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Yankee Dental Congress

 

JANUARY 30 - FEBRUARY 1, 2020

BOSTON CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTER

How to Work All Day and Go Home Without Aching All Over

  • Friday 2/1/2019
  • Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Course Code: 446RL
  • Cost: $79
  • Room Location: BCEC Room 205 A
  • Credits: 3 CE Hours
speaker
Mary Govoni, CDA, RDH is CEO and Owner of Clinical Dynamics/Mary Govoni & Associates. She presents seminars on OSHA and HIPAA compliance, ergonomics, and efficiency and team building.
This course is designed to provide the entire dental team with an introduction to ergonomics and the risk factors that may cause work related musculoskeletal injuries. The course focuses on creating a healthy work environment at the front desk as well as in the treatment rooms, through proper posture, appropriate work place design, and equipment selection. The course also emphasizes the patient benefits of proper positioning and increased visibility within the oral cavity. Specific recommendations will be given to prevent back, neck, and shoulder pain by reducing stress through greater efficiency and maximizing patient comfort during treatment.
After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Identify musculoskeletal injuries that commonly occur in dentistry
  • Evaluate current practices and work areas for potential ergonomic risk factors
  • Illustrate a plan for correcting or eliminating ergonomic risk factors
  • Develop strategies for improving or enhancing overall muscle strength and flexibility
  • Describe barriers to implementing needed changes to establish a workplace ergonomics program
Recommended Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist, Office, Technician

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