Thursday, October 3, 2019
1:00pm-4:00pm (3 CE Hrs)
Speaker: Frank C. Barnashuk, DDS ’80
Alumni Speaker Series
$45 additional registration fee required
This course is recommended for Dentists, Hygienists and Assistants.
Both patients and dental health care personnel can be exposed to pathogens and safety hazards in the dental working environment. Contact with blood, secretions, contaminated equipment and chemical and other physical hazards occur routinely. Following proper procedures can prevent the transmission of infections and occurrence of injuries in our daily working environment. Completion of the course enables you to obtain the NY State four year training certificate required of all NY dentists and hygienists.
- Understand and comply with OSHA Standards (Blood-borne Pathogens/HAZCOM)
- Understand and comply with the Core Elements of NY State-required training in Infection Control including Sepsis Recognition
- Understand and implement CDC Guidelines including blood-borne pathogens and dental unit waterline management
Frank C. Barnashuk, DDS is a 1980 graduate of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (UBSDM) who received his GPR certificate from the Buffalo General Hospital in 1981. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at UBSDM where he served as Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program director from 2008 until 2018. Dr. Barnashuk is certified by the NY State Department of Education to teach dental infection control. He is an active member of organized dentistry who currently serves as the Treasurer of the NY State Dental Association.
Dr. Barnashuk is not associated with, employed by, nor consults for, any manufacturer, supplier or retailer of dental instruments or materials.