Office of Continuing Education 

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Louisville, KY 40202-1701
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Infection Control/OSHA Update
Annual Fall Orientation for University of Louisville School of Dentistry Faculty and Staff Only

Event Date: Monday, August 12, 2013

U of L Health Science Campus - Kornhauser Library - 500 S. Preston Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Annual Fall Orientation: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Infection Control and OSHA Update: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM 
Guest Speaker: Patricia Bonasso Byrd, RDH, BS

This program will provide an annual update on the concepts of OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogen Standard, CDC’s Dental Infection Control Guidelines and OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

At the conclusion of this Course, participants will have an understanding of:
Bloodborne Pathogens – A general explanation of the epidemiology and symptoms of bloodborne diseases and an explanation of the modes of transmission of bloodborne pathogens including hepatitis B, hepatitis C, Human Immunodeficiency Virus and tuberculosis.
• The principles of Infection Control including Standard Precautions and hand hygiene.
• The ULSD Exposure Control Plan and policies and procedures.
• Hazardous Communication Update.

About Patricia Bonasso Byrd, RDH, BS:

Ms. Byrd received her degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in May of 1978. She also received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Occupational Training of Development from the University of Louisville in April 2002. She is an active member in many professional organizations and is currently speaking nationally and has co-developed and presented over 1,000 presentations to state dental hygiene and dental associations and their components. Topics range from OSHA, Blood-borne Pathogens and Hazard Communication, Infection Control, HIV/AIDS to raising awareness about addiction in the dental profession. She has also published in the Journal of Dental Hygiene Winter of 2001 and the Academy of Dental Therapeutics and Stomatology, 2006.



FEES: Pre-Registration by 8/19/2013 1:00 PM (ET) On-Site Registration after 8/19/2013 1:00 PM (ET)
ULSD Faculty and Staff: No Charge No Charge

Lecture: CEU(s) - 1.5

Education Method: Live Interactive Format

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