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Infection Prevention & Control for Dental Professionals

June 27 @ 1:00 pm 4:00 pm EDT

$95 3 CE credit

This session will review the current CDC infection prevention and control guidance and the CDC Core Practices that apply to dental healthcare settings.  Relevant OSHA standards will be reviewed. Strategies and resources for implementing current guidance and evaluating compliance will be described.

Topics will include:

  • Modes of disease transmission
  • Exposure prevention and management
  • CDC recommended immunizations for healthcare personnel
  • Hand hygiene
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Environmental infection control
  • Managing dental water quality
  • Instrument processing and sterility assurance
Course Objectives
  • Describe current infection prevention & control guidance for dentistry.
  • Differentiate CDC guidance and OSHA regulations
  • Identify strategies and resources for implementation & evaluation.
Teaching Method


Recommended for

General dentists, specialists, dental auxiliaries

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