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Ergonomics: How to Work All Day and Go Home Without Aching All Over

MARY GOVONI, RDH
AM LECTURE

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DATE: Thursday, October 28, 2021
TIME: 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM
AUDIENCE: Dentists, RDH, DA, EFDA
CE UNITS: 3.0    
LECTURE #: 042    
AGD CODE: 130
MODERATORS: Ms. Anna Cohen and Ms. Maureen Sychertz


Are you sacrificing your body to care for your patients? Pain numbness and the eventual physical toll of working chairside can end careers prematurely—but it doesn’t have to be this way. Putting ergonomic principles into practice can protect your body today and your livelihood tomorrow.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • An introduction to ergonomics and the risk factors that may cause work-related musculoskeletal injuries
  • How to create a healthy work environment from the front desk team to treatment rooms
  • Posture workplace design equipment selection positioning and increased visibility within
  • What is the oral cavity and taking into consideration additional PPE requirements
  • How to deliver optimal care when the team can work in their most comfortable environment

Early Bird Tuition by
OCTOBER 11, 2021

Second District Members: Complimentary*
ADA Members Outside of Second District: $155
Non-ADA Members: $255
Staff: $95

See policy on LUNCHEON TICKETS.

Purchase a special FREEDOM PASS for $635.

*Complimentary lectures for Second District Dentists who practice in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery or Northampton counties and have paid their ADA/PDA/SD 2021 dues. (Hands-On Courses Not Included)

Mary Govoni, CDA, RDH, MB

Mary Govoni, CDA, RDH, MBA

Ergonomics: How to Work All Day and Go Home Without Aching (#042)

Conquering the Conflict: Ending the War Between the Front and the Back (#043)

Ms. Govoni is an internationally recognized speaker, author and consultant, working with dental teams for over 40 years on clinical efficiency, infection prevention, ergonomics, and team communication. Mary is known for her practical approaches to implementing systems and protocols to enhance practice efficiency and communication. Her areas of expertise are OSHA and HIPAA compliance, patient safety, privacy and data security; as well as ergonomics and conflict resolution for dental teams. Mary a past president of the American Dental Assistants Association, a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association, a member of the Organization for Safety Asepsis and Prevention, the Academy of Dental Management Consultants and the Speaking and Consulting Network. She has published numerous articles in Dental Economics, The Dental Assistant Journal, RDH Magazine, Dentistry Today, Inside Dentistry and many others.