"Having Fun With Infection Control"

Presentation Category: 
Health Careers
Presentation Description: 
This lecture is interactive and fun. Students will learn about the personal protective equipment (PPE) worn during dental procedures which helps prevent the spread of disease. These activities are engaging and can be used with many other sectors. Instructors will simply modify the lesson plan to represent their subject matter. Interactive cooperative learning activities will enhance any lesson plan and make learning more enjoyable for the student. Many of the strategies are common but useful. Strategies used will include: Tapping into prior knowledge with use of a graphic organizer to start the critical thinking process, utilizing a fill-in-the blank study guide to accompany the lecture, activity will also include students donning and wearing PPE during lecture, "BINGO" review at the end of the lecture to check for understanding. Many different strategies are addressed to enhance the lesson to make learning fun!
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Leslie Ochinang
Dental Careers Instructor

Funding Opportunities

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides funding to states to replace cuts to K-12 and higher education for several purposes including teacher professional development for making progress toward rigorous college and career-ready standards.

Information links for funding professional development:

Using Recovery Funds to Drive School Reform and Improvement

AARA Title I Part A Funds

Implementing the Recovery Act

Implementation Ideas from the Field

Perkins Funding

The CCPC conference includes professional development topics for faculty, counselors, and administrators that meet requirements of the 2006 Perkins Act (Sections 122, 124, 134, and 135).

Information links for funding professional development:

Perkins IV (2006) Legislation

Perkins IV (2006) Policy Guidance