Pat Pine is a licensed dental hygienist and is an Authorized Federal OSHA Outreach trainer in General Industry for the last 25 years. Pat has been an active member of OSAP and continues her education to keep dental and medical teams safe and healthy. Pat speaks for dental societies, study groups and a variety of organizations as well as answering team concerns on social media.
Pat has published a plethora of infection control articles in RDH magazine, along with a variety of other digital magazines. (See Articles and Press on this website.)
Pat presents cutting-edge continuing education courses; participants will learn the most up-to-date information on how being cautious in the work place setting is to their advantage to stay healthy.
These courses are formatted to include lecture, demonstrations, interactions and
hands-on application. See, feel, hear discussion will be available for all learning styles. Learning to assess their individual work environment is so valuable. These courses will give the participant information they can use immediately.
Full day courses include: Attendees creating their own Standard Operating Procedures that can be used in their own facilities. We will hurdleinto the Needle Safety Act 2000 with safety information revealed to reduce exposures. We will design an exposure control plan that is feasible for all.
Half day courses include hands-on interaction. We will dive into the famous and required bloodborne pathogen standard. We will exerciseour brain on the daily routines of a dental office to improve protocol for safety. We will strengthen our professional commitment to keep our teams and patients safe.
- Who let the Inspector OUT? Reputation is so valuable, social media spreads dental experiences in an instant. OSHA inspection for any practice would be scary. We will discussing quick tips on your OSHA inspection. What to expect; what to do and not to do. What dangers could be lurking in your practice? What would patient say on social media?
- CDC Infection Prevention Guidelines; practical version These guidelines can be challenging, infection control guidelines are highly effective when used routinely – accidents can happen. Be aware of required guidelines; reduce employer/owner liability with knowledge. Infection Prevention is contagious, what does your office spread – germs or health?
- What Are the Odds: It Starts and Ends with YOU! Understand and implement improved infection control methodologies, protecting your patients, your practice and your team. Breaking the chain of infection starts recruitment of the right people and constant training and retraining to meet a common practice goal.
- Stealth Safety. Limit liability with proper effective infection control. We give you important tools to protect your practice. Be aware of how valuable sterilization protocol can be for patient safety. We empower clinicians to provide priceless service to patients in their care.
Suggested Program Length
Pat is happy to customize a presentation to meet your groups needs, click on links above for more information about each course.