coordinator's Impact on Dental Practices
View All Episodes from: The Dr. Phil Klein Dental Podcast Show
Series: Viva Learning Originals CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Michelle Strange, RDH Release Date: 5/8/24

Episode 527: OSHA and Infection Control Compliance Post-Pandemic
View All Episodes from: Cranberry Podcast Series
Series: Cranberry CE Credits: 0.5
Presenter: Dr. Karson Carpenter Release Date: 1/15/24

Episode 498: Transform Your Practice with Autoclave WiFi Connectivity
View All Episodes from: Tuttnauer Dental Podcast Series
Series: Tuttnauer CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Michelle Strange, RDH Release Date: 9/11/23

Episode 494: Instrument Sterilization Update: Pouches, Wraps, Cassettes, Indicators and More!
View All Episodes from: Halyard Dental Podcast Series
Series: Halyard CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Mary Govoni, CDA, RDA, RDH, MBA Release Date: 8/21/23

Episode 491: Infection Control Protocol and the Disgruntled Employee
View All Episodes from: The Dr. Phil Klein Dental Podcast Show
Series: Viva Learning Originals CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Dr. Karson Carpenter Release Date: 8/7/23

Episode 489: Balancing Infection Control and Environmental Responsibility
View All Episodes from: Cranberry Podcast Series
Series: Cranberry CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Mary Govoni, CDA, RDA, RDH, MBA Release Date: 7/26/23

Episode 451: The Future of Face Masks in the Dental Operatory Post-Pandemic
View All Episodes from: Cranberry Podcast Series
Series: Cranberry CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Dr. Sheri Doniger Release Date: 2/6/23

Episode 450: Know Your Flow: Infection Control
View All Episodes from: ACTEON Dental Podcast Series
Series: ACTEON CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Dr. Kelly Tanner, PhD, RDH Release Date: 2/1/23

Episode 443: Hand Hygiene Recommendations from ICP Expert, Dr. Marie Fluent
View All Episodes from: The Dr. Phil Klein Dental Podcast Show
Series: Viva Learning Originals CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Dr. Marie Fluent Release Date: 1/11/23

Product Training 
 

Carefully Made Exam Gloves by Halyard
Sponsor: Halyard
Released: 4/14/23
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HALYARD* PURE ZERO* Nitrile Gloves are specifically designed to meet the stringent requirements of cleanroom environments.  Check out the manufacturing process in this short video!


Lubrina 2
Sponsor: J. MORITA USA
Released: 8/20/21
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Lubrina 2 automatically performs maintenance (lubrication and cleaning) of handpieces which are essential for daily practice. Because the lubrication amount and service time suitable for each handpiece are programmed into Lubrina 2, it can automatically perform maintenance of up to four handpieces in a short time. The clean air-blow system implements lubrication and cleaning of the inside of the handpiece thoroughly, and provides stable maintenance without variations by staff which can occur during manual lubrication. Lubrina 2 accepts multiple brands of spray lubricant.


Tuttnauer's TIVA2 Washers
Sponsor: Tuttnauer
Released: 8/9/21
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The timely delivery of sterile goods is crucial for dental clinics and medical practices. TIVA2 washer disinfectors provide a flexible turnkey solution for washing, disinfecting and drying diverse medical instruments for a complete decontamination cycle.


Post-Pandemic Compliance: Update on OSHA and Bloodborne Pathogens Regulations
Sponsor: Cranberry
Released: 8/3/21
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In this podcast video, we'll be discussing post pandemic compliance and we'll also be discussing the latest updates on OSHA and bloodborne pathogens regulations. Our guest is Dr. Karson Carpenter, a practicing dentist who serves as President of Compliance Training Partners. He is an OSHA approved trainer who has for over 25 years designed educational programs to bring dental and medical facilities into compliance with governmental regulations including OSHA, HIPAA and infection control.


SciCan SPEC System: Smart Instrument Reprocessing
Sponsor: SciCan
Released: 4/21/21
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Smart Instrument Reprocessing begins and ends with SciCan. Your steri-center should improve Safety, ensure Predictable results, maximize Efficiency, and maintain Compliance. Your office can have the fastest and safest instrument processing system possible to avoid delays and interruptions in work flow and to reduce the risk of staff injury.


T-Edge 10 Autoclave
Sponsor: Tuttnauer
Released: 3/19/21
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The T-Edge 10 is a space-saving tabletop autoclave giving you high speed Class B performance saving you time so you can assist your patients, while meeting current international standards and regulatory requirements to protect your staff and patients.


OPTIM - Is Your Surface Cleaner Disinfectant Effective Against COVID-19?
Sponsor: SciCan
Released: 1/14/21
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Here’s an overview video for dental offices, about how to search the EPA List-N for your surface disinfectant, using our OPTIM one-minute, one-step surface cleaner and disinfectant as an example.


DualDefense® - Proprietary Infection Control System
Sponsor: NSK America
Released: 7/6/20
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NSK instruments are designed with DualDefense infection prevention. The Clean Head System prevents suck-back into the head and the exhaust line and the Anti-Retraction valve prevents contamination of the water supply.


Ivory ReLeaf
Sponsor: Kulzer
Released: 7/1/20
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Ivory ReLeaf is an innovative, hands-free HVE suction device that conveniently connects to existing dental vacuum systems. ReLeaf assists with evacuation, retraction and maintaining a dry field during various dental and hygiene procedures.


Biological Indicator Solutions for Sterilizers
Sponsor: Tuttnauer
Released: 3/16/20
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This training video will explain the use of Biological Indicators in your autoclave and the monitoring of the sterilization cycle.


Clinical Tips 
 

Dr. Auster on ZR-Cem and Sleeve-It (02:48)
Sponsor: Premier Dental
Presenter: Dr. Peter Auster
Released: 10/6/20
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Dr. Peter Auster talks about the why ZR-Cem™ Self-Adhesive Universal Resin Cement is so different from other resin cements and the benefits of using Sleeve-It™ Disposable Barrier Sleeves to prevent cross-contamination of syringes.


Dr. Collins on BioSonic UC39 and BioSonic UC125 (02:42)
Sponsor: COLTENE
Presenter: Dr. Fiona Collins
Released: 10/11/17
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Dr. Fiona Collins talks about the practical approaches to cleaning using removing materials and ultrasonic cleaners, such as Coltene's BioSonic® UC39 Cement Remover and BioSonic® UC125 Ultrasonic Cleaner.


Dr. Carpenter on Hand Hygiene Products (03:36)
Sponsor: Clorox Healthcare
Presenter: Dr. Karson Carpenter
Released: 4/18/17
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Dr. Karson Carpenter discusses the types of and method of selection for hand hygiene products for infection control such as HealthLink AloeGuard® Antimicrobial Soap and HealthLink GBG AloeGel® Instant Hand Sanitizer.


Noel Kelsch on SafeMask (03:15)
Sponsor: Medicom
Presenter: Noel Kelsch, RDH
Released: 11/11/16
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Noel Kelsch discusses mask performance standards and the 3 types of levels provided by Medicom's SafeMask®: low (ASTM Level 1), moderate (ASTM level 2), and high barrier (ASTM Level 3).
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Noel Kelsch on SafeTouch gloves (02:17)
Sponsor: Medicom
Presenter: Noel Kelsch, RDH
Released: 11/11/16
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Noel Kelsch goes over the CDC/OSHA guidelines for sterile medical gloves and the quality of gloves specifically Medicom's SafeTouch® gloves.
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Noel Kelsch on BioSonic WIPEOUT (01:34)
Sponsor: COLTENE
Presenter: Noel Kelsch, RDH
Released: 6/6/16
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Noel Kelsch discusses following labels on the BioSonic® WIPEOUT Disinfectant Wipes in order to prevent improper use, keep product effective and keep people safe.


Dr. Carpenter on Hand Hygiene Product Selection (01:56)
Sponsor: Clorox Healthcare
Presenter: Dr. Karson Carpenter
Released: 6/3/16
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Dr. Karson Carpenter discusses the selection of hand hygiene products for infection control such as HealthLink's AloeGuard® Antimicrobial Soap, AloeSoothe™ Moisturizing Lotion, GBG AloeGel® Instant Hand Sanitizer and GBG FOAMING™ Instant Hand Sanitizer.
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Dr. Carpenter on Healthy Skin Infection Protection (02:47)
Sponsor: Clorox Healthcare
Presenter: Dr. Karson Carpenter
Released: 6/3/16
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Dr. Karson Carpenter discusses maintaining healthy skin to protect against infection by using hand hygiene products like HealthLink's AloeGuard®, AloeSoothe™, GBG AloeGel® and GBG FOAMING™, and he talks about hand care product storage.
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Dr. Brady on OptraDam Plus (00:52)
Sponsor: Ivoclar
Presenter: Dr. Lee Ann Brady
Released: 9/12/14
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Dr. Lee Ann Brady shares her choice of isolation, a form of rubber dam that has a built-in frame, making procedures easy and quick: OptraDam® Plus.


Mary Costello on HYGENIC Elasti-Dam and Flexi Dam (02:59)
Sponsor: COLTENE
Presenter: Mary Costello, CDA, BS
Released: 8/28/14
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Mary Costello discusses dental dam application techniques using the HYGENIC® Elasti-Dam and HYGENIC® Flexi Dam®.


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