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Infection Control Review and What's New
Thursday, September 15, 2022, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
Category: ODHA


Infection Control Review and What's New
September 15th | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Presenter: Juanita Simpson , EPDH, BS, LCDR (Ret), USPHS

A short review of the history of Infection Control, current guidelines and references for Infection Control Standards, and a look at the future of Infection Control.  This course will discuss the 2003 Infection Control Standards and the 2016 Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings which includes administrative guidelines, clinic guidelines, and checklists.  Last but not least, this class will include where to find guidelines and references.

Learning Objectives:

  • Know what PPE is and how do we put it on
  • Know what kind of disinfectant to use and how do we wipe down counters and equipment
  • Know what water testing is and if it is required
  • Know what Infection Control is required by the State of Oregon Dental Practice Act and where is it found
  • Know where to find Infection Control Guidelines