Board Update: Week of August 10, 2020

Date: 
Friday, August 14, 2020

Resources for Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19

Staff Exposure

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.  

Patient Exposure

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   

The CDC's Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel during 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 amanda-shoemaker@uiowa.edu or 319-335-7166. 

More information about the course can be found at www.dentistry.uiowa.edu/ce.

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