Clinical Team - Dental CE Courses

7 Effective Communication Strategies for Ensuring Team Compliance

Are you a Dental Compliance Officer who feels like you “just can’t get through” to team members who are consistently not adhering to required OSHA and Infection Control standards?

Why do some team members care about dental safety and some do not?

This course will navigate best practices for effective compliance communication that will lead to consistent understanding and increased compliance of your dental team, giving you the confidence to address any concerns promptly, and reinforce the importance of OSHA and infection control standards to maintain a safe dental office environment.

Learning Objectives: 

  • To gain insights as to the barriers and misconceptions for why dental team members do not comply with the required OSHA and Infection Control guidelines.
  • To learn practical communication strategies using compliance science and OSHA required guidelines to implement and create risk management value for the team.
  • To create a safe space for ongoing effective compliance team communication and consistent team training within your specific environment.
How to Grow Your Spark – Keeping a Career as a Dental Assistant Ablaze.

How many times have you heard, “Oh, you’re JUST an assistant?” Dental Assistants know that being a dental assistant entails so much responsibility within the team and in providing quality care for patients. In this interactive course, we will delve into ways to keep that fire alive to stay at the top of your game. You’ll learn tips to make yourself more valuable and your career more rewarding! And maybe we’ll craft our answer to that age-old question!

Learning Objectives: 

  • Discuss and identify how you can diversify your skill set
  • Clarify individual career goals
  • Learn tricks and tips of the trade
The Brain of the Office: The Team Approach to Decision-Making

How many times in a week at the office do you wonder, “What was she/he thinking?” Communication in the dental office is crucial in keeping the practice running smoothly and efficiently because it plays a major role in teamwork. Understanding the decision-making processes within the team will help move everyone toward the same goal and minimize possible tension within the team. In this interactive course we’ll talk about the decisions, big and small, that are made throughout the day. We’ll address some of the “front vs. back” issues as well as “hygiene vs. assisting” issues. Come ready to “air your grievances” but more importantly, work through some solutions.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Discuss and evaluate common office stressors
  • Learn decision-making skills to move toward common practice goal
  • Understand team roles in decision-making