In the healthcare setting, choosing the appropriate face mask is a key component in minimizing the spread of potentially infectious diseases. This CE webinar will review mask recommendations for dental professionals and to discuss the roles of the FDA and ASTM as relates to medical face masks. The new ASTM F2100-11 mask performance rating will be described with a review of how this new rating can assist with appropriate mask selection.
Upon completion of this continuing education activity, the participant should be able to: • Identify mask recommendations for dental professionals • Discuss the roles of the FDA and ASTM as relates to medical face masks • Recognize requirements for the new ASTM F2100-11 mask performance rating • Describe how the ASTM F2100-11 rating can assist with mask selection
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