Short Course description
This course provides a brief summary and reiterates the importance of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 response. In particular, it refers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 guidelines for dental settings.
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to achieve the following:
- After completing this course, readers should be able to:
Describe the differences between universal, standard and transmission-based precautions.
Explain the rationale behind reducing aerosol production in the orthodontic practice.
Discuss importance of keeping up to date on guidelines for performing dentistry during the COVID-19 response.
Identify when to utilize N95 respirators and surgical masks with full-face shields.
Explain how PPE should be used via gloves, gowns and eye protection.
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