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AAPD Launches Safety Symposium

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) will host a safety symposium on the “Hidden Threats and Safe Practices: Steps to Creating a Safe Dental Home,” November 8-9, 2019 in Chicago.

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) will host a safety symposium on the “Hidden Threats and Safe Practices: Steps to Creating a Safe Dental Home,” November 8-9, 2019 in Chicago. This course provides a look at safety in pediatric dental care and provides practical tools, and the latest clinical advice on how to improve office safety for patients, team members and dentists. This fast-paced session, featuring recognized experts from major areas of dental and medical practice, will help attendees develop a culture of safety, mitigate potential harm related to providing dental care, and take proactive steps for the well-being of both providers and patients.

Topics include:

  • Sedation/general anesthesia: Safety, competence and vigilance
  • Infection control: Prepare for new bacterial strains
  • Case studies: In-depth look at adverse events
  • Malpractice carriers: Which risk exposures require your greatest attention
  • Medicine’s evolution of patient safety: What dentistry can learn from medicine
  • Designing for safety: Tips from Boeing

 To register, visit: aapd.org/education/

 

 

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