Instrument Sterilization for the Oral and Maxillofacial Practices
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM US Eastern
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM US Central
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM US Mountain
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM US Pacific
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM GMT

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Jackie Dorst speaks, writes and consults on instrument sterilization, infection prevention and OSHA safety.   Jackie’s experience in the dental profession, business, public speaking and research contribute to her energetic seminars based on scientific information applied to clinical effectiveness and efficiency. 

She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of Georgia and, as an undergraduate, served as a Research Assistant in Medical Mycology.  Jackie is a Dental Hygiene graduate of Clayton State University.

Jackie Dorst’s speaking credentials include the International Orthodontic Congress in Paris and the 3rd International Congress of Dental Technology in Yokohama, Japan.  She has been a featured speaker at the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Association of Endodontists, the American Dental Association, Wired for Success in addition to state and regional professional meetings. 

Jackie is a member of the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention, OSAP, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, APIC, the National Speakers Association, and she is OSHA certified to deliver safety training courses.


Instruments sterilization is a “complex process” as stated in the CDC Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings – 2003.  It’s important for the Oral Surgery team to understand the correct instrument sterilization protocol to ensure sterile instruments for each surgical procedure. 

This webinar will review oral surgery instrument sterilization processing according to  the latest information published in the ANSI/AAMI ST79 and CDC’s Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities, 2008.  Webinar attendees will learn how to organize and manage the central sterilization area to prevent cross contamination while improving efficiency.  

It will also reviews proper cleaning, packaging, sterilization and sterile storage for surgical instrument set-ups.  Attendees will learn proper protocols for sterile instrument assurance and monitoring using the correct indicators, integrators and biological monitors. 

Continuing Education Provider Statements:

The AAOMS is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The AAOMS designates this activity for 1.5 continuing education credits.

AGD - Accepted Program Provider
May 2010 to June 2014
Provider ID# 214680

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AAOMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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