Learn & Earn Intro with Linda Mclarty

Germiphene offers 70 years of dental experience, quality products and professional expertise. We pride ourselves, not only on what we manufacture, but also on our educational program. Our goal is to ensure you are up to date with industry guidelines, new products and other topics relevant to you.

Learning Events

Throughout the year Germiphene offers seminars, hands on workshop and in office learn at lunch sessions that provide information so you can make the best decision for your clinic. Along with our fully trained sales rep team, our Director of Education, Linda McLarty is committed to providing you with evidence-based, scientifically sound information.

In-Person

Our Learn & Earn program consists of learning sessions on topics requested by our customers. Contact your Germiphene representative to book a topic and time that works best for you, in the convenience of your own clinic. If you are interested in a topic that is not on our list, let us know!

On-Demand

Please contact your local rep for ongoing CE opportunities or email Linda Mclarty lmclarty@germiphene.com and she will refer you to the responsible rep.

Live Courses
Linda McLarty is pleased to offer the following complimentary on line educational courses to all members of your dental team.
Ontario Update - Covid 19 in a Dental Setting - PHO, RCDSO, CDHO - Linda McLarty

What are the current requirements in providing safe care for our patients during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic? Are all of your dental team aware of the necessary PPE for all aerosol generating procedures? Are employee training records up-to-date? This webinar will review the requirements from RCDSO and CDHO as of the date of the webinar. Course objectives

1. Review current status of Covid-19 in Ontario.
2.Discuss regulatory requirements for screening patients, PPE, office policies and procedures.

This webinar is offered:

WED, Aug 17, 2022 – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

THU, Sep 8, 2022 – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Dental Unit Water Quality & Monitoring - Best Practices - OSAP White Paper

How safe is the water used during patient treatment in your office? During recent years this concern has shifted from the category of potential to documented infection. This one hour presentation will present best practices reflected in the Organization of Safety and Asepsis (OSAP) White Paper on Dental Water Quality & Monitoring. Existing provincial requirements will be summarized. Course objectives:

1. Explain why the dental water delivery system facilitates the formation of biofilm as a source of water contamination.

2. Discuss various options available for water delivery systems that can reduce this risk.

3. Provide insight regarding water monitoring and how it can ensure safe care for all of your patients.

This webinar is offered:

MON, Aug 8, 2022 – 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT

WED, Aug 24, 2022 – 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT

TUE, Sep 13, 2022 – 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT

Back to Basics - Instrument Reprocessing - PHO, RCDSO, CDHO - Linda McLarty

Linda will review the requirements for reprocessing instruments in a dental setting based on Public Health Ontario Core & Reprocessing Checklists updated July 2019, CDHO IPAC Guidelines updated September 2019 and RCDSO Standards dated November 2018. Topics will include documentation & recording keeping, education & training, cleaning, sterilization and sterilization monitoring, storage as well as recalls in the event of a sterilization failure.

This webinar is offered:

WED, Sep 14, 2022 – 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

TUE, Oct 25, 2022 – 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

MON, Nov 21, 2022 – 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST

Back to Basics - Hand Hygiene, Personal Protective Equipment, Clinical Contact Surface Management

Hand hygiene, correct use of PPE and managing contact surfaces played an important part in breaking the chain of infection during Covid-19 and have always been part of routine practices. Using provincial guidelines/standards, Linda will review best practices currently in place for your dental setting. Learning Objectives/Explanation Hand Hygiene – alcohol based hand rub use vs soap & water, current provincial requirements Personal Protective Equipment – correct use from donning to doffing, single use vs disposable gowns, lasting impact of Covid-19 on PPE use & your office’s policies and procedures Clinical Contact Surface management – how to read the product label, importance of label claims (MIFU) to understand the efficacy of disinfectants used in a dental setting, low-level disinfecting vs intermediate-level disinfecting, barrier use

This webinar is offered:

MON, Sep 19, 2022 – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

TUE, Nov 15, 2022 – 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST

Instrument Reprocessing - Best Practices

There have been, in some provinces, drastic changes made when reprocessing critical and semi-critical instruments and devices for safe patient care. Current Infection Prevention & Control Guidelines might not reflect these changes. Linda will review best practices drawing from standards across the country.

This webinar is offered:

Mon, Sep 26, 2022 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM EDT

Tue, Nov 8, 2022 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM EST

Dental Unit Water Quality & Monitoring - Best Practices - OSAP White Paper

How safe is the water used during patient treatment in your office? During recent years this concern has shifted from the category of potential to documented infection. This one hour presentation will present best practices reflected in the Organization of Safety and Asepsis (OSAP) White Paper on Dental Water Quality & Monitoring. Existing provincial requirements will be summarized. Course objectives:

1. Explain why the dental water delivery system facilitates the formation of biofilm as a source of water contamination.

2. Discuss various options available for water delivery systems that can reduce this risk.

3. Provide insight regarding water monitoring and how it can ensure safe care for all of your patients.

This webinar is offered:

WED, Oct 12, 2022 – 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT

TUE, Nov 29, 2022 – 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST

Choice Billing Address

×

Choice Billing Address

×