University of Nebraska Medical Center

Ergonomics in Dental Practice: A Path to Healthier Careers

This e-module educates dental students and professionals about the importance of ergonomics in dentistry. It reviews common sites of discomfort resulting from awkward or static postures or repetitive motions and provides practical guidance on applying ergonomic principles in dental practice. It features clinical scenarios brought to life through videos, animations, and images, highlighting situations where maintaining optimal ergonomics can be challenging, and offers the dental student strategies for reducing risk and increasing comfort while learning dentistry skills.

Format: E-Learning Module
Development Date: April 5, 2024
Authors: Amanda Ribeiro Wobido, Payton Swanson, Kenedi Holck, Nori Khalaf, Stacy Smallfield
Discipline: Dentistry

Funding for the creation of this module was provided by an award from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

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