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Infection Control/Waste Management

 
Practical Infection Control in Oral Healthcare Settings
Member Price: $196.00
CE Credit(s): 4
Retail Price: $276.00
Course Created on: 06/26/2018
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Description:

Updated in 2018

Participants in this course will be introduced to evidence-based information that will facilitate compliance with and the implementation of infection control rules and recommendations made by federal, state, and local agencies and professional organizations.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the concept of standard precautions
  2. Develop an Infection control/exposure control protocol appropriate for a particular oral healthcare setting
  3. Implement essential elements of a practical infection control/exposure control program

Abstract:

While the transmission of pathogenic microorganisms in the oral healthcare setting is rare, healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) do present a potential hazard to OHCWs and patients alike. To prevent or minimize HAIs among OHCWs and patients, oral healthcare facilities are mandated to develop a written infection control/exposure control protocol that extends to all aspects of the clinical process.

Outline:

  1. Introduction
  2. Standard precautions
    1. Education and training
    2. Vaccinations
    3. Personal protective equipment
    4. Work practice and engineering controls
    5. Environmental infection control
    6. Transmission-based precautions
    7. Respiratory hygiene/cough etiquette
    8. Post exposure evaluation and follow-up
    9. Administrative controls/work restrictions
  3. Conclusion

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ADA Store - Practical Guide to OSHA Training
Member Price: $20.00
CE Credit(s): 3
Retail Price: $20.00
Course Created on: 07/06/2017
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Description:

This quiz accompanies the ADA Practical Guide to OSHA Training found in the ADA Store. The complete kit contains a comprehensive DVD and corresponding workbook that offers an in-depth look at many infection control topics.

Although the DVD and workbooks portions can be completed in a group study setting, each participant must register for and complete their own quiz using their own account in order to receive 3 CE credits.   

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Final Exam - ADA Practical Guide to Effective Infection Prevention And Control (ADA Store)
Member Price: $20.00
CE Credit(s): 3
Retail Price: $20.00
Course Created on: 09/30/2016
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Description:

This quiz accompanies the Final Exam - ADA Practical Guide to Effective Infection Prevention And Control Fifth Edition found in the ADA Store.

NOTE: Each participant must register for and complete their own quiz here in order to receive 3 CE credits.

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Back to Basics: Hand Hygiene for the Dental Team
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 08/10/2015
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Description:

This course will introduce the proper selection of hand hygiene products and what to use when, and effective hand washing techniques.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the role hand hygiene as an additive benefit to gloves in preventing cross contamination
  2. Describe the indications for various types of hand hygiene methods
  3. Describe how to use hand soap and hand rub (foam and gel)
  4. Explain the difference between plain soap, antimicrobial soap and hand rubs

Abstract:

Proper selection of hand hygiene products and effective hand washing — simply knowing how to lather your hands and how long to wash them — is essential in reducing the risk and spread of infectious organisms to patients and staff in healthcare settings, including dental offices. 

Read the full report here.

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