Title: Infection Prevention and Control Update
Guest Speaker: Dr. Chris Swayze, HBSc, DDS, MBA, Manager, Reports, Professional Conduct and Regulatory Affairs, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
Dr. Swayze will be speaking about the changes to infection prevention and control (IPAC) complaints and investigations concerning public health units, the College's Guideline and changes, new Public Health Ontario checklists.
Dr. Chris Swayze is the Manager, Reports, in the Professional Conduct and Regulatory Affairs Department of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. In his role as Manager, he is responsible for overseeing a team of dentists who investigate members with respect to allegations of professional misconduct, including infection prevention and control investigations. Dr. Swayze is also the contact person at the College for Public Health Ontario (PHO), the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) and the 36 Public Health Units (PHU) with respect to potential infection control lapses and investigations in dental offices.
Also in attendance to answer Quality Assurance questions during Dr. Swayze's presentation:
Dr. Michael A. Gardner, DDS, Director, Quality Assurance, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
Dr. Michael Gardner received his DDS from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto in 1986. While maintaining a private practice, he joined the RCDSO staff in 1996 on a part-time basis, serving as an Investigator and Monitoring Officer, and in 1998, he became the College’s first Professional Practice Advisor. In 2000, Dr. Gardner left private practice to join the full-time staff of the College, and was soon appointed Assistant to the Registrar in the Complaints, Investigations and Hearings area of the College. In 2009, Dr. Gardner became the College’s Manager of Quality Assurance and in 2016, he was promoted to Director.
6:00 pm Registration and Cocktails
7:00 pm Presentation by Dr. Swayze followed by Dinner
7:45 pm Special Recognition
8:00 pm Fall General Meeting (AGM)
*subject to change
Registration Deadline: October 29, 2017, Midnight
Parking & Map: Parking garage located directly across the street and the Old Mill subway stop is right around the corner - MAP.
21 Old Mill Road
Brule Room B & C - 1st Floor
Toronto, ON Ontario
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