The regulatory environment is full of ever-changing regulations that can make it difficult for dentists to ensure they’re up-to-date on, and in compliance with, the many regulations that need to be followed in the practice.
This one-hour webinar offers a better understanding of various federal guidelines that help protect patients, members of the dental team, the practice, and their own license to practice. Featured topics include need-to-know requirements from OSHA, HIPAA, plus the latest guidelines on infection prevention and control.
The program will also introduce dentists and members of their teams to the ADA's Guidelines for Practice Success™ (GPS™) module on Understanding and Managing the Regulatory Environment.
Objectives: Following the program, participants will be able to:
Understand how violations may occur in the dental practices and gain tips for preventing them
- Conduct a risk assessment that meets the minimum expectations for safe care in a dental practice
- Assess the practice’s compliance with HIPAA's Privacy Rule
About the presenters
Olivia Wann, RDA, JD
Olivia Wann is the founder and managing member-owner of Modern Practice Solutions, which provides professional compliance training and consulting services for dental practices. Ms. Wann was one of the content authorities who participated in the development of the content for the ADA’s Guidelines for Practice Success™ (GPS™) module on Managing the Regulatory Environment. Prior to earning her law degree, Ms. Wann has worked as a registered dental assistant/dental office manager. She has been a professional compliance consultant/speaker for the last 18 years.
Pamela Porembski, D.D.S.
Dr. Pamela Porembski, D.D.S., is the director of the ADA's Center for Dental Practice in the Practice Institute. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Dentistry and practiced general dentistry in private practice in Chicago, taught in a dental hygiene program, and was a consultant with a dental benefits company before joining the staff of the American Dental Association.