Get A Grip of Hand Instrumentation: Return to work refresher!

Overview

Claire McCarthy is faculty at NYU College of Dentistry where she is adjunct professor and teaches non-surgical periodontal and implant therapy to postgraduate residents in periodontology and implant dentistry. She will present a refresher session on hand-activated periodontal instrumentation, followed by a question and answer session.

This webinar aims to revise the principles of hand instrumentation to support clinicians who are responsible for the provision of non-surgical periodontal therapy (NSPT) in general practice. This session is designed to take into consideration post covid19 return to work limitations/restrictions on AGP's and developed to provide a refresher on the key elements of safe and effective hand instrumentation.

Itinerary:
Claire McCarthy is faculty at NYU College of Dentistry where she is an adjunct professor and teaches non-surgical periodontal and implant therapy to postgraduate residents in periodontology and implant dentistry. She will present a refresher session on hand-activated periodontal instrumentation, followed by a question and answer session.

Aims:
This webinar aims to revise the principles of hand instrumentation to support clinicians who are responsible for the provision of non-surgical periodontal therapy (NSPT) in general practice. This session is designed to take into consideration post covid19 return to work limitations/restrictions on AGP's and developed to provide a refresher on the key elements of safe and effective hand instrumentation.

Learning outcomes are:
At the end of this session, participants will be able to describe the ideal characteristics of hand instruments; differentiate between universal & area-specific micro features; appreciate the benefits of instrument maintenance; know the three A’s of hand instrumentation for increased productivity and effectiveness; understand the factors that influence calculus removal.

Development outcomes:
By the end of the webinar, delegates will have an increased understanding of current hand instrument design and the advantages of modified versions of traditional instruments to achieve improved clinical outcomes.

GDC development outcome: C

  • July 3, 2020 at 13:00