The goal of this presentation is to provide attendees with information on instrumentation processing methods and requirements.
Attendees will learn that by implementing a systematic approach to developing instrument processing protocols, along with utilizing Nordent's Concierge Cassettes, they will be able to reduce the risk of disease transmission in the clinical setting and increase productivity.
Develop a systematic approach for instrument processing workflow and sterility assurance
Identify governmental and regulatory agencies that provide regulations, guidelines, and recommendations concerned with infection control in the dental setting
List and describe the steps and considerations in instrumentation processing workflow
Decrease the risk of infection transmission and cost of care associated with improper instrumentation processing systems by using Custom Concierge Cassettes by Nordent
Enhance clinician and patient safety in the dental practice
With over 27 years of experience, Joy D. Void-Holmes is considered a thought leader in dental hygiene and is recognized for her ability to evoke passion into her work to help elevate the knowledge of the dental community. She is an educator, writer, consultant, and researcher. Published author for multiple dental related articles, editor and chief of the Inspire the Future Newsletter, creator of the Dental Hygiene Student Planner, and co-founder of the Inspire the Future Summit educators conference. She is an accomplished speaker and has lectured nationally. Her continuing education presentations include a variety of topics such as instrumentation, ultrasonics, infection control, nutrition and biochemistry, health promotion models, and oral-systemic diseases. Joy currently serves as president for the Maryland Dental Hygienists’ Association and is a consultant examiner for the Commission on Dental Competency Exams. Joy received her doctorate degree in Health Sciences from Nova Southeastern University.