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WVDHA Fall Session:

October 1st, 2022
Stonewall Jackson Resort

Michelle G. Klenk, RDH, EdD and Crystal Spring, RDH, BS, LAP are bringing their expertise to WVDHA's Fall Session!

To reserve your hotel for what is sure to be a fantastic event at a wonderful venue, please click here for special event room pricing! Scroll below to register and view Course Titles and Objectives. When registering, it will have you proceed to PayPal, but you don't need to have an account. You will be able to pay as a guest with a debit/credit card.


7:30 - 8:30: Registration

8:30 - 11:30: Infection Control: Keeping You and Your Patients Healthy (3 CE)

11:30 - 12:45: Lunch provided, Exhibitor visitation, and virtual guest Isabel Eliassen discussing Dental Interstate Licensure Compact (1 CE)

1:00 - 2:50: Medical Dental Integration (2 CE)

3:00 - 4:50: Focus on Diabetes: Your Critical Role as Part of the Healthcare Team (2 CE)

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Michelle G. Klenk, RDH, EdD

Infection Control: Keeping You and Your Patients Healthy (3 CE)

Why do required courses have to be uninteresting, stale or redundant? Through an engaging and practical delivery style, this course provides an infection control update for the dental team that participants can actually describe as painless! Content includes a comprehensive review of standard infection control protocols as well as providing current and emerging, evidence-based infection control content. The course will also serve to aid the participant in reviewing and strengthening the infection control program in their
office environment.
Learning Objectives:

  • Apply current evidence-based guidelines CDC guidelines and regulations related to infection control.

  • Identify and discuss common diseases transmitted in the dental environment.

  • Identify common dental healthcare practitioner breaches in infection control and how to better comply with established guidelines.

  • Develop office protocols to address prevention of disease transmission.

  • Practice in a manner consistent with maintaining a safe working environment and preventing disease transmission.


Crystal Spring, RDH, BS, LAP

Medical Dental Integration: Claim Your Seat at the Healthcare Table (2 CE)

Learning Objectives:

  • Emphasize the severity of access to care and oral health disparities in America that are being overcome

  • Recognize the role of dental providers as an integral part of the medical healthcare team

  • Develop strategies to bring medical tools into the dental practice and standard of care

  • Consider how teledentistry can be used in the setting you are working in to improve the overall health of patients

Focus on Diabetes: Your Critical Role as Part of the Healthcare Team (2 CE)
Learning Objectives:

  • Identify opportunities to educate patients concerning their "whole" health and the effects of DM

  • Recognize signs and symptoms of pre-diabetes, oral manifestations of diabetes

  • Develop a plan to help patients successfully manage their oral health in relation to Diabetes

  • Formulate a plan for referring patients to DM specialists/educators

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