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Infection Prevention and Safety in FQHC Dental Programs
Tuesday, March 29, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM EDT
Category: Webinar

This webinar will feature representatives from The Joint Commission, CDC , and OSAP.  Presenters will use the Joint Commission Survey findings from dental settings to discuss risk that these findings pose to patients and organizations. In addition, recommendations for safe care in dental settings and best practices to reduce risk will be reviewed.

After participating in this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Provide background about the roles of the Joint Commission, CDC, and OSAP
  • Identify common breaches in infection prevention and control practices found in dental settings that place patients, staff, and your organization at risk
  • Use scenarios to identify high risk issues, why these issues create a risk, and how to mitigate the risk


  • Sylvia Garcia-Houchins, MBA, RN, CIC, The Joint Commission
  • Michele Neuburger, DDS, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Kathy Eklund, RDH MHP, Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP)