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2018 OSAP Annual Conference

2010 Symposium Program


2010 Infection Prevention Symposium:


The economy, budget cuts, doing more with's realities require that we scrutinize every penny.  OSAP recognizes this and has developed a program balancing shrinking training budgets against knowledge designed to save time and money and provide exceptional value.  Up to 25 hours of Continuing Education (CE) credit for one low fee.  Program details below.
  • Thursday, June 10:  Pre-conference bonus programs, New Product Showcase, Welcome reception, exhibits and scientific abstracts
  • Friday, June 11:  Updates on regulations, vaccines and technologies, social media applications and special global Zapp lecture
  • Saturday, June 12:  Infection prevention leadership and skill building sessions, sterilization and green IC updates, lessons learned
  • Sunday, June 13:  Post-conference bonus programs.  Symposium ends at 11 am.


10 am - 2 pm
Global Summit on Patient Safety
1 - 4 pm
Focus on Educators
Katherine Schrubbe MEd PhD
Session underwritten by a generous educational grant from DentaPure
IC/Safety throughout an integrated dental curriculum
Eve Cuny MS
Achieving faculty support/compliance with IC protocols
Kathy Eklund RDH MHP
When the unexpected happens - contingency planning
Molly Newlon DDS MA
Focus on Consultants
Leann Keefer RDH MSM
Long live your consulting career (optimize the life-stages of this rewarding career path)
Tuesday Andrews-Ross RDA, Olivia Wann RDA BS, Mary Govoni RDH CDA MBA
There's an APP for that - tools to keep your consulting business humming
Leslie Canham RDA CDA
4 - 5 pm

Learn about the top 5 innovative infection prevention products based on a clinical evaluation process for new infection prevention and safety products conducted by Dental Products Shopper.

5 - 7 pm
Welcome Reception - Reception underwritten by a generous grant from Henry Schein, Inc.
Research Abstracts and Scientific Exhibits
7:30 - 8 am
First time conference attendees welcome and orientation session
Session underwritten through a generous grant from SciCan
8 - 8:30 am
Coffee with Scientific Exhibits
8:30 am
Symposium Commences with welcome, introductions, awards
Awards Program underwritten by a generous grant from SPSMedical Supply
9 am Plenary
Chair-side Medical Screening -- A Role for OSAP?
Michael Glick DMD
Educational Grant provided by Sultan Healthcare
10:15 - 11:15 repeating
11:30 - 12:30
Concurrent Sessions
Spotlight on Prevention - Immunizations
John Molinari PhD
Educational Grant provided by Hu-Friedy
Spotlight on Regulations
Elise Handelman RN MEd (OSHA)
Susan Runner DDS MA (FDA)
Educational Grant provided by SciCan
Spotlight on Technology
Lynn Johnson PhD
12:30 - 2 pm
Box Lunch with Scientific Exhibitors
Friday's Lunch Generously Sponsored by Patterson Dental Company
2 - 3:30 pm Plenary
Social media for more effective infection control
Craig Lefebvre PhD
Edward Thibodeau DMD PhD
Educational Grant provided by Miele
4 - 5 pm
Dr. John Zapp Memorial Lecture
Infection prevention and organized dentistry
Kathleen O'Loughlin DMD MPH
Educational Grant provided by Midmark
5:15 - 7:30 pm
OSAP's wonderfully fun auction benefitting new educational programs for 2011! Sponsored by Henry Schein, Inc.
7 - 8 am Early-bird Session
High Tech Equipment - Practice Savior or Microbe Paradise?
Pete Jung MBA BS
What's New in Biological Monitoring?
Matt Bauchaine
8 - 8:30 am
Coffee with Scientific Exhibits
8:30 - 9:30 am Plenary
A New Kind of Leader for Infection Prevention and Safety
Dominick DePaola DDS PhD
Educational Grant provided by PDI
9:30 - 10:30 am Scientific Exhibits - Voting Participants judge the OSAP scientific exhibit that presents the best education
10:30 am - 12:45 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Green Infection Control
Chris Miller PhD
Educational Grant provided by Biotrol
Data-driven Infection Prevention in a Group Practice
David Keith DMD, Helene Bednarsh RDH MPH, Kathy Eklund RDH MHP
From Ground Zero to Global - H1N1
Enrique Acosta-Gio DDS PhD, Amy Collins RN MPH, John Hunt OBE FFGDP
Educational Grant provided by Kerr TotalCare
12:45 - 2 pm
Lunch with the OSAP Board
and Membership Meeting
Saturday's lunch sponsored by Harry Bosworth Company
Get to meet the Board of Directors and learn about OSAP's exciting new programs and services
2 - 3 pm Workshops
New Prevention Techniques - Performing Rapid Screening 
Janet Leigh BDS DMD and David Reznik DDS
More Effective Speaking Skills for Infection Prevention
Linda Basquill DDS
3:15 - 4:15 pm Capstone Plenary
Symposium Round-Up - A Fun Way to Test Your Comprehension by Voting for the Optimal Scenario
Shannon Mills DDS
Educational Grant provided by DentalEZ Group
4:15 - 5 pm
Closing Reception
6 - 9 pm
Ybor City Tour and Dine-around (separate registration required)
8 - 8:45 am Joint Educators and Consultants Session
You Can Really Do THAT With Powerpoint??  PPT bells & whistles that can punch up your presentation success
Leann Keefer RDH MSM
9 - 11 am
Focus on Educators  Complimentary Post Conference Session
Katherine Schrubbe MEd PhD, Facilitator
The H1N1 Impact on Dental Educational Institutions
Kathy Eklund RDH MHP
A Continuous Quality Improvement Approach to Risk Management
Eve Cuny MS
Focus on Consultants  Complimentary Post Conference Session
Shake Up Your Marketing by Creating a Successful Online Strategy
Jerry Gitchel
11 am
Close of 2010 Infection Prevention Symposium
See you June 9-12, 2011 in Dallas!
11:30 am - 2 pm
2011 Symposium Planning Committee and Lunch - RSVP Required

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