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Infection Control and OSHA 2016
CE Credit(s):
2
Member Price:
$98.00
Retail Price:
$138.00

Description
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Description:

Dental team members can learn how to protect themselves from exposure to potentially infectious agents in the dental office. This course shows ways to reduce risk of acquiring a bloodborne disease through occupational exposure by understanding and using immunization, adherence to standard precautions, and disinfection and sterilization. This course also explains the two main OSHA standards that affect dentistry, the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard and Hazard Communication Standard.

For information about purchasing for your dental team, please contact us at 800.621.8099 or ce_online@ada.org.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to understand the following:

  1. The Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
  2. The Hazard Communication Standard
  3. The Infectious Disease Process
  4. Immunization recommendations
  5. Standard Precautions
  6. Infection Control
  7. Cleaning, Sterilization and Disinfection
  8. Infection Control in the Dental Laboratory
Abstract:

Infection Control and OSHA shows how to protect against exposure to potentially infectious agents and hazardous chemicals in the dental office. It explains several ways to reduce the risk of acquiring a bloodborne disease through occupational exposure including immunization, adherence to standard precautions, and disinfection and sterilization and the control and prevention of exposure to hazardous chemicals. The course also includes reasons to contact state boards of dentistry, instructions on how to avoid infection in the dental laboratory, and instructions on how to clean, sterilize, and disinfect potentially infectious items and how to monitor the sterilization processes.

Outline:
  1. OSHA Standards for the Dental Office
  2. State Boards of Dentistry
  3. Immunization
  4. Standard Precautions
  5. Chairside Infection Control
  6. Infection Control After Treatment
  7. Infection Control During Radiographic Procedures
  8. Cleaning, Sterilization, and Disinfection
  9. Infection Control in the Dental Laboratory