Board Update: Week of August 10, 2020
Resources for Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19
Section C of the Board's Guidelines for the Safe Transition Back to Practice discusses how to handle DHCP with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. Offices should follow the CDC's Interim Guidance on Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 to determine when DHCP with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 may return to work. The following resource may also be consulted: The CDC's Interim Guidance for Risk Assessment and Work Restrictions for Healthcare Personnel with Potential Exposure to COVID-19.
Section D of the Board's Guidelines for the Safe Transition Back to Practice discusses what to do in situations where there is possible patient exposure. The following resources may also be consulted: The CDC's Information for Healthcare Professionals About COVID-19
Level 2 Expanded Functions Training Registration Now Open
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry has announced the dates of the 2021 Level 2 training course. If you are interested and/or have any questions about the course, please feel free to contact the University of Iowa College of Dentistry Director of Alumni Relations and Continuing Education Amanda Shoemaker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 319-335-7166.
More information about the course can be found at www.dentistry.uiowa.edu/ce.